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HIGHLIGHTS EASTERN REGION 4.30PM


PTI Last Updated at 10-11-2018 16:42:12 IST India

Following are PTI's top stories

from the eastern region at 4.30 pm.

STORIES ON THE WIRE:

CES2 AR-CRAB

New freshwater crab found in Arunachal

Itanagar: A new species of freshwater crab has been

found at the Namdapha National Park in Arunachal Pradesh, the

renowned science journal 'Zootaxa' said.

CES3 OD-MAN

Man bobbitised by woman in Keonjhar

Keonjhar (Odisha): A married woman allegedly chopped

off the genital of a man with whom she had an extra-marital

affair at a village in Keonjhar district, the police said.

CES4 JH-ARREST

Man held for extortion by posing as Maoist

Jamshedpur: A man was arrested for posing as a Maoist

and allegedly extorting money from people in West Singhbhum

district, police said Saturday.

CES5 WB-VISVA BHARATI-VC

Newly appointed VC of Visva-Bharati University joins

office

Santiniketan: Bidyut Chakraborty, the newly appointed

vice chancellor of Visva-Bharati University, has assumed

office, a month after the President Ram Nath Kovind cleared

his name for the position.

CES6 DEF-INDIA MYANMAR

Myanmar Def College delegation vists Fort William

Kolkata: A 38-member Myanmar delegation led by Major

General Myat Kyaw, Commandant of National Defence College,

Myanmar visited Eastern Command headquarters at Fort William

here Saturday, a Defence spokesman said.

CES7 WB-KIFF-MAMATA

Mamata welcomes cine lovers to Kolkata for 8-day film

fest

Kolkata: Hours before the inauguration of the 24th

Kolkata International Film Festival on Saturday, West Bengal

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in a tweet, welcomed cinema

lovers to the eight-day extravaganza - the theme country for

which has been selected as Australia this year.

ERG1 JH-KILLING

Man stoned to death in Jharkhand

Pakur (Jharkhand): A man was stoned death by

unidentified persons following a drunken brawl in Pakur

district, police said Saturday.

ERG2 BH-ACCIDENT

Five killed in road accident in Munger

Munger (Bihar): Five persons were killed and another

was injured when their motorcycles coming from opposite

directions collided in Munger district, the police said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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