Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (January 17, 2019)

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

—   Delivery of a baby by a Class VIII girl student in the hostel: BJP & Kandhamal Surakshya Abhiyan observe 12-hour Kandhamal bandh demanding resignation of ministers.

—   Burla Police puts up ‘latka’ at house of deceased Sambalpuri album actress Simran’s in-laws asking them to depose before police.

—   2 killed, 3 injured after a mentally retarded man hurls stones at them in Odagaon, Nayagarh.

—   BJP President Amit Shah got admitted to AIIMS owing to swine flu infection; his visit to Odisha on Friday has been cancelled.

—   Dolphin census begins at Chilika lake.

—   5 gamblers arrested following a police raid on a gambling base in Angul; Rs 1 lakh seized.

—   Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who left for the US for medical treatment, has been diagnosed with a rare kind of cancer and may not be able to present this years Interim Budget on February 1.

—   Navy recovers a body from the illegal coal mine at East Jaintia Hills, at a depth of more than 200 feet. Search operations for the rest of the miners continue.

—   NIA continues search at 7 places in western UP and Punjab in connection with the investigation of the recently registered case of ISIS inspired module.

—   Union Cabinet okays Rs 22,594 Cr for Tripling Numaligarh Refinery Capacity in Assam.

—   India to launch imaging satellite Microsat-R on January 24.

—   IMD: Earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale strikes Nicobar Islands region.

—   Petrol and diesel prices at Rs. 70.47/litre  & Rs. 64.78/litre, respectively in Delhi. Petrol and diesel prices at Rs. 76.11/litre & Rs. 67.82/litre respectively in Mumbai.

—   Russia ready to work with US to save Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.

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