Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (September 26, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–   Debt ridden farmer ends life at Mangrajpur village in Jajpur dist.

—–   The theme of Odisha conclave 2018 is ‘I am Odisha’, which celebrates all the success of the state & the people in creating a vibrant ecosystem for business. A 36 hours smart Odisha hackathon has been launched today: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Chennai.

—–   Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to hold press meet in Bhubaneswar on 28 September.

—–   Names of Congress poll candidates will be announced after AICC Screening Committee meeting on October 1: OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik.

—–   Members of BJP Mahila Morcha attempt to barge into Minister Pradeep Maharathy’s quarters over his alleged objectionable remarks against women.

—–   MNM chief Kamal Haasan meets Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik in Chennai. Haasan says, as I am new to politics, had come to take advice from him.

—–   BJP will launch signature campaign across Odisha from September 30 to October 7 to press Naveen government to adopt Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

—–   The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and said that it empowers the marginalised sections of the society. However, it ruled that the Aadhar is not mandatory for school admissions, mobile phone connections, for obtaining a new SIM card but it mandatory for PAN linking. Supreme Court says, “the government needs to ensure that illegal migrants do not get Aadhaar card”.

—–   4 children and a woman died after a three-storey building collapsed near Sawan Park in Ashok Vihar in Delhi.

—–   Union Cabinet has approved a comprehensive policy to deal with excess sugar production in the country.

—–   Union Cabinet has approved construction of a new Domestic Terminal at Patna Airport.

—–   Income Tax Department conducts raids at RJD MLA Abu Dojana’s office in Patna.

—–   Himachal Pradesh: Tourists who were stranded in Lahaul-Spiti district being airlifted to Kullu.

—–   Supreme Court says there is no need to collect data on SC/ST in reservation in promotion in government services.

—–   First Facebook ‘India Startup Day’ in Delhi on October 9.

—–   Trump applauded India’s effort in poverty alleviation and said India has been tirelessly working towards the goal.

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