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.
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.
Elephant calf rescued from 15 feet deep abandoned well with the help of heavy machine in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on Apr 10.“The calf accidently fell in to the well last night while it was roaming. We were informed of the movement of the elephant and we immediately rushed to the spot and rescued with the help of local fire department. We have been keeping eye on the movement of the calf,” said Rabi Narayan Mohanty, Range Officer.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 7500th Janaushadhi Kendra at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) in Shillong. The event took place via video conferencing on March 07. While addressing the event, PM Modi said, "A decision has been taken to make available 75 Ayush medicines across Janaushadhi centres in the country."
Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava said that the force valiantly performed the duties when COVID-19 cases were at peak. We maintained a direct dialogue with police personnel to keep their morale high. We also started many schemes to build ensure strong immunity among police personnel. Ayurraksha Project was launched with the help of the Ministry of Ayush. Along with the treatment, Yoga and Pranayama camps were organised to increase their immunity. Clear SOPs were issued for detecting symptoms and further treatment. Early detection of infected police personnel and their management at COVID Care centre and hospitalization.