Morning News Headlines (October 8, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– Health workers take a pregnant woman of Pabilaguda village on stretcher and later a motorcycle to reach hospital due to lack of motorable road in Malkangiri.
—– Woman kills neighbour, beats 4-month-old daughter to death in Baikunthapur village in Keonjhar dist.
—– Low pressure to trigger rain in Odisha from October 10 .
—– ‘Nuakhai Utsav’ organised by Paschima Odisha Yuva Manch at Utkal Mandap in Bhubaneswar.
—– Thousands of devotees throng Puri Jaannathh Ttemple to offer ‘shradha’ to forefathers on the occasion of Mahalaya.
—– Ex-Odisha Minister Padmalochan Panda resigns from Congress’ Primary Membership.
—– Odisha: Hindu devotees from Pakistan were felicitated after their visit to Jagannath Temple in Puri yesterday. The group visited religious places in Odisha between 4th to 7th October.
—– 10 rooms of 5 families gutted as fire breaks out in Khadimahara under Dhushuri police limits in Bhadrak district.
—– Voting begins for 422 of the 1,145 wards in the first of the four phases of urban local bodies elections in Jammu & Kashmir; The civic polls were last held in 2005.
—– President RamNath Kovind greets the IAF on the occasion of the Air Force Day; will join BJP on October 11.
—– Coimbatore-Tamil Nadu: ‘Bommai Golu’ dolls being prepared ahead of Navaratri; the clay idols are based on traditional themes including Mahabharata, Ramayana. Artisans have also made idols of former TN CM Jayalalithaa & former President APJ Abdul Kalam.
—– Aircel-Maxis case: The matter has been adjourned to November 1.
—– Petrol and Diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 82.03 per litre (increase by Rs 0.21) and Rs 73.82 (increase by Rs 0.29). Petrol and Diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 87.50 (increase by Rs 0.21) and Rs 77.37 (increase by Rs 0.31), respectively.
—– US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held “productive discussions” with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during his visit to Pyongyang.