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HIGHLIGHTS EASTERN REGION 9PM


PTI kolkata India
Updated: 30-11-2018 21:20 IST

Following are PTI's top stories

from the eastern region at 9 pm.

CAL3 BH-ASSEMBLY-TEJPRATAP

Tej Pratap Yadav makes an appearance in Bihar Vidhan

Sabha

Patna: RJD president Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej

Pratap Yadav Friday made his first appearance at the state

assembly on the final day of the ongoing winter session.

CAL4 WB-BOOK FAIR-IMRAN

Guild seeks Imran Khan's help for Pak publishers'

participation in Kolkata Book Fair

Kolkata: The Publishers and Booksellers Guild, the

organiser of the International Kolkata Book Fair, has written

to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to facilitate

participation of his country's publishers in the 2019 edition

of the fair.

CAL5 WB-LIQUOR-ARREST

Prime accused in hooch tragedy arrested

Shantipur (WB): The West Bengal CID has arrested the

prime accused in the Shantipur hooch tragedy that claimed 12

lives and left over 35 people sick, a senior official said

Friday.

CAL6 TR-BSF-BANGLA POLLS

Vigil upped along int'l border in Tripura ahead of

Bangla polls

Agartala: With just a month to go before the

Bangladesh Parliamentary elections, security has been

tightened along the 856-km-long international border in

Tripura to prevent anti-national elements from sneaking into

the Indian territory, a top BSF official said Friday.

CAL7 WB-LIQUOR-BJP

BJP leaders demand ban on liquor sale in Bengal

Shantipur (WB): The BJP Friday demanded West Bengal be

declared a dry state and alleged that money earned from sale

of spurious liquor was being passed as funds to the ruling

Trinamool Congress in the state.

CAL8 OD-BJP-LD RESIGNATION

BJP receives setback in Odisha with two leaders

quitting

Bhubaneswar: Former Union minister and Odisha MLA

Dilip Roy and senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra resigned from

the party Friday, dealing a blow to the saffron party ahead of

the 2019 elections.

CAL9 TR-IPFT-PROTEST

BJP's Tripura ally IPFT to agitate in Delhi for

separate state

Agartala: The IPFT, a ruling ally of the BJP, said

Friday that it would organise a rally in Delhi to press for

Tripraland, a separate state for tribals, and the scrapping of

the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016.

CES12 JH-CM-PATANJALI

Jharkhand to sign MoU with Patanjali for marketing

organic farm products

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on

Friday said the government would sign a Memorandum of

Understanding (MoU) with Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved to

market organic farm products of the state.

CES17 BH-COP-LIQUOR

Cop arrested for consuming liquor in dry Bihar

Muzaffarpur (Bihar): A sub-inspector of police was

arrested here on Friday while consuming liquor at a hotel in

violation of the strict prohibition law, the district police

chief said.

CES18 JH-MAOIST-LYNCH

Maoist lynched for rape attempt in Jharkhand

Medininagar (Jharkhand): A Maoist was lynched for

allegedly attempting to rape a woman in Irmu village in

Palamau district, police said on Friday.

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COUNTRY : India

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