Afternoon News Headlines (August 09, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– Wall of Casualty Trauma Care Unit in AIIMS, Bhubaneswar caves in; 25 patients shifted to a different ward. CPWD to be asked to submit report and a research team of IIT will be called for inspection.
—– Rules on Plastic Ban to be formulated by Sep 15. Those returning Omfed packets & plastic bottles will be paid: Additional Chief Secy of Forest & Environment Dept, SC Mohapatra.
—– MeT issues thunderstorm warning for Jagatsinghpur, Angul, Cuttack, Khordha and Bhubaneswar till 4 pm today.
—– Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri to take oath as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on Aug 12. Oath to be administered by Governor Ganeshi Lal.
—– Odisha CM unveils Statue Of Tribal Icon Birsa Munda on the occasion of International Day of the World’s Indigenous People.
—– Sevayats protest by lighting diyas in front of Puri Shri Mandir over several issues.
—– CM Naveen Patnaik congratulates Harivansh Narayan Singh on being elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman.
—– Union Cabinet meeting gets underway at Parliament.
—– Cabinet approves amendment in Triple Talaq Bill. Although the offence continues to remain non-bailable but magistrate can give bail.
—– Kerala: Water is flowing into the operational area of Cochin International Airport (CIAL). Airport may close with short notice, no long term parking in CIAL and no diversion from other airport will be permitted till further notification: Airport Director, CIAL
—– Supreme Court adjourns hearing in Female Genital Mutilation case to August 20.
—– At least eight men have accused Ravi Karkara, a senior adviser for United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, of sexual misconduct.
—– India Vs England second Test match: Toss delayed due to rain at Lord’s Cricket Ground.