Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (July 18, 2018)

ONI Bureau: —-  Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art at Puri Beach to honour late anti-apartheid leader and philanthropist Nelson Mandela on his 100th birth anniversary today.

—-  Goddess Lakshmi to break Nandighosa ratha on ‘Hera Panchami’ today.

—-  The decision to discharge Jaga and Kalia from AIIMS Delhi will be taken after a team of doctors from Odisha arrives and discusses it with experts.

—-  BMC plans to construct 7 news drains to tackle water-logging.

—-  4 newly-nominated members of Rajya Sabha – Sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, columnist Rakesh Sinha & farmer leader RamShakal to take oath today.

—-  Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today.

—-  After TMC in Rajya Sabha, now RJD MP JP Yadav has also given an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over cases of mob lynching.

—-  Over 2 lakh pilgrims performed Amarnath Yatra so far.

—-  Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad seeks support on ‘triple talaq’, ‘nikah halala’; Congress calls him dealer.

—-  Jharkhand: Swami Agnivesh arrives in Ranchi. He has been provided security by state government.

—-  Captain service launched in Karnataka Express train to ensure comfortable journey to long-distance passengers.

—-  Kerala: Railway tracks at Ernakulam Junction railway station have submerged under water following continuous heavy rainfall in the region.

—-  Tamil Nadu: DMK President M Karunanidhi is being taken to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai for a minor surgery.

—-  Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has asked officials to examine whether members of transgender community can be recruited as security guards for women at short stay homes.

—-  US lawmakers ask tech giants to ban more offensive accounts.

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