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  • | Saturday | 10th December, 2022

Kolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 5 pm CAL 11 JH-IED BLAST Cobra battalion inspector injured in IED blast in J’khand Chaibasa: An inspector of Cobra battalion was injured on Saturday after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off during an anti-Maoist operation in a forest of Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district, police said. CAL 10 WB-CMC-FAST CMC students on indefinite fast demanding early union poll Kolkata: The indefinite fast by five pupils of Calcutta Medical College (CMC) demanding immediate student council election entered its third day on Saturday morning to press for holding students council election this month. CAL 9 TR-UNAKOTI Unakoti, "Angkor Wat of North-East", being pitched for world heritage tag Agartala: Unakoti, the chiselled ‘Angkor Wat of the North-East’ region, is vying for a UNESCO world heritage tag with both the government and ASI, working to preserve the series of Shaivite rock sculptures in the northern part of the state. CAL 8 AS-IITG-DEATH IIT-G faculty member found hanging in quarters Guwahati: A Mathematics faculty member of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) was found hanging in his quarters on the campus on Saturday, police said. CAL 7 AR-WREN BABBLER-SPECIES New species of wren babblers found in Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar: Birdwatchers have discovered a new species of the elusive wren babblers in remote northeastern Arunachal Pradesh which has been named by them as Lisu wren babbler. The team, comprising of birdwatchers from Bengaluru, Chennai, and Thiruvananthapuram had sighted the new species in March this year at Mugaphi peak in Changlang district. CAL 6 JH-TOURISM J’khand tourism to get boost with logo, brand promotion: Official Ranchi: In a bid to provide a fillip to the tourism sector in the state, the Jharkhand government is working on a slew of plans, including promotion of sites and a study on the inflow of travellers, an official said on Saturday. CAL 5 TR-BJP-MEETING Shah to discuss poll preparedness in Tripura Agartala: The BJP central leadership has convened a meeting of its senior leaders in poll-bound Tripura in Delhi on December 11, a senior leader of the party said on Saturday. CAL 4 WB-TRAMS Calcutta Tramways" to stage a comeback on popular demand Kolkata: Currently Asia’s only tramway service, the iconic Calcutta Tramways, may have been discontinued on several routes in the city and some may consider it a misfit in a metropolis where traffic jams are frequent, but many want the services to continue. PTI RG


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