➡️ Odisha reports 1558 COVID-19 cases on Friday including 904 quarantine and 654 local contact cases.
➡️ Khordha reports 479 fresh Covid cases followed by Cuttack (241), Balasore (97).
➡️ Odisha reports single-day spike of 66 new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours including Sundargarh (11), Cuttack (10), Khordha (8), Bhadrak (6), Jajpur (5). With this, the Covid-19 death toll in Odisha has gone up to 5,834.
➡️ As many as 75,868 samples were tested yesterday in Odisha.
➡️ Addiction in playing Freefire game on mobile phone claims life of a Class 10 student in Keonjhar district.
➡️ IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in 14 Districts of Odisha till July 30.
➡️ Board of Secondary Education ordered to hold offline exam for differently-abled Class 10 students in Odisha.
➡️ Heavy Rain washes away temporary Bridge connecting Balipanka village with Chandiput main road in Gajapati Dist.
➡️ Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Surada, Purna Chandra Swain on Friday appears the offline mode of Matric exam at Surada Girls High School in Bhanjanagar of Ganjam district.
➡️ India reports 44,230 new COVID 19 cases, 42,360 recoveries and 555 deaths in the last 24 hours.
➡️ Total case tally stands at 3,15,72,344 including 4,05,155 active cases, 3,07,43,972 cured cases & 4,23,217 deaths.
➡️ A Total samples tested up to 28th July are 46,46,50,723 including 18,16,277 samples tested yesterday: ICMR.
➡️ 45,60,33,754 crore vaccine doses administered so far in India.
➡️ India’s recovery rate stands at 97.38%.
➡️ Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to announce Class XII result today at 2 pm.
➡️ Yamuna river crosses danger mark in Delhi day after heavy rain.
➡️ Tokyo Olympics: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain reaches semi-final in women’s Welter (64-69kg) category, confirms 2nd Medal for India.
➡️ Indian sprinter Dutee Chand finishes 7th in Heat 5 of women’s 100m event with a timing of 11.54, fails to qualify for semi-finals.
➡️ Archery, Women’s quarter-final: Deepika Kumari loses to South Korea’s An San 0-6.
➡️ Shooting, Women’s 25m Pistol qualification: Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker fail to qualify for finals
➡️ Boxing, Women’s Lightweight (57-60kg) Preliminaries Round of 16: Simranjit Kaur loses to Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee 5-0.
➡️ Tokyo Olympics: Avinash Sable fails to qualify for final in men’s 3000m steeplechase.
➡️ Sensex advances 91.88 points, currently at 52,744.95; Nifty at 15,804.75.
➡️ Rupee inches 2 paise higher at 74.27 against US dollar in early trade.
➡️ Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifting gold medallist Zhihui Hou not taken for doping test.
➡️ Fourth wave of Covid-19 hits Middle East, WHO sounds alarm over delta variant.
➡️ French Agency confirms Pegasus hack, first Government Agency to do so.
➡️ Israel becomes first nation to give third Covid vaccine shot to people over 60.
➡️ Diversity fuels our national strength: Antony Blinken on India, US ties.