ONI Bureau: —– Meteorological centre issues thunderstorm and lightning alert for 18 dist-Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Ganjam, Gajapati, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Sundergarh, Deogarh and Kandhamal districts till 2 PM todaay.
—– Odisha Assembly adjourned till 11.30 AM on the second day of Monsoon Session today amid ruckus by Congress legislators over fuel price hike.
—– Puri Srimandir reforms: Supreme Court defers hearing after amicus curiae Gopal Subramaniam sought four-week time to submit report.
—– Odisha’s Omprakash Mishra is one of the 45 teachers who will be conferred with the National Award for Teachers on the occasion of Teachers Day.
—– Locals of Tentei village in Balasore stage road blockade at Aairi square demanding CBI probe into the death of two girls who had allegedly died of poisoning on August 15.
—– Anti-Maoist posters asking red rebels to shun violence put up at several places in Bissamcuttack.
—– Keonjhar: 7 out of the 10 students who had gone missing from Ashirvad balashram at Joda last night, rescued by police and handed over to CWC.
—– Odisha Women and Child Development Minister Prafulla Sama launches Awareness campaign on complementary feeding practices.
—– Teachers Day being celebrated across the country with much devotion.
—– Supreme Court says that next week it may hear the PIL filed by lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma, seeking a stay on India-France Rafale fighter jet deal.
—– The Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, dismissed the petition, saying ‘the writer’s imagination must enjoy freedom.’
—– Delhi: Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh starts a rally towards Parliament from Ramlila Maidan. The rally is being organised by Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) & All India Agriculture Workers Union (AIAWU), demanding debt waivers for farmers among others.
—– Supreme Court has dismissed the petition seeking a ban on the Malayalam novel ‘Meesha’.
—– Serena Williams cruises into US Open semi-finals.