Here are the important happenings, News Headlines of November 11, 2019 in and around Odisha State and in the national arena:
Bhubaneswar: In yet another case of crime against women, a mason has been arrested from Unit-I area in the city for allegedly attempting to rape an University student last night. The accused has been identified as Ajay Bagh
Paradip: A young man died after a mobile phone, which was being charged, exploded while he was sleeping at an office of a truck owners association in Lokpada here in Odisha in the wee hours of Monday.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday condoled the demise of former Chief Election Commissioner TN Seshan, who passed away in Chennai last night. He was 86.
Cuttack: Mystery shrouded the death of a man whose body was found floating in a pond in Badasamantapur village under in Choudwar police limits in Cuttack district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Shyam Sundar Khatua
Paralakhemundi: Tension prevailed in Kashinagar area of Gajapati district today after the skeleton of an unknown person was recovered from a farmland under mysterious circumstances.
Balasore: A fire broke out at an Anganwadi centre in Dhobasila Odia sahi under Nilagir block in Odisha’s Balsore district. No injuries or casualties were reported in the incident.
Former Chief Election Commissioner TN Seshan passed away due to cardiac arrest here last night. He was 86. A 1955 batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, Seshan had led the Election Commission from 1990 to 1996.
Shiv Sena Minister in Union Cabinet Arvind Sawant to quit. The Shiv Sena’s sole representative in the Cabinet, Union Minister for Heavy Industries Arvind Sawant said he will quit his post on Monday.
After opening briefly on Saturday, the Jammu Srinagar highway was again blocked on Sunday due to landslides triggered by rains at Digdol, 150 kilometres from Jammu.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Students’ Union (JNUSU) on Monday staged a protest outside the varsity campus over a reported fee hike and the hostel draft manual, even as Vice President N. Venkaiah Naidu was addressing a convocation ceremony.
Severe Cyclone Bulbul has left behind a trail of destruction in West Bengal, taking seven lives in three districts, affecting 2.97 lakh people and damaging over 28,000 houses, senior ministers said on Sunday. The storm also uprooted hundreds of trees and affected power supply in the state.