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.