ONI Bureau: —– 8-member Central team arrives in Bhubaneswar to assess damages caused by cyclone Titli and subsequent floods in Odisha.
—– Three youths allegedly kidnap and gang rape a minor girl in Balisahi; rape survivor admitted to MKCG hospital in critical condition.
—– Odisha govt strictly enforce total ban on polythene in 6 cities – Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Berhampur Municipal corporations and Puri municipality from today.
—– Odisha CM announces special package for cyclone-affected people. Agriculture input subsidy will be provided to the small and marginal farmers who have sustained crop loss of 33% and above at Rs 6,800 per hectare in rainfed/non-irrigated areas.
—– Members of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) sit on overnight dharna on Wednesday at Pasupatigada under Tangi area in Cuttack district demanding price, prestige and pension.
—– Khurda Collector Nirmal Chandra Mishra urges members of NNKS to meet him personally instead of walking to Bhubaneswar for agitation.
—– Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) dates announced; OJEE is likely to conduct on May 12, 2019. Special OJEE will be conducted on July 21.
—– Violence in Satkosia: BJP alleges innocent villagers lodged in police custody.
—– Four doctors of Medicine department of Saheed Laxman Naik Medical College and Hospital in #Koraput resign after the Dean allegedly holds their salary over shortage of attendance
—– Carcass of a 52-feet-long whale found at Habalikhati beach in Kendrapada dist.
—– Sex racket allegedly running in a posh farmhouse in Odisha’s Cuttack district was busted.
—– Ranji Trophy: Odisha opts to bat after winning the toss against Haryana.