TNI Morning News Headlines – December 17, 2020


Odisha News

? Odisha reports 351 Covid-19 cases including 203 quarantine and 148 local contact cases in 24 hours. Total cases now stand at 325147 including 320208 recoveries & 3061 active cases.

? Khordha reports 52 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours followed by Sundargarh (47) and Angul (41).

? Odisha reports 5 new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Toll mounts to 1825.

? Odisha ranks 13th in National Food Safety Index for the year 2019-20 from 26th position in last year.

? Odisha Vigilance arrested Dusmant Nayak, Assistant Teacher, Government UP School, S. Routapur in Gajapati district for allegedly possessing assets worth Rs 3.27 crore disproportionate to his known sources of income.

? Miscreants kidnap 8-year-old boy at Kumuti Sahi in Gajapati District last evening.

? A 3-year-old boy who had gone missing was found dead inside a well at Khankira village in Dhenkanal district.

? Tata Motors Job Scam: SIT of Odisha Crime Branch quizzes Sarbeswara Rao, a close-aide of BJD MLA Pradeep Panigrahi.

? Baripada Town Police busts fake currency racket; seizes fake currency of Rs 85,000 from their possession.

? Birth anniversary of Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo will be celebrated by Information & Public Relations Dept. Govt. of Odisha in virtual mode 4.30 pm.

Odisha ranks 13th in National Food Safety Index for the year 2019-20 from 26th position in last year

India News

? India reports 24,010 new COVID-19 cases & 355 deaths in the last 24 hours.

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? Total case tally stands at 99,56,558 including 3,22,366 active cases, 94,89,740 cured cases & 1,44,451 deaths.

? A total of 15,78,05,240 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 16th December. Of these, 11,58,960 samples were tested yesterday: ICMR.

? Priest of a Gurdwara from Haryana, Baba Ram Singh, who joined the farmers’ protest, died by suicide. He had shot himself.

? BSF kills 2 Pakistani intruders at Attari border, recovers arms and from their possession. Search operation underway.

? Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurate the Chilahati-Haldibari rail link between India & Bangladesh.

? The Supreme Court to hear pleas seeking removal of protesting farmers from Delhi borders today.

? India ranks 131 in the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP)) Human Development Index. Norway tops the index.

? Government expects States, UTs to add 8,000 more cold chain points as States/UTs are expected to raise 8,000 more cold chain points in the coming months.

? Karnataka: 17 BJP MLAs appointed as president, chairman of various boards and corporations.

? Maharashtra: AC local services on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)-Kalyan section begins from today.

? Cold wave conditions to intensify in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh Rajasthan, Delhi & West Uttar Pradesh during next 2 days: IMD.

? BSE Sensex up 38 points currently at 46,704; Nifty at 13,702.

? India vs Australia- 1st Test: India win the toss, elect to bat first against Australia in Adelaide

World News

?Global Covid-19 cases surpass 74 Million Mark.

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