Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (October 5, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–    Abhijit Iyer Mitra reaches Bhubaneswar; likely to depose at Konark Police Station. Iyer’s lawyer, in a mail, seeks security for Abhijit Iyer, says he will appear before the 6-member Assembly committee on Oct 11.

—–    Meeting between DGPs of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on anti-Maoist operation to be held in Bhubaneswar today.

—–    Maoist camp busted at Khamankhal gadimaska forest under Baliguda police limits in Kandhamal. The raid on the Maoist camp started last night and still continues to catch the Red rebels who have managed to escape from the camp.

—–    Tiger spotted in Karlapat forest in Kalahandi; it is yet to be confirmed whether it is a leopard or Royal Bengal Tiger: PCCF Sandeep Tripathy.

—–    Deal for five Russian S-400 Triumf missile shield systems has been signed by India.

—–    Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by one percent.

—–    Policy Repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) unchanged at 6.5 percent.

—–    Two National Conference workers were killed in a terror attack which took place in Srinagar’s Karfalli Mohalla.

—–    One shutter of Idukki Cheruthoni dam to open at 4 pm today. 50 cusecs of water will be released as the catchment area of dam has received good amount of rainfall since yesterday night.

—–    SpiceJet flight SG 88 operating from Bangkok to Delhi was diverted to Varanasi earlier today owing to medical emergency on board.

—–    Gurmeet Ram Rahim granted bail by Panchkula CBI court in castration case; he will remain in jail in connection with the rape case.

—–    Delhi Govt appoints Special Public Prosecutors Rebecca John and Vishal Gosain to conduct the trial in photographer Ankit Saxena murder case.

—–    India declare at 649/9 in their 1st innings on Day 2 of 1st Test Match with West Indies; Prithvi Shaw, Virat Kohli & Ravindra Jadeja score centuries.

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