Odisha Reports 12 New Covid Cases

Achievers news: A total of 12 new cases of COVID-19 were reported during the last 24 hours across the State, out of which 7 persons are in quarantine while 5 are local contacts. The number of active cases is 80. As per the data shared by the Information and Public Relations Department on Saturday, as many as 19,306 samples were tested during the last 24 hours in the State. The State’s COVID-19 test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.06 percent. Below is the district-wise breakup of new cases in Odisha: 1.…

Mercury Breaches 40 Deg Or More In 25 Towns, Boudh Hottest With 45

Achievers News: Scorching heatwave conditions prevailed in Odisha with 25 towns recording maximum day temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius or more. Boudh remained the hottest place in the State by recording the day’s highest temperature of 45 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day in a row. Similarly, nine towns recorded maximum day temperatures of 43 degrees Celsius or more. Besides, in five towns the mercury shot up to 44 degrees Celsius or more. The towns that recorded 40 degrees Celsius or more are Cuttack (40.1), Bhubaneswar (40.2), Angul (44.7),…

One Dead, Several Injured As DJ Vehicle Overturns In Kalahandi

Achievers News: One person died while several others were injured after a vehicle carrying DJ equipment overturned during a procession near Bandakutra in Junagarh block of Kalahandi district late Friday night. The deceased has been identified as Prafulla Bag of Nuapada district. All the injured are presently undergoing treatment at the District Headquarters Hospital in Bhawanipatna. Reportedly, Maa Melody Band Party of Junagarh had gone to Golamunda last night for a marriage procession. The tragedy occurred when they were returning.

Low Pressure Area Likely Over South Andaman Sea On May 5

Achievers News: A cyclonic circulation is likely to form over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood around May 4, according to a forecast by the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD’s) Meteorological Centre here. Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form over the South Andaman Sea and its neighbourhood during the next 24 hours, the forecast added. The low pressure area is likely to become more marked during the subsequent 24 hours, the forecast further said.

Prime Video India Reveals 40-Strong Programming Slate For Next 2 Yrs

Achievers News:  At a star-studded event hosted by Karan Johar, Abhishek Bachchan and Sumukhi Suresh, Amazon Prime Video on Thursday rolled out an ambitious five-year road map and unveiled a 40-strong slate of new titles, new films (both originals and collaborations) and new seasons to be streamed over the next two years. The offerings include ‘The Family Man’ duo Raj and DK’s con thriller series ‘Farzi’, starring Shahid Kapoor and Vijay Sethupati, and Rohit Shetty’s ‘Indian Police Force’, with Sidharth Malhotra and Shilpa Shetty in the lead roles, as well…

India Reports 3,377 Fresh Covid Cases, 60 Deaths

Achievers News: India on Friday 3,377 new Covid cases, an increase against the 3,303 infections registered the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said. In the same period, the country reported 60 Covid fatalities, taking the nationwide death toll to 523,753. Meanwhile, the active caseload of the country also increased to 17,801 cases, accounting for 0.04 per cent of the country’s total positive cases. The recovery of 2,496 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,25,30,622. Consequently, India’s recovery rate now stands at 98.74 per cent.…

SRC Alerts Collectors As IMD Issues Yellow Warning For 11 Districts

Achievers News: The Office of Special Relief Commissioner has issued an alert for Collectors of 11 districts after a heatwave warning was sounded by the Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday. As per IMD’s special bulletin, heatwave conditions are very likely to occur in Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Keonjhar Mayurbhanj, Angul, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir till Friday. Similarly, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir will experience intense heat on April 30. Taking this into account, the Collectors of the aforementioned districts have been advised to take steps to…

Odisha Reports 10 New Covid Cases

Achievers news: A total of 10 new cases of COVID-19 were reported during the last 24 hours across the State, out of which 6 persons are in quarantine while 4 are local contacts. The number of active cases is 78. As per the data shared by the Information and Public Relations Department on Friday, as many as 18,317 samples were tested during the last 24 hours in the State. The State’s COVID-19 test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.05 percent. Below is the district-wise breakup of new cases in Odisha:…

Matric Examination Begins In Odisha

Achievers news: The Summative Assessment II of Class 10 students, Madhyama and State Open School Examination in Odisha commenced today across the State. As many as 5,71,909 students are to appear in the High School Certificate (HSC) examination. Similarly, 4,443 students will be appearing for the Madhyama examination and 9,378 students will be appearing for the State Open School Certificate (SOSC) examination. All the aforementioned exams are being conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha(BSE). According to information shared by the BSE, the timings of the exams have been…

‘The Kashmir Files’ To Bow Down On OTT On May 13

Achievers News: Vivek Agnihotri’s latest directorial, ‘The Kashmir Files’ which tells the story of Kashmiri Pandit exodus and genocide, is set to debut on OTT on May 13 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. The film, written and directed by Vivek Agnihotri, stars Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, Bhasha Sumbli and Darshan Kumaar. It presents the story of the void that still looms in the valleys of Kashmir after the Kashmiri Pandits’ exodus that plagued the valley in the early 1990s. It echoes their sense of deprivation, the pain…