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Afternoon News Headlines (April 21, 2017)


Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari* Nepal President Bidya Devi receives warm welcome at Puri; Assures arangement of ‘Kasturi’ for Puri Jagannath Temple.

* Bolangir Dist Collector directs for closure of BC Jena Memorial Seva Kendra after suicide of Divyang woman caretaker on March 20.

* MCI approves increase of 250 MBBS seats at the SCB Medical College & Hospital, Cuttack.

* AIADMK merger: 7 member committee of CM Palanisami to hold merger talks with O Panneerselvam faction.

* FM Arun Jaitley takes up H1B visa issue with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

* 6 killed, 13 injured in a minibus-truck collision in Sangli district in Maharashtra.

* What is the logic behind making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN & filing IT returns, SC asks Centre

* India wins elections to 2 subsidiary bodies of a United Nations organ focussed on social and economic issues.