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…