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Odisha: Fire Breaks Out At Paediatric Ward Of Hospital In Bargarh, No Injury Reported

Bargarh: Property worth lakhs were gutted in a major fire that broke out in the paediatric ward of the Bargarh District Headquarters Hospital here late on Sunday night. Fortunately, no casualty or injury was reported in the mishap as the ward was closed and no patients were inside. Medicines and furniture worth lakhs of rupees […]

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High Court Notice To All State-Run Medical Colleges Over 'Poor' Healthcare Facilities

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court has issued notice to all the government medical colleges in the State raising concern over allegations of poor healthcare services. The notice has been issued to Superintendent, Chairman and Dean of the medical colleges along with Health Secretary and Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET). The High Court has […]

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5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Ambulance Gets Stuck In Traffic In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A five-year-old ailing boy lost his life while being taken to hospital reportedly after the ambulance got stuck in heavy traffic in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the minor boy was initially admitted to Capital Hospital where doctors referred him to SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack. However, after his condition started to deteriorate […]

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Odisha Youth Administered 'Wrong' Injection, Dies

Dhenkanal: Medical negligence can sometimes lead to deadly consequences. In one such incident, a youth died allegedly after being administered a wrong injection by a doctor at a private clinic in Dhenkanal. As per reports, the youth Amir Kumar Jena, a resident of Baulpatna village under Odapada block of the district was admitted to the […]

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Odisha Minister Stands In Queue At Hospital To Avail Services

Bolangir: It was nothing less than a surprise for people at Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital in Bolangir when they spotted Odisha Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi in a long queue to get a ticket for a check up. It turned out that the Minister was on a visit to the hospital to review […]

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Ex- Odisha MLA Dies At Hospital, Family Alleges Medical Apathy

Berhampur: Family members of former Congress MLA Daitari Behera, who passed away at MKCG hospital in Berhampur on Thursday, have accused the hospital authorities of negligence. As per reports, the two-time legislator from the State was admitted to hospital in critical condition on Wednesday where he breathed his last after he was allegedly denied Intensive […]

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Doctor Shot At By Miscreant In Odisha, Motive Remains Unknown

Khurda: A paediatrician was shot at by a miscreant at his clinic today evening in Khurda district. The doctor Manas Das and a medicine shop employee who received critical injuries during the firing incident, have been shifted to a hospital in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the miscreant fired three rounds of bullet after entering the […]

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Odisha Hospital’s Alleged Pakistan Links Raised In Assembly

Bhubaneswar: During the Assembly session today, Congress MLA Tara Bahinipati alleged that a Pakistani resident is a stakeholder in Care Hospitals and also accused that the hospital is involved in illegal kidney transplantation. “Care Hospitals is involved in illegal kidney transplantation and it has links with a Pakistani man,” alleged Bahinipati. Speaking on the issue, […]

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40-kg tumour removed from Odisha woman's uterus

Cuttack: In a rare surgery, a tumour weighing 40 kg was removed from the uterus of a woman at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack recently. As per reports, the tumour was growing inside the body of a woman identified as Shakuntala Majhi, a resident of Angul district, for last 10 years. After a […]

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VIMSAR Doctors 'Thrash' Patient's Relative, Force To Do Sit-Ups; Case Registered

Sambalpur: Police today registered a case against some doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur over multiple charges including allegedly thrashing a patient’s relative and then forcing him to do sit-ups in full public glare. On the basis of a complaint lodged by father of the victim, a […]

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2 including woman die of snakebite in Odisha

Malkangiri: Snakebite deaths are on the rise in Odisha as two more deaths were reported from Malkangiri district of the State today. One person from Titibiri Village & another from MV-30 lost their lives after being bitten by venomous snakes last night in the district. According to sources, Deba Madkami of Titibiri Village was bitten […]

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Doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth!

Chennai: A team of doctors has extracted an astounding 526 teeth from the mouth of a seven-year-old boy in a rare surgery performed at the city’s Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, doctors said. Suffering from a rare case of “compound composite ondontome”, the boy was brought to the hospital with a swelling in his lower […]

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26 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Nayagarh/Mayurbhanj/Balasore: As many as 26 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Nayagarh, Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts today. In Nayagarh, 12 persons were injured after a head-on collision between two cars near Kaliapada area under Daspalla Police limits in the district. Sources said, the victims were heading towards Hatasahi in Daspalla after attending a […]

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Youth injured in bombing over past rivalry in Puri

Puri: A youth suffered critical injuries after four bike-borne miscreants hurled bombs at him near Baselisahi area of Puri district today. The injured, Sibaram Patra is now undergoing treatment at the District Headquarters Hospital. According to Patra, four were involved in the attack while he could identity only one of them. “The accused Dama came […]

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Mamata gives 4-hour ultimatum to doctors to resume work

Kolkata: Reprimanding the striking state hospital doctors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday gave them a four-hour ultimatum to withdraw their strike and warned of “strong action’ if they do not resume work within the deadline. Banerjee visited the state-run Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial (SSKM) Hospital, where the junior doctors had joined in […]

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Youth shot at in Sambalpur, hospitalised

Sambalpur: A youth received critical injuries after he was shot at in Rengali area of Sambalpur district on Friday. The injured, Amar Barik, was trying to resolve a dispute between two persons when he was attacked. After receiving bullet injuries in his left thigh, he was admitted to VIMSAR Hospital in Burla for treatment. As […]

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Minor boy undergoing surgery thrashed by doctor inside operation theatre

Puri: A minor boy undergoing surgery was allegedly thrashed by a doctor inside the operation theatre at Puri district headquarters hospital. As per the allegations levelled by the father of the victim, the accused doctor, PK Jena, thrashed the boy for crying inside the operation theatre. The boy was admitted at the hospital for a […]

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BJD opposes inauguration of Talcher medical college building

Angul: A controversy has surfaced over the inauguration of the new building of Talcher medical college following allegations that the whole process is being done in haste by the Centre. BJD claimed that the new college is yet to get permission from the Medical Council of India(MCI) and even the infrastructure is not ready. “The […]

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12-hour bandh called in Bhuban and Paikmal

Dhenkanal/Bargarh: A 12-hour bandh has been called by the members of Regional Development Committee in Bhuban area of Dhenkanal district over lack of adequate facilities at the Bhuban government hospital. The protesters have also demanded appointment of permanent doctors in the hospital. The Committee members have reportedly staged a road blockade on National Highway 53. […]

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Patients rue lack of facilities at newly-inaugurated Malkangiri district headquarters hospital

Malkangiri: Patients are grappling with lack of healthcare facilities at the newly-inaugurated Malkangiri district headquarter hospital. The new hospital which was inaugurated by CM Naveen Patnaik a couple of months back is yet to be functional beyond its OPD (outpatient department) and the pathology lab. “Even after two hours of my arrival, the doctor was […]

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Lovers commit suicide after parents refuse to accept relationship

Gajapati: In a shocking incident, two teenage love birds committed suicide by consuming pesticides in Dubruguda village under R.Udayagiri police limits of Gajapati district after parents refused to accept their relationship. The deceased have been identified as Ramesh Rayet and Jasmine Dalbehera. Sources said, the duo was in love but their parents were against the […]

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Youth, father shot over 'previous enmity'

Jeypore: In a spine chilling incident, a youth and his father were shot by a group of miscreants allegedly over past enmity at Rajanara Chowk in Jeypore of Koraput district today. The injured have been identified as Santosh Nayak and his father. The father-son duo was on their bike when they were intercepted and attacked […]

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Woman in labour crosses river on boat to reach hospital, delivers twins

Keonjhar: In absence of proper roads, a woman in labour had to cross a river on a boat and then board an ambulance to reach hospital in Telkoi block of Keonjhar district on Sunday. When Chapala Patra of Sapalanji village started experiencing pain, her family members called an ambulance. But the vehicle couldn’t reach up […]

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18-year-old dies while playing football in West Bengal

Kalna (West Bengal): A pall of gloom descended on Kalna as 18-year-old goalkeeper Ripon Mali died after collapsing on the field during a football match at Nischintapur village in East Burdwan district, locals said. Ripon Mali was trying to snatch the ball from the opposing team’s forward in the air when he collapsed on Sunday. […]

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Minor girl raped in Malkangiri, probe begins

Malkangiri: A 10-year-old girl is now battling for life after she was allegedly raped by a youth in Malkangiri yesterday. As per the complaint filed by the family members, the youth raped the girl after taking her to his house. The matter came to light after the girl’s uncle found blood stains on her clothes. […]