Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (August 03, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —– Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik approves incentives for doctors under Odisha Medical Health Services Cadre.

—– IPS officer Satyajit Mohanty assumes office as Police Commissioner of twin cities.

—– Higher Education Minister Ananta Das says ragging will not be tolerated on premises of educational institutions in any form.

—– Newly recruited Civil Judges administered oath at Odisha Judicial Academy in Cuttack.

—– BJP delegation led by State party unit president Basant Panda meets Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal; seeks CBI probe into Gurupriya Bridge Scam.

—– Odisha Crime Branch arrests A. Johnsel Raja, managing trustee of Selvam Educational Charitable Trust that running Sardar Raja’s Medical College and Hospital at Kalahandi, from Nagercoil TamilNadu on charges of criminal breach of trust and cheating.

—– Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu’s visit to Odisha for AIIMS Bhubaneswar convocation cancelled owing to an emergency meeting with PM Modi.

—– 3 students of Mahasingh high school in Baliguda allegedly beaten up by headmaster after they refused to sweep classroom.

—– Bolangir: Rail roko agitation withdraws after assurance given by railway officials to halt express trains.

—– The Supreme Court’s five-judge Constitution bench is examining whether its 12-year-old verdict that had dealt with the issue of providing reservations to SC and ST categories in government job promotions is right or wrong.

—– India, Kazakhstan agree to boost trade, defence cooperation.

—– Trinamool Congress will be a part of the protest led by RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav tomorrow, against the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case.

—– 12 people dead due to heavy rainfall and lightning in 14 districts of Uttar Pradesh since yesterday. 234 houses damaged.

—– Sopore Encounter: Two militants killed, two security men injured in Kashmir.

—– Centre scraps plan to set up Social media hub, SC told

—– Kajol to launch trailer of her forthcoming film ‘Helicopter Eela’ on her birthday.

—– Badminton World: Saina, Ashwini-Satwik lose in quarters.

—– Women’s Hockey WC: India lose to Ireland in quarters.

—– The Election Commission of Pakistan to declare the polls and results in two constituencies- NA-10 (Shangla) and NA-48 (North Waziristan) null and void due to low women voter turnout.

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