Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (August 18, 2018)

ONI Bureau:    —–   Bhubaneswar Development Authority cancels Occupancy Certificate of Anmol Industries for violating fire safety norms.

—–   Srimandir Reforms: Special committees to be formed to examine three directives (abolition of heredity system of service, restriction on collection of donations, amendment of temple reforms) of Supreme Court, more time to be sought from SC.

—–   3 senior OPS officers Santosh Nayak, Rabindra Mohapatra, Bana Bihari Sahoo promoted to the Superintendent of Police rank.

—–   Close save for 70 passengers as bus ‘Parbati’ hits truck at Jodabandha while travelling from Rourkela to Tensa.

—–   NDRF unit from Odisha reaches Kerala and join hand in rescue operation.

—–   Chhattisgarh: More than 40 villagers who were stranded in floods in Sukma’s Chhindgarh area, were evacuated by District Reserve Guard (DRG) & Special Task Force (STF) teams, earlier today.

—–   Kerala flood death toll 357, 11 districts still on alert.

—–   A train full of rice worth around Rs 7.5 crores will leave for Kerala tomorrow. 3 crores will be provided in cash: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh.

—–   Appeal to Muslim brothers to celebrate Bakrid in a subtle & simple way as our National flag is at half-mast for Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Read Namaz & perform Kurbani and leave it to that as a token of respect: Maulana Saif Abbas, Shia Cleric Lucknow.

—–   Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the people who have lost their houses in floods.

—–   Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation allows to send flood relief material free of cost to Kodagu and Kerala.

—–   50 Congress leaders to hold press conference in 100 cities across India in coming days on Rafale deal.

—–   Muzaffarpur case: Main accused fears threat to life.

—–   Tamil Nadu: Sanjana,a 3-year-old girl from Chennai attempted Guinness World Record by shooting 1,111 arrows in 3&half hours.

—–   Asian Games 2018 kicks off, Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra leads the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony.

—–   INDIA v ENGLAND Third Test – Day 1: At Lunch, India 82/3.

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