Rohit Sharma Fined Rs 12L; Here’s Why

AchieversNews(21/04/2021): Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma has been fined Rs 12 lakh after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, the organizers said in a statement. The IPL said that the fine has been imposed as it was MI’s first offense of the season. “As it was his team’s first offense of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offenses, Mr Sharma was fined Rs 12 lakh,” it said.…

PM Modi Requests States To Go For Lockdown As Last Option

AchieversNews(21/04/2021): Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the Covid situation on Tuesday evening, saying that the government is working to ensure oxygen supply for Covid patients who need it. Modi said that this time the demand for oxygen has increased in several parts of the country and the government is working with full sensitivity to meet the demand. “The Union government, state governments, private sector, everyone is trying their best to provide oxygen to those in need,” Modi said. The Prime Minister also told the nation that several…

India’s 10 States Report 86% Deaths

AchieversNews(17/04/2021): India’s 10 states on Saturday accounted for 85.83 percent of the new deaths in which Maharashtra, Delhi, and Chhattisgarh reported more than half of the total number registered in the last 24 hours. A total of 1,341 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said on Saturday. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (398) followed by Delhi (141), Chhattisgarh 138, Uttar Pradesh (103), Gujarat (94), Karnataka (78), Madhya Pradesh (60), Jharkhand (56), Punjab (50) and Tamil Nadu (33). Fortunately, nine…

Former CBI director Ranjit Sinha passes away

AchieversNews(16/04/2021): Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Ranjit Sinha died here on Friday morning. He was 68. It is understood that he was confirmed positive for coronavirus on Thursday night, the officials said. The 1974-batch officer of the Bihar cadre had headed Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force, the Railway Protection Force, and served at senior positions in the Central Bureau of Investigation in Patna and Delhi before his appointment as CBI chief in 2012.

Three Projects In Odisha Receive Ministry Of Road Transport

AchieversNews(2/4/2021): The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways today approved the up-gradation, rehabilitation, and reconstruction of several projects in several states including India. The Ministry gave its approval for the construction of a bypass on NH-59 for Berhampur town including 4L ROB on EPC mode with a budget of Rs 196.94 crore. The proposed construction of a Railway Over Bridge at Matiapada on Puri – Konark Road on EPC mode with a budget of Rs. 137.61 crore also received the Ministry’s approval. Reconstruction of five submersible bridges replacing them with…

Vice-President Arrives In Bhubaneswar On Two-Day

AchieversNews(2/4/2021): Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu arrived in Bhubaneswar on a two-day visit to the state. The Vice-President, who landed at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) on a special aircraft from Hyderabad at 11 AM, will have lunch at Raj Bhawan and head to Cuttack to attend the 40th annual day of Sarala Sahitya Sansad and the 600th birth ceremony of Adi Kabi Sarala Das later in the day. After attending the events, he will return to the state capital and spend the night at Raj Bhawan.

Rajinikanth To Be Bestowed With Dadasaheb Phalke Award

New Delhi: Superstar Rajinikanth will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Thursday.Javadekar took to Twitter to announce the news. Calling Rajinikanth “one of the greatest actors in the history of Indian cinema”, he said that the actor was being awarded for his contribution in the field of acting, production and screenwriting for Indian cinema. Posting a picture of the actor, Javadekar wrote: The  prestigious award will be conferred on May 3, 2021 along with the distribution of National Film Awards…

Petrol Prices Down 19-22 Paise

AchieversNews(30/3/2021):  Oil marketing companies reduced fuel prices on Tuesday after a four-day halt.Prices of the transportation fuel declined in the range of 22-19 paise across the four metros.In the national capital, petrol was sold for Rs 90.56 per litre, 22 paise lower than the previous level of Rs 90.78.In the other key cities of Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, the fuel was priced at Rs 96.98, Rs 92.58 and Rs 90.77 per litre, respectively, against the previous levels of 97.19, Rs 92.77 and Rs 90.98.Similarly, diesel prices also declined on Tuesday.…

66th Filmfare Awards: Two Awards For Legend Irrfan Khan

AchieversNews(28/3/2021): The 66th edition of the Filmfare Awards was hosted celebrating the magic of Indian film industry that continued to touch several lives amidst the despair of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The year 2020 turned out to be an equally dark year for the film industry as it lost some of its stars like Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan, Saroj Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput. But, with the motto ‘The show must go on’, Bollywood stood united in spirits and continued to entertain people who spent the entire year indoors amidst lockdowns…