Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (August 01, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —– Waterlogging: Joint team of BMC, BDA and NHAI continues eviction drive in Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar.

—– Cadre Maoist Durbadal Bariha carrying cash award of Rs 1 lakh on his head surrenders before Nuapada SP.

—– BJD fears CBI enquiry as many of their MLAs and MPs are embroiled in chit fund scams and so the ruling party supports BJP on NRC Issue: Congress Chief Whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati.

—– Amit Shah to review tasks assigned to Odisha BJP today.

—– Five IOCL officials depose before Special Task Force of Odisha Crime Branch in connection with allotment of petrol pump to Gangster Tito.

—– Oscar Chit Fund Scam: Bail plea of company managing director Munna Patra rejected by special court in Cuttack.

—– ‘Health of Food Corporation Odisha’ company allegedly dupes more than 50 persons of Rs 50 lakh by providing fake appointment letters.

—– Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus over NRC.

—– Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Delhi’s Patiala House Court allows Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad, directs him to furnish a Flight Data Recorder (FDR) of Rs 2 lakh before it which shall be refunded after his return.

—– RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee has decided to increase the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points to 6.5% Consequently.

—–WB CM Mamata Banerjee meets Advani, opposition leaders in Parliament.

—– Tribal parties demand NRC in Tripura.

—– Srikanth advances at Badminton World Championships.

—– First Test: England win the toss & elect to bat first against India in Edgbaston.

—– Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was sent back to the Adiala jail in Rawalpindi from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences after his health condition stabilized.

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