Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (October 20, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–    Minor girl allegedly raped in Tirtol area of Jagatsinghpur; accused detained.

—–    Youth impersonating a train driver allegedly abducts minor girl from Bhubaneswar Railway station; grandmother of the girl files complaint.

—–    Odisha’s Ravi Kumar wins Rs 25 lakh in Kaun Banega Crorepati.

—–    Idol immersion ceremony of goddess Durga underway in Cuttack.

—–    Jagatsinghpur: Members of Ersama village committee call for 24-hour market bandh in protest over dismantling of Ravana Podi stage to be attended by Damodar Rout.

—–    6 persons killed in car-bike collision near Uttara Chhak on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.

—–    60 killed, over 50 injured, confirms Chief Medical Officer of Amritsar Civil Hospital. All offices & educational institutions closed in Punjab as state remains in mourning. Amritsar Railway helpline number is 0183- 2223171, 0183 2564485.

—–    8 trains have been cancelled, 5 trains diverted, 10 trains short-terminated and 5 trains short-originated today following Amritsar Train Accident between Amritsar & Manawala yesterday.

—–    Supreme Court has directed the Centre to place before it a report on how it plans to rehabilitate the farmers from Andaman and Nicobar Island who lost their land and livelihood in 2004 tsunami.

—–    J&K: INC wins on Ganie Mohalla,Khanpora, Wahadatpora, Bazar Mohalla, Karipora and Kharpora municipal wards & BJP wins on Narispora, Housing colony Ompora, Dobi Mohalla & Mohanpora municiapl wards, in Budgam.

—–    Amritsar: Dalbir Singh (pic 1), who played the role of Ravan in a Ramlila in the city during Dussehra celebrations, died in Amritsar Train Accident, yesterday. His mother (pic 3) says, “I appeal to the govt to provide a job to my daughter-in law. She also has a 8-month old baby.”

—–    Kerala: Visuals of heavy security deployed at Nilakkal in Sabarimala Temple.

—–    Petrol & diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 81.99 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.39) and Rs 75.36 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.12), respectively. Petrol & diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 87.46 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.38) and Rs 79.00 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.13), respectively.

—–    The Chinese Embassy in India claimed that India was “immediately” informed about the landslide which occurred in the lower ranges of Yaluzangbu river in Tibet and caused a river blockage on the Indian side

—–    The White House released an official statement stating that it is “saddened” to hear about Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s demise.

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