Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (October 22, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–    Bhanjanagar: Body of one of the four persons missing after Cyclone Titli at Gajalbadi panchayat, recovered this morning; 2 bodies were recovered earlier, 3 persons still missing.

—–    Woman kills son & daughter, attempts suicide in Nayagarh dist.

—–    Tension prevails at Tainsi village in Angul as Tigress Sundari goes on a killing spree.

—–    4 of a family burn to death as son-in-law allegedly sets house on fire.

—–    10 persons sustain injuries as the bus they were travelling in overturns near Olmara Chhak in Jaleswar.

—–    One elderly person trampled to death by a herd of elephants in Kendujhar village under Rajgangpur forest division in Sundergarh.

—–    A herd of 10 elephants enter a saw mill in Kalunga Industrial Estate in Rourkela.

—–    Senior Congress leaders Padmalochan Panda, Subhankar Mohapatra along with other party leaders and workers have joined BJP yesterday in presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

—–    Supreme Court today said it will pass an order tomorrow on a number of petitions seeking a direction to ban the sale of firecrackers in the country.

—–    Police officials informed media in Sannidhanam and Pamba to vacate the area as police had inputs of a targeted attack being planned on the media.

—–    Supreme Court today said will see it tomorrow as to when we can take up hearing the fresh petitions in regard to the entry of women in age group 10-50 in Kerala’s Sabarimala Temple. There are 19 review petitions pending before the Supreme Court in connection with the Sabarimala Temple.

—–    Supreme court today refused to hear urgently the mentioning by a lawyer seeking suo motu cognisance or action by the National Commission of women against all the accused persons in the MeToo movement.

—–    Zhao Kezhi, China’s minister of public security, to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi later today.

—–    Madhya Pradesh: Sudeep Sukla, a deaf & mute former Infosys engineer from Satna will contest in upcoming state Assembly elections.

—–    Himachal Pradesh: Earthquake of magnitude 3.0 hit Kinnaur at 9:11 am today.

—–    Operation continues after being resumed yesterday evening at Amritsar’s Choura Bazar where 60 people were killed and over 50 were injured in Pujab.

—–    All 400 petrol pumps along with linked CNG dispensing units will remain shut from 6 am today to 5 am tomorrow.

—–    Petrol & diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 81.44 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.30) and Rs 74.92 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.27), respectively. Petrol & diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 86.91 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.30) and Rs 78.54 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.28), respectively.