Afternoon News Headlines (January 2, 2018)
— Odisha CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh and monthly pension of Rs 2,000 for family of martyred Jawan Pradeep Panda.
— Kalinganagar Tragedy completes 12 Years today; Locals observe Saheed Divas today.
— Jatra script writer Ananta Ojha’s mortal remains arrive in Bhubaneswar.
— Raids at two petrol pumps in Sambalpur over alleged fuel theft by using electronic chip.
— Chhattisgarh: Security forces recovered a 10 Kg and a 18 kg bomb planted by Naxals near new Tarrem village.
— Shillong: 4 Meghalaya Congress MLAs join BJP today.
— Famous Urdu poet Anwar Jalalpuri passes away in Lucknow.
— Delhi High Court stays the Special CBI trial court order which awarded 3 year jail term to former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda in a coal scam case.
— Defence Minister N Sitharaman cleared procurement proposal of 240 bombs at cost of Rs 1254 Cr from Russia & procurement of 131 Barak Missiles & associated equipment from Israel at a cost of Rs 460 Cr.