Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (March 14, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  — CM Naveen Patnaik approves different projects worth Rs 1.40 crore for three panchayats in Malkangiri, Boudh and Mayurbhanj districts under Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas progarmme.

— BJD members stage walkout from Lok Sabha protesting passage of Finance Bill-2018 without proper debate.

— Will not contest upcoming election, if Prasad Harichandan continues as the chief of OPCC: Sundergarh Congress MLA Jogesh Singh.

— BJD delegation meets Rail Minister Piyush Goyal to push for Odisha govt’s demand to create a single rail zone for entire state.

— Bihar bypolls: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) wins Jehanabad assembly by-poll.

— Gorakhpur ByPoll: SP’s Praveen Kumar Nishad leads by 28,737 votes with 2,93,153 votes, BJP’s Upendra Dutt Shukla second with 2,64,416 votes after 19th round of counting.

— Phulpur ByPoll: Samajwadi Party’s Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 29,474 with 2,18,963 votes, BJP’s Kaushlendra Singh Patel second with 1,89,489 votes after 20th round of counting.

— Indigo flight 6E 334(Hyderabad-Raipur) returned to Hyderabad after take off due to a technical problem in the engine.

— Ex-telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, brother Kalanithi Maran, other accused discharged in ‘illegal’ telephone exchange case by CBI court in Chennai.

— Ayodhya matter: Supreme Court has dismissed all the intervention applications filed in the case.

— President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Madagascar for the second leg of his two nation tour.

— our Odisha players selected in Indian Women Hockey squad.

— German Parliament confirms Chancellor Angela Merkel for fourth term.

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