TNI Morning News Headlines – December 31, 2020



Odisha News

👉 Cold wave sweeps several parts of the State. Mercury levels drops below 10 degree Celcius in several places. Minimum temperature across Odisha might fall by 2 to 3 degree Celsius during next 2 days: Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar.

👉 4 killed, 4 others injured after SUV overturns at Somagiri under Pandapada police limits in Keonjhar. Deceased are residents of Tentapasi village in Mayurbhanj.

👉 Odisha reports 315 Covid-19 cases including 181 quarantine and 134 local contact cases in 24 hours. Total cases now stand at 329621 including 325103 recoveries & 2592 active cases.

👉 Cuttack reports 41 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours followed by Balangir (40).

👉 Odisha reports 2 new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Toll mounts to 1,873.

👉 Odisha Government to ensure strict enforcement of provisions under the Motor Vehicle Act from New Year.

👉 Vigilance arrests four Odisha govt employees on graft charge in a day.

👉 Odisha Vigilance arrests 4 Government employees – one each from Nuapada, Nayagarh, Jajpur and Ganjam district on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to the known sources of their income.

👉 Odisha Government on Wednesday appointed senior IAS officer Sanjeev Chopra as Additional Chief Secretary to Home Department. He will hold additional charge of GA and PG Department. Saswata Mishra appointed as Higher Education Principal Secretary.

👉 A joint team of the Chauliaganj police and Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Wednesday seized ver 100 kg adulterated paneer from Cuttack.

India News

👉 India records 21,821 new COVID-19 cases and 299 deaths in the last 24 hours.

👉 Total case tally stands at 1,02,66,674 including 2,57,656 active cases, 98,60,280 cured cases & 1,48,738 deaths.

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👉 A total of 17,20,49,274 samples tested for COVID-19 up to December 30. Of these, 11,27,244 samples were tested yesterday: ICMR.

👉 Dates of commencement of CBSE Board examinations- 2021 to be announced at 6 pm today.

👉 Consensus reached between farmers’ union and govt on two out of four issues.

👉 Delhi Police Special Cell arrests gangster Sukh Bikriwal at the Delhi airport following his deportation from Dubai.

👉 Night curfew imposed in Delhi on December 31 and January 1 from 11 pm to 6 am.

👉 PM Modi to lay the foundation stone of AIIMS at Rajkot in Gujarat via video conferencing today.

👉 Maharashtra: A convict out on parole kidnapped, raped and murdered a 3-year-old minor tribal girl in Raigad.

👉 Delhi: Minimum temperature of 3.3 degrees Celsius recorded at the Safdarjung observatory today.

👉 Sensex at 47,735, Nifty at 13,986 in opening trade.

👉 Australia vs India women’s ODI series scheduled for January 2021, postponed due to COVID Pandemic.

👉 India vs Australia: Umesh Yadav heads back to India.

World News

👉 Global Covid-19 cases top 82.6 Million; Death toll crosses more than 1.80 million.

👉 22 killed in attack on Aden Airport after New Yemen Cabinet lands.

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