Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (October 8, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–   BJD’s ex-MLA from Phulbani, Debendra Kanhar arrested from Ichchapuram in Andhra Pradesh on the charges of thrashing a woman; a case against Kanhar was registered in this connection on September 3

—–   Maoist leader’s bid to escape from Chaibasa jail in Jharkhand foiled; 3 jail officials, 1 labour union leader arrested for hatching escape plan.

—–   Bridge connecting Mandira Dam collapses; 13 villages cut-off from Rourkela, Rajgangpur.

—–   Cyclone Alert: Currently, Cyclone Titli lay centred at about 720 km south-southwest of Odisha’s Gopalpur. Odisha government cancels holidays of SRC & OSDMA officials; asks collectors to remain alert, informs deputy relief commissioner.

—–   Sudarsan Pattnaik pays beautiful sand art tribute to Goddess Durga on Mahalaya.

—–   Odisha BJP to launch series of mass contact programmes from October 27.

—–   Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab meets PM Modi, presented ‘Bhartruhari Mahtab Outstanding Parliamentarian’ book. The book was released on October 5.

—–   J&K: Total voter turnout was 63.83% till 4 pm today in the first phase voting for the local body elections in 11 districts.

—–   Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) further extends the ‘due date’ for filing of Income Tax Returns as well as reports of Audit from 15 October’18 to 31 October’18, for certain categories of taxpayers: Commissioner of Income Tax, Media & Technical Policy, CBDT.

—–   Permission granted by SDM Jagdish Arya for Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Bharatpur on October 9.

—–   Dushanbe: President Ramnath Kovind meets President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon. Delegation level talks held between Tajikistan and India.

—–   Rajasthan : Fire breaks out in a building complex in Shastri Nagar area in Jodhpur. Fire tenders at the spot and rescue operation underway.

—–   Amid sexual misconduct allegations against Vikas Bahl, Hrithik Roshan has said that he has requested producers of ‘Super 30’ – which Bahl is directing – to take “stock of the apparent facts and take a harsh stand if need be.”

—–   India Rupee breaches 74-per-dollar mark; currently at 74.06 versus the US dollar.

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