👉 Bhubaneswar reports 22 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours including 9 quarantine, 13 local contact cases; taking the total positive cases to 31577 in the Capital City.
👉 33 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the disease in the Capital city in the last 24 hours.
👉 Odisha records 324 Covid-19 recoveries today including 34 from Khordha and 31 from Sundargarh. The total recovered cases of the State now stand at 324392.
👉 Odisha Cabinet approves proposal to reserve quota in Medical and Engineering courses for students of Government-run schools in the State.
👉 Odisha to commemorate 100 year Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s Visit from 23rd March 2021.
👉 Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat lauds counter Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) work of Odisha Police.
👉 Tara Tarini Temple in Ganjam district to reopen from January 3, 2021.
👉 Odisha Cabinet decides to include the biography of great sons of Odisha in courses of studies to protect the Culture, Heritage and Tradition of Odisha.
👉 Odisha Cabinet approves proposal to make it mandatory for all public representatives from Sarapanchas and Government employees to the Chief Minister to submit annual property statement in public domain.
👉 Koraput district administration allows for reopening of religious places for devotees on December 30. The temples will remain closed on December 31, 1 & 2: Koraput Collector.
👉 Boat ambulance under 108 service was made operational at Baranguda in Koraput District to provide emergency medical ambulance care to the people residing by the Kolab reservoir.
👉 Out of 181 passengers return to Odisha from UK; 62 untraceable.
👉 No Zero Night celebrations in Bhubaneswar this year.
👉 Serum Institute launches India’s first fully indigenously developed pneumococcal vaccine, Pneumosil.
👉 PM Narendra Modi flags off 100th Kisan Rail from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal, via video conferencing.
👉 Central Government invites protesting farmer unions for the next round of talks on December 30 at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.
👉 Classes for standard 10th and 12th to start from January 1 in Karnataka.
👉 11 UK returnees test Covid positive in Andhra Pradesh. Total returnees from the UK till date are 1,363.
👉 Ministry of Home Affairs extends the earlier guidelines for COVID19 surveillance to remain in force up to 31st January 2021.
👉 Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey tests positive for COVID-19.
👉 Kerala reports 3,047 fresh COVID19 cases and 4,172 recoveries today.
👉 Government of India allows export of all varieties of onions with effect from 1st January 2021.
👉 4.77kg gold valued at Rs 2.47 crores seized by Chennai Air Customs in Tamil Nadu; 3 arrested.
👉 ICC Awards: Virat Kohli wins the Sir Garfield Sobers Award for Male Cricketer of the Decade. MS Dhoni wins the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade.