Sitharaman To Present Budget For J&K In Parliament

Achievers news: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Budget of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in Parliament on Monday. The Centre is likely to table ‘The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2022’ in the Rajya Sabha. The second part of the Budget session will resume Monday and will last until April 8. The Rajya Sabha is likely to get over 64 hours to transact the legislative business besides taking up the issues of public importance during this part of the session. The Finance…

India Reports 2,503 Fresh Covid Cases, 27 Deaths

Achievers News: India registered 2,503 fresh Covid cases and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Monday. With the addition of the new deaths, the toll has reached 5,15,877. The recovery of 4,377 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally to 4,24,41,449. India’s active caseload is presently at 36,168. With the administration of 4,61,318 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid inoculation coverage has reached 1,80,19,45,779 as of Monday morning.

Odisha Works Department AEE Under Vigilance Scanner

Achievers News: Odisha Vigilance on Monday conducted simultaneous raids on the houses and property associated with Ajaya Kumar Mishra, Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE), R&B Division No-IV, Bhubaneswar, on the allegation of accumulation of disproportionate assets. Separate teams of the anti-corruption agency led by 5 DSPs, 11 Inspectors, and other staff, on the strength of search warrants issued by Special Judge Vigilance, Dhenkanal, conducted searches at the following six places in Khordha, Dhenkanal, and Angul district. 1) Residential rented house located at Block no-B/202, Sai Garden Apartment, Shree Vihar, Patia, Bhubaneswar…

Odisha Records 68 New Covid Cases

Achievers News: Odisha reported 68 fresh Covid cases on Monday, including 12 individuals below 18 years of age, taking the active caseload to 851. As per the information shared by the Information & Public Relations Department, out of the new cases, 41 are in quarantine and 27 are local contacts. A total of 43,405 samples were tested in the state in the past 24 hours. The daily test positivity rate (TPR) now stands at 0.15%. The details of the new cases are as under: 1. Angul: 4 2. Balasore: 3…

Heatwave Likely In Some Odisha Districts From March 16

Achievers News: Heatwave is likely in some districts of Odisha from March 16, informed the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Monday. Temperature is likely to rise by 3 to 4 degrees in the coming days under the influence of the likely flow of strong winds from west-northwest. In the last 24 hours, temperature above 36 degree Celsius was recorded at 10 places with the highest temperature of 38 degree Celsius recorded in Titlagarh.

India Reports 3,614 Fresh Covid Cases, 89 Deaths

Achievers news: India registered 3,614 fresh Covid cases and 89 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Saturday. With the addition of the new deaths, the toll has reached 5,15,803. The recovery of 5,185 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally to 4,24,31,513. India’s active caseload is presently at 40,559. With the administration of 18,18,511 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid inoculation coverage has reached 1,79,91,57,486 as of Saturday morning.

Odisha Records 83 New Covid Cases

Achievers News: Odisha reported 83 fresh Covid cases on Saturday, including 22 individuals below 18 years of age, taking the active caseload to 977. As per the information shared by the Information & Public Relations Department, out of the new cases, 49 are in quarantine and 34 are local contacts. A total of 46,459 samples were tested in the state in the past 24 hours. The daily test positivity rate (TPR) now stands at 0.17%. The details of the new cases are as under: 1. Angul: 1 2. Balasore: 4…

Is AAP Heading For A National Alternative After Punjab Polls?

Achievers news: Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) landslide victory in Punjab by garnering 92 out of 117 seats in the Assembly, the less than ten year old party is all set on its way to become a national political party. In order to be recognised as a national party, a party must first be recognised as a State party in at least four States. According to the Election Commission of India, a party should maintain a consistent vote share of 6% of total number of valid votes polled by all the contesting…

Temperature To Rise Across Odisha In Next 4-5 Days

Achievers News: The temperature is to rise across Odisha by 2 to 3 degrees in the next four to five days, informed the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Saturday. Dry weather is to prevail across the state for the next five days, it added. In the last 24 hours, temperature above 35 degree Celsius was recorded at eight places with the highest temperature of 37.5 degree recorded at Boudh, followed by 37.1 degree at Angul. It was followed by 37 degree each at Talcher, Sonepur, Titilagarh, and Balangir, 35.9 degree at…

Senior Odia Journalist Akshaya Padhi Passes Away

Achievers News: Senior journalist from Odisha, Akshaya Kumar Padhi, breathed his last at the age of 51. He was suffering from cancer. Padhi was the correspondent of Kalinga TV in Keonjhar since 2015. Earlier, he was with OTV from 2003 to 2015. He is survived by his wife and a son. Many across the media fraternity have expressed immense grief on his demise.