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Make in Odisha 2020 still on track, says government

Odisha’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis has been a great advertisement of the Naveen Patnaik administration’s efficiency and proactive governance, Sharma said. In fact, the crisis has put Odisha in a much better position to attract investments during the third edition of the meet, scheduled for end-November, he added.

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    After the experience of MP at a time when the pandemic was in its initial stages in India, BJP leaders ET talked to said such a move in Maharashtra may not be a wise option. However, they said the Thackeray government has completely failed in handling the crisis and that this is visible on a daily basis in Mumbai and other parts of the state.

    Health ministry joint secretary Lav Agarwal has given daily press briefings beginning March to update the country on the government’s response to the pandemic, which has so far killed more than 3,000 people in India.

    The Congress is one of the constituents in the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government. Other partner is Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

    The health minister said, “Eight flights are expected on Monday. From May 28 flight from West Bengal will come so in next four days daily we will be getting 32 flights.”

    Indoor shooting of films will be allowed with a maximum participation of 50 people and following strict health precautionary measures, while for television shoots only upto 25 people would be allowed, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.

    The Congress party described the first year of the Modi government as a "year of disappointment, disastrous management and diabolical pain"....

    Salve said that he had suggested to the government that a tribunal be set up to ensure quick trial in private defamation cases which linger on forever in the courts. Salve spoke out against the media trial of accused in criminal cases, suggested that bail must be the rule even in economic offences as conviction rates were low

    The recently-launched J&K Apni Party in Kashmir and Panther’s Party in Jammu criticised the timing of the exercise and demanded more representation in the commission from J&K in the absence of an elected assembly in the newly-formed Union territory.

    Jharkhand is also following a similar model. The state’s rural development minister Alamgir Alam said: “We have given job cards to about 5 lakh migrants. We will be giving more. The problem is also that of delayed wages. We are tracking the progress to improve wage disbursal.”

    “In India, the Kerala model has been considered the most suitable (to tackle Covid-19) and they have followed WHO’s protocol of test, trace, isolate and support to form and implement a strategy,” Kidwai’s letter to all district magistrates and chief medical officers said.

    ‘India traditionally maintains friendly, peaceful relations with Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka. So, the development with Nepal disturbs me, and I hope, our government will amicably sort it out soon’

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