News Headlines @ 10pm (May 3, 2017)

— Beggars’ Gang busted in Puri. The female beggars nabbed by the Cops, hail from Gujarat.

— Odia Duo Akshay Parija & Nilamadhab Panda receive National Film Awards.

— Cabinet approves modifications in 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations on pay and pensionary benefits; approves disability pension for defence pensioners. Cabinet also approves Vijayawada Airport as International Airport.

—  World Press Freedom Day: Narendra Modi says free press vital for democracy.

— Lion star Sunny Pawar chosen for Rising Star Award in the UK.

— 64th National Awards: Telugu film director K Viswanath honoured with Dada Saheb Phalke award; President Pranab Mukherjee honours Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Zaira Wasim.

— Britain’s House of Commons officially dissolved ahead of June 8 snap polls.

— China denies plans to mediate on Kashmir, says it is bilateral issue.

By KalingaTV News Network –