Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (October 22, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–    Body of a man swept away in Ganjam flash flood while resting on an Indira Awas house was recovered, 3 still missing.

—–   Twin City Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty assures full protection to journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra if he desires while deposing before the State Assembly House Committee tomorrow.

—–   Lakhs of farmers to congregate in #Bhubaneswar on Nov 5 over demands of ‘Price, Prestige & Pension

—–   4-day ‘India International Dance Festival’ kicked off yesterday at Bhanja Kala Mandap in Bhubaneswar

—–   Onions may cross Rs 50 per kg this Diwali.

—–   Kerala nun rape case: Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, a key witness in the rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, found dead in Punjab’s Jalandhar today. Kerala nun rape case witness Father Kuriakose Kattuthara’s family files complaint with Alappuzha police seeking inquiry into his death.

—–   IT Dept releases direct tax statistics for FY 2017-18. Ratio of 5.98% in FY 2017-18 is best Direct Tax-GDP ratio in last 10 yrs. Growth of more than 80% in no of returns filed in last 4 financial yrs from 3.79 cr FY 13-14 to 6.85 cr in FY17-18: CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra.

—–   UP Council Chairman’s son Abhijeet Yadav murder case: Accused mother has been sent to 14 day judicial custody by Court.

—–   Delhi: EAM Sushma Swaraj met Croatia Foreign Minister Marija Pejčinović Burić and discussed stepping up cooperation in political,trade & investment, health & pharma, Science & Technology, tourism and culture. They also exchanged views on multilateral cooperation.

—–   Supreme Court seeks state-wise chart of video conferencing facilities in observation homes for juveniles&Juvenile Justice Boards (JJB). States will cooperate & assist the Centre in proving info about total number of observation homes and JJB having video conferencing facilities.

—–   Odia shuttler Rutaparna Panda wins her 1st international women’s doubles title in Greece.

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