News18 Evening Digest: BJP Leader Mohan Majhi Takes Oath As Odisha CM & Other Top Stories – News18

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Mohan Majhi, 53 years old, took oath as Odisha CM on Wednesday.  (Photo: ANI)

We are also covering: Central Agencies Suspect New Local Network Helping Foreign Terrorists; Mumbai’s Netravalkar Family’s ‘Dilemma’ Ahead of IND vs USA T20 WC Game and Couple’s PDA on Train, among other stories

In today’s digest, News18 brings you the latest updates on Mohan Charan Majhi on Wednesday sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Odisha; 40 Indians killed in a massive fire at a Kuwait building and actor Darshan’s phone seized after arrest, among other top stories.

Tribal Leader Mohan Majhi Takes Oath As Odisha CM

The Bharatiya Janata Party tribal leader and four-time MLA Mohan Charan Majhi on Wednesday oath took as the new Chief Minister of Odisha. Along with the Chief Minister, his deputies Six-time legislator Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo and Prabhati Parida, a debutant MLA, were also administered oath by Governor Raghubar Das. READ MORE

40 Indians Among 41 Killed In Massive Fire At Kuwait Building; Envoy Visits Injured Workers

At least 40 Indians were among the 41 killed on Wednesday in a major fire at a building in Kuwait housing workers. The building, located in Mangaf area in Kuwait’s southern Ahmadi Governorate, was housing over 160 workers. The fire started in a kitchen in the six-storey building. The country’s deputy prime minister Sheikh Fahad Yusuf Saud Al-Sabah visited the site and confirmed that at least 41 workers were killed. READ MORE

Darshan’s Phone SEIZED After Arrest As Karnataka Police Steps Up Probe In Renuka Swamy Murder Case

Karnataka police have stepped up investigation in the Renuka Swamy murder case. News18 has learnt that Kannada actor Darshan’s phone has been seized by the police officials. Apart from him, the phones of 12 other accused, who have also been arrested in the case, have also been confiscated. READ MORE

3 Attacks In J&K In 72 Hours: Central Agencies Suspect New Local Network Helping Foreign Terrorists

A new terror network of on-ground workers, locals and local terrorists is suspected to be helping foreign terrorists who were involved in the three attacks in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in the past 72 hours, according to central intelligence agencies. Eleven people were killed and close to 50 injured in the attacks. READ MORE

Saurabh vs Rohit, Kohli in a Super Over? Mumbai’s Netravalkar Family in a ‘Dilemma’ Ahead of IND vs USA T20 World Cup Game

Naresh Netravalkar and his daughter Nidhi are busy these days. Answering congratulatory phone calls, replying to text messages and social media DMs, and attending the national media are now part of their daily routine. People all across the country have started recognising them as Saurabh Netravalkar’s family, not just in Mumbai. READ MORE

Couple’s PDA on Train’s Sleeper Coach Makes Internet Cringe

If couples’ PDA acts on the Delhi Metro weren’t enough, the phenomenon has now infiltrated Indian Railways as well. A recent video circulating online shows a couple caught cuddling openly on a train, much to the discomfort of fellow passengers, including children. The woman who recorded the scene shared the clip on social media, sparking widespread discussion. READ MORE