Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (October 18, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–     One person killed after an auto-rickshaw overturned near Gopalpur Sasan in Ganjam.

—–    Police Commissioner reviews security arrangements at Durga Puja pandals in Bhubaneswar.

—–    Dharmendra Pradhan’s visit to Gangabada panchayat has been cancelled; however, he will go to other Cyclone Titli-affected areas including Kainpur of Gajapati and Ganjam district today.

—–    1 killed, another injured in Road Mishap in Nabarangpur.

—–    Navami Puja of Goddess Durga being held across Odisha with much devotion today.

—–    Madhya Pradesh: Truck rams into Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express; 2 coaches derailed, driver dead.

—–    Ashish Pandey has reached Delhi’s Patiala House Court to surrender. He was seen brandishing a gun outside Hyatt Regency on October 14.

—–    Department of Telecommunications & Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in a joint statement today clarified that a few reports in media that 50 Cr mobile no, almost half of total mobiles in circulation, are at risk of disconnection, are completely untrue & imaginary.

—–    Delhi: Devotees offer prayers at Jhandewalan Temple on Maha Navami.

—–    Air Quality of Delhi’s Lodhi Road area: PM 2.5 and PM 10 remain in ‘poor’ category at 224 and 272 respectively.

—–    Online applications for Haj 2019 begins; offline procedure to commence from 22nd October.

—–    Nagpur: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at RSS Vijayadashami Utsav.

—–    We’ve decided to write to Indian PM Modi inviting him for state visit to
Nepal on Dec 12 on occasion of ‘Bibaha Panchami’. PM’s chief adviser Bishnu Rimal had earlier confirmed. Detailed report will be released as soon as the festive season is over: Nepal PM Office sources.

—–    Petrol and diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 82.62 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.21) and Rs 75.58 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.11), respectively. Petrol and diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 88.08 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.21) and Rs 79.24 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.11), respectively.

—–    United States State Department senior official Henry S. Ensher stated that the US is prepared to be Pakistan’s partner, provided it makes smart choices.

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