News Headlines Of August 8, 2019

Bhubaneswar: Here are the news headlines of August 8, 2019. It contains some of the important happenings of August 7, 2019.

  1. Odisha CM Launches Projects Worth Rs 4461.42 Cr And 9451 Jobs

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched 22 new projects including 10 inaugurations and 12 groundbreakings on Wednesday. These projects will bring an investment of Rs 4461.42 crore and create 9451 job opportunities.

The 10 inaugurated projects are of companies like Hindalco, JK Lakshmi Cement, JSW Cement, MK Plast, Oricon, Shyam Metalics and Energy Ltd and Jay Bharat Spices Pvt Ltd.

  1. Odisha CM Approves Projects Worth Rs 265 Crore For Puri Town

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved five welfare projects to the tune of Rs 265 crore for Puri Town. The infrastructural development will be done under the ‘Abhada Yojana’ of the Odisha government.

The projects were approved at a meeting of High-Level State Committee chaired by the Odisha CM at the Lok Seba Bhawan (State Secretariat). The state government has decided to construct 1250 shops at Old Jail area,  Jatrika and Puri municipality market.

  1. Odisha: Tarava Police Station Among Best 10 In India

The Tarava Police Station in Subarnapur District has been adjudged as one of the 10 best police stations in the country in the Annual Ranking of Police Stations for the year 2018.

Police DG R.P Sharma today handed over the certificate and memento to Debi Prasad Dash, SP Subarnapur and Dulamani Bhoi, IIC Tarava at State Police Hdqrs in Cuttack. Sharma congratulated both the SP and IIC for this excellent achievement.

  1. Heavy Rain Lashes Odisha; List of Trains Cancelled And Diverted

In view of heavy rain causing flood situation and washing off mud and ballasts from railway track between Doikalu and Ambodala stations in Rayagada-Titilagarh railway section, the trains have been affected. Some trains in Titilagarh-Rayagada route have been diverted, cancelled, partially cancelled and rescheduled.

  1. President, PM and other leaders pay tribute to Sushma Swaraj

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at her residence on Wednesday morning.

PM Modi got emotional while paying tribute to Swaraj, who suffered a massive cardiac arrest last night. She was 67.

  1. India’s Kashmir Move Can Lead To Conventional War: Pak PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday warned that India’s decision to end Jammu and Kashmir’s special and autonomous status could ultimately lead to a conventional war between the two nations.

“This will lead to problems in Azaad Kashmir. If they attack us, we will retaliate. Then this will further aggravate. Where is the end to this? This can lead to a conventional war,” he said.

This was the news headlines for August 8, 2019. Kindly go through each story in detail for further information.



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