Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (August 30, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–  5 gates of Hirakud Dam closed; floodwater being discharged through 20 gates currently.

—–  New flights will be introduced to Ahmedabad & Coimbatore from Bhubaneswar under Winter Schedule Plan.

—–  Former president of the students’ wing of Odisha Congress, Itish Pradhan appointed convenor of the 11-member coordination committee of the wing.

—–  Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan & Giriraj Singh inaugurate National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) in Bhubaneswar’s Mancheswar. Pradhan says,”This initiative is important for the employment of youth in Odisha.”

—–  Met office predicts thunderstorm, lightning, moderate rainfall at one or two places over Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Keonjhar, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Sundergarh, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Malkangiri districts till 8 PM today.

—–  Odisha Primary Education Programme Authority (OPEPA) Accounts Officer Nalini Kumari Prusty & her husband, Chhatrapur Tehsildar Bijay Ketan Sahu sent to Jharpada jail in Bhubaneswar after arrest on charges of amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 6.87cr.

—–  Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Jual Oram and Giriraj Singh releases the NSSH State Conclave Directory, at the National SC-ST Hub State Conclave and Exhibition, in Bhubaneswar, Odisha

—–  Fake notes worth Rs 7,500 seized from Shankarpur in Bhadrak.

—–  Youth critically injured in mobile phone blast at Dangsanadihi village under Kuchinda police limits.

—–  Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi and submitted a memorandum seeking relief funds for flood-hit areas in the state.

—–  PM presented BIMSTEC leaders gifts from India’s North-Eastern states, made from golden Muga silk, Eri silk, & cotton at 4th BIMSTEC Summit in Nepal.

—–  Jinson Johnson wins GOLD Medal in Men’s 1500m finals clocking 3:44.72.

—–  India bags gold in women’s 4X400m relay at Asian Games 2018.

—–  PU Chitra clinches Bronze Medal in Women’s 1500m finals.

—–  India’s Seema Punia wins Bronze medal in Women’s Discus Throw finals with best attempt of 62.26m.

—–  Indian men’s hockey team suffered a 6-7 defeat to Malaysia in a penalty shootout.