➡️ 416 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the disease in Odisha in the last 24 hours. The total recovered cases of Odisha now stand at 1030442.
➡️ Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announces 25% hike in remuneration of contractual workers and staff appointed via outsourcing agencies. 33,000 people will be benefited.
➡️ Odisha CM announces financial assistance of Rs 33 crore for farmers of Puri district under KALIA scheme. Each farmer will receive Rs 2,000 financial aid for 2021-22 Rabi season.
➡️ Former Minister Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo quits BJD.
➡️ Celebration of Chhat Puja restricted in Cuttack.
➡️ Aditya Kumar Mohapatra appointed as Orissa High Court Judge.
➡️ Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art of Maa Kali with installation of 2,256 diyas ahead of Diwali at Puri beach.
➡️ Centre announces reduction in excise duty on petrol, diesel; Petrol to be cheaper by Rs 5; Diesel by Rs 10.
➡️ Covaxin gets WHO’s approval for emergency use listing.
➡️ Indian Air Force Pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted to the rank of Group Captain.
➡️ UP’s Department of Tourism and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University jointly enter Guinness World Records for “largest display of oil lamps” during Deepotsava 2021 in Ayodhya.
➡️ 25 people test positive for Zika virus in UP’s Kanpur.
➡️ Hockey India accuses former women’s hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne of data theft; demands penal action.
➡️ Rahul Dravid appointed as the Head Coach of senior Indian men’s cricket team.
➡️ Netflix launches mobile games for Android users.
➡️ Chinese primary school locks students overnight after staff member tests positive for Covid-19.
➡️ US President Joe Biden criticises President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and President of Russia Vladimir Putin for skipping COP26.
➡️ Facebook announces shutting down facial recognition feature.
➡️ India-Bhutan to have seven additional entry/exit points for trade: Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
➡️ New Zealand beat Scotland by 16 runs in Super 12 match of ICC T20 World Cup.