Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (July 9, 2018)

—– SJTA restricts Servitors on taking Money from Devotees during Ratha Jatra.

—– District administration demolishes illegal toilets under construction on Puri sea beach.

—– Tata Trust to upgrade Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre & set up Green Field Tata Memorial Hospital in Bhubaneswar in 5 years with a funding of Rs 1000 cr.

—– Supreme Court refuses to allow offering of Namaz at Taj Mahal.

—– 2012 Nirbhaya Delhi gang-rape case: Supreme Court dismisses review pleas filed by 3 of the 4 convicts seeking reduction of their death sentence to a life term, upholds its earlier order of death sentence.

—– SC refuses to adjourn hearing on Section 377.

—– Heavy rains continue to batter Mumbai, trains delayed.

—– Microsoft signs MoU with Rajasthan government on digital literacy.

—– Odisha’s visually-impaired cricketer Lingaraj Routra finds place in Indian squad for the ‘1st Ever Bilateral Series For The Blind’ against Sri Lanka to be played from July 15 in Colombo.

—– Japan floods toll increase to 104.

—– Sharif’s son-in-law Captain Muhammad Safdar Awan sent to Pakistan’s Adiala Jail.