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.