Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (April 15, 2017)

Amit Shah, BJP National Executive Meet* Amit Shah attends office bearers’ meeting at Janata Maidan; 13 Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled States, 7 deputy CMs scheduled to attend BJP National Executive Meeting in Bhubaneswar.

* Odisha CM not to meet PM Modi as he is on a political visit to Bhubaneswar.

* Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal dedicates 4 wind-generated electricity projects of 198 MW to nation at Nalco conference hall.

* Bhadrak Admin to submit damage assessment report today.

* Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll: former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah set to win, leads by 9,199 votes over PDP’s Nazir Ahmad Khan.

* 8 students dead after drowning at Wairi beach in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra.

* Indian Railways announces Rs 50,000 each ex-gratia for injured in Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailment.

* First batch of women auto rickshaw drivers start work in Maharashtra; Govt. reserved 5% of rickshaw permits for women.

* Manipur Health Minister L Jayantakumar Singh resigns from Government complaining of interference in ministry.

* India Cancels Maritime Talks with Pakistan over Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence.

* ‘Mother of all bombs’ by US killed 90 ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan; Russia offers to host peace talks between Taliban and Afghanistan.

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