Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (October 17, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–    Woman from West Bengal allegedly gang raped for 10 days inside a house in Konark; survivor rescued by Fire Services personnel.

—–    Delhi Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Samar Vishal will hear the defamation complaint of MJ Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani in Patiala House Court tomorrow.

—–    Prayers being offered at Sabarimala Temple after its portals opened at 5 pm; devotees can offer prayers till 10.30 pm today. The portals remain open till 22nd October.

—–    Kerala: Section 144 (prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area) has been imposed in Pampa, Nilakkal, Sannidhanam and Elavungal.

—–    #MeToo: Minister of State for External Affairs (MEA), MJ Akbar resigns from his post. National Commission for Women (NCW) welcomes Akbar’s resignation.

—–    Congress Central Election Committee has cleared 80 names for Madhya Pradesh state assembly election.

—–    Delhi Petrol Dealers Association announces a one-day strike from 22nd October 6 am to 23rd October 5 am over their demand to the Delhi govt to bring down the VAT over fuel prices.

—–    Enforcement Directorate attaches various assets & valuables (Cut and Polished Diamonds) worth Rs 218.46 Crore belonging to Mehul Choksi, Nirav Modi, Mihir Bhansali and others in connection with PNB scam.

—–    Delhi: Patiala House Court issues non-bailable warrant against Ashish Pandey, son of former BSP MP, who was seen brandishing a gun outside Delhi’s Hyatt Regency hotel on October 14.

—–    Punjab Govt announces health cover to 43 lakh families.

—–    National Commission for Women takes cognizance of the attack on women journalists in Sabarimala Temple.

—–    UAE MoS for Defence Affairs Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi Al Falacy visits state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) in this tech hub for a firsthand account of its technology and products.

—–    India’s highest tricolour unfurled at Haj House in Mumbai.

—–    Pakistan may buy Chinese missile ‘better’ than Brahmos.

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