➡️ Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched Bindusagar Lake Rejuvenation Project in Bhubaneswar.
➡️ Odisha reports 206 Covid-19 cases including 119 quarantine and 87 local contact cases in 24 hours. Total cases now stand at 331396 including 327290 recoveries & 2163 active cases.
➡️ Angul reports 27 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours followed by Sundargarh & Balangir each 26 cases.
➡️ Odisha Government’s budget for 2021-22 financial year likely to cross over 1.70 Lakh crore mark.
➡️ Odisha issues SOP for safety and security of Covid-19 vaccine at storage sites.
➡️ Khanduali village under Athagarh Block in Cuttack district Declared Containment Zone after 16 new COVID-19 positive cases in the village.
➡️ Mild earthquake of 3.2 on Richter Scale felt in in several areas of Kandhamal and Ganjam district yesterday.
➡️ 10 infants killed at the Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of Bhandara District General Hospital in Maharashtra.
➡️ PM Modi inaugurates 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention on the Theme “Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat”.
➡️ India records 18,222 new COVID-19 cases and 228 deaths in the last 24 hours.
➡️ Total case tally stands at 1,04,31,639 including 2,24,190 active cases, 1,00,56,651 cured cases & 1,50,798 deaths.
➡️ More than 18 crores samples have been tested for #COVID19 up to January 8. Of these, 9.16 lakhs samples were tested in the last 24 hours: Ministry of Health.
➡️ US President elect Joe Biden has included three Indian Americans – Tarun Chhabra, Sumona Guha and Shanthi Kalathil – to his security council.
➡️ Former Union Minister & Congress leader Madhavsinh Solanki passes away at 93.
➡️ Sensex nears 49k on Biden confirmation, foreign fund buying.
➡️ AusvsIndia third Test: Australia dismisses India for 244 to take 94-run lead.
➡️ Rishabh Pant was hit on the left elbow while batting in the second session on Saturday. He has been taken for scans: BCCI.
➡️ Uttarakhand firm returns ₹2cr to govt amid political storm over corruption.
➡️ Global case count top 88.8 Million; toll mounts to 1.91 Million.
➡️ Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump’s Account.