Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (November 1, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–     Jodhpur District Parole Committee rejects self-styled godman Asaram Bapu’s plea for 20-days parole.

—–     Union Cabinet approves renaming of Jharsuguda Airport, Odisha as “Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda.

—–     Ministry of Home Affairs has approved a Safe City project for Lucknow at a total cost of Rs.194.44 crore under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme.

—–     Supreme Court to consider the petition filed by SC lawyer and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay on December 4, seeking a direction for lifetime ban on convicted politicians from contesting elections.

—–     Central government informed Delhi High Court that the government has withdrawn the prohibition of not allowing the persons with disabilities to perform Haj.

—–     SC asks Chief Wildlife Warden to conduct a survey of each state by Dec 31 on the no. of elephants in the country & how many of them are held legally/illegally & submit a report to Ministry of Environment & Forest.

—–     GST collections for October 2018 have crossed Rs. 1 lakh crore.

—–     MoU between India and Korea to enhance cooperation in tourism sector gets Cabinet nod.

—–     Cabinet approves agreement between India and Morocco on Mutual Legal Assistance in criminal matters.

—–     Cabinet apprised of India-Russia MoU in field of transport education and MoC for technical cooperation between India and Russian Railways.

—–     Supreme Court pulls up Delhi High Court for delay in completing the recruitment process of 200 judges in the courts. SC says if you can’t fill up the vacancies, we will take over that task from you.

—–     Delhi Metro introduces 21 additional trains on its network which will provide 812 additional number of trips. This includes 14 trains with 730 trips of Trilokpuri-Sanjay Lake to Shiv Vihar section of Line-7.

—–     INDIA vs West Indies 5th ODI: West Indies win the toss, elect to bat first.

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