Afternoon News Headlines (May 9, 2017)

— Bhubaneswar becomes 1st Indian City to win prestigious Pierre L’Enfant International Planning Excellence Award.

— Pottangi Block Chairman too joins BJP along with suspended BJD leader Jayaram Pangi.

— Bombay High Court orders forensic test of EVMs used in Parbati assembly segment in Pune in 2014 Maharashtra Polls.

— Supreme Court sentences Justice CS Karnan to 6 months imprisonment for Contempt of Court.

— 6 dead, 16 injured in a road accident near Sheopur in Madhya Pradesh.

— West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi who was hospitalised with acute Epistaxis (nose bleeding), is in a stable condition.

— Press Secretary to President Pranab Mukherjee Venu Rajamony appointed Indian Ambassador to Netherlands.

— Sri Lanka starts removing wasp nests in Dickoya ahead of PM Modi’s visit to avoid any possible “attack” by insects.

— 10 South Korean children die in China school bus crash.

— Donald Trump appoints Indian American Neil Chatterjee to key energy post.

— Odisha gears up to witness one of the big Sports Extravaganza – 22nd Asian Athletics Championship on July 6-9.

By KalingaTV News Network –