Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (September 6, 2018)

ONI Bureau:  —–   Inter-ministerial committee to meet today to discuss demands of teachers, informs S&ME Minister Badri Narayan Patra today.

—–   Odisha Assembly: Speaker accepts adjournment notice moved by Congress over crop insurance.

—–    Teachers’ Stir: Unauthorised absence by contractual teachers would be treated as reason for not renewing the annual contract due in next March. SME dept directs DEOs & BDOs to cut salary for the days the teachers remain absent.

—–    12-hour bandh by farmers’ body cripples life at Bheden block of Bargarh dist.

—–    Cabinet approves establishment and operationalization of permanent campus of seven new IIMs including Sambalpur.

—–    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hold bilateral meeting ahead of 2+2 meet in Delhi.

—–    Bhopal: Petrol pumps to remain closed from 10am to 4pm today in view of Bharat Bandh. Shops in Kota closed in Rajasthan, Thane, Bihar,

—–    Rajasthan: Locals rescue students from a school bus stuck in a flooded underpass in Sikar.

—–    Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi govt on a PIL seeking urgent action against all illegal pathological labs&diagnostic centers in NCT of Delhi.

—–    Earthquake of magnitude 3.2 struck Jammu and Kashmir region at 8:34 am today.

—–    India’s Saurabh Chaudhary wins a gold medal and Arjun Singh Cheema wins a bronze medal in Men’s 10m Air Pistol finals at 52nd ISSF World Championship.

—–    6.7-magnitude quake jolts Japan; 8 dead, 120 injured.

—–    South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet for the third time during the inter-Korean summit from September 18 to September 20 in Pyongyang.

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