Afternoon News Headlines (May 26, 2017)

— Odisha: 5 senior IAS Officers – Asit Tripathy, LN Gupta, GVV Sharma, Suresh Mohapatra & SP Thakur promoted to the rank of Chief Secretary.

— Odisha CM writes to Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi, seeks inclusion of Bhubaneswar as a Stop in Colombo-Varanasi Flight route.

— PM Modi inaugurates Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Tinsukiya district in Assam; names the Bridge after Legendary Bhupen Hazarika.

— Missing IAF Sukhoi-30 fighter jet crashed, found near China border; No trace of Pilot and Co-Pilot.

— Meeting called by Sonia Gandhi underway in Parliament; Leaders of 17 parties are attending the meeting.

— Haryana: Pakistani national living in Bahadurgarh since 2013 with Indian identity arrested.

— Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi denied permission by UP Police to visit violence-hit Saharanpur.

— President Pranab Mukherjee receives two books- Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio, Marching with a Billion.

— Sports Minister Vijay Goel addresses at the flag-off ceremony of the “Slum Youth Run”, in Delhi.

By KalingaTV News Network –