Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (October 12, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–   Indian Navy joins relief operations; Naval helicopters Gemini & OBM launched today for air-dropping food packets & relief material in the most cyclone affected areas across Andhra Pradesh & Odisha.

—–   Odisha Govt cancels Puja Holidays of Employees at Secretariat, Southern & Central Division.

—–   Odisha Govt constitutes a 3-member ministerial committee to monitor relief, rescue & restoration activities in Titli-affected districts of Ganjam, Gajapati & Rayagada.

—–   Baijayant Panda appeals Naveen to release ‘sealed’ IMFA Helicopters for Relief operations.

—–   Naveen Patnaik appoints 14 of its leaders as spokespersons.

—–   The Women & Child Development Department of Indian govt will set up a committee of senior judicial & legal persons as members to examine all issues emanating from the Me Too India movement.

—–   PM Modi issues postage stamp and special cover at NHRC Silver Jubilee celebration event in #Delhi; he also launched the new version of the NHRC website.

—–   Special NIA Court, Mumbai has ordered the attachment of 5 properties of Zakir Naik in connection with the matter of unlawful activities of his banned NGO, Islamic Research Foundation. The properties are located in Mazagaon, Mumbai.

—–   The two foreign ministries (India and China) have done a lot to make your dreams come true. Chinese govt really respects the freedom of religion & understands the importance of Yatra (Kailash Mansarovar Yatra) for you: Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui, in Delhi.

—–   September 2018 Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 3.77%. Industrial Production (IIP) at 4.3% in August 2018.

—–   Supreme Court Collegium has recommended Justice Ramesh Ranganathan, the senior-most judge of Hyderabad High Court, for the appointment to the post of next Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court. The post has been lying vacant since the elevation of Justice KM Joseph to SC.

—–   Supreme Court Collegium has recommended Justice DK Gupta as Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court.

—–   Supreme Court Collegium recommends the appointment of Chief Justices to High Courts of Calcutta, Bombay, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Guwahati.

—–   IND vs WI 2nd test Day 1: At stumps West Indies 295/7.

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