ONI Bureau: Good Afternoon Readers! Here are the Afternoon News Bulletin on Odisha, India and World by Odisha News Insight.
— Congress President Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha on January 25.
— BJD leader Pradeep Maharathy leaves for New Delhi to join party’s protest for higher MSP for paddy.
— Vigilance arrests Junior Engineer of District Education Office in Puri for taking a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a lady teacher in a transfer case.
— Odisha CM writes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting to start flight operations from Jharsuguda to New Delhi.
— Cholera outbreak stirs panic at Baladhiamala village in Junagarh block of Kalahandi district.
— Congress, BJD and Left parties to support two-day nationwide strike called by Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) on 8th & 9th January.
— Bhitarkanika witnesses decline in birds this year.
— Orissa High Court directs Centre to submit status report on repairing work of Jagamohan, Nata Mandap of Puri Srimandir; next hearing scheduled on January 21.
— 10 percent reservation in government jobs for economically weaker upper castes approved by Union Cabinet.
— 5,000 seats added to Navodaya schools.
— 3 AIADMK MPs P Venugopal, KN Ramachandran, K Gopal and TDP MP N Shivaprasad suspended for two days by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan under Rule 374 A
— BJP’s Vijay Shah to be the candidate for the election of Assembly Speaker in Madhya Pradesh
— Supreme Court seeks a response from Centre and Election Commission of India on a plea seeking direction to EC to increase the tallying or VVPAT with EVM votes from current 10% to 30% for general elections 2019.
— Bomb hurled at BJP office in Meghalaya.
— Virat Kohli on first Test series win in Australia: It was a team effort through and through.
— Ravi Shastri on first Test series win in Australia: This is bigger than World Cup 1983 or World Championship 1985.