Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (January 8, 2019)

ONI Bureau:  Good Afternoon Readers! Here are the Afternoon News Bulletin on Odisha, India and World by Odisha News Insight.

—   BJD President Naveen Patnaik attends party’s protest rally in Delhi demanding hike in MSP for paddy to Rs 2930 per quintal.

—   Odisha’s tableau not to be a part of Republic Day parade in New Delhi this year.

—   BJD welcomes Centre’s decision of 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections of general category.

—   Normal life affected in odisha as trade union employees join 2-day nationwide strike.

—   Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot tables Bill for 10 percent reservation for economically weaker upper caste sections in Lok Sabha.

—   Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director; Verma to continue as CBI Director till 31 January 2019. However, he cannot take policy decisions.

—   PM Modi and Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg hold delegation level talks in Delhi.

—   Army patrol party attacked by terrorists in Pulwama. One terrorist killed; weapon recovered. Operation still in progress.

—   Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill; Congress walks out of Lok Sabha during debate over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016.

—   Delhi High Court to hear tomorrow the petition filed by Pooja Mahajan against the trailer of the movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ which is due to release on Jan 11.

—   Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Delhi’s Patiala House Court adjourns the case till 14 January.

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