Lovlina Borgohain Assures Another Medal At Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assured India a medal in women’s welterweight by reaching the semifinals, beating Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in a quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. The 23-year-old from Assam won the quarterfinal encounter 4-1 on points, assuring India a medal as there is no playoff for losing semifinalists in the Olympics. She will meet Surmeneli Busenaz of Turkey in the first semifinal on August 4, a win assuring her of at least a silver medal.

India Logs 1.73L New Covid-19 Cases

AchieversNews (29/05/2021): India on Saturday reported 1,73,790 fresh Covid-19 cases while 3,617 patients succumbed to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.   This is for the third time since April 13 that India has recorded less than two lakh cases of Covid. On May 25, India has recorded 1.96 lakh cases of Covid, and 1,86,364 cases on May 28. The fatalities have also remained below 4,000 for three consecutive days.   India’s overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,77,29,247…

India on Friday reported 1,86,364 fresh Covid-19 cases

New Delhi: India on Friday reported 1,86,364 fresh Covid-19 cases while 3,660 patients succumbed to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said. This is for the second time since April 14 that India has recorded less than two lakh cases of Covid. On May 25, India has recorded 1.96 lakh cases of Covid, first time since April 14.  The fatalities have also remained below 4,000 for two consecutive days. India’s overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,75,55,457 with 23,43,152 active cases,…

Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express To Run Twice A Wee

AchieversNews(20/05/2021): In view of very poor occupancy by train passengers during COVID-19 pandemic, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to cancel more trains including Rajdhani Express from its jurisdiction. As per the decision, Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani trains will now run twice in a week instead of daily till May 31. While 02823 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express Special via Tata will run on Tuesdays from Bhubaneswar till May 31, this train on other days will remain cancelled with effect from May 21. Similarly, 02824 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express Special via Tata…

PM Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind wish on Eid ul-Fitr

AchieversNews (14/05/2021): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent out Eid greetings on the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr that is being celebrated across the world and in India on Friday.In a tweet on Friday morning, PM Modi said, “Best wishes on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Praying for everyone’s good health and well-being. Powered by our collective efforts, may we overcome the global pandemic and work towards furthering human welfare. “Eid Mubarak!President Ram Nath Kovind also greeted people on the eve of Eid ul-Fitr on Friday and tweeted, ” Eid Mubarak…

Low Pressure Over Bay Of Bengal With Cyclogenesis Likely Next Week

AchieversNews (14/05/2021): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted formation of a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal with further intensification and cyclogenesis, next week (between May 21 and May 27). “ECMWF and NCEP GFS models are indicating likely formation of a low pressure system over the Bay of Bengal during the period. NCEP GFS is showing its intensification and cyclogenesis over east central and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal towards the latter part of week 2 (May 21-May 27),” the IMD said.There is also a ‘Low’ probability (1%…

Railways Cancels These Trains In View Of Covid Upsurge

AchieversNews (13/05/2021): The India Railways today decided to cancel six pairs of local passengers and MEMU trains in view of surge in Covid-19 positive cases and to break the chain of infection. The move has been taken due to poor patronization of passengers as well. As per a statement issued by the railways, the six trains have been cancelled till May 23, 2021 from both the directions. The trains which have been cancelled are as follows:   01. 08456/08455 Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar Special   02. 08412/08411 Bhubaneswar-Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar Special   03. 08438/08437 Cuttack-Bhadrak-Cuttack…

Indian Railways Cancels These Trains Due To Poor Patronisation

Achieversnews(07/05/2021): The Indian Railways today announced to cancel the services of four Special trains originating from the East Coast Railway jurisdiction in view of poor patronization of passengers and surge in Covid-19 infection.The following trains will be cancelled as mentioned below –08445/08446 Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Special from Bhubaneswar from May 8 to 22, 2021 and from Jagadalpur from May 9 to 23, 2021 will remain cancelled.08516/08515 Visakhapatnam-Kirandul-Visakhapatnam Special from Visakhapatnam from May 7 to 21, 2021 and from Kirandul from May 8 to 22, 2021 will remain cancelled.02708/02707 Tirupati-Visakhapatnam-Tirupati Special from Tirupati from…

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…

India Records 4.14L New Covid Cases

Achieversnews(07/05/2021): India has recorded 4,14,188 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours — the highest so far, along with 3,915 fatalities, taking the total number of cases in the country to 2,14,91,598, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.It is the third time after May 1 that India has crossed the four lakh mark of active cases in last 24 hours. On Thursday, India recorded 4,12,262 cases.It is the 15th straight day when India recorded more than three lakh cases while over 3,000 casualties have…