Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (August 06, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —– Met issues thunderstorm & lightning warning for 16 districts of Odisha till 6:30 pm today.

—– Kurnool quarry blast: Bodies of 3 Odia labourers among 12 dead in Andhra quarry blast to reach home today.

—– Diploma in Medical Technology and Diploma in Radio Technology students scuffle with police in Bhubaneswar while attempting to gherao Health minister’s house.

—– BJD Spokesperson Sasmit Patra alleges corruption in Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: seeks clarity on Rs 1500 cr funded by Centre for 30 lakh beneficiaries.

—– Demand for permanent High Court bench in Western Odisha: Members of Central Action Committee meet CM Naveen Patnaik at Secretariat.

—– 14 Maoists gunned down in police encounter near Tulkadunga forest in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh bordering Malkangiri. 1 area committee member (ACM) with a bounty of Rs 5 lakh was arrested along with a female naxal.

—– Patna High Court to monitor CBI probe into Muzaffarpur horror. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar directed all district magistrates to inspect child and women shelter homes running in the state.

—– An amount of Rs 60,039,297 has been approved for Project Mausam for F.Y 2018-19 and 2019-20.

—– 116 Assam villages flooded after excess water released from dam.

—– Election of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman on Aug 9. JD(U) MP Harivansh will be the candidate of NDA for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman.

—– 2G spectrum case: Delhi high court adjourns the hearing for 14 August on Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) appeal against the acquittal of the all accused, including former telecom minister A. Raja & (DMK) leader M. Kanimozhi & others.

—– Supreme Court adjourns hearing petitions challenging the validity of Article 35A which empowers J&K state’s legislature to define ‘permanent residents’ of the state and provide special rights to them. SC to hear the matter on August 27.

—– Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s son married 9/11 hijacker’s daughter.

—– Kurnool quarry blast: Bodies of 3 Odia labourers among 12 dead in Andhra quarry blast to reach home today.

—– Andhra Pradesh: Three Odia Labourers Killed In Kurnool Granite Quarry Blast.

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