The Odisha government Tuesday suspended two medical officers in connection with the use of a bicycle pump to inflate women's abdomens during sterilisation surgeries in a community health centre (CHC) in Angul district.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an action-taken report from Odisha government on the reports that low-quality and time-expired medicines were administered to patients in the state, a petitioner said Wednesday.
Terming sprinter Dutee Chand`s exclusion from the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games as "painful", Odisha government Saturday said it will seek a reply from the Athletic Federation of India and Sports Authority of India as to why the girl alone was subjected to such a test.
After disrupting polling in 15 places during first phase of Lok Sabha elections, Maoists have sent a letter to the Odisha government through polling officials demanding that operations against them be halted.
Cyclone Phailin and the subsequent flooding that hit Odisha last week have left its tourism sector devastated with large-scale cancellations by domestic and foreign tourists, industry stakeholders said.
The Odisha government today ordered a probe into the functioning of 15 multi-state cooperative organisations allegedly running illegal money circulation and other business in different states, official sources said.