Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (September 29, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–   Students’ Union Poll Dates Announced In Odisha; voting will be held on October 11 from 8 AM to 2 PM, result will be declared on the same day.

—–   Odisha’s MD Afroz Khan wins silver medal at Asia Grand Prix bodybuilding.

—–   Bankers to go on two days strike in January 2019.

—–   Nandankanan Zoo gets one new pair of Indian Grey Wolf from Mysuru Zoo in exchange for two male and one female Mouse Deer.

—–   Woman, 9-year-old son drown while taking bath in Ghodahada river near Panad village under Digapahandi block in Ganjam dist.

—–   Two persons killed while another sustained critical injuries following a bomb explosion at Ghodabara village under Banki police limits in Cuttack Friday night.

—–   Mumbai: Locals pay tribute to Elphinstone stampede victims on the 1st anniversary of the incident. 23 commuters had died in a stampede on foot-over bridge connecting Parel-Elphinstone Road stations on 29 Sep,17. In Feb’18, a new FOB constructed by India Army was inaugurated.

—–   100 MPs from all over the country have contributed Rs. 43.66 crore from the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme MPLADS fund for flood relief & rehabilitation works in Kerala.

—–   Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates conference on Academic Leadership on Education for Resurgence, at Vigyan Bhawan.

—–   Bihar: A teacher of a coaching centre in Begusarai was allegedly shot dead by unknown miscreants last night.

—–   Delhi: Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch today busted an international Red Sandalwood smuggling racket and arrested 3 persons.

—–   Madhya Pradesh: Four people dead, two injured in wall collapse due to refrigerator compressor blast, in Gwalior’s Darpan Colony.

—–   Petrol & Diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 83.40 per litre (increase by Rs 0.22) & Rs 74.63 per litre (increase by Rs 0.21), respectively. Petrol & Diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 90.75 per litre (increase by Rs 0.22) & Rs 79.23 per litre (increase by Rs 0.22), respectively.

—–   Quake, Tsunami kills at least 30 on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island.

—–   Singer Marty Balin of the Jefferson Airplane rock band has died at 76.

—–   India lifts Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh by 3 wickets at Dubai.

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