Morning News Headlines (October 24, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– Odisha cadre IPS officer M Nageshwar Rao takes charge as interim Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director. No room at CBI headquarters has been sealed: CBI spokesperson.
—– Team of experts fail to tranquilise Tigress Sundari despite overnight operation; 3rd phase of operation in Baghamunda village to tranquilise Tigress Sundari begins.
—– Saheed nagar police asks Twitter to provide details of Abhijit Iyer Mitra’s account, phone number and mail ID to know what all he posted and when.
—– Nayagarh: More than 150 residents of Fatehgarh village of Bhapur block affected by unknown disease.
—– Maoists kill man suspecting him to be police informer in Dhakadrasi under Mathili police limits in Malkangiri.
—– CBI’s JD (P)Arun Kumar Sharma, A Sai Manohar, HoZ V Murugesan and DIG Amit Kumar have been transferred/posted. They were a part of the team probing the case against CBI’s Rakesh Asthana.
—– SP Ajay Bassi, an aide of Alok Verma and investigating officer in Rakesh Asthana bribery case transferred to Port Blair.
—– Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be conferred with 2018 Seoul Peace Prize.
—– J&K: Bodies of 2 terrorists recovered following an exchange of fire between terrorists & security forces at Soothu.
—– We launched search operation along with 15 RR & CRPF.2 militants killed. People are pelting stones.
—– Santragachhi footbridge stampede: Two people were killed and 12 were injured in overcrowding and heavy rush at Santragachhi station yesterday: South Eastern Railway. Earlier, it was reported that 14 people were injured in the incident.
—– Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of the review petition filed by historian Romila Thapar against the verdict that refused SIT probe into arrests of five activists in Bhima Koregaon case and allowed Maharashtra Police to continue with the investigation.
—– No Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) vehicle will be sold and registered across the country after 1st April, 2020: Supreme Court.
—– CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition accepted by the Supreme Court; likely to be heard on October 26.
—– Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi-Jakarta flight diverted to Mumbai as a woman passenger gives birth onboard the flight.