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Pvt Hospitals In Bhubaneswar Treating Covid Patients Set Up Help Desk

Bhubaneswar:20/5/21: Acting as per the directive of the Health and Family Welfare Department, private hospitals in Bhubaneswar treating Covid-19 patients released the numbers of round-the-clock help desk operating at their premises. Also, the private hospitals provided the names of executives engaged at the help desk. Earlier, the Health and Family Welfare Department had directed all Covid hospitals and Covid care centers ...

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COVID-19 Vaccination After Three Months Of Recovery

New Delhi:20/5/21: The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (NEGVAC) has shared fresh recommendations regarding COVID-19 vaccination with the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. These recommendations have been based on the evolving situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and emerging global scientific evidence & experience. Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has accepted these recommendations, which are ...

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One Hundred Years of Indian Cinema’s First Master:Adoor Gopalakrishnan

My encounters with Manikda:  Adoor Gopalakrishnan I had often wondered about the dismal prospect of Satyajit Ray not being there and what Indian cinema would be like in his absence. There were of course other important filmmakers like Ritwik Ghatak and Mrinal Sen. Their contributions have been significant too; but the universal acceptance and adulation Ray came to enjoy from ...

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik discussed with the doctors of AIIMS and SCB Medical College & Hospital on the health condition of Leader of Opposition

Bhubaneswar:12/5/21: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik discussed with the doctors of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, and SCB Medical College & Hospital on the health condition of Leader of Opposition Shri Pradipta Kumar Naik, undergoing treatment for #COVID19 infection. Doctors assured that they are making best possible effort for his speedy recovery. AIIMS, Bhubaneswar Director Ms. Gitanjali Batmanabane thanked the State Govt for all ...

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Odisha Chief Minister has offered his gratitude to the Nurses in International Nurses Day

Bhubaneswar:12/5/21:  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has offered his gratitude to the frontline warriors as the world observes International Nurses Day on Wednesday. Taking to Twitter, Patnaik said, “Nurses are at the forefront in providing care to #COVID19 patients and saving innumerable lives. On #InternationalNursesDay, offer my gratitude to the frontline warriors who are working with dedication and determination to ...

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Odisha Government effected a major reshuffle in the IAS cadre:Sanjay Kumar Singh has been appointed as BMC Commissioner

Bhubaneswar:12/5/21: The Odisha Government on Wednesday effected a major reshuffle in the IAS cadre. 1997-batch IAS officer Sanjay Kumar Singh has been appointed as the new Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). Singh has been allowed to remain in an additional charge of Vice-Chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and CEO of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited in addition to his ...

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Ministry of Power takes proactive measures to ensure 24×7 power supply to Oxygen Plants

Newdelhi:12/5/21:In view of the pan India impact of the second wave of coronavirus pandemic across the country and the manifold rise in oxygen demand for both medical facilities and for home treatment of patients, the Ministry of Power has undertaken a number of pro-active preventive and remedial measures to ensure that there is the uninterrupted power supply to Oxygen Plants ...

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WHO has not associated the term “Indian Variant” with B.1.617, now classified as Variant of Concern

Newdelhi:12/5/21:Several media reports have covered the news of the World Health Organisation (WHO) classifying B.1.617 as a variant of global concern. Some of these reports have termed the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus as an “Indian Variant”. These media reports are without any basis, and unfounded. This is to clarify that WHO has not associated the term “Indian Variant” with ...

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PM CARES Fund approves procurement of 1.5 lakh units of SpO2 based oxygen supply system

Newdelhi:12/5/21:PM CARES Fund has accorded sanction for procurement of 1,50,000 units of ‘Oxycare’ system developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at a cost of Rs 322.5 crore. Oxycare is a SpO2 based Oxygen Supply System which regulates the oxygen being administered to patients based on the sensed SpO2 levels. Under this sanction, 1,00,000 manual and 50,000 automatic Oxycare ...

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Defence Research Development Organisation decided to set up seven oxygen plants in Odisha

Bhubaneswar11/5/21:: The Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has decided to set up seven oxygen plants in Odisha to meet the oxygen requirements of COVID-19 patients. The plants will be set up on the premises of Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Research Centre in Cuttack and the the district headquarters hospitals in Jharsuguda, Boudh, Koraput, Gajapati, and Nayagarh, the Chief General Manager ...

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