ONI Bureau: —– Tigress Sundari traced in the core area of Satkosia Reserve, informed Additional PCCF Sudarsan Panda.
—– Tension erupts at MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur over death of newborn.
—– Pregnant woman carried on cot as ambulance fails to reach Chaulagheri village in Bangiriposhi of Mayurbhanj dist due poor road connectivity.
—– Cuttack: Bodies of 2 minor boys recovered from Bhuasunigadha ghat of Mahanadi river; deceased went missing since Oct 2.
—– 10 injured as private bus travelling from Sambalpur to Bhubaneswar overturns on NH 55 near Samantrapur Chhak in Angul dist.
—– Swine flu cases are on a rise in Gujarat’s Surat.”At present 28 patients are admitted to hospitals & among them,4 are on ventilators.
—– Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India today. The signing of a deal for Russia’s S-400 Triumf air defence system is the key feature of the visit.
—– Supreme Court refuses to interfere in Centre’s decision to deport 7 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.
—– Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria was to attend an annual event organised by Civil Service Academy in Pakistan. The event was cancelled at the last minute without any specific reason: Sources.
—– The Centre extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act to three districts in Arunachal Pradesh, declaring them as ‘disturbed area’.
—– Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that red alert has been declared in three districts – Idukki, Palakkad, and Thrissur on October 7.
—– Assam: An 80-feet-tall statue with Indian map in the background, is being constructed as the theme of Durga Puja Pandal at Guwahati’s Bishnupur.
—– Indian Rupee now at 73.70 versus the US dollar.
—– Petrol and Diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 84 per litre (increase by Rs 0.15) & Rs 75.45 per litre (increase by Rs 0.20), repectively. Petrol & Diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 91.34 litre (increase by Rs 0.14) & Rs 80.10 (increase by Rs 0.21), respectively.
—– India vs WestIndies: India win the toss and elect to bat first in 1st Test Match against West Indies in Rajkot.