India Reports 3,37,704 Fresh Covid Cases, 488 Deaths

Achievers News: India registered 3,37,704 fresh Covid cases and 488 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Saturday. Among the new cases, 10,050 are cases of Omicron. With the addition of the new deaths, the toll has reached 4,88,884. The recovery of 2,42,676 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally to 3,63,01,482. India’s active caseload is presently at 21,13,365. With this, the Daily positivity rate is at 17.22%. With the administration of 67,49,746 vaccine doses in the last…

Major Fire Breaks Out At 20-Storey Building In Mumbai

Achievers News: At least two persons were killed and 13 others injured when a blaze engulfed the 18th floor of a building in Tardeo, South Mumbai, on Saturday, the BMC Disaster Control said here. The fire was noticed at the top part of the 20-storied Kamla Building at around 7.30 a.m. The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) rushed with fire tenders as the flames quickly spread to the two upper floors sparking panic among the building residents. At least 13 injured persons were rescued by the MFB teams, of which four were…

Car Falls Off Railway Over Bridge In Bhubaneswar

Achievers News: A car fell off the Punama Gate railway over bridge in Old Town area of Bhubaneswar after hitting the railing in the wee hours of Saturday. As per sources, two persons including the driver of the vehicle have been critically injured and admitted to Capital Hospital. It is worthwhile to mention that the overbridge is prone to accidents, with several accidents reported in the past.

Odisha Records 8,845 New Covid Cases

Achievers News: Odisha reported 8,845 fresh Covid cases on Saturday, including 927 children below 18 years of age, taking the active caseload to 88,150. As per the information shared by the Information & Public Relations Department, out of the new cases, 5,128 are in quarantine and 3,717 are local contacts. A total of 68,625 samples were tested in the state in the past 24 hours. The daily test positivity rate (TPR) now stands at 12.88%. The details of the new cases are as under: 1. Angul: 160 2. Balasore: 290 3.…

Odisha CM Offers Condolences On Demise Of Freedom Fighter Jitendra Pradhan

Achievers News: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has offered his condolences on the demise of centenarian freedom fighter Jitendra Pradhan who passed away due to old age on Friday. “I am saddened to learn of the death of centenarian freedom fighter Jitendra Pradhan. He will always be remembered for his contribution to the country’s Independence. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and pray for the departed soul to rest in peace,” tweeted Patnaik. Pradhan was the last among the 32 freedom fighters of Panimura village, in Sohel…