Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (August 03, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–  Odisha Vidhan Parishad Committee formed to study functioning of Legislative Councils in other states.
—–  NRC Assam: Odisha on alert amid threats of influx of Bangladeshi immigrants excluded from Assam NRC; SPs of coastal districts, marine police stations put on alert.

—–  IAS officer Binod Kumar and 4 others convicted in ORHDC financial irregularities; granted time till August 10 to surrender.

—–  Rs 10.93 lakh looted at gunpoint from Andhra Bank branch in Jamankira under Kuchinda, Sambalpur; Flee with CCTV hard disk.

—–  Department of Higher Education gives directive to SPs and District Collectors to stop ragging at both school and college level. Winking In Colleges Could Attract Punishment.

—–  Directorate of Higher Secondary Education says all students who have not reported for completion of the admission process at their slide-up colleges will stand to lose their claim for admission.

—–  Sanjay Murmu & Tankadhar Bag, players from Odisha selected for India U-15 Football Boys Preparatory Camp for upcoming international matche.

—–  Rengali MLA Ramesh Patua’s sense of humanity has been highly hailed by the people across Sambalpur district by turning a pallbearer for the unclaimed body of an elderly man.

—–  Rainfall in August and September would be normal at 95 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA): Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, IMD.

—–  President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala from August 4 to 7.

—–  Ministry of Home Affairs has forwarded CBI extradition request to Ministry of External Affairs for fugitive Mehul Choksi.

—–  India has asked Britain to extradite billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi, one of the main accused in the $2 billion loan fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB).

—–  Opposition’s PM candidate to be decided after 2019 election results: Sources.

—–  MoS General VK Singh met Foreign Minister of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Ri Yong-ho, earlier today.

—–  Central Bureau of Investigation has received a letter from Minister of IT over alleged Cambridge Analytica data theft probe, the letter is under process.

—–  Birmingham: Outside visuals from Edgbaston Cricket Ground dazzling in the third day of the first INDIA vs ENGLAND Test match.

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