20 Students Of Coaching Institute In Odisha Capital Test COVID-19 Positive

AchieversNews(28/3/2021): More than 20 students of Allen Coaching Institute at Maitree Vihar in the state capital have contracted COVID-19. All the infectees have been kept under isolation separately in the hostel of the institute, sources said. Meanwhile, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) sealed the campus to contain further spread of the virus in the area. The BMC also issued the following guidelines: No one shall be allowed to move into or from outside the Allen Coaching Institute and its hostel/mess except authorised person of BMC. All the inhabitants of the…

66th Filmfare Awards: Two Awards For Legend Irrfan Khan

AchieversNews(28/3/2021): The 66th edition of the Filmfare Awards was hosted celebrating the magic of Indian film industry that continued to touch several lives amidst the despair of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The year 2020 turned out to be an equally dark year for the film industry as it lost some of its stars like Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan, Saroj Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput. But, with the motto ‘The show must go on’, Bollywood stood united in spirits and continued to entertain people who spent the entire year indoors amidst lockdowns…

Mo Bus To Remain Off Roads During On Holi

AchieversNews(28/3/2021): On the occasion of Holi, Mo Bus services will remain suspended during the first half of the day tomorrow, informed the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) today. CRUT said the services will resume after 3 pm tomorrow and the frequency will be kept moderate. However, the physical pass counter at Master Canteen Terminal here will remain closed.

Srimandir To Remain Closed on Every Sunday

AchieversNews(28/3/2021): Devotees will no more be allowed to enter Puri Srimandir for Darshan on Sundays from next week, informed f Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Chief Krishan Kumar here today.   To curb spread of COVID-19, the temple will be sanitised on every Sunday as it used to be after reopening of the temple in December last year.The decision regarding restriction on devotees’ entry inside the shrine was taken at Chhatisa Nijog meeting held on March 23, though the temple administration had not confirmed the day. At the meeting, the…

Night Curfew Lifted From This district

Nabarangpur: The Nabarangpur district administration today lifted night curfew, imposed three days ago to prevent spread of COVID-19. On March 25, the district administration had imposed night curfew (from 8 pm to 6 am) keeping in view the recent spike in cases in different parts of the state. Movement of individuals, except for emergency purposes, was strictly prohibited during the night curfew.

Semester Exams At NIT-Rourkela To Be Online

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): As students of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela opposed the institute’s plan to hold end semester exams in offline mode, the NIT Senate today said the proposed semester examinations will be held in online mode. In a notification, the NIT-Rourkela stated the institute will not be responsible for any kind of internet problem to appear end-semester exams in online mode. The schedule of the examination will be informed to students in advance.During a meeting of NIT-Rourkela’s Senate today evening, a decision was taken to allow students to…

19 OAS Officers Promoted To IAS Level

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): The President of India appointed a total of 19 officers of the State Civil Service of Odisha today to the Indian Administrative Service against the vacancies determined by the Government of India in consultation with the State government.The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, in a notification, stated the officers of the select list of 2019 will be on probation until further orders. They will be allocated the Odisha cadre under Rule 5(1) of the Indian Administrative Service (Cadre) Rules, 1954.   Here’s the list of the officers promoted…

CRUT Wins ‘Smart Cities India Awards 2021’

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): Adding another feather to its cap, the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), the Odisha government’s special purpose vehicle that runs ‘MoBus’ service, won the 6th Smart Cities India Awards 2021 in the ‘Smart SPV/Municipal Corporation’ category.On behalf of CRUT, Dipti Mahapatro, General Manager, received the award at Pragati Maidan in Delhi at the event organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), the nodal agency of the Government of India under aegis of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Exhibitions India Group.The award recognizes projects from the designated special…

BJD Announces Candidate For Pipili Bypoll

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President Naveen Patnaik today announced Rudra Pratap Maharathy as the party’s candidate for upcoming bypoll to Pipili Assembly Constituency. Rudra Pratap Maharathy is the son of late Pradeep Maharathy. “Shri Rudra Pratap Maharthay, son of late Pradeep Maharathy, is the candidate of Biju Janata Dal for Pipili bypoll,” Patnaik announced at his residence in Bhubaneswar. Soon after announcement, heavyweight leaders of the BJD including Debi Mishra, Pramila Mallick and Snehangini Chhuria were seen at residence of Rudra Maharathy in Pipili today. “Rudra Maharathy will win…

COVID-19: Global Case Tops 126 Million

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has surpassed 126 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.76 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Saturday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 126,026,603 and 2,766,824, respectively. The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 30,155,046 and 548,067, respectively, according to the CSSE. Brazil follows in the second place with…