News Headlines of June 27, 2019

Bhubaneswar: Here are the news headlines for June 27, 2019. The list contains happenings that took place on June 26, 2019.

  1. TikTok videos of Malkangiri SNCU nurses go viral; CDMO orders action

News Headlines: In a case of extreme medical negligence, the nurses of the Malkangiri District Headquarters Hospital were found recording TikTok videos inside the Special Neonatal Care Unit (SNCU). The videos have gone viral now, prompting the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) to take action against the culprits.

  1. Samaleshwari Exp Mishap: Train Services Resume On Koraput-Rayagada Route

Train services on the Koraput-Rayagada route, which were disrupted after the mishap of 18005 Howrah-Jagdalpur Samaleshwari Express on Tuesday evening, resumed on Wednesday morning after the damaged rail tracks were repaired.

  1. Man Commits Suicide After Hacking Wife In Odisha’s Keonjhar

A man allegedly committed suicide after hacking his wife at Barigaon village under Ghasipura police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district.

  1. JE Sit-up Case: Arrested Patnagarh MLA Saroj Meher Hospitalised

A day after being arrested for humiliating a PWD Junior Engineer (JE) by forcing him to do sit-ups in public, Patnagarh lawmaker Saroj Meher was hospitalized on Tuesday. Saroj  Meher complained of chest pain following which was immediately admitted to Patnagarh hospital.

  1. Cricket Betting Racket: 1 More Held, 3000 US Dollars & Passport Seized

two persons namely Nagarmalla Agarwal and Sunil Agarwal were held on Monday night during Bangladesh and Afghanistan match after a raid at Janta Niwas lane. The cops had seized Rs. 31 lakh and 16 mobile phones from their possession. The Police said efforts are on to nab others involved in the racket.

  1. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. He is also supposed to meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval later. Trade, terror and defence are considered to be the main topics of discussion.

  1. Amitabh Kant gets a two-year extension as Niti Aayog CEO

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension of Amitabh Kant’s tenure for a further period of two years beyond June 30, 2019, i.e. up to June 30, 2021, on the same terms and conditions, the Personnel Ministry said.

  1. BJP’s Akash Vijayvargiya Beats Municipal Officer With Cricket Bat In Indore

Akash Vijayvargiya, a first-time BJP legislator who represents the assembly seat of Indore-3, was seen thrashing the civic body official with a bat in the presence of policemen and television crews on Wednesday. Akash is BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya’s son, who is a lawmaker in Madhya Pradesh.

  1. Terrorist killed in Tral encounter in Kashmir, Search continues for others

The Troops of 42 Rashtriya Rifles with Special Operations Group killed one terrorist affiliated to Zakir Musa during an exchange of fire in an operation at Tral region of Pulwama district in Kashmir on Wednesday.


  1. 55 Asia-Pacific countries support India’s bid for a non-permanent seat at UNSC

The news headlines suggest, in a huge diplomatic win for India, 55 Asia-Pacific countries, including Pakistan, have unanimously supported India’s bid for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a two-year term. India’s permanent representative at the UN Syed Akbaruddin thanked the countries for their massive support.

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