Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (September 24, 2018)

ONI Bureau:   —–   Odisha Tourism to pledge Plastic Free Odisha on World Tourism Day.

—–   Odisha government receives award from the Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs for securing 2nd position for reforms under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).

—–   Police-Lawyer conflict: Lawyers to continue cease-work; to stage demonstrations in front of govt offices in Cuttack on Tuesday and gherao Naveen Niwas on Thursday.

—–   Tension erupts at Biju Memorial Hospital in Paradip following death of patient allegedly due to medical negligence.

—–   BJP will guard ‘mandis’ during paddy procurement in #Odisha and there will be protests if money is routed through rice millers: Dharmendra Pradhan.

—–   Rs 30 Lakh looted by 3 bike-borne miscreants at gunpoint from bank officials near Kuapada village in Bhadrak.

—–   10 injured after bus overturns on a roadside shop following an accident near Anjar on NH-49 in Keonjhar district.

—–   New York: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the United Nations.

—–   New York: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at a meeting over drug menace, with the United States and other select countries, on the sidelines of UN General Assembly.

—–   Due date for filing of Income Tax Returns & Audit Reports for Assessment Year 2018-19 is extended to 15th October 2018 from 30th September 2018 for certain categories of taxpayers.

—–   ‘Jayalalitha was unwell for a year, why raise issue about Parrikar’s health’, says Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar.

—–   Assam deported only 29,795 foreigners till August this year.

—–   Gold medalist & National level Judo player arrested for allegedly stalking and sending obscene pictures to a woman on social media & WhatsApp. Case registered u/s 354A, 354D/506/509 IPC & 67A IT Act, investigation underway.

—–   Rupee dwindles By 29 paise at 72.49 against US Dollar; Forex dealers have said the greenback’s strengthing against other overseas currency after China cancelled upcoming trade talks with the U.S.

—–   Infosys arm wins deal to digitize Canadian procurement system.