Evening News Headlines (August 01, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– Former MP Baijayant Panda today hosted an informal tea party with public Heijau, at Manguli Tea Stall, CMC Road, Cuttack.
—– Tito link: Paradip IOCL officials meet STF, Seeks help in Pipeline Work.
—– “Massive corruption & loot of public money exposed by PAG in the construction of #GurupriyaSetu. Around Rs 74 crores have been paid in excess to benefit Shri Naveen Patnaik’s contractor friend. This is another feather on BJD’s hat in its long list of corruption scandals’, tweets Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik.
—– 2 coastal highway projects in #Odisha under Bharatmala awaiting Odisha government’s approval: Nitin Gadkari.
—– CM Naveen Patnaik flags off ‘OMFED Dairy Express’ vehicles in Bhubaneswar. 10 vehicles flagged off in 1st phase.
—– Man carries dead body of sister-in-law in bicycle to crematorium as villagers refuse to help him in Brahmanpalli gram panchayat in Boudh district.
—– Members of Western Odisha Yuva Manch celebrate “Sambalpuri Diwas” in Bhubaneswar.
—– Flood in Jalaka River in Balasore, water level rises above danger mark near Basta.
—– Bhadrak Double-murder: Dist MFC court sends accused Babua Mohanty to jail after recording of statement.
—– Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind presents Outstanding Parliamentarians Award for the year 2013 to Dr Najma Heptulla and for the year 2015 to Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.
—– Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at 10 Janpath.
—– Supreme Court’s five-judge Constitution Bench begins hearing on petition seeking to make men and women equally liable for adultery, under Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code.
—– India welcomes the announcements made yesterday by the US Departments of State and Treasury in which 3 Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists&terror financiers have been named as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDTG): Ministry of External Affairs.
—– Cabinet clears LIC’s proposal to acquire 51% stake of IDBI bank.
—– BJP MP Manoj Tiwari writes to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh stating “please conduct a survey in Delhi too (like NRC) as a large number of Rohingyas and foreign intruders are residing in Delhi and many of them have also attained Aadhaar and ration cards.”
—– Union Cabinet has approved Extension of Concessional Financing Scheme (CFS)for another five years from 2018 to 2023. Scheme supports Indian entities bidding for strategically important infrastructure projects abroad.