Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (September 22, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–   Teacher Agitation: Protesting teachers to return to schools & teach wearing black badges while teachers from 2 districts will continue to stage protests in Bhubaneswar every day. They threaten to boycott cooperation during elections if demands not fulfilled.

—–   Malkangiri police arrests 8 persons for gang-raping a woman; forwarded to court.

White Tigress Vijaya delivers two cubs at Nandankanan Zoo; tiger population at the zoo is 26 now.

—–   “PM Modi says nothing happens in #Odisha without PC. I agree: Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik.

—–   Abhijit Iyer Mitra’s derogatory remarks: Leader of opposition Narasingha Mishra chairs the first meeting of Odisha House Committee; House Panel summoned four persons including editors of two media houses.

—–   Congress in Punjab leads in Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti polls.

—–   NDA government dares to take decisions, others don’t: Modi on triple talaq.

—–   The encounter between security forces and terrorists concluded in Bandipora. 5 terrorists were killed in the joint operation carried out by Army, Police & CRPF.

—–   Delhi Customs officers of IGl Airport recovered 24 gold bars of foreign origin, illegally smuggled from Dubai. The gold bars were seized and the passenger was arrested. Further investigation is underway.

—–   Indian government had no say in choice of private partner in Rafale deal: Defence Ministry.

—–   West Bengal: BJP calls for a 12-hour statewide bandh on 26th September over the incident where a student was injured in a clash with police & later died in North Dinajpur’s Islampur.

—–   24 killed as gunmen open fire on Iranian military parade.

—–   Petrol prices continue to rise; Rs 89.80 in Mumbai.

—–   Shuttler Lee Chong Wei “recovering well” from early stage cancer.

—–   Swati Singh from Odisha wins gold medal in 2km Pursuit Individual event at Asian Track Cycling Championship.

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