Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (October 23, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–    Abhijit Iyer Directed To File Affidavit & Appear Before House Committee On November 2.

—–    MeT department predicts moderate thunderstorm, lightning & rain in one or two places in Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj & Dhenkanal districts till 5.45 pm today.

—–    ‘Conclave on Capital Goods for Steel Sector: Manufacture in India’ underway in Bhubaneswar.

—–    Forest personnel and wildlife expert team take stock of situation near Satkosia Tiger Reserve before tranquillising Tigress Sundari.

—–    Jharsuguda: Congress MLA Naba Kishore Das stages protest at newly inaugurated airport demanding regular operation of flights.

—–    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh holds review meeting in Srinagar on security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

—–    Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s secretary, 2 others held for blackmail in Noida.

—–    Supreme Court directs Rajasthan government to close illegal mining activities in a 115.34 hectare area in Aravalli hills within 48 hours.

—–    Jammu & Kashmir govt withdraws orders issued by School Education Deptt. on purchasing Urdu version of Gita and Koshur Ramayana by author Sarwanand Premi for making them available in school/college libraries.

—–    China’s Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi.

—–    Union Cabinet meeting scheduled to be held tomorrow.

—–    CBI seeks 10 days remand of CBI Dy SP Devender Kumar. Devender Kumar’s lawyer has moved bail plea in Delhi’s Patiala House Court.

—–    Maharashtra government declares drought in 180 divisions (Tehsils) of the state.

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