Odisha News Insight

Morning News Headlines (January 9, 2019)

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

—   Srimandir reforms:  Supreme Court appoints former Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar as new amicus curiae.

—   Trade Union Strike Day 2: Educational institutions to remain closed today in several Odisha districts.

—   Trade Union Strike Day 2: Puri-Howrah Passenger halted at Balasore station; Garib Rath Express halted at Bhubaneswar railway station.

—   A deer was found dead lying in a pool of blood near Talabania indoor stadium in Puri; suspected to have strayed from Balukhand sanctuary.

—   Darshan of trinities to be restricted from 4 pm to 8 pm today at Puri Srimandir due to ‘Banakalagi’ ritual.

—   Odisha’s Revenue Generation up 19%.

—   Fire breaks out at Ruchika Market in Bhubaneswar.

—   Lok Sabha passes Constitution (124 Amendment) Bill, 2019 to provide 10% quota for economically weaker section in general category.

—   Trade Union Strike Day 2: Protesters stage Rail Roko agitation in several parts of the country; educational institutions remain closed and vehicular movement disrupted.

—   Delhi: CBI Chief Alok Verma arrives at CBI headquarters to take charge.

—   J&K: Fourth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch sector in last two days; security forces retaliating.

—   Nine trains to Delhi running late due to fog conditions/low visibility.

—   Ahead of the 2019 general elections, 7 new political parties seek registration from the Election Commission of India.

—   Gujarat: Ahead of Makar Sankranti, markets in Rajkot decked up with kites carrying images of politicians including PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi.

—   According to the World Bank, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will grow at 7.3 per cent during the ongoing financial year (2018-19).