Afternoon News Headlines (May 5, 2017)

— Odisha: Freedom Fighters’ (prisoners) Pension hiked to Rs 10,000 p.m. from Rs 6,000. Non-prisoners to get Rs 9,000 vs Rs 5,000 earlier.

— Mortal remains of martyred Kaushal Kumar, who lost his life in J&K, reach his house in Bargarh.

— BJD issues whip to all its ZP Members to follow party’s instructions in ZP Vice Chairperson poll in Nuapada tomorrow.

— Government notifies Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance 2017.

— Driver of a Vehicle dead in landmine blast triggered by Maoists near Annavaram on Odisha-Andhra border. Vehicle destroyed in the explosion.

— Nirbhaya Gangrape Case: Supreme Court confirms death sentence to 4 convicts.

— Fake academic certificates racket busted in Bengaluru by Police. 5 people have been arrested.

— J&K Police has identified the local LeT terrorist (Shabir Ahmad from Pulwama District) responsible for 5 Bank loots in South Kashmir.

— China’s first passenger plane to make maiden flight on May 5.

— Pakistan lawmakers reject bill to enhance marriage age for girls from 16 to 18 years.

— US President Donald Trump declares Obamacare ‘essentially dead’; Indian-American lawmakers vote against repeal of Obamacare.

— United Nations owes India $55 million for peacekeeping operations.

By KalingaTV News Network –