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HIGHLIGHTS EASTERN REGION 9PM


PTI kolkata Last Updated at 07-12-2018 22:10:44 IST India

Following are PTI's top stories

from the eastern region at 9 pm.

STORIES ON THE WIRE:

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AS-NRC-AASU

AASU asks govt to remove names of Bangladeshis from

NRC

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.

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BH-MINISTER-NITISH

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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WB-INFOCOM HEMA MALINI

Basanti remains a symbol of women's empowerment : Hema

Malini

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.

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WB-BJP-CLASH

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.

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AS-HYENA-DIES

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.

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TR-FUND

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.

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AS-CITIZENSHIP PROTEST

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.

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OD-BEES-ELEPHANTS

Buzzing bee devices in Dhenkanal district rly track

soon

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.

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WB-POLLUTION-CITY

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

year.

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


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