Afternoon News Headlines (August 25, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– Odisha School College Teachers and Employees United Forum to observe September 5 as ‘Black Day’; to lock up schools & colleges across State from September 6.
—– Police ASI accused of raping, impregnating his minor Niece.
—– Heavy rain predicted in Odisha till August 28.
—– Doctors should serve in rural areas before getting promotion: Naidu.
—– Due to poor infrastructure, students of Kamghat Primary School in Boudh doing study under open sky.
—– Bus operations from Paralakhemundi to resume from tomorrow as dispute between private bus owners and workers’ union resolved.
—– MeT predicts moderate rainfall, lightning, thunderstorm in Jharsuguda,Sundergarh,Sambalpur, Deogarh, Balangir, Sonepur,Keonjhar,Mayurbhanj,Balasore,Bhadrak,Nayagarh,Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur,Kendrapara,Cuttack, Khordha, Puri,Rayagada,Malkangiri,Kalahandi, Koraput till 6.45 pm.
—– BJP leader KV SinghDeo requests CM Naveen Patnaik for adopting a Special Resolution in Odisha Assembly in the memory of former PM Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his contributions to the state.
—– Illegal cattle trafficking: Another associate of gangster Tito nabbed from Nayagarh by Special Task Force (STF). Jagatpur police takes gangster Tito on a 3-day remand in connection with firing incident on Tahir Ali, brother of arrested terror suspect Abdul Rahman.
—– Protestors scuffle with police during ongoing agitation over filling up of doctors post in Binika hospital; agitators lock up BDO, Binika IIC and #Subarnapur SDPO inside Tehdildar’s office.
—– Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal flagged off 12091/12092 Kathgodam-Dehradun Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan, today.
—– Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash alleged assault case: Delhi’s Patiala House court dismisses AAP MLAs’ plea to restrain police from sharing information with media. The court will consider charge-sheet on September 18.
—– Congress demands public debate, detailed inquiry into Rafale deal.
—– Kofi Annan to be buried in Ghana on September 13.
—– Rashmiranjan Parida appointed coach of Odisha cricket team for 2018-19 Ranji season.
—– Asian Games 2018: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal & PV Sindhu advance to quarter-finals of the women’s singles competition. India’s Dipika Pallikal settles for BRONZE as she loses 0-3 to Nicol David in semifinals of Squash.