Odisha News Insight

Afternoon News Headlines (January 21, 2019)

ONI Bureau:  Good Afternoon Readers! Here are the Afternoon News Bulletin on Odisha, India and World by Odisha News Insight.

—    New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express catches fire at Tilkanagar, near Rourkela Railway Station; loss of life or property yet to be ascertained.

—    A mentally challenged woman arrested who had administered injection to more than 5 patients at Sambalpur hospital.

—    Odisha CM writes to Piyush Goyal for realignment of Jaleswar-Digha rail line.

—    Over 5 lakh new voters added to Odisha final voter list.

—    Repair of Srimandir Jagamohan: ASI files affidavit in Orissa High Court, submits status report on repair work of Jagamohan; next hearing scheduled on March 25.

—    BJP Mahila Morcha activists scuffle with police while marching towards state Secretariat in Odisha over women’s security.

—    Maoists damage Essar pipeline in Chitrakonda in Malkangiri.

—    Regional parties merge to form Odisha Democratic Front; BJP welcomes the new political front.

—    BJP parliamentary board will decide over alliance with the new front: BJP vice-president Samir Mohanty.

—    Shivakumara Swami, Karnataka’s 111-year-old seer dies; State government declares a three-day state mourning and one day holiday for all schools, colleges and government offices.

—    2 terrorists have been neutralised; encounter underway between terrorists and security forces in Zinpanchal, Chari Sharief in Budgam district.

—    PM Modi to inaugurate Projects worth Rs 44,000 crore in Jammu & Kashmir on February 3.

—    BJP Ally JD(U) to Vote Against Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha.

—    Army plans to buy over 3,000 anti-tank guided missiles from France.

—    Delhi’s Patiala House Court today admitted a defamation petition against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal & others.

—    Rain/Thundershowers are very likely to occur during next three hours at some places over Agra, Mathura, Bulandshahar, Gautambuddhnagar, Ghaziabad, Hathras districts and adjoining areas.

—    Sri Lanka today released 16 Indian fishermen who were caught by the Srilankan navy on 13th January.

—    Boo, the world’s cutest dog, has died of a broken heart, his owners have confirmed.

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