Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (August 24, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–   Debt-ridden farmer of Turekela area in Bolangir district ends life over crop loss.

—–   Leaders cutting across party lines to join Vajpayee’s memorial service today in Bhubaneswar.

—–   State Cabinet meeting to be held today under chairmanship of CM Naveen Patnaik; likely to discuss proposal on formation of Vidhan Parishad.

—–   Dengue scare grips Kanaguli village under Ersama block of Jagatsinghpur as 40 residents have been diagnosed with the disease.

—–   Govt offices remain closed, shops shut in Binika of Subarnapur district as locals observe 12-hour bandh demanding filling up of doctor posts.

—–   Body of girl found from a hotel room at Mancheshwar in Bhubaneswar; male friend of the girl who had accompanied her absconding.

—–   Woman along with a child killed after being mowed down by Howrah-Ahmedabad Express near Belpahar in Jharsuguda.

—–   Body of a terrorist recovered, encounter continues between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag’s Kokernag. 3 terrorists are reportedly trapped.

—–   University Grants Commission directs universities to ban junk food in college premises.

—–   West Bengal Panchayat elections case: Supreme Court says whoever is aggrieved with the election results can file their petitions before the concerned court within 30 days.

—–   Bihar Sampark Kranti Express arrives in Delhi with nine coaches adorned with Mithila art.

—–   Asiad 2018: Dushyant bags bronze in men’s lightweight single sculls.

—–   Asiad 2018: Indian rowers win quadruple sculls gold. India defeats Pakistan 28-27 in men’s handball group match.

—–   Asiad 2018: Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh win bronze in Lightweight Double Sculls Rowing.

—–   Asiad 2018: India has won 4 gold, 4 silver and 11 bronze medals

—–   Scott Morrison has been picked as Australia’s new Prime Minister.

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