Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (October 19, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–    Damage Estimation Increases To Rs 2,765 Cr Due To Cyclone Titli In Odisha.

—–    Heavy vehicular traffic currently on NH-16 between Baramunda and Hanspal in Bhubaneswar; congestion between Rasulgarh and Laxmisagar on Cuttack Road, informs DCP.

—–    Two arm dealers arrested by Quick Action Team of Commissionerate Police from Tomando area.

—–    More than 50 people were dead after a train ran into people watching Ravana effigy at Joda Phatak near a train track in Amritsar’s Choura Bazar.

—–    Exact figure is not known but it is definitely more than 50-60. We are still evacuating people: Amritsar Police Commissioner SS Srivastava on Amritsar train accident.

—–    Punjab CM has directed Home Secretary, Health Secretary and ADGP Law and Order to immediately rush to Amritsar. Revenue Minister Sukhbinder Sarkaria deputed to immediately reach Amritsar to oversee rescue operations. CM to visit Amritsar tomorrow to access the situation.

—–    President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi take part in Dusshera celebrations at Delhi’s Lal Qila maidan.

—–    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) releases Dissent Note for finalization of amendments to the Payment & Settlement Systems Act, 2007 which was formed by the Government under the chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs.

—–    Haryana: 210-feet-tall effigy of Ravan burnt in Panchkula on Dussehra.

—–    Uttarakhand: Portals of Gangotri and Yamunotri temples to close on 8th November and 9th November, respectively.

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