Odisha's first awake brain surgery successfully performed on young boy at AIIMS Bhubaneswar

With symptoms of seizures and speech problems, the patient, a native of Bhadrak district, had presented at the premier hospital a month back.

27 Sep 2021

First brain bio-bank to come up at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar soon

The Neurobiology Research Centre at NIMHANS-Bengaluru was the first to set up a brain bank in the country and the one at Bhubaneswar will be established in collaboration with NIMHANS.

27 Sep 2021

Odisha records 4,000 ‘other than Covid’ deaths!

Fatalities should be categorised as Covid deaths as virus aggravated their health condition leading to deaths, say experts

25 Sep 2021

Odisha government's proposed lane driving rule unlikely as roads not ready

For the disciplined driving, marking of lanes with thermoplastic paint, installation of signage and gantries in every 2 km are necessary besides installation of bollards near the gantries.

20 Sep 2021

Odisha to recruit 500 traffic police every year

As many as 2,569 road accidents deaths have been recorded in the six months as against 2,062 deaths during the same period last year.

18 Sep 2021

New Covid Delta variant lineages behind surge among jabbed in Bhubaneswar

After the detection of the new sub-lineages, several cases classified as Delta in July are now being reclassified as AY.4 and AY.12.

17 Sep 2021

Gene behind Similipal Tiger Reserve's melanistic tigers decoded

Since then it was a mystery and it led 18 researchers to conduct a broad study to decode the pseudomelanism in tigers.

15 Sep 2021

Odisha Police arrest four DRDO employees for sharing defence secrets with 'Pakistani agents'

Preliminary investigations revealed the contractual employees were honey trapped for information on activities at the test facility.

14 Sep 2021

India to conduct first user trial of Agni-V missile

While single-warhead missiles are generally launched against one target, the MIRVed missiles can dispense warheads against multiple targets.

13 Sep 2021

Khurda Road-Balangir railway line project fast-tracked, to be completed soon: Vaishnaw

Once completed the project, of which only around 96 km has been completed, will provide a vital railway link to some of the most backward districts of the State.

10 Sep 2021

'Game-changer in air-defence system': Deadly MRSAM missile system handed over to IAF 

Developed jointly by DRDO and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in collaboration with the Indian industry, the MRSAM (IAF) is an advanced network-centric combat Air Defence System.

09 Sep 2021

Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome concern amid rising COVID cases in Odisha's children

Similar to post-Covid complications in adults, MIS can be dangerous if not diagnosed early.

06 Sep 2021

NHAI to build first road tunnel in Odisha as part of Raipur-Vizag corridor

While the highest 240 km will be built in Odisha at an estimated cost of around Rs 10,000 crore, Chhattisgarh has its share of 125 km and the rest 100 km falls in AP. 

05 Sep 2021

Odisha: Second dose vaccine coverage low in 18 districts

As per the vaccination statistics available at CoWIN portal, only 15 pc of the first dose beneficiaries has got second dose in Nuapada,

04 Sep 2021

Railway Ministry puts wagon factory project back on track in Odisha's Ganjam

Announced by the then Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee in 2011-12, the project was supposed to be implemented in public-private-partnership (PPP) mode was approved in 2013 but got delayed. 

03 Sep 2021