Achievers News Bureau:- A major fire broke out at the City Centre mall in south Mumbai on Thursday (October 22) night. According to a fire brigade official, the blaze at the mall erupted at around 8:53 pm on Thursday even when almost 200-300 people were present inside the premises. At least 20 fire engines and seven jetties were engaged in the operation to douse the flames on the ground plus four-storey mall, the official said. According to reports, a fireman received burn injuries during the operation and was immediately rushed…
Achievers News- Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued an orange warning for heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places in six coastal districts of Odisha under the influence of a well-marked low-pressure. In a morning bulletin, the IMD said that well-marked low pressure lying over the north-west and adjoining the west-central Bay of Bengal off the south Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coasts is very likely to concentrate into a depression within 12 hours and further into a deep depression during the subsequent 24 hours.
Achievers News- Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his recent address to the nation urged people to not their guard during the puja festivities as the lockdown may have ended but the virus is still there. Even though detection of new cases may have begun the downward decline, the celebrations in most pandals have gone virtual. The Durga Puja celebrations which start from Sasthi (October 22) and comes to an end on Dashami (October 26). The pandal associations have been asked to keep the festivities at a bare minimum, the…
Achievers News- The twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar brace for intermittent rain, thundershower with one or two spellsof moderate rain on Thursday, said regional Meteorological Centre here.The Nowcast Warning also warned oftemporary traffic congestion, poor visibility due to intense spells, slippery road and waterlogging in low-lyingareas and underpass roads. The MeT Centre suggested making arrangements to drain water and mind manholes anduncovered electric wires while walking in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
Achievers News- Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced to contribute Rs 5 crore for relief efforts in flood-hit Hyderabadand parts of Telangana.“Hon CM Sri Naveen Patnaik announced a contribution of Rs 5 crore towards relief efforts post floods inHyderabad/parts of Telangana as a gesture from people of Odisha,” tweeted chief secretary Asit Tripathy.About 70 people died dueto heavy rains and flash floods in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana.In a preliminary estimate, the government pegged thelosses at over Rs 5,000 crore caused due to rains and floods.
Achievers News- Ambulance service was launched after decades in the ‘Swabhiman Anchal’, which is considered as a Maoist stronghold,of Malkangiri district.The service will benefit more than 20,000 people from five panchayats as for years, people inthe area were forced to travel by launch or motorboat for their treatment.
Achievers News- Bhubaneswar: With detection of 1904 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the total caseload of Odisha today surged to 2,72,250. Of the total fresh cases detected from all 30 districts, 1115 have been reported from different quarantine centres while remaining 789 are local contact cases. Contact tracing and follow-up action is underway, said Information and Public Relation (I & PR ) Department.
Achievers News- A 65-year-old woman was crushed to death by an elephant and two others suffered injuries at Palasamunduli village under Morada police limits in Mayurbhanj district today.Sources said when Subhadra Rana was plucking flowers early this morning, the pachyderm came out of nowhere and trampled her to death. Besides, Indrajit and Naitani of Tukapalasia village suffered injuries in the elephant attack. They were later admitted to hospital for treatment.
Achievers News- After battling with back-to-back low pressure induced rains, Odisha is bracing up to face yet another low pressure inthe Bay of Bengal.The Regional Meteorological Centre’s latest update said that the cyclonic circulation over centralBay of Bengal and neighbourhood is very likely to develop over the same region during the next 24 hours.The weatheroffice had forecasted a yellow warning for heavy rainfall at one or two places in Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapatiand Ganjam districts on Tuesday. Thunderstorm and lightning might also be witnessed in some places over the districts…
Achievers News-Bhubaneswar: A resto-bar named Echoes at the Infocity Road was sealed by the twin city Commissionerate Police for violating the COVID-19 norms.As per reports, a birthday party was underway at the bar last night. On getting information, the police raided the bar and sealed it.