Short supply of covid vaccines hits booster coverage in Odisha
The Health department officials admitted that the shortage of vaccines has hit the precaution dose drive in rural parts of the State after the free dose for the 18-59 years age group.
08 Aug 2022
Laser-guided anti-tank missiles successfully test-fired from Arjun tank
The missile locks and tracks the targets with the help of laser designation to ensure precision hit accuracy.
04 Aug 2022
Odisha govt to start high sensitive tests in districts with malaria burden
This year too, it has recorded 3,345 malaria-positive cases, the second highest in the country, during the January to April period, Chhattisgarh being the table topper with 7,255 cases.
04 Aug 2022
People who skipped booster are most vulnerable to severe Covid
An analysis of recent Covid fatalities in the State revealed that around 80 per cent (pc) of the victims who succumbed to the disease in the last one month had not taken the precautionary dose.
03 Aug 2022
Odisha slips to 16th rank in Innovation Index
In the major states category, Odisha has a lower percentage of women employed with advanced degrees.
23 Jul 2022
Lightning strikes claimed 5,706 lives in Odisha in 20 years: Global study
Researchers from six universities in India and Brazil found lightning-induced deaths are among the most unnoticed disaster fatalities and often ignored as it isn't considered as a public health issue.
22 Jul 2022
Odisha government to augment public health facilities for COVID
As per the decision taken at a high level meeting, each DHH and MCH will have a DCH facility having general oxygen beds, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU).
19 Jul 2022
Omicron sub-variant BA.2.38 behind Odisha's Khurda covid surge
The latest mutation has displaced the immunodominant antigen of BA.2 against which people have developed protection.
17 Jul 2022
Odisha set to frame policy for rare diseases
The Central policy focuses on early screening and prevention through primary and secondary health care facilities and counselling for the high-risk parents.
10 Jul 2022
Covaxin booster dose generates 25-fold rise in antibodies: ICMR study
The year-long longitudinal cohort study started in January last year and continued till March this year. A total of 304 healthcare workers (HCWs) were included in the study.
07 Jul 2022
Health Ministry asks State to explain Jajpur MCH delay
Sources said the State government had taken up the project in mid-2018. It was decided to set up the medical college after upgrading the existing district headquarters hospital.
03 Jul 2022
Odisha State government seeks five-year extension of GST window
Odisha was among at least a dozen states, which sought extension of the compensation, during the 47th meeting of the GST Council held on Tuesday and Wednesday at Chandigarh.
30 Jun 2022
VL-SRSAM fired from warship hits aerial target in first attempt
The launch was monitored by senior scientists from various DRDO labs involved in the design and development of the system and senior naval officials.
25 Jun 2022
Odisha’s suicide prevention measures lack footing
The suicide cases in the State rose by 21 per cent in one year while suicide rate increased from 10.5 in 2019 to 12.2 in 2020.
25 Jun 2022
India successfully test-fires short range missile system from Navy ship, aerial target hit
The Vertically Launched Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) is a ship borne weapon system meant for neutralising various aerial threats at close ranges.
24 Jun 2022
Credit Suisse deal wipes out high-risk debt holders amid merger with UBS
'Hare-brained' idea: SC rejects PIL for registration of live-in relationships with Centre
Farmers' collective Samyukt Kisan Morcha revives protest in Delhi
Japanese PM in India with an eye on trade, China, to discuss pressing global challenges
BRS leader Kavitha appears before ED to answer more questions in Delhi Excise scam
UK vows to take security of Indian Commission 'seriously' after vandalism by Khalistani protesters