Following are PTI's top stories
from the eastern region at 5.30 pm.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
Search operation to trace trapped miners resumes in
Shillong: The search operation launched to trace at
least 14 labourers, trapped in an illegal coal mine in
Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, resumed Wednesday
after it took a hit due to strong winds and heavy rains,
Odisha to assess crop damage caused by Cyclone Phethai
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Wednesday geared up
for assessment of damage caused to standing crops and stocked
paddy following an improvement in the situation after Cyclone
Phethai triggered heavy rain in many parts of the state.
Maintenance of peaceful atmosphere top priority of
Aizawl: Mizoram Governor Kummanam
Wednesday said maintenance of peaceful atmosphere
would be the
top priority of the state government to sustain the momentum
of growth and development.
Tawang, W Siang, Bomdila record season's first
Itanagar: Several districts in Arunachal Pradesh,
including Tawang, have recorded the season's first snowfall.
Odisha farmers plan to meet Prime Minister on Dec 24
Bhubaneswar: A farmers body in Odisha Wednesday
announced that it would try to meet and submit a memorandum to
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the state
slated on December 24.
IWAI team to visit Tripura on December 26
Agartala: A high-level team of the Inland Waterways
Authority of India (IWAI) would visit Tripura on December 26
to conduct a survey and decide on the location for a jetty for
a new waterway connecting India and Bangladesh, the state
government said Wednesday.
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