HIGHLIGHTS EASTERN REGION 9PM
Following are PTI's top stories
from the eastern region at 9 pm.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
AASU asks govt to remove names of Bangladeshis from
Guwahati: The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) Friday
demanded that the state government take immediate steps to
remove the names of Bangladeshis from the NRC.
Bihar minister makes sarcastic remarks about Nitish,
draws criticism from JD(U)
Patna: A cabinet minister of Bihar on Friday made
sarcastic comments about Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his
return to the NDA, drawing sharp reaction from the JD(U) which
demanded action against the BJP leader.
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Basanti remains a symbol of women's empowerment : Hema
Kolkata: 'Dreamgirl' Hema Malini says the character of
Basanti in 'Sholay', which she had essayed four decades ago
remains a symbol of women's empowerment till this date.
12 policemen injured in clash with BJP workers
Jalpaiguri (WB): The police and BJP workers fought a
pitched battle in a forested area of Jalpaguri district on
Friday injuring 12 policemen, including an additional SP.
Translocated hyena dies in Assam zoo
Guwahati: A male hyena, which was recently
translocated from Jharkhand to Assam State Zoo, died
here following brief illness caused by stress and infection,
an official said Friday.
Tripura to take Rs 200 crore loan from HUDCO, LIC
Agartala: The BJP-IPFT government would take a loan of
Rs 200, either from LIC or HUDCO, to overcome severe financial
crunch that the former Left Front government has left behind,
a minister said on Friday.
NESO, KMSS to protest against Citizenship Bill before
and during Parliament winter session
Guwahati: North East Students' Organisation(NESO) and
Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti(KMSS) who are opposing the
Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 have decided to launch
protests against it before and during the coming winter
session of the Parliament.
Buzzing bee devices in Dhenkanal district rly track
Bhubaneswar: To curb burgeoning elephant deaths in
train accidents, the railways and Odisha government have
decided to install special devices on tracks that would
create the sound of buzzing bees to scare away the jumbos.
City air quality index 'severe', WBPCB blames weather
Kolkata: The Air Quality Index (AQI) in densely
populated north Kolkata was found to be 'severe' on Friday,
but the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) said it
was due to present weather situations in this time of the
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