92 Among 652 New Covid Cases In Odisha Below 18 Years, TPR At 0.97%

Achievers News: Odisha on Sunday reported 652 new positive cases of Covid-19, out of which 92 are between the age of 0-18 years. With a total of 66,643 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.97%. Among the new cases, 380 are in quarantine and 272 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 1031696 with 5083 active cases. District-wise details of the new cases are as under. 1. Angul: 1 2. Balasore: 19 3. Bargarh:…

Durga Puja: 32 Platoon Police Force To Be Deployed In Cuttack

Achievers News: Thirty-two platoon of police force will be deployed to ensure the smooth conduct of Durga Puja in Cuttack in adherence to the Covid-19 guidelines, said DCP Prateek Singh on Sunday.Around 150 Home Guards, over 100 Officers have been mobilised from other districts. Besides being deployed in communally sensitive areas and puja pandals, the forces will also enforce night curfew. Elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure a smooth idol immersion ceremony with restrictions on procession and social gathering. Temporary sites have been set up in different parts of the…

Senior Journalist Navin Das’ Son Found Dead, Murder Suspected

Achievers News: Body of the eldest son of a Bhubaneswar-based senior journalist was recovered from a pond in Patrapada under Tamando Police Station of the city on Sunday.The deceased has been identified as Manish Anurag (30), eldest son of Navin Das who is the Editor-in-Chief of Odia daily ‘Nirbhay’. A complaint regarding his abduction had already been lodged at Infocity Police Station.As per the complaint lodged by his father today morning, Manish had been kidnapped from near his house at Chandrasekharpur last night. Previous enmity is suspected to be the reason…

Likely Low Pressure Area Over Andaman Sea To Move Towards Odisha Coast

AchieversNews: A Low Pressure Area very likely to form over north Andaman Sea & neighbourhood in 36 hours is likely to intensify and move towards south Odisha-north Andhra Pradesh coasts during subsequent 4-5 days, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday. The cyclonic circulation over north Andaman Sea and neighbourhood extending upto 5.8 km above mean sea level persists. Under its influence, a Low Pressure Area is very likely to form over the same region during the next 36 hours, stated the national weather agency. It is likely to become…

CM Naveen Writes To PM For Accepting Surplus Parboiled Rice From Odisha

AchieversNews: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accepting the estimated surplus parboiled rice from the State for the next Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22. Patnaik in a letter to PM Modi on Sunday highlighted that Odisha had become a Decentralized Procurement (DCP) State in the KMS 2003-04. Since then the State has been undertaking MSP operations for procurement of paddy in decentralized mode. Such Decentralized Procurement has improved the outreach of MSP support to paddy growers. The rice milled from the paddy…

BJD’s Rudra Pratap Maharathy Wins Pipili Bypoll Comfortably

Achievers News: Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday won the bypoll to the Pipili Assembly constituency by 20,916 votes. BJD candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy got 96,972 votes while BJP’s Ashrit Pattanayak secured second position with 76,056 votes. Congress candidate Bishwokeshan Harichandan Mohapatra was able to get only 4,261 votes, state Chief Electoral Officer S.K. Lohani said. A total of 1,80,930 votes including 893 postal ballots were counted while 136 votes were rejected due to various reasons, he said. As many as 10 candidates were in fray for the…

Six More Covid Fatalities Confirmed In Odisha

Achievers News: Six more Covid positive persons in Odisha have succumbed to the disease, informed the Health & Family Welfare Department on Monday. Details of cases confirmed as death due to Covid-19 after due completion of the death audit process are as under. 1. A 63 years old Male of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus. 2. A 63 years old Female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Hypertension. 3. A 55 years old Male of Bhubaneswar. 4. A 51 years old Male of Bhubaneswar who was also…

74 Among 407 New Covid Cases In Odisha Below 18 Years

Achievers News: Odisha on Monday reported 407 new positive cases of Covid-19, out of which 74 are between the age of 0-18 years. With a total of 64,419 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.62%. Among the new cases, 238 are in quarantine and 169 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 1028366 with 5075 active cases. District-wise details of the new cases are as under. 1. Angul: 2 2. Balasore: 16 3.…

Aryan Khan, 7 Others To Be Produced In Court

Achievers News: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will produce the eight arrested accused in the rave party bust on a cruise ship before the Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Monday, said official sources. They are: Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan, model Munmun Dhamecha and Arbaaz Merchant — who have been remanded to a day’s NCB custody by the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate R.K. Rajebhosale. The remaining five are: Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhoker and Gomit Chopra, who were arrested late on Sunday night and…

CM Naveen Distributes BSKY Smart Health Cards In Gajapati

Achievers News: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik distributed the smart health card of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) and dedicated various development projects in Gajapati district on Monday. During an event on the occasion, the Chief Minister inaugurated the program by awarding the smart health card to some beneficiaries of the district. Around 1.35 lakh families of Gajapati i.e., 90 percent of the district’s population can avail the benefits of the smart health card. Addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister said that everyone knows about Biju Babu’s relationship with Gajapati district,…