Odisha plays on the front foot, day 2 Covid-19 vaccination score at 102 per centDespite being a hub of healthcare facilities and a hotspot of Covid-19 infection for over three months, immunisation coverage in Bhubaneswar was abysmally low. Political divide over AIIMS demand in Odisha's SundargarhIncidentally, the first phase project of converting the 700-bed IGH into Ispat Post-Graduate Medical Institute and Super Specialty Hospital is nearing completion. Odisha seeks 90:10 per cent sharing pattern for Central schemesThe sharing pattern of CSS for North East and Himalayan states is 90 per cent for Centre and 10 per cent for the latter. Number plate recognition cameras on NH-16 by year-end in OdishaOdisha witnessed a 27 per cent rise in the number of fatalities arising out of road accidents in September and October in 2020 in comparison to the same period in 2019. 'No free Covid vaccine if you miss the date': Odisha government tells healthcare workersSources said the system is yet to function properly as many are not getting auto generated messages forcing the health officials to personally call the healthcare workers to vaccination centres. Low turnout for Covid-19 vaccine at SCB Medical College and Hospital on second dayHowever, the hospital has achieved only 41.5 per cent target with a total 415 health staff receiving the vaccine. Phase-I Covid vaccination in Bhubaneswar to be completed by January 22As many as 1,947 individuals received the Covaxin jab on the second day taking the total number of beneficiaries to 2,559 in the city. Lt General Chandi Prasad Mohanty next Vice Chief of Army StaffLt General Mohanty is the first Odia officer to be appointed the Vice Chief of Army, second only to the Chief of Army Staff. Rs 5.92 crore power bill sends Odisha primary school into tizzyIn the bill, the Sisua Project UP school under Kantapada block has been advised to avail rebate by paying Rs 5,87,12,580 by February 17. BJP hits out at BJD over 'Katni Chhatni'Katni Chhatni or paying less to farmers citing paddy not conforming to fair average quality, is rampant in all the mandis, said Odisha BJP general secretary Lekhashree Samantsinghar.