SUM becomes first in Odisha to conduct SCT using cryopreservation on lymphoma patient

Bhubaneswar, May 17: For the first time in Odisha, Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of SOA Deemed to be University here, has successfully undertaken autologous stem cell transplantation on a Lymphoma patient. The challenging procedure, often referred to as Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT), was taken up on a 33-year-old patient […]

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IREDA CMD meets Odisha Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar, May 13: Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) Chairman & Managing Director Pradip Kumar Das met Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra on Friday. “The Chief Secretary and CMD, IREDA had a positive discussion about the numerous efforts made by IREDA in the last two years and future opportunities in the state. Opportunities for […]

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Odisha: CM approves approves proposal for starting Talcher Medical College

Bhubaneswar, May 12: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approved in-principle the proposal of the Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) to start the Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Talcher in Angul district. The Health and Family Welfare department will run the medical college and hospital, while MCL will provide the necessary funds. This […]

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Prepare roadmap to improve health of forests, CM tells DFOs

Bhubaneswar, May 12: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked the Divisional Forest Officers (DFOs) to prepare a roadmap to improve health of forests and enhance living standards of the forest fringe villagers. Inaugurating a two-day conference of DFOs at the Lokseva Bhawan Convention Centre here, the Chief Minister said, “We have added the highest […]

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Odisha: CM approves Rs 1,500 crore master plan for OUTR development

Bhubaneswar, May 10: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved the master plan for the development of Odisha University of Technology & Research (OUTR), which will be transformed like IIM, IIT & NIT with development of infrastructure and human resources, said an official release. According to a CMO statement, Odisha Government has planned to spend […]

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Odisha: Up to Rs 1 crore cash incentive for those who excel in World Skills Competition

Bhubaneswar, May 7: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced the enhancement of cash incentives for the winners of World Skills Competition to be held in Sanghai in China during October this year. “From this edition onwards, the gold medal winner in the World Skill competitions will get an award of Rs 1 crore, silver […]

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Nine pairs of special trains to run through ECoR for RRB exam aspirants

Bhubaneswar, April 6: Keeping in view the demands from the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examination aspirants, the Ministry of Railways has planned to run more than 65 Special Trains for RRB Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) Examination candidates across the country for appearing CBT-2 Examination scheduled to be held on May 9 and 10 in different […]

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Successful thumb replantation at AIIMS Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, May 2: A clean-cut complete amputated left Thumb has been successfully replanted at AIIMS Bhubaneswar. The surgical procedure headed by Associate Prof. Dr Sanjay Giri, Dept. of Burns and Plastic Surgery lasted for 10 hours. Post-operatively the patient recovered well with a viable replanted thumb and has been discharged after 10 days, informed Dr. […]

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Odisha collects highest ever State GST with record growth of 52%

Bhubaneswar, May 2: Odisha has recorded the highest ever OGST collection of Rs 1714.78 crore during April 2022 against Rs 1,126.67 crore during April 2021 with a growth of 52.20% surpassing the previous highest recorded in the month of March 2022 by a big margin of Rs 363.53 crore. Odisha has also maintained the highest […]

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Odisha: 115 vehicles penalised in 12-hour special drive for MV Act violations

Cuttack, April 28: As many as 115 vehicles were penalised for not complying with the safety standards of MV Act in a 12-hour State-wide special drive held between 8 PM of Wednesday and 8 AM of Thursday by the enforcement squad of State Transport Authority (STA), said an official release today. According to a STA […]

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