Afternoon News Headlines (March 9, 2019)


NF Bureau:  Dear Readers! Here are the Afternoon News Bulletin on Odisha, India and World by Nation First.

—   Man arrested for raping 6-year-old girl in Soro area of Balasore district.

—   Odisha Best Performing State in terms of Human Development Index in Eastern India: SBI Report.

—   BJD leader Babu Singh resigns from all party posts.

—   Patnagarh child theft: Newborn boy stolen from Patnagarh hospital in Balangir, rescued by police; 2 held.

—   5 injured after drunk school teacher of Hatisara project upper primary school in Nuapada attacks students and staff.

—   A man kills mother, buries her body in Tungaon village under Koksara police limits in Kalahandi; accused son arrested.

—   Army Sources: Indian Army troops shot at a Pakistani drone along the international border in Sri Ganganagar sector (Rajasthan) as it had entered Indian airspace. This is the 3rd Pakistani drone to have been shot at by Indian forces since the 26 February IAF air strikes.

—   Prof. Jagdish Mukhi sworn-in as the 19th Governor of Mizoram, in addition to his own duties as the Governor of Assam.

—   Ex-Kerala Minister V.J. Thankappan dies at 84.

—   Gandhinagar: MLA Jawahar Chavda who resigned from Congress and joined BJP yesterday, takes oath as a minister in Gujarat government.

—   Pakistan wants ICC action against Indian team for wearing army caps.

—   As a mark of respect to the CRPF jawans who lost their lives in the Pulawama Terror Attack, Indian cricketers sported the army cap and also donated their match fee for the welfare of the families of the martyrs.

—   UK home secretary sent Nirav Modi’s extradition request to court: ED.

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