Morning News Headlines (August 09, 2018)


ONI Bureau:  —–  Maoists kill Narayan Polasi, Postmaster posted at Papuluru sub-post office in Malkangiri.

—–  Balangir Joint Action Committee calls for 2-day Bolangir bandh demanding construction of bypass road; Congress BJP extend support.

—–  BJD issues press statement supporting NDA nominee Harivansh Narayan Singh in RS deputy chairman poll.

—–  Commissionerate Police summons lady involved in face-off with home guard.

—–  Newborn twins die after ambulance fails to reach on time at Balibola village under Karanjia block of Mayurbhanj district.

—–  Dreaded criminal Kalu Biswal injured in police encounter near Charimala in #Ganjam district; gun, bullets, bike seized.

—–  Baramulla encounter: Total of 5 terrorists gunned down by security forces in Jammu Kashmir.

—–  Jammu Kashmir: Students cross rivers to reach their school in Samba’s Sumb; say, ‘it affects our studies as we are not able to cross rivers during heavy rainfall. They request government to build a road for them.

—–  BJP has issued a three line whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs to be present in the house today. Voting for Deputy Chairman is to take place today.

—–  We are confident of our win and election result is a foregone conclusion: Harivansh Narayan Singh, NDA’s candidate for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman.

—–  On the occasion of 76th anniversary of Quit India Movement, PM Modi said father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi’s clarion call of Do or Die galvanised the nation.

—–  Policeman thrashed by locals after his car rammed into two motorcycles in Bulandshahr. Inquiry ordered against the cop who was reportedly drunk.

—–  Maratha Reservation: Internet services have been suspended in 7 tehsils of Pune district- Shirur, Khed, Baramati, Junnar, Maval, Daund and Bhor, as a precautionary measure.

—–  A woman from Gujarat’s Bharuch has become pregnant with a uterus transplanted at a hospital in Maharashtra’s Pune; says, ‘this is my mother’s uterus. “This lady was born without uterus her mother’s uterus has been transplanted into her. The uterus has not delivered for 20 years. This will be 1st delivery from a transplanted uterus in Asia 9th in the world: Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, Director of Galaxy Care Hospital, Pune.

—–  Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi criticised state’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft and said the list “contains lots of errors”.

—–  Three boys from a football team, who were rescued from Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand last month, were granted Thai citizenship along with their 25-year-old coach.

—–  BCCI case: Supreme Court gives full membership to Mumbai Cricket association, Vidarbha and Railways.

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