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.