👉 Schools for Class 10 and 12 in Odisha to reopen from January 8. While Class 10 Exams will be conducted from May 3 to May 15, class 12 Exams will be held from May 15 to June 11.
👉 Justice Dr S Muralidhar to swear in as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on January 4.
👉 Justice Raghunath Biswal takes charge as Chairman of Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes (OSCBC).
👉 Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Ministers Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi attended the inaugural ceremony of IIM Sambalpur.
👉 Odisha records 232 Covid-19 recoveries today including 32 from Anugul, 26 from Bolangir and 25 from Cuttack. The total recovered cases of the State now stand at 325965.
👉 Bhubaneswar reports 9 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours including 2 quarantine, 7 local contact cases; taking the total positive cases to 31656 in the Capital City.
👉 18 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the disease in the Capital city in the last 24 hours.
👉 Samaleswari Temple and other religious institutions will reopen in Sambalpur district from tomorrow.
👉 All religious institutions to reopen in Rayagada district from Monday.
👉 IMD issues dense fog alert for several parts of Odisha for the next 48 hours.
👉 After Covishield, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin gets Subject Expert Committee (SEC) approval; goes for DGCI approval.
👉 India has successfully cultured the new ‘more infectious’ coronavirusstrain, which had originated in UK.
👉 COVID-19 vaccine will be free across the Country, says Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
👉 PM Modi lays foundation stone of IIM Sambalpur.
👉 Mumbai Attack mastermind, LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan.
👉 PM Modi to dedicate National Atomic Timescale to the Nation on Monday.
👉 Flights from India to UK to restart from January 6 while flight operations from UK to India will resume on Jan 8.
👉 ED attaches properties worth ₹ 72 crores belonging to Pravin Raut under PMLA in a PMC Bank loan cheating case.
👉 Kerala reports 5,328 new COVID-19 cases, 4,985 recoveries & 21 deaths today.
👉 5 Indian cricketer – Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw & Navdeep Saini placed in isolation after footage emerged of Indian players eating at indoor venue in Melbourne. BCCI launch investigation.
👉 Sourav Ganguly admitted in Kolkata hospital after complaining of chest pain; undergoes Angioplasty, now remains stable.