Congress Observes 6-Hour Hartal Across Odisha

Achievers News: The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) is observing a 6-hour statewide hartal today demanding justice for murdered lady teacher Mamita Meher. Reportedly, the party had yesterday announced to observe a statewide Bandh from 6 AM to 12 PM today. However, the Orissa High Court ordered that it is illegal and prohibited political parties from observing Bandh. Protests are allowed but Bandh is illegal as per orders of the Supreme Court, the High Court noted, a senior Lawyer said. A forum of shopkeepers had filed a petition in the Orissa…

Three More Covid Deaths Confirmed In Odisha

Achievers News: Three more persons suffering from Covid-19 in Odisha have succumbed to the disease, confirmed the Health & Family Welfare Department on Friday. Details of cases confirmed as death due to Covid-19 after due completion of the death audit process are as under. 1. A 82 years old Female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Chronic Kidney Disease. 2. A 54 years old Female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Hypertension. 3. A 13 years old Male of Mayurbhanj District. The department further stated that…

44 Among 263 New Covid Cases In Odisha Below 18 Years

Achievers News: Odisha on Friday reported 263 new positive cases of Covid-19, out of which 44 are between the age of 0-18 years. With a total of 66,533 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.39%. Among the new cases, 153 are in quarantine and 110 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 1044962 with 2884 active cases. District-wise details of the new cases are as under. 1. Balasore: 7 2. Bhadrak: 2 3. Balangir:…

TN Announces Compensation For Kin Of Those Killed In Heavy Rainfall

Achievers News: Tamil Nadu State Revenue and Disaster Management Minister K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran has announced a financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the families of those who lost their lives during the heavy rains in the state. The Minister assured that the bereaved families will receive a cheque in a week. According to the Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the state, 14 people died during the incessant rains and waterlogging. Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said that farmers who have lost more than 33 per cent of their crop would receive…

Congress Distributes Chocolates During Hartal In Cuttack

Achievers News: Odisha Congress activists observing a 6-hour hartal today demanding justice for murdered lady teacher Mamita Meher were seen offering chocolates to the public in Cuttack city seeking their cooperation. It is not for the first time that the party has adopted such unusual measures for seeking public support. Similar strategies had been observed by the party during the Odisha bandh on February 15. The Congress had yesterday called for a statewide Bandh from 6 AM to 12 PM today. However, the Orissa High Court ordered that it is illegal…