Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (October 13, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–  Flood situation still remains grim in Aska in Ganjam.

—–  CM Naveen Patnaik chairs high level meeting to take stock of relief work and restoration after Cyclone Titli.

—–  Paradip: Fire breaks out in Paradipgarh branch of Punjab & Sind Bank; electric short-circuit suspected.

—–  Two Naval Chetak helicopters are dropping food supply in accessible areas of Ganjam and Gajapati districts. Food supplies are being airdropped at 19 locations in the two districts.

—–  Elephant tramples elderly man to death in Keonjhar dist.

—–  Gujarat: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s ‘Statue of Unity’ at Narmada bank being given final touches. It will be inaugurated on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary on October 31 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

—–  Rishikesh: Sant Gopal Das who is on an indefinite fast to save river Ganga has been admitted to AIIMS.

—–  Voter turnout recorded till 2 pm in Baramulla-72.7%, Samba-73.9%, Anantnag-2.7% and Srinagar- 1.5%, during the third phase of local body polls in Jammu & Kashmir.

—–  Bihar: Brijesh Mishra, the main accused in the murder of BJP leader Visheshwar Ojha has been arrested.

—–  India Vs WestIndies, 2nd Test-Day 2: India score 308/4 at stumps, trail West Indies by 3 runs with 6 wickets remaining in 1st innings.

—–  Committee of Administrators of the BCCI asks Rahul Johri to submit his explanation within a week over the sexual harassment allegations made against him.

—–  Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred at 16:40 hours in Russia’s Kuril Islands.

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