People line up outside the Covid-19 vaccination centre in Bhubaneswar on Friday. Some people standing in the queue claimed that there is a shortage of vaccine at the Centre. However, Dr Laxmidhar Sahoo, who is the director of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar, said that there is no shortage of Covaxin doses. Dr Sahoo added that there are reports of a shortage of Covishield doses. This comes a day after Odisha health minister Naba Kishore Das had asked the Centre to send over 25 lakh vaccine doses. Watch the full video for more details.
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Streets in Bhubaneswar were seen deserted on the festival of Holi on March 29. Odisha government has banned Holi celebrations at public places in the state in view of COVID-19 pandemic. According to the state government's health department website, Odisha currently has 1,650 active Covid-19 cases. The state's cumulative case count is 3,40,194.
Bijaya, a white tigress gave birth to three cubs at Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar on March 28. The mother and cubs are doing well as of now. Doctors are keeping an eye on the tigress and newly born cubs.
Three tribal women were killed after rain triggered landslide in Odisha's Koraput where they were collecting white soil. The incident took place on April 16 and also left one person injured. The mishap took place in Podaguda which comes under Potangi police limits of Koraput district.
COVID-19 vaccination in-charge of Odisha, Bijay Panigrahi on April 16 informed that his state is running short of vaccines amid coronavirus cases surge. "We are running short of vaccines. We don't have enough stock to run all 1,500 vaccination sites across Odisha. With this stock, only 700 vaccination sites are possible to operate," Panigrahi said to ANI.
As temperature is soaring, heat waves have gripped several states in the northern India. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heat wave conditions will further intensify in Delhi-NCR, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. The temperature maximum temperature recorded in Delhi was 34 degree Celsius. People are facing difficulties due to extreme hot temperature. Speaking to ANI, the scientist (DGM) in Delhi's India Meteorological Department (IMD), Dr Kuldeep Srivastava said, "For next three days, temperature will increase by 3 degrees and will reach around 37 degree Celsius by April 04".
Parts of Rajasthan are reeling under severe heat waves as the temperature in Churu touched 43 degree Celsius. India Meteorological Department had predicted "Dust raising strong surface winds" over Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh during March 30 - April 01.
A woman gave birth to rare conjoined twin daughters with two heads and three hands at a private hospital in Odisha’s Kendrapara district. The newborns were shifted to Shishu Bhawan in Cuttack immediately as their health deteriorated. The very rare conjoined twins were born to a poor farmer family. This is the second child of the woman. The newborn has two fully developed heads. Watch the full video for all the details.
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In a rare incident from Odisha's Kendrapara, a woman gave birth to conjoined twin daughters with two heads and three hands at a private hospital in Kanigaon on April 12. The newborns were shifted to Shishu Bhawan, Cuttack immediately as their health deteriorated.
Cuttack-based Navonmesh Prasar Student Astronomy Team (NaPSAT), comprising of 10 school students, designed a rover to exhibit it at Nasa Human Rover Exploration Challenge 2021. "The rover has been designed for Artemis Mission 2024 (Moon mission) where the first woman and next man will be sent to Moon. The rover is capable of travelling on different kinds of martian terrains," a member of NaPSAT said in Cuttack yesterday.