Health services: The Health and Family Welfare Department will shortly introduce “102” dedicated ambulance service for pregnant women and newborn children, and “104” health helpline for them, informed Health minister  Damodar Rout. Dr Rout said that 500 ambulances with GPS tracking system will be deployed across the state under the scheme.
Kidnap arrest: The state secretary of Biju Chhatra Janata Dal Mr Nilamadhab Behera was arrested  on charge of kidnapping Mr Janaki Ballav Patnaik, a Congress-backed president post aspirant of Phulbani government autonomous college,