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Naveen pitches for international airport at Puri

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, JANUARY 1, 2021 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday demanded for establishment of an international airport at Puri. “We propose that an international airport be established at Puri in the name of Sri Jagannath International Airport. The state government has identified land at Puri for the proposed airport and will proactively support all the activities required ...

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CM flags off 84 BLS ambulances

PRIYABRAT BISWAL BHUBANESWAR, JANUARY 1, 2021 In a bid to improve the performance of Emergency Ambulance Service in the State, particularly in tribal districts, and to meet the increasing demand for this service, the Odisha Government has made provision for additional 84 ambulances under the 108 fleet. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday virtually flagged off 84 Basic Life ...

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ECoR to run six more special trains

BHUBANESWAR, DEC 31 The East Coast Railway (ECoR) will run six more special trains from the second week of January, 2021. Two of these trains will leave from Bhubaneswar station, while one will leave for Jammu Tawi from Sambalpur, and three trains will leave from Vishakhapatnam to Sai Nagar Shirdi, Kollam and Chennai. According to an ECoR release, 02882/02881 Bhubaneswar-Pune-Bhubaneswar ...

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Incompatible blood type kidney transplant performed at AMRI Hospitals

PRIYABRAT BISWAL BHUBANESWAR, DEC 28 The doctors at city-based AMRI Hospitals performed a complex ABO incompatible (mismatch blood group) kidney transplant successfully. A 23-year old young man from Dhenkanal, with B +ve blood group was on dialysis after both of his kidneys failed. Though his mother with AB +ve blood group was willing to donate one of her kidneys, it ...

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Major reshuffle in IPS level, Nayagarh SP transferred

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, DEC 23 In a major reshuffle in the Indian Police Service (IPS) cadre, the State government today transferred Nayagarh Superintendent of Police (SP) Pratyush Diwakar and also saw new postings at SP level in 12 districts. The transfer of Diwakar came at a time when the kidnap and murder of a five-year-old girl from Nayagarh district triggered ...

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