Afternoon News Headlines (September 8, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– A Woman farmer, who had consumed poison at Aunlima village in Nabarangpur district over alleged crop loss yesterday, dies while undergoing treatment at hospital today.
—– Flood Alert: ODRAF and NDRF teams deployed at Bhadrak, Jajpur and Kendrapara districts; collectors directed to make arrangements for cooked food and drinking water.
—– 4 Collectors in Odisha’s on alert as Baitarani river crosses danger mark.
—– Odisha CM inaugurates 41 Parvati Giri Mega Lift Irrigation Projects for 9 Districts through video conference from the State Secretariat.
—– Cooperative Bank Loan Scam: Dama Rout hints at Rs 700 to Rs 800 crore corruption.
—– A portion of road at CDA 9 area in Cuttack caves in.
—– Jammu & Kashmir: Man who was fired upon by terrorists in Baramulla district’s Bomai Sopore has succumbed to his injuries.
—– Dholpur in Rajasthan: Locals use railway track to commute as road connectivity has been affected due to heavy rainfall in the area.
—– Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in Yamuna at native village.
—– Ministry of Defence announced Aero India 2019 will be held in Bengaluru from February 20-24.
—– 50 schoolchildren fall ill after mid-day meal in Bihar.
—– ‘Melody queen’ Asha Bhosle turns 85.
—– Pakistan, China agree to strengthen strategic cooperation.
—– Chopper crashes in Nepal with seven people aboard.