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Manipal Hospital Kolkata gives a New Lease of Life to a Patient with Rare Case

Kolkata, June 6 (UNI) Manipal Hospitals Salt Lake here, the second largest health-care chain in the country has set yet another benchmark by saving the life of a young lady suffering from a genetically passed-on rare familial cancer.
The expertise of Dr. Gautam Bhowmik, Consultant - General & Laparoscopic Surgeon took a quick decision to conduct a laparoscopic surgery. The surgery has not only saved the life of the patient but also slumped the need of chemotherapy.
Ritika Dey (name changed), aged 40 a resident of Tollygunge and a teacher by profession has a family history of colonial cancer. Colonial cancer is not an uncommon case and is also treatable and often curable when localized in the bowel. But Ritika’s situation was different as she inherited the colonial cancer genetically and had familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) that accounts for barely 1% of all forms of colorectal cancer (CRC).
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Meghalaya HM seeks report on use of tear gas on school teachers

07 Oct 2022 | 9:10 PM

Shillong, Oct 7 (UNI) Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui on Friday said that he has sought a report from the district administration on the excessive use of force and lobbing of tear gas shells by police on the agitating contractual school teachers on Thursday.

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Odisha: Officer trapped accepting bribe from a Gram Sathi

07 Oct 2022 | 9:03 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) The sleuths of Odisha Vigilance department on Friday apprehended an Additional Programme Officer for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 45,000 from a complainant.

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Meghalaya contractual teachers calls off protest

07 Oct 2022 | 8:57 PM

Shillong, Oct 7 (UNI) The agitating contractual schools teachers on Friday called off their protest after the state government agreed to give them another opportunity to appear for Meghalaya Teachers' Eligibility Test (MTET).

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Odisha approves 10 industrial projects worth over Rs 1923 crore

07 Oct 2022 | 8:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) As many as 10 industrial projects worth Rs 1923.60 crores were approved by the Odisha government on Friday.

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Loss of keystone species will have adverse impact on ecosystem- Naveen

07 Oct 2022 | 8:30 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) Loss of keystone species due to human-induced biotic interference will have an adverse impact on the Ecosystem, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

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