Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (February 19, 2018)

ONI Bureau: — Lawyers stage cease-work agitation over permanent High Court bench in Western Odisha; Bolangir dist Bar Association pulls out of cease work agitation.

— Odisha Congress launches state-wide agitation over Kunduli victim Suicide.

— BSE Odisha sets up nodal centres in 23 police stations across the State.

— Kotia Row: OHRC seeks factual reports from RDC, Collector.

— Fire breaks out in electric thermal store in front of Choudwar grid.

— Punjab National Bank fraud: Bank stocks continue to fall; many hit 52-week lows; Petition filed in Supreme Court seeking an SIT probe in PNB Fraud Case.

— Gujarat Municipal Poll Live: BJP wins 1173 Nagarpalika seats, Congress 617.

— Accused S Daswant found guilty in the 2017 rape & murder case of a minor in Chennai.

— Govt writes to RBI over supervisory lapses in bank scam, asks the apex bank to check efficiency of systems to detect frauds.

— PM Modi to flag off Palace Queen Humsafar Express between Mysuru & Udaipur later today.

— ED registers case against Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari under PMLA.

— Tollywood actor Gundu Hanumanth Rao passed away earlier today at the age of 61.

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