Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (August 29, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–   Water level of Mahanadi river reaches 105.43 metres against danger mark of 109 metres at Khairamal in Boudh; Flood-like situation in Boudh, Jagannath Sadak in Dhalapur overwhelm. An estimated 8.5 lakh cusec flood water will pass through Munduli after 9PM tonight, alerts SRC.

—–   Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pays tribute to Hockey Legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary, appeals PM Modi to award Bharat Ratna to Dhyan Chand.

—–   Bhubaneswar: Works department removes Panda Infra from Jatni flyover project following complaints of poor quality in piling construction.

—–   Three Cops among 4 arrested for looting Rs 4.5 lakh from a businessman in Bargarh district.

—–   Traders’ association at Barpali observed 12-hour bandh demanding sub-division status for the block and establishment of cancer hospital in Bargarh.

—–   Chandrasekharpur Police raids adulterated sauce production unit at Mahaveer basti of Sailaeshree Vihar in Bhubaneswar.

—–   Vigilance sleuths raid residences of 2 constables on charges of possessing disproportionate assets at Paralakhemundi in Gajapati.

—–   Malkangiri: 2 gates of Balimela reservoir opened at 10 AM today to release 20000 cusecs of water.

—–   Anantnag encounter update: Two terrorists killed, arms and ammunition recovered; Search operation underway in Jammu & Kashmir.

—–   Uttarakhand: 8 people buried in landslide in Kot village near Buda Kedar in Tehri Garhwal district; 4 bodies have been recovered so far, search and rescue operation underway.

—–   Cambodia: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj holds bilateral talks with Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cambodia, in Phnom Penh.

—–   TDP founder NTR’s son, Actor and TDP leader Nandamuri Harikrishna died in a car accident in Telangana’s Nalgonda district, today.

—–   Over 21,000 nominations for Padma awards so far.

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