Woman Poisons Children Before Trying To Kill Self In Odisha

AchieversNews (29/3/2021): In a shocking incident, a woman poisoned her three minor children causing death of two of them in Bhubaneswar today afternoon. The woman also consumed poison after administering poison to the three children.As per reports, neighbours of the woman, a resident of Mendhashala area under Chandaka police limits, spotted her wreathing in pain at her house at around 12.30 PM. Also, her three minor children were found frothing at their mouths.After being asked, the woman told neighbours she consumed poison after administering the toxic substance to her children.

Ajit Mangaraj as Congress party candidate for by-election to Pipili Assembly

AchieversNews (29/3/2021): The All India Congress Committee (AICC) today named Ajit Mangaraj as Congress party candidate for by-election to Pipili Assembly constituency. Mangaraj unsuccessfully contested on a Congress ticket from Pipili Assembly seat during 2019 general election.The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) fielded Rudra Pratap Maharathy as its party candidate for the bypoll to Pipili Assembly seat scheduled to be held on April 17 whereas the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) named Ashrit Pattnayak as its party candidate.

Global COVID-19 Caseload Tops 127 Million

AchieversNews (29/3/2021): The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has surpassed 127 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.78 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.In its latest update on Monday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 127,092,284 and 2,782,944, respectively.

Composer Of Popular Odia Song ‘Nida Bhara Rati’ No More

AchieversNews (29/3/2021): Veteran Odia film music director Jalal Adeni, who had composed ‘Nida Bhara Rati’ – one of the popular soundtracks in 1970s, is no more. Adeni passed away at his residence in Buxi Bazar, Cuttack, following a massive cardiact arrest, his family source said today.Adeni was 85. He was ailing since long days. Born on June 23 in 1936 in Bhanjanagar area in Ganjam district, Adeni rose to fame in Odia cinema with the film ‘Anutap’ (1977) as the director, music director as well as playback singer. The song…

Odisha Registers More Than 200 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

AchieversNews (29/3/2021): The COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Odisha as more than 200 new positive cases have been registered for the fifth consecutive day in the State. Total 208 cases were reported in the last 24 hours in Odisha, of which 122 were from quarantines and 86 were local contacts, the State Information & Public Relations Department informed today.