Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (October 15, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–    BJP State General Secretary Bhrugu Baxipatra alleges Odisha govt is not presenting facts on the casualties due to Cyclone Titli & post flood situation.

—–    21 more deaths reported from Rayagad block in Gajapati district; 7 of 15 bodies missing after a landslide in Kainpur panchayat recovered today.

—–    Commissionerate Police issues guidelines and restrictions to be imposed in Bhubaneswar from today in view of Durga Puja celebrations.

—–    Gajapati: 2 persons of Badihara allegedly go missing while they were returning to their village from Ramagiri during Cyclone Titli.

—–    Odisha Govt hikes 2% DA & TI for employees & pensioners.

—–    Cuttack: Three elephants that were trapped in the flooded Mahanadi river have been rescued after four gates of Naraj barrage were opened. The elephants were swept 5 kms ahead to Naraj from Mundali where they were rescued.

—–    Odisha Chief Secy AP Padhi leaves for Gajapati district to review flood situation.

—–    At least 30 passengers critical as a private bus falls off river bridge near Govindpalli in Malkangiri district.

—–    Assam: 31 Bangladeshi nationals were apprehended in Guwahati while they were planning to go back to Bangladesh via Agartala.

—–    Union Minister MJ Akbar files criminal defamation case in Delhi’s Patiala House Court against journalist Priya Ramani, through his advocates Karanjawala & Co.

—–    Bengaluru: Complaint lodged at Banashankari police station against Kannada actor Dhruva Sarja by Assistant Revenue Officer of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for putting unauthorized flex boards on his birthday.

—–    Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019: Kensington Palace.

—–    North Korea and South Korea to meet in late October to discuss plans to jointly host 2032 Olympics: The Associated Press.

—–    Chinese soldiers crossed Line of Actual Control in the Arunachal Sector but returned when Indian Army conveyed to them that they have entered the Indian side. The incident happened 10 days back. Both the armies are resolving such matters as per a set protocol.

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