ONI Bureau: —– Depression over south-east and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal concentrates into a deep depression; likely to turn into a cyclonic system by today evening. Wind speed will be 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph along & off Odisha coast 4m 9th Oct afternoon; likely to increase to 100 kmph from 10th Oct evening.
—– Odisha pays tribute to Utkalmani Gopabandhu Das on his birt anniversary today; CM will lay foundation stone of Odia University at Satyabadi in Puri district to mark the occasion today.
—– Mortal remains of Odia youth brought from Dubai following Jay Panda’s intervention.
—– Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing on a review petition filed against the verdict allowing entry of women of all ages in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple.
—– 10,000 people from near the city of Chernigov in northern Ukraine evacuated, airspace & roads on lockdown 20km (12mi) after powerful explosions rocked a local ammunitions depot: Russia Today.
—– Delhi Police Special Cell has busted a manufacturing unit of illegal arms in Meerut and recovered raw materials. 5 persons arrested, 84 pistols recovered.
—– International Monetary Fund predicts a growth rate of 7.3% for India in 2018 and 7.4% in 2019.
—– International Monetary Fund (IMF) cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise. IMF cuts US, China growth estimates in 2019 on trade dispute.
—– Google’s social network, Google+ was announced by the tech giant to be shutting down over a reported failure to reveal a security issue that affected hundreds of thousands of accounts.
—– Petrol and diesel prices in #Delhi are Rs 82.26 per litre (increase by Rs 0.23) and Rs 74.11 (increase by Rs 0.29) respectively. Petrol and diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 87.73 per litre (increase by Rs 0.23) and Rs 77.68 per litre (increase by Rs 0.31) respectively.
—– Odia para athlete Jayanti Behera clinches bronze medal after clocking 27.45 seconds in 200 m sprint event in Asian Para Games 2018 at Jakarta.
—– Jeremy Lalrinnunga becomes the first ever Gold Medallist for Team India at the Youth olympics Games at Buenos Aires 2018 as he successfully lifts a combined weight of 274kgs in his Weightlifting Men’s 62kg Group A event.