Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (January 29, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  — Two youths allegedly gang rape Class VIII girl in Boudh dist on Sunday; accused absconding.

— BSF Jawan Suresh Kumar arrested by Malkangiri police for cheating a woman on the pretext of marriage.

— Koraput: Fire guts all records of Jeypore Cooperative Society Deputy Registrar Office.

— Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign launches in Odisha.

— Notification for Bijepur bypoll to be out tomorrow at 11 AM.

— Budget Session begins; President Kovind bets for ‘One Nation-One Poll’.

— Economic Survey 2017-18 predicts India’s GDP growth to be between 7-7.5% in 2018-19; gross Value Added (GVA) expected to grow by 6.1%: Chief Economic Adviser Dr Arvind Subramanian.

— Bypolls: 50% voting turnout recorded till 3 pm; 44% in Ajmer till 1 pm.

— SC dismissed petition filed by lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma, seeking deletion of certain scenes in Padmaavat.

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