Nation First News: Dear Readers! Here are the Afternoon News Headlines on Odisha, India and World by Nation First News.
—– CHSE Odisha 12th Result 2019 for Science stream announced; Pass Percentage 72.33%. Girls have outperformed boys (70.4%) this year with a 75.02 pass percentage.
—– CHSE Results 2019: Show-cause notice will be issued to the colleges which have recorded Zero result.
—– A girl child drowns, 2 women missing in the Sileru river in Odisha-Andhra Boat Mishap.
—– Thunderstorm, lightning, rainfall alert issued for Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Bolangir, Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Gajapati and Ganjam dist today.
—– Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces free rides for Women on all DTC Buses, Cluster Buses and Metro Trains. Subsidy won’t be imposed. Those who can afford to buy tickets or don’t want to take subsidy, won’t be forced to travel free of cost.
—– Flowing the uproar, Centre releases revised draft of National Educational Policy by dropping the ‘Hindi’ clause.
—– Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Supreme Court asks CBI to complete the investigation within three months.
—– Gujarat: BJP MLA Balram Thawani thrashes Naroda NCP woman leader Nitu Tejwani, later says will apologise.
—– Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor, given Cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution to national security. He will continue to be the NSA for next 5 years.
—– Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to martyred soldiers who sacrificed their lives while serving in Siachen.
—– Delhi Court allows Robert Vadra to travel to go to the U.S. & Netherlands to get treatment for intestine tumour for six weeks; but denies permission to visit U.K.
—– Following the encounter, Internet services were suspended at Shopian area in Jammu & Kashmir.
—– Union Ministers Smriti Irani & Ravi Shankar Prasad take charge as Minister of Women and Child Development & Minister of Law and Justice, respectively.
—– Subramanian Swamy also urged PM Modi to declare the Ram Setu a national heritage monument.
—– Special NIA court directs BJP MP-elect Pragya Singh Thakur to appear before court at least once a week.
—– 8 infants dead after air-conditioning (AC) system failure in Pakistan Hospital.