Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (December 27, 2018)

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

—    Pradeep Maharathy expressed regret for his remarks on Pipili Gang Rape and murder case.

—    Crime Branch to move Orissa High Court over Pipili Gang Rape case challenging acquittal of accused by lower court.

—    Odisha Govt appoints retired IAS officer R. Balakrishnan as the chief advisor (special initiatives) to look after special development councils.

—    Rayagada district ranked fourth most improved in Skill Development among Aspirational Districts; Gajapati district is the second most improved in agriculture.

—    Aspirational Districts: Nuapada & Koraput districts listed in India’s Top 5 improved Districts.

—    Pregnant elephant ‘shot’ dead in Jharipani under Belaghar forest range of Kandhamal district.

—    Berhampur court awarded 5-yr jail term to MD of chit fund company SS Depositors, Santosh Tiadi; slapped him with the fine of Rs 11.5 lakh.

—    Lawyers observes cease-work strike demanding establishment of permanent High Court bench in Rourkela and district status.

—    One person killed as timber-laden truck overturns near Amapani Ghati on Jeypore-Bhawanipatna road.

—    The Muslim Women Bill (Triple Talaq Bill) 2018 passed in the Lok Sabha amid walkout by Congress and some other opposition parties.

—    Ravi Shankar Prasad, Law Minister in Lok Sabha: 20 Islamic nations have banned triple talaq, then why can’t a secular nation like India?

—    Decision on consular access to Christian Michel has not been taken as of now; he has access to lawyer and has been speaking to family.

—    NIA raids: Delhi’s Patiala House Court allows family members and parents of five accused to meet them inside the court.

—    NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt and Health Ministry over pregnant women infused with HIV positive blood.

—    Walmart-Flipkart deal should be cancelled, demands confederation of All India Traders (CAIT).

—    The much-awaited trailer of the upcoming movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ is finally out; Odisha Youth Congress threatens to stop release.

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