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What Happened on 10 October 2018


10 October 2018 Current Events Alert issued for the cyclone in Odisha on October 10 and 11

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a cyclone alert in Odisha on October 10 and 11. The eye of the Cyclone Titli has been located at 530 km southeast of Gopalpur, Odisha and 480 km east-southeast of Kalingapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Alerts have been issued for 14 districts – Ganjam, Puri, Boudh, Gajapati, Kandhamal Boudh, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Balasore, Bhadak and Nayagarh. Fishermen have also advised not to venture in to sea on these days. The National Emergency Response Centre (NERC) which is under the Home Ministry has cautioned the State Government. 


4 dead and 20 injured as New Farraka Express derailed near Rae Bareli

4 people have died and 20 people have been injured as five coaches of the New Farraka Express have derailed today near Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh. A team of doctors and National Disaster Response Force has been sent from Lucknow to Harchandpur railway station to carry out rescue and relief operations. 


Asian Youth Games: Manu Bhaker becomes first Indian to win Gold

Manu Bhaker won India's first ever Gold in shooting on Tuesday at the Asian Youth Games in Buenos Aires, Jakarta. The 16-year-old shot 236.5 in the women's 10m air pistol event and won a gold medal. Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga also becomes first gold medalist of India in Men's Weightlifting 62 kg event.


Alert issued for the cyclone in Odisha on October 10 and 11

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a cyclone alert in Odisha on October 10 and 11. The eye of the Cyclone Titli has been located at 530 km southeast of Gopalpur, Odisha and 480 km east-southeast of Kalingapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Alerts have been issued for 14 districts – Ganjam, Puri, Boudh, Gajapati, Kandhamal Boudh, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Balasore, Bhadak and Nayagarh. Fishermen have also advised not to venture in to sea on these days. The National Emergency Response Centre (NERC) which is under the Home Ministry has cautioned the State Government. 

4 dead and 20 injured as New Farraka Express derailed near Rae Bareli

4 people have died and 20 people have been injured as five coaches of the New Farraka Express have derailed today near Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh. A team of doctors and National Disaster Response Force has been sent from Lucknow to Harchandpur railway station to carry out rescue and relief operations. 

Asian Youth Games: Manu Bhaker becomes first Indian to win Gold

Manu Bhaker won India's first ever Gold in shooting on Tuesday at the Asian Youth Games in Buenos Aires, Jakarta. The 16-year-old shot 236.5 in the women's 10m air pistol event and won a gold medal. Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga also becomes first gold medalist of India in Men's Weightlifting 62 kg event.




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