Afternoon News Headlines (May 16, 2017)

— CM Naveen Patnaik writes to PM Modi for early construction of National Institute of New Energy & Innovation. Land already allotted.

— BJP President Amit Shah to visit Odisha on June 22, 23, 24 to review poverty alleviation programmes, to visit Ganjam, Jajpur, Khurda.

— Orissa High Court grants conditional bail to industrialist Mahima Mishra on Seaways Shipping GM murder case.

— 38 Central Universities across India to be Wi-Fi enabled from July 2017: HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar.

— Karnataka: Senior IAS officer arrested by Lokayukta Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Janthakal mining case.

— Harish Salve charged only Re 1 as fee for fighting Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case at  International Court of Justice (ICJ).

— Army conducted operational manoeuvre exercise ‘Thar Shakti’ in Rajasthan.

— Delhi High Court transfers case of JNU missing student Najeeb Ahmad to CBI.

— Odia Girl Jayanti Behera wins Gold in 400m & Silver in 200m at World Para Athletics Beijing Grand Prix.

By KalingaTV News Network –