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Odisha govt sent conjoined twins to AIIMS for Surgery

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Bhubaneswar, July 14: The Odisha government has opened its arms to help the conjoined twins of Milipada village under Phiringia block of Kandhamal district who would be sent to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi for
treatment tomorrow.

As the state and district governments are putting all their efforts in providing all sorts of assistance, the couple’s bid to separate their babies is likely to get possible as they have left for AIIMS for a life changing surgery.

According to sources, the babies, Honey and Singha, along with their parents were taken to Phiringia Community Health Centre yesterday and after a night halt there, they were brought to Bhubaneswar from where they are expected to board the Rajdhani Express on Thursday.Odisha Coinjoined twins

The National Youth Health Programme Assistant Manager Soumya Samantaray and one Ayush doctor from Nuapada Primary Health Centre would be with the family until the surgery is completed.

While the district administration has provided a financial aid of Rs 1 lakh to the family of the conjoined twins, the district patients’ welfare committee has provided Rs 25000 for their treatment. Apart from this, the State Health Department has assured to facilitate their treatment and bear all the expenses of the family.

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Delhi metro’s Blue Line faces snag

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New Delhi, Feb 21: Train services on Delhi Metro’s Blue Line (Dwarka sector 21-Noida City Centre/Vaishali) were affected for close to 30 minutes on Wednesday due to signalling issue at two interlocking stations, the DMRC said.

“Due to signalling issue at interlocking stations of Subhash Nagar and Rajouri Garden of Line-3, train IDs were lost around 12.30 p.m. for trains falling in this zone, resulting in delays as they were locally controlled,” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in a statement.

“Central control for these two interlocking stations was restored at 1 p.m. and trains are now being regularised as per normal IDs,” the statement added.

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Prisoner escaped from Delhi’s LNJP hospital after throwing chilli powder into eyes of Police

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New Delhi, Feb 19: A prisoner on Monday escaped from Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital after throwing chilli powder into eyes of Delhi Police personnel who had brought him there.

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Rs 1 cr heist at Shiva temple in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Feb 19: Thieves took away jewellery and valuables worth nearly Rs 1 crore from a historic Shiva Temple in Haryana’s Panchkula district, police said on Monday.

The theft took place in Saketri on the intervening night of February 18-19. The entire theft was caught on CCTV.

“The thieves broke open locks of the temple and took away gold and silver jewellery and valuables,” a priest at the temple said.

The Haryana Police is investigating the matter.

The temple, located around 10 km from here, attracts hundreds of devotees daily. Thousands of people offered prayers at the temple on the occasion of Mahashivratri on February 13-14.

The temple had received lakhs of rupees in cash as offering which had been deposited in the bank only two days back, the priests told the police.

However, the valuables of the temple and offerings made after had remained in the temple complex.

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