Evening News Headlines (April 11, 2019)

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

—-   Surendra Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha: The failure rate of EVMs has been under 1%. In 6 booths of Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district there has been no voting due to threat by naxals.

—-   68% voter turnout till 6 PM in first phase polls in Odisha.

—-   Alleging EVM tampering, locals in Malkangiri’s MPV-65 lock up polling officials.

—-   BJD appoints transgender Meera Parida as party observer.

—-   Election Commission: The total seizures in 2019 Election so far, till 6 pm, is Rs 2626 Crore – cash Rs 607 Crore, liquor worth Rs 198 Crore, drug & narcotics worth Rs 1091 Crore, precious metal worth Rs 486 Crore, freebies & other items worth Rs 48 Crore.

—-   Election Commission: 6 incidents in Andhra Pradesh, 5 in Arunachal Pradesh, 1 in Bihar, 2 in Manipur and 1 in West Bengal, where EVMs have been damaged.

—-   Chhattisgarh: Family members of BJP MLA Bheema Mandvi cast their vote in Dantewada, earlier today. Bheema Mandvi had lost his life in a naxal attack in Dantewada on 9th April.

—-   Voter turnout: Arunachal Pradesh (2 seats) – 66%, Bihar (4 seats) – 50%, Lakshadweep (1 seat) – 66%, Maharashtra (7 seats) – 56%, Meghalaya (2 seats) – 67.16%, Odisha (4 seats) – 68%, Uttar Pradesh (8 seats) – 63.69%, Sikkim (1 seat) – 69%, Mizoram (1 seat) – 60%, Nagaland (1 seat) – 78%, Manipur (1 seat) – 78.2%, Tripura (1 seat) – 81.8%, Assam (5 seats) – 68%, West Bengal (2 seats) – 81%, 77% in Chhattisgarh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands (1 seat) – 70.67%, Andhra Pradesh (25 seats) – 66%, Chhattisgarh (1 seat) – 56%, Telangana (17 seats) – 60%, Uttarakhand (5 seats) – 57.85%, Jammu & Kashmir (2 seats) – 54.49%. Final turnout is expected to rise.

—-  67 climbers (58 male & 9 females) from India have acquired permission to ascend Mt. Everest this season. Total 300 climbers from 42 countries have acquired permission to ascend Mt. Everest: Nepal Tourism Board

—-   Jet Airways has suspended all its international flights scheduled for tonight due to operational reason.

—-   Andhra Pradesh: One security personnel injured after clash broke out between TDP & YSRCP workers in Kurnool’s Ahobilam area today.

—-   Narayanpur: One Naxal killed in encounter with security forces in Orchha. One Special Task Force (STF) constable sustained injuries.

—-   GooglePay users can now buy Gold through APP.

—-   Pakistan asks Britain to return famous KohiNoor diamond to Islamabad, which is claimed by India.

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