These 5 States To Be Under Surveillance To Return In Odisha

AchieversNews(27/2/2021): In the wake of upsurge of COVID cases in country, Odisha Government modified the instructions issued for the passengers coming from high risk States by airways and railways.The precautionary measures may be limited to passengers from 5 high risk States instead of 12, clarified the Health & Family Welfare Department, Odisha today.The States included Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.The situation is under watch and surveillance may be extended to other States in future if the emergency arises, the Department said in the letter to all the district collectors,…

Odisha School Timings Changed

AchieversNews(27/2/2021): In the wake of heat wave conditions in Odisha, the State Government today rescheduled the school timings for students of classes 9, 10, 11, and 12.Timings for students of classes 9 and 11 have been rescheduled to 7.00 AM to 9.00 AM. Similarly, timings for students of classes 10 and 12 have been rescheduled to 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM. The rescheduling of classes will be given effect from 01.03.2021District Education Officers (DEOs) have been advised to ensure availability of pure drinking water in all schools including repair of…

Bhubaneswar Has Turned A Burning Cauldron

AchieversNews(27/2/2021): With winter departing earlier than usual, Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar has turned into a burning cauldron.The Temple City, once known for its pleasant weather, has breached the 40 degrees Celsius mark with it recording 40.04.The city, for the first time in the recent memory, topped the chart of being the hottest station in the country yesterday.As per the Regional Meteorological Office, the day temperature is slated to increase in the next few days and breach the 40 mark.Alarmingly, 17 other stations in the state recorded temperature above 35 degrees…

1 Lakh People Infected With COVID-19 In Odisha

AchieversNews(27/2/2021): Over 1 lakh people have been infected with Novel Coronavirus in 13 tribal-dominated districts in Odisha, informed ST & SC Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare Minister Jagannath Saraka.Replying to a query of Khandapada MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik on Friday, the Minister told the House that by February 23, 2021, total 3,28,432 persons have been infected with the COVID-19 in the State, of which 1,05,480 were from 13 tribal districts.Showing the reason behind less number of COVID infections in areas inhabited by Scheduled Tribe communities, the minister pointed out that…

Odisha’s Ipsita Priyadarsini Final Contestants Of Mrs Femina

AchieversNews(27.2.2021): Bringing laurels for Odisha, Ipsita Priyadarsini of Cuttack has secured berth in the final round of Mrs Femina 2021, a first-of-its-kind virtual talent hunt.As many as 20 women, including Ipsita, will compete for the crown in the beauty pageant.An alumna of KIIT University, Ipsita is a software engineer by profession. She was the second runner up in Supermodel India-2019, winner of Miss Ethnic Odisha-2015, and among the top 5 contestants in Zee TV Miss Ethnic India-2015.The Mrs. Femina pageant is an online talent hunt organized by Worldwide Media Private Limited…

Woman Nabbed With 117 Gelatine Sticks

Achievers News(26.2.2021): A Railway Protection Force (RPF) team early Friday took into custody a woman from the Mangaluru-bound Chennai Express after a bag containing 117 gelatine sticks and 350 detonators were found under her seat.The RPF attached to the Palakkad division made the seizure just before the train reached Kozhikode railway station.According to the police, the Chennai woman after initially denying knowledge about the bag, later admitted she was going to Thalassery and was carrying the explosives to be used during digging of wells.The woman was traveling in the D1…

World health organization Experts Warn Health Risk Of ‘Post-COVID

Copenhagen: As Covid-19 transmission rates seemingly decline across the European Region, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge expressed health concerns over “long-Covid” or “post-Covid” symptoms at a virtual press conference on Thursday. “The disability following SARS-CoV-2 infection lingers on for months with severe social, economic, health and occupational consequences,” said Kluge, who identified the issue as “a clear priority for WHO, and of the utmost importance.”Yet stories of those who should have ‘recovered’, but whose lives were still affected by debilitating symptoms soon emerged. Regrettably,…

Minister Tusharkanti married With Nandini

Bhubaneswar: Minister of State (Independent Charge), Electronics & Information Technology, and Sports & Youth Services, Tusharkanti Behera and Nandini got married today. One of The youngest Ministers in Naveen Patnaik-led government, Tusharkanti tied the knot at Deulimatha in Kakatpur in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony.Family members and relatives of the bride and the groom were present during the wedding and blessed the newly wed.Wishes poured in from different quarters for Tusharkanti and Nadini. Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty wished the couple a healthy life with never ending togetherness.

Impact In Odisha for Bharat Bandh

Bhubaneswar: As per the Bharat bandh call given by Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) over various issues, including e-way bill and GST, shops and other business establishments have downed their shutters across the state today.However, essential services and vehicular movements have not been affected due to the shutdown.Impacts of the strike is being seen at various places, including the Twin City, Rourkela, Balasore and Berhampur. In Bhubaneswar, major markets located in Unit-I and II, Bapuji Nagar and Kalpana have remained closed.

Bhubaneswar Hottest City In Country

Bhubaneswar: The winter seems to have faded away in the month of February as the mercury has risen over a past week in Odisha.Bhubaneswar that has been registering sharp rise in the maximum temperature in the State in past four days broke the country’s record on Thursday becoming the hottest city with the mercury hovering around 39.4 degree C.According to Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre, the temperature will rise further in next four to five days.Similarly, the maximum temperature in most parts of the State may rise by 2 to 4 degree…