Breaking News Highlights: Jagannath Temple In Odisha To Remain Shut For Devotees From Jan 10 to 31

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Updated: January 7, 2022 11:32 PM IST

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Breaking News Highlights January 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday virtually inaugurated the second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) in West Bengal’s Kolkata. “The second campus of CNCI has been built in line with the Prime Minister’s vision to expand and upgrade the health facilities in all parts of the country. CNCI was facing a heavy load of cancer patients and a need for expansion was being felt for some time. This need will be fulfilled through the second campus,” a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said. The second campus of CNCI has been built at a cost of over Rs 530 crore, out of which around Rs 400 crores have been provided by the Union government and the rest by the West Bengal government, in the ratio of 75:25. The campus is a 460 bedded comprehensive cancer centre unit with cutting-edge infrastructure for cancer diagnosis, staging, treatment, and care. The campus is equipped with modern facilities like Nuclear Medicine (PET), 3.0 Tesla MRI, 128 slice CT scanner, Radionuclide therapy unit, endoscopy suite, modern brachytherapy units, etc.

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  • 11:31 PM IST

    Eight new cases push Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally to 32,255

    Nagaland on Friday reported eight new COVID-19 cases, 23 less than the previous day, pushing the tally in the state to 32,255, a health department official said, according to PTI.
    The state’s coronavirus death toll remained at 703 as no patient succumbed to the disease during the last 24 hours.

  • 10:47 PM IST

    Haryana again sees Covid spike; 3,748 newly infected include Ajay Chautala

    Haryana on Friday witnessed yet another big spike in COVID-19 cases, with 3,748 people, including the ruling party JJP chief Ajay Chautala, testing positive in the last 24 hours. A total of 1,879 new positive cases were reported from the Gurugram district alone, reported PTI

    Jannayak Janta Party chief Ajay Chautala tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. He informed about his infection on Twitter and said he has isolated himself.

  • 10:19 PM IST

    Odisha: Lord Jagannath Temple to remain closed for devotees from January 10 till January 31, in view of the COVID19 situation

  • 10:18 PM IST

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  • 9:20 PM IST

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  • 9:03 PM IST

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  • 8:28 PM IST

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  • 7:51 PM IST

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  • 7:30 PM IST

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  • 7:05 PM IST

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Published Date: January 7, 2022 6:42 AM IST

Updated Date: January 7, 2022 11:32 PM IST