Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (September 28, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–   Pharmacists, retailers in Odisha join day-long nationwide strike against e-pharmacies and 100 per cent FDI in the retail sector.

—–   Jagannath Sena activists protest Puri Srimandir administration’s decision to introduce ‘Dhadi Darshan’ at the 12th century shrine.

—–   MeT issues lightning warning for 6 districts – Sambalpur, Dhenkanal, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundergarh and Khordha till 5.30 pm today.

—–   Odisha House Committee sent notice to journalist Abhijit Iyer asking him to depose before the committee on October 11.

—–   Lawyers of Orissa High Court burn effigies of Chief Justice of India, Chief Justice of Orissa High Court, lock up main gate of the Court.

—–   SC Rejects Odisha Govt Plea on revising Reservations in Civic Bodies, said reservation of seats for SCs, STs and other categories should not exceed 50% in urban local bodies.

—–   BJP observes 12-hour dawn-to-dusk Kandhamal bandh over minor girl rape, ex-MLA Sex Tape.

—–   Jodhpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Army exhibition ‘Parakarm Parv’ at Jodhpur Military Station, marking the second anniversary of the surgical strike across the LoC.

—–   Supreme Court extends house arrest for four weeks of five activists Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha in Bhima-Koregaon case. SC refuses to constitute SIT & asks Pune police to go ahead with the probe.

—–   INX media case: Delhi High Court extends the interim protection of former Union Minister P Chidambaram from arresting till October 25.

—–   Mumbai: Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea admitted to JJ Hospital in view of hypotension with neurovascular problem after doctors examined her earlier today.

—–   Chandigarh: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh & Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur today signed a MoU to set up a ropeway between Punjab’s Sri Anandpur Sahib & Himachal’s Naina Devi Ji.

—–   Karnataka: Congress candidate Gangambike Mallikarjun elected as Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Mayor.

—–   Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan held bilateral talks with Nepal Minister for Industry, Commerce & Supply Matrika Prasad Yadav in Kathmandu, Nepal today.

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