Afternoon News Headlines (October 11, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– Cyclone Titli: East Coast Railway cancels 6 trains.
—– Journalist Abhijit Mitra has submitted a written apology to House Committee of Odisha Assembly & the Speaker over his alleged objectionable remarks against Odisha’s Konark Sun Temple. Odisha Assembly House Panel asks him to appear on October 23.
—– Andhra Pradesh: 8 people have died in Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram districts due to Cyclone Titli. Power supply and communication systems affected in both districts.
—– Carcass of an elephant recovered at Dejuan under Lakhanpur forest range in Bargarh; it is suspected that the elephant might have been killed by poachers as its tusks found missing.
—– Gorakhpur: A coach of Kathgodam-Howrah Express train derailed near Domingarh station today; Restoration work is underway.
—– Sundergarh: 5 accused held on the charges of gang raping a woman in Bonai.
—– JR Foreign Minister MJ Akbar under prressure to resign due to MeToo allegation.
—– ED attaches around Rs 54 crores worth properties and bank deposits of Karti Chidambaram in connection with INX Media case.
—– Amrapali Case: Supreme Court directs Amrapali group CMD, Anil Sharma and two other directors to remain in police custody for another 15 days, to ensure providing all the documents related to 46 companies, to the forensic auditors.
—– VivekTiwari death case: Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma gives appointment letter for a government job to Kalpana Tiwari, wife of the deceased Vivek Tiwari.
—– Jammu & Kashmir: Terrorists kill a civilian in Shopian, police present at the spot. Two terrorists killed in Handwara encounter. Arms and ammunition recovered. Identities of the slain terrorists are yet to be ascertained. Operation continues.
—– Vikramaditya Singh, PDP leader and son of Senior Congress Leader Dr.Karan Singh joins Congress.
—– Delhi’s Patiala House Court orders attachment of Vijay Mallya’s Bengaluru properties in a case relating to FERA violations against him.
—– Haryana: Self-styled godman Rampal held guilty by Hisar Court in both cases of murder filed against him.
—– External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Tajikistan’s Dushanbe to attend the Council of Heads of Government Meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
—– United States President Donald Trump has set a suspense ball rolling over his take on India-Russia recent S-400 Triumph air defence missile deal.