Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (August 23, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–   Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in sea at Puri.

—–  Union Minister Jual Oram, BJP leader Samir Mohanty meet Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to invite him to tomorrow’s prayer meeting organized in memory of late Atal Bihari Vajpayee at exhibition ground in Bhubaneswar.

—–  Eggs hurled during ‘Asthi Kalash Yatra’ of former PM late Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Chandanpur area of Puri; BJP leaders Bhrugu Buxipatra, Pravati Parida allege involvement of a BJD supporter.

—–  Woman allegedly sells newborn for Rs 1000 in Keonjhar Dist; infant rescued.

—–  Odisha Congress leader Sarat Rout appointed AICC secretary; given charge of West Bengal.

—–  Odisha Man wins APJ Abdul Kalam Professional Excellence Award 2018 in social work and youth empowerment.

—–  91 turtles seized while being trafficked to West Bengal.

—–  Union Minister Prakash Javdekar donates one month salary and urges to donate one month’s salary for Kerala Flood victims.

—–  PM Modi attends the 4th Convocation of Gujarat Forensic Sciences University in Gandhinagar, laid the foundation stone for the Astole Water Supply Scheme.

—–  Senior BJP leader CP Thakur has requested Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to rename Patna’s Daakbangla ‘chauraha’ as Atal ‘chauraha’.

—–  On Raksha Bandhan, which is on Sunday, Delhi division has decided to run “Raksha Bandhan ladies special train” to facilitate convenient travel of ladies: Indian Railways.

—–  Panchkula CBI court rejects bail application of Gurmeet Ram Rahim. Ram Rahim was sentenced to 20 years in prison last year for raping two women in 2002.

—–  Unnao rape case: Victim’s uncle writes to police alleges that a witness who died under suspicious circumstances was buried without postmortem.

—–  China said that it is willing to play a “constructive role” in improving the relations between India and Pakistan.

—–  Asian Games 2018: India fail to reach men’s kabaddi final for first time; settles with BRONZE.

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