Disabled Orissa Brothers Lives Saved by Timely Intervention
Help is finally on the way for 70-year-old Hakimuddin of Orissa
and his three physically challenged sons with the district administration promising assistance after the impoverished man wrote to India's president seeking permission to end their lives.
The district collector of Bhadrak in O...
Sunstroke Has Claimed Eight Lives So Far in Orissa in Two Months
At least eight people have died due to sunstroke in the past two months across Orissa, officials said Monday .
While three deaths have been reported from the southern district of Ganjam, one death each has been reported from the districts of Balasore, Kandhamal, Kendrapada, Nuapada and Sund...
40 People in Orissa Taken Ill After Consuming Poisoned Fish
Kendrapada: At least 40 people including nine children fell ill after consuming poisoned dead fish// from a pond in Orissa's Kendrapada district, police said Friday.
Residents of Dashipur village, some 45 km from the district headquarters of Kendrapada and 70 km from the state capital, Bhuba...
New Record Set By Orissa On Blood Donation Orissa
Red Cross Society jointly with Ama Odisha organization has set a new record in blood donation breaking the previous record of 2,002 units //donated on a single day.
The chairman of Ama Odisha told the newspersons on Thursday that the previous record was broken twice during the week-long ...
Kalam's Intervention Brings Hope to Orissa Student
A poor student in Orissa's Bhadrak district now has hopes of pursuing his post-graduation after President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam intervened //in his struggle to secure a study loan.
Imran Alli, 23, a resident of Bhadrak town, secured the first position in his graduation in social work. He managed...
Abdul Kalam Moved by Orissa Topper’s Eye Disorde
President A.P.J Abdul Kalam, who is on a three-day visit to Orissa, was moved by a boy who secured the 10th rank in the state board examination despite suffering// from an eye disorder and urged doctors to help him out.
While inaugurating the Bhubaneswar Eye Institute (BEI) located on the outs...
Freedom Fighter And Orissa Congress Leader Dies Of Chest Pain
Gangadhar Mohapatra who was, an active freedom fighter and a veteran Orissa
Congress leader died after a brief illness at the age of 91.// His condition has deteriorated after his recent surgery and since then he was not keeping good health. He complained of chest pain Wednesday evening and died be...
Bird Flu: Orissa Initiates Protective Measures
In view of the bird flu threat, the Orissa
government is considering the ban on import of eggs as a protective measure against the deadly infection. // Orissa
is currently dependent upon Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh to meet the demand for eggs.
A meeting between the Animal Husbandry and Vet...
Bhitarkanika Sanctuary In Orissa Takes Precaution To Monitor Bird Flu
The risk of Bird flu incidence into Bhitarkanika Sanctuary in Orissa
is very high as migratory birds are expected// to arrive in this sanctuary in an other 2-3 weeks. Bhitarkanika Sanctuary is about 174 km from Bhubaneswar, Orissa
which has nearly 300,000 migratory birds arrive from all parts of th...
Grant of $7 million for Orissa Medical College from Japan
Japan Thursday announced a grant of $7 million for upgrading a medical college in Orissa.//
"The grant assistance would enable the Sardar Vallavbhai Patel Postgraduate Institute of Paediatrics (in Cuttack) to improve its medical facilities and effectively contribute towards dispensation of heal...