Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (October 17, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–     10 Pilgrims from Chhattisgarh killed as Bolero crashes head-on with Truck in Odisha’s Nuapada.

—–     Thousands of animals sacrificed at Chhatar Jatra in Kalahandi despite awareness.

—–     I’ve realised that it’s probably best that when on a public platform, you keep quiet & be more reflective & mature about what you say. I’ll be standing in front of #Odisha Assembly on 23rd Oct: Abhijit Iyer Mitra.

—–     I’ve always held Odisha in high regard. One of the reasons I visited was to look at history & contribution to Indian culture. I love Odisha. My Twitter account is more for fun, not professional: Abhijit Iyer.

—–     PM Narendra Modi congratulates Odia sportspersons Jayanti Behera and Pramod Bhagat for winning medals at Asian ParaGames 2018.

—–     Jammu & Kashmir: Three terrorists killed and one J&K police personnel has lost his life during an encounter. Encounter underway between security forces & terrorists in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar.

—–     Western Naval Command successfully concluded maiden trials of Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle(DSRV) on 15 Oct.DSRV operated by a crew of 3,can rescue 14 personnel from a disabled submarine at a time.

—–     Four Army personnel posted at Pune’s Khadki Military hospital booked for molesting & raping a speech-impaired woman in the hospital premises.

—–     Enforcement Directorate has registered a case under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in Muzaffarpur shelter home case. ED sources said that accused Brajesh thakur and his staff are involved in illegally taking money from the state govt in the name of shelter home.

—–     A soldier of Indian Army’s Signal Regiment has been arrested in Meerut cantonment on the charges of espionage, interrogation is underway.

—–     Sabarimala Temple to be thrown open today for the first time after the Supreme Court’s verdict allowing women in the 10-50 age group to enter the famed temple; 7 protesters arrested.

—–     Indian Rupee now at 73.43 versus the US dollar.

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