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PTI | Kolkata | Updated: 02-08-2019 12:09 IST | Created: 02-08-2019 12:09 IST
Kolkata, Aug 2 (PTI) Following are PTI stories from

Following are PTI stories from the eastern region at 12 pm. STORIES ON THE WIRE: CAL 1 AS-ASSEMBLY-NRC More indigenous people dropped from NRC than those living on B'desh border: Assam govt Guwahati: The Assam government has claimed that the percentage of people excluded from the draft National Register of Citizens was lower in districts bordering Bangladesh having a sizeable Muslim population than those where Hindus were in majority.

ERG 1 MZ-PLASTIC-BAN Aizawl Municipal Corporation bans plastic Aizawl: The Aizawl Municipal Corporation has banned single use plastic articles and plastic carry bags less than 50 micron thickness in the city, an official said Friday. ERG 2 OD-MURDER-ARREST Serial killer arrested by police Cuttack: The police have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with two of the three murder cases that were reported here within 24-hours last week, a senior officer said Friday..


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