Six More Covid Deaths Confirmed In Odisha

Achievers News: Six more Covid positive patients in Odisha have succumbed to the disease, confirmed the Health & Family Welfare Department on Thursday. Details of cases confirmed as death due to Covid-19 after due completion of the death audit process are as under. 1. A 42 years old Male of Angul District who was also suffering from Chronic Liver Disease. 2. A 83 years old Male of Jagatsinghpur District. 3. A 55 years old Female of Kendrapara District. 4. A 80 years old Male of Kendrapara District. 5. A 41 years…

Pipili Bypoll: 45.32% Voting Recorded Till 1 PM

Achievers News: The polling process for the by-election to the Pipili assembly constituency in Puri district of Odisha commenced at 348 booths from 7 AM today with 45.32% voting recorded till 1 PM. Reportedly, voting was delayed at three booths due to EVM malfunction during the first two hours of the polling. Such a situation was reported from booth numbers 203, 139-A, and 177. By 10 AM today, EVM malfunction was also reported at seven other booths namely booth numbers 188, 154, 158, 161, 167, 169, and 173. Returning Officer…

Cuttack DCP Asks Public To Lodge Complaint Against Forcible ‘Chanda’

Achievers News: Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh on Thursday asked the public to lodge complaint against forcible collection of Durga puja ‘Chanda’ so that action could be taken. Singh assured that the identity of the complainant will be kept a secret and stringent action will be taken against persons involved in forcible collection of Chanda. It is worthwhile to mention that the Malgodown Police in Cuttak on Tuesday had arrested two office bearers of College Square Durga Puja Committee over an allegation of forcible collection of Durga puja ‘chanda’ from a…

VSSUT Burla Rusticates 12 Students For Beating 3rd Year B. Tech Student

Achievers News: Twelve students of the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) at Burla in Sambalpur have been rusticated for beating a 3rd Year B. Tech student. One student of B. Tech 3rd Year and the other of B. Tech 4th Year have been rusticated for two years, while 10 others of B. Tech 4th Year have been rusticated for one year, as decided by the Disciplinary Committee of the varsity on September 24. All of them are accused of beating a 3rd Year B. Tech student in the Pulaha…

96 Among 602 New Covid Cases In Odisha Below 18 Years

Achievers News: Odisha on Thursday reported 602 new positive cases of Covid-19, out of which 96 are between the age of 0-18 years. With a total of 68,254 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.88%. Among the new cases, 353 are in quarantine and 249 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 1026476 with 5642 active cases. District-wise details of the new cases are as under. 1. Angul: 11 2. Balasore: 21 3.…

Odisha Confirms Seven More Covid-19 Deaths

AchieversNews: Seven more Covid positive persons in Odisha have succumbed to the disease, confirmed the Health & Family Welfare Department on Tuesday. Details of the cases confirmed as death due to Covid-19 after due completion of the death audit process are as under. 1. A 45 years old Male of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus. 2. A 78 years old Female of Cuttack District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Chronic Kidney Disease. 3. A 25 years old Male of Ganjam District. 4. A 55…

Biden Gets Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

Achievers News: US President Joe Biden on Monday received his Covid-19 vaccine booster shot on camera at the White House. “Boosters are important, but the most important thing we need to do is get more people vaccinated,” Biden said before getting his booster shot, Xinhua reported. About 23 per cent of eligible Americans haven’t gotten any shot, said the president. Some 20 million Americans are eligible for a third shot of the Pfizer vaccine, according to a CNN report. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week…

Explosion Damages Balanga Police Station In Puri

AchieversNews: An explosion at Balanga Police Station in Puri district of Odisha last night has left the building severely damaged, however, there were no injuries. The roof of the police station collapsed in the explosion and it also led to severe cracks in the walls. While the exact reason behind the blast is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that seized explosives at the police station went off.

Low Pressure Area Likely Over Northwest Bay Of Bengal Today

AchieversNews: A Low Pressure Area is likely to form over Northwest Bay of Bengal off West Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh coasts by today evening under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over Northeast and adjoining Eastcentral Bay of Bengal. The system is to trigger heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Saurashtra and Kutch and heavy rainfall at isolated places over Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Tamilnadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal on September 30

74 Among 545 New Covid Cases In Odisha Below 18 Years

AchieversNews: Odisha on Monday reported 545 new positive cases of Covid-19, out of which 74 are between the age of 0-18 years. With a total of 52,675 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 1.03%. Among the new cases, 319 are in quarantine and 226 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 1025309 with 5587 active cases. District-wise details of the new cases are as under. 1. Angul: 7 2. Balasore: 47 3. Bargarh:…