Odisha CM Congrats Indian Men’s Team For Brave Fight At Olympics Hockey

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated the Indian Men’s Hockey Team for putting up a brave fight in the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday. The Indian Men’s Hockey team was not able to make it to the finals of the Tokyo Olympic Games as it suffered a 2-5 defeat to Belgium. Taking to Twitter, Patnaik said, “Well played. Congratulate Indian Men’s Hockey Team for putting up a brave fight in the #Hockey Semi Finals of #Tokyo2020 against World Champion Belgium. What they have achieved so far will…

Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 196.5 Million

Washington: The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 196.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.19 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.99 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Friday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload, death toll stood and vaccination tally stood at 196,543,425, 4,196,442 and 3,993,341,219, respectively. The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 34,745,060 and 612,105, respectively, according…

Global COVID-19 Caseload Tops 156.4 Million

AchieversNews(08/05/2021): The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 156.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.26 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.In its latest update on Saturday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 156,472,669 and 3,264,720, respectively. The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 32,649,677 and 580,870, respectively, according to the CSSE.In terms of infections, India follows in the second…

COVID-19 Global Caseload Tops 155.6 Million

Achieversnews(07/05/2021):: The overall global COVID-19 caseload has topped 155.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.25 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.In its latest update on Friday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 155,623,871 and 3,237,435, respectively.The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 32,603,569 and 580,054, respectively, according to the CSSE.In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with…

Pfizer In Talks With India On Vax Approval

AchieversNews(04/05/2021):  Pfizer is discussing expedited approval of its Covid-19 vaccine with the Indian government, company CEO Alber Bourla said while announcing a donation of medicines worth $70 million to fight the resurgent pandemic. “We are currently discussing with Indian government an expedited approval pathway to make our Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine available for use in the country,” he said in a video posted on the company website. He pledged to send enough medicines over the next 90 days “to ensure that every Covid-19 patient in every public hospital across India can have…

Canada To Give Rs 60 Crore To India

AchieversNews(28/04/2021): The Canadian government has announced to provide help of 10 million Canadian dollars (About Rs 60 crore) to India to fight the situation that emerged following the outbreak of the worst Covid-19 wave. Canadian minister Karina Gould tweeted on Tuesday night: “Announced today: We are providing $10 million through the @redcrosscanada to the @IndianRedCross to support people in India as they combat #COVID19.” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday retweeted the tweet with the caption: “Right now, the people of India are facing a tragic situation. To help…

Google Announces Rs 135 Cr Grant For Covid-Hit India

AchieversNews(26/04/2021): Google on Monday announced Rs 135 crore ($18 million) to help get urgent medical supplies, including oxygen and testing equipment, for India that is currently going through a devastating Covid wave. The donation includes two grants from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, totaling Rs 20 crore. “The first is to GiveIndia to provide cash assistance to families hit hardest by the crisis to help with their everyday expenses. The second will go to UNICEF to help get urgent medical supplies, including oxygen and testing equipment, to where it’s needed most…

Global COVID-19 Caseload Tops 127 Million

AchieversNews (29/3/2021): The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has surpassed 127 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.78 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.In its latest update on Monday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 127,092,284 and 2,782,944, respectively.

COVID-19: Global Case Tops 126 Million

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has surpassed 126 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.76 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Saturday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 126,026,603 and 2,766,824, respectively. The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 30,155,046 and 548,067, respectively, according to the CSSE. Brazil follows in the second place with…

3,515 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Reported In Austria

AchieversNews(20/3/2021): Austria has broken the record for daily coronavirus cases since the beginning of this year again with 3,515 new infections reported on Friday.The death toll rose by 42 to 9,024, while 1,834 people are receiving hospital treatment, 397 of them in intensive care, according to the Interior Ministry.The Alpine country has had a total of 508,096 infections so far, the Xinhua news agency reported.“It is very clear that we, and all of Europe, are in the third coronavirus wave,” Health Minister Rudolf Anschober told the constituent meeting of the…