Morning News Headlines (November 2, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– Assam: All Assam Bengali Youth Students Federation has called a 12-hour shutdown in Tinsukia in protest against the murder of 5 people killed by ULFA terrorists; ULFA denies role in killing of 5 civilians.
—– Naxals release a statement on Dantewada attack, saying ‘DD Cameraman Achutyanand Sahu was killed after being caught in the ambush and we had no intention of targeting the media.
—– Why was camera looted ? Because it had recorded evidence. Multiple bullet wounds and skull fractures on the martyred cameraman in no ways indicates it was by mistake: Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallav on Naxal statement.
—– North East Monsoon likely to hit coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, South Kerala & south Andhra Pradesh coast from today. During next 2 days (2-3 Nov) moderate rainfall is likely to occur in most of places in TN & Pondicherry.
—– Chandrababu Naidu first back-stabbed&betrayed NT Rama Rao. Now he wants to betray the principles of TDP&is sitting in pocket of Congress to save his govt: Ram Madhav, BJP.
—– 4 Supreme Court judges to be sworn in today; Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, M R Shah and Ajay Rastogi scheduled to be sworn in at 10.30 am.
—– Railway passengers can now book unreserved general tickets online through the ‘UTSONMOBILE’ app.
—– Gujarat: Jitendra Singh, a security guard in Surat sends postcards to families of soldiers who lost their lives in action, says “Doing this since 20 yrs. They’re happy there’s someone who remembers them. When I meet them, I collect soil from their houses to make ‘Shaheed Smarak”.
—– J&K: One terrorist killed in joint operations in Handwara: Northern Command, Indian Army.
—– Chhattisgarh: Ruckus was created at Congress office in Bilaspur y’day over distribution of tickets. Party leader Narendra Bolar says “Workers think that those continuously working for party should be given tickets.
—– Delhi: Police yesterday arrested three people including the husband of a lady teacher who was shot dead in Bawana village on October 29.
—– Shah Rukh Khan greets hundreds of fans outside Mannat on 53rd birthday.
—– Petrol and diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 79.18 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.19) and Rs 73.64 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.14), respectively. Petrol and diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 84.68 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.18) and Rs 77.18 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.14), respectively.
—– State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert offered the job of US Ambassador to the United Nations.
—– Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hails Brazil’s “historic” decision to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem.