ONI Bureau: —– Odisha Minister Maharathy Refuses To Apologise For ‘Objectionable Remarks Against Women’.
—– Minor girl, youth die after consuming poison; youth dies while being shifted to Paralakhemundi hospital in Gajapati district.
—– Youth jumps into river to save 14-year-old sister in Binjharpur of Jajpur dist; saves minor girl but he goes missing; search operation underway.
—– Operation to capture tigress Sundari and release it into deep forest will begin tonight in Satkosia Tiger Reserve area.
—– Lawyers to continue cease-work agitation, continue dharna in front of government offices; decision to gherao Naveen Niwas to be taken on Friday.
—– Jual Oram to launch World Boxing Champion Mary Kom as brand ambassador of ‘Tribes India’ and ‘Punch Tantra’ range of handlooms and handicrafts tomorrow in New Delhi.
—– 18 Tourists from West Bengal injured after attacked at Sitakund in Similipal for obscene gestures; vehicle also reportedly ransacked.
—– Supreme Court of India will pronounce its judgment in the issue of reference of Ram Mandir-Babri case to a larger Bench tomorrow.
—– The Central Government has taken tariff measures, by way of increase in the basic customs duty, to curb import of certain imported items. These changes aim at narrowing the current account deficit (CAD). Increased basic custom duty will be effective from today midnight.
—– Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired his 29th interaction through PRAGATI.
—– Rajasthan: An Alwar Court has pronounced life imprisonment for Self-Styled Godman ‘Falahari Baba’ in a rape case.
—– Telecom Commission has been renamed as Digital Communication Commission: Union Minister Manoj Sinha.
—– Supreme Court to deliver its judgement on the petition challenging the validity of Section 497 (Adultery) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) tomorrow.
—– US President Donald Trump tells UN that North Korea’s Kim Jong-un wants peace.
—– Neena V bags Women’s LJ gold while Anjali Devi wins gold in Women’s group. Boota Singh wins Men’s Decathlon event; In 400m, Noah Nirmal clinches gold in Men’s category while Anjali Devi wins gold in Women’s group at NOAC 2018 National Open Athletics Championships.
—– Indian squad for Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Oman announced; no Odisha players in 18-member team.