➡️ 15th Finance Commission: Odisha enlisted in the bottom 10 in the indices of per capita income.
➡️ Odisha 12th Poorest in Doctor – Population Ratio In Country.
➡️ Odisha reports 87 new Covid-19 positive cases and 1 death in the last 24 hours. Active cases stand at 910.
➡️ The ongoing border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh heated with the neighbouring state allegedly changing the name of three villages in the Koraput district for conducting gram panchayat elections.
➡️ Cuttack: The Orissa High Court quashed a Lokayukta order for Vigilance inquiry into the corruption allegations leveled against Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigarhi.
➡️ Bhubaneswar: The State government announced the extension of the deadline for filing the forms for upcoming annual Matric examinations.
➡️ The Centre has directed the State Commerce and Transport Department of Odisha to submit a report on the old and unfit vehicles within 15 days.
➡️ IMD warns of a cold wave in Odisha in the next 24 hours.
➡️ Odisha gets Rs 5528 crore for Railway projects.
➡️ Sundergarh: 2 Elephants died after being hit by a train in Rourkela.
➡️ Odisha Government allegedly commenced Ekamra Kshetra beautification project without the approval of the Archaeological Survey of India.
➡️ India reports 12,899 new COVID-19 cases, 17,824 recoveries, and 107 deaths in the last 24 hours.
➡️ India becomes the fastest country in the world to vaccinate 4 million citizens.
➡️ The US State Department backs agricultural reforms in India, but supports rights to protests and cautions against Internet restrictions.
➡️ Indian Medical Association stated that 734 doctors have died till now due to the Covid-19 virus in India.
➡️ Supreme Court rejects plea seeking a judicial probe into Republic day violence.
➡️ Maharashtra: Colleges to reopen from February 15 with 50% students on a rotational basis.
➡️ Gujarat ex-CM Shankersinh Vaghela will rejoin the Congress Party for state polls.
➡️ Delhi: Police personnel, sanitation workers to get Covid-19 shots from tomorrow onwards.
➡️ Centre announces a project worth 8000 crores to develop eight new cities to meet growing urbanisation demands.
➡️ Actress Kangana Ranaut sparks off a row by terming agitating farmers as ‘terrorists’.
➡️ Sachin Tendulkar, Akshay Kumar, and other Bollywood celebrities back govt amid tweets from Rihanna, Greta.
➡️ Multiple rape complaints filed against NCP leader Dhananjay Munde by his live-in partner and her sister.
➡️ PM Narendra Modi’s brother Prahlad Modi staged a dharna at the Lucknow airport alleging that police arrested his supporters who had come to receive him.
➡️ Lok Sabha was adjourned repeatedly as opposition party members continued to protest against the farm laws.
➡️ As a part of the International COVAX facility, India is likely to get 97 million doses of the Astra Zeneca Covid-19 vaccine.
➡️Environmentalist Greta Thunberg’s toolkit on farmers’ protest creates uproar on social media.
➡️ Britain to assess immune responses generated by combining AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine in the two-shot regimen.
➡️The US nominates Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement for the Nobel Peace Prize.
➡️Social distancing norms revamped in South Korea amid the fourth wave of Covid-19.
➡️ Saudi Arabia bans international flights from 20 countries, including India.
➡️ Covid-19 negative test mandatory for arrival in Sweden.
➡️ Myanmar Citizens urged people to boycott military-linked products and services in the country.
➡️ Tik Tok plans to block users under the age of 13 in Italy after a girl dies.
➡️ Pakistan starts countrywide Covid-19 vaccination drive.
➡️ US President Biden in discussion with automobile sector to find the solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
➡️ US President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris visits US Capitol to police officers killed in the riot.