Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (July 16, 2018)

ONI Bureau: ——  Dharmendra Pradhan lays foundation stone for National Skill Training Institute at Baranga in Bhubaneswar.

——  Orissa High Court grants conditional bail to Mahimananda Mishra against 2 sureties of Rs 1 lakh each in Cuttack Press Chhak bombing case & Paradip Tarinigada firing case.

——  Schools and colleges in Cuttack declared closed by the district administration due to heavy rain.

——  Inspection of Puri Srimandir’s ‘Garbhagriha’ by team of experts begins today.

——  Flood-like situation in Tel and Hati river after low pressure triggered rain in Odisha.

——  Regional Meteorological Center, Bhubaneswar issues heavy rain alert for 5 districts–Jharsuguda, Sundergarh, Deogarh, Sambalpur & Bargarh.

——  West Bengal: A portion of the tent in PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Midnapore collapsed during his speech today. PM instructed the SPG personnel to look after the people and attend to any injured. PM later met the injured in hospital.

——  3 defused rocket launchers found in pond in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh district.

——  Supreme Court seeks Centre’s stand on plea to ban hoisting green flags.

——  Andhra Pradesh: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized more than 1000 kgs of cannabis worth Rs 1.67 crore from Visakhapatnam’s Payakaraopeta, yesterday.

——  The Interpol Washington stated that absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi’s uncle Mehul Choksi is not in the United States.

——  India’s wholesale inflation rate rises to 5.77% in June as compared to 4.43% for the month of May.

——  Petrol, diesel prices fall around 13-15 paise after 10 days.

——  Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar Awan filed an appeal in Islamabad High Court against the verdict in Avenfield case.