Cyclone Over Arabian Sea Not To Impact Odisha

AchieversNews (13/05/2021): The possible cyclone over Arabian Sea will not have any impact on Odisha, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.A low pressure area is very likely to form over southeast Arabian Sea around 14th May morning. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards across southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area and intensify gradually. It may intensify into a Cyclonic Storm over east central Arabian Sea around 16th May and continue to move north-northwestwards, the IMD forecasted.Models are also indicating further intensification of the system and north-northwestward movement…

Senior Video Journalist Succumbs To COVID-19 In Odisha

AchieversNews (13/05/2021): Senior video journalist Sumant Mohanty, who worked with regional news channel Kanak News has lost the battle to COVID-19. He was 50.Sumant had tested positive for the virus few days ago and was admitted to Hi-tech COVID Hospital here for treatment. However, he breathed his last today.So far, around 20 mediapersons in the sate have died due to the virus in the second wave of the pandemic.

Tamil actor Maran dies of Covid-19 complication

AchieversNews (13/05/2021): Tamil actor Maran died on Wednesday due to Covid-19 complications. He was 48. He performed in various films like Kuruvi, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Vettaikaaran, Thalai Nagaram and Ezhumalai.The actor was recently seen in Sarpatta Parambarai movie directed by the Pa Ranjith. Pa Ranjith took Twitter, said,” Unbearable sorrow..Maran anna who always showers unbridled love. Your daughter is crying that she did not even see your face!! I have no words to pacify !! Be safe, guys!!”

Railways Cancels These Trains In View Of Covid Upsurge

AchieversNews (13/05/2021): The India Railways today decided to cancel six pairs of local passengers and MEMU trains in view of surge in Covid-19 positive cases and to break the chain of infection. The move has been taken due to poor patronization of passengers as well. As per a statement issued by the railways, the six trains have been cancelled till May 23, 2021 from both the directions. The trains which have been cancelled are as follows:   01. 08456/08455 Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar Special   02. 08412/08411 Bhubaneswar-Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar Special   03. 08438/08437 Cuttack-Bhadrak-Cuttack…

Odisha Logs 10649 New COVID Cases

AchieversNews (13/05/2021): Odisha reported 10649 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours as the tally in the state mounted to 576297.Khurda district registered highest number of 1557 fresh infections, followed by Cuttack (930) and Sundargarh (774). Below are district-wise figures of the new cases:   1. Angul: 557 2. Balasore: 503 3. Bargarh: 391 4. Bhadrak: 216 5. Balangir: 198 6. Boudh: 232 7. Cuttack: 930 8. Deogarh: 112 9. Dhenkanal: 220 10. Gajapati: 104 11. Ganjam: 245 12. Jagatsinghpur: 278 13. Jajpur: 307 14. Jharsuguda: 368 15. Kalahandi:…