Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (September 4, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–   BJD to organise state-wide protests before filling stations from September 7 to 9 in phase wise manner over Fuel price hike.

 —–   Obituary references on Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Assembly: BJD leader Debasish Samantaray objects to speech by BJP’s K V Singh Deo in assembly and terms it as a ‘political’. Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra says whatever happened in Assembly today was unfortunate.

 —–   Police-Lawyer conflict: Orissa High Court orders Crime Branch probe into August 28 incident.

 —–   IMD had predicted more rain in the state in next 48 hours.

 —–   Vigilance raids residence and office of Baripada MPC College Head Clerk Prabhakar Parida on charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

 —–   Ganja worth Rs 10 lakh seized at Naupur village in Keonjhar.

 —–   Khorda: IIC of Jatni police station, Sanjeeb Mohanty who was caught red-handed while taking bribe of Rs 50,000, sent to jail after his bail plea was rejected by court.

 —–   Kerala Government has decided to cancel all official celebrations for one year. Programs including International Film Festival of Kerala and other youth festivals stand cancelled.

 —–   Flood alerts issued across the state till Sept 06. In last 24 hours, total 12 deaths reported in UP, over 300 houses damaged. In 100% cases, relief compensation has been provided to the affected people: Sanjay Kumar, Relief Commissioner.

 —–   Rajasthan Government to distribute mobile phones to women under the Bhamashah Yojana.

 —–   Air India gets Rs 2100 Cr government guaranteed borrowing: RN Chaubey, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation.

 —–   US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Secy of State Pompeo to arrive in India tomorrow. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to host dinner for them.

 —–   Rupee falls to fresh low of 71.43 per US dollar.

 —–   Manoj Bajpayee’s ‘Bhonsle’ to premiere at Busan Film Festival.

 —–   Ehsan Mani Elected Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board.

 —–   Polling underway to elect 13th Pakistan president.

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