Achievers News- Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination on the occasion of the 75th anniversaryof United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).Modi also released 17 new bio-fortified crop varieties via awebcast and reiterated the Centre’s commitment towards procurement of agricultural crops at minimum support price [MSP].
Achievers News- Another night trial of nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile was successfully conducted from a defence facilityoff Odisha coast on Friday.According to Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) sources,the short-rangesurface-to-surface missile was test-fired from the launching complex III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipurin Balasore district at about 7.30 pm.The missile, which is capable of attacking targets at a range of 350 km, was a partof the user trial by the Strategic Forces Command.
Achievers News- Odisha’s Shoyeb Aftab has topped the nation in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 by scoring fullmarks – 720 / 720. The 18-year-old boy Shoyeb is a resident of Rourkela and was attending coaching classes at Kotain Rajasthan.Shoyeb became the first-ever candidate from Odisha to have topped the NEET whose results were declaredtoday. The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the merit list of the NEET 2020 exam which revealed that Shoyebtopped the test with full marks.
Achievers News- Maintaining their winning streak, reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) outclassed Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) by eight wickets on Friday to reclaim the top spot on the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.While it was MI’s sixth win from eight games, KKR suffered their second consecutive and fourth defeat overallin the ongoing season. Mumbai now have 12 points — the same as Delhi Capitals — from eight matches. But Mumbaiare ahead on net run rate (+1.353) while Delhi Capitals are second with +0.990.MI 149/2 wkts in 16.5 overs(Quinton de Kock…
Achievers News- Senior BJD leader and Rajya Sabha member Prasanna Acharya has been tested Covid positive following which BJDsupremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today tweeted wishing Acharya quick recovery and sound health.