Odisha News Insight

Evening News Headlines (January 8, 2019)

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

—    Bharat Bandh: Depending on the situation, District collectors will decide either to have classes or to close educational institutions tomorrow.

—    Cuttack SDJM Court sends TV actor Nikita’s husband Lipan Sahu to Choudwar Jail.

—    BJD leaders led by party president Naveen Patnaik submits memorandum to President of India on farmers’ issues.

—    Demonstration staged demanding district status to Padampur.

—    Noted Odisha-born scientist and IIT Kharagpur alumnus gets NATOSTO Award.

—    Bihar gets GI tag for Khaja.

—    The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 has been passed in Lok Sabha.

—    Apsara Reddy, one of India’s most well-known transgender journalist and activist has been appointed as National General Secretary, All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) by party president Rahul Gandhi.

—    5-judge bench of Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya case on January 10.

—    RBI appoints Nandan Nilekani as chairman of high-level committee to assess the digitisation of payments in India.

—    Gita Gopinath takes over as International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Chief Economist.

—    IPL 2019 to begin from Mar 23 in India.