Kolkata, Nov 14 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the eastern region at 5.30 pm. CAL14 BH-MINING-SI-MURDER Bihar Police SI mowed down by tractor carrying illegally mined sand in Jamui, home guard injured Jamui (Bihar): A police sub-inspector in Bihar was allegedly mowed down by a tractor transporting illegally mined sand in Jamui district on Tuesday, an officer said.

CAL13 JH-CM-STATEHOOD DAY J’khand CM takes stock of preparations for statehood day on Nov 15 Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday took stock of the preparations at Ranchi’s Morabadi ground where the statehood day function will be held on November 15.

CAL12 AR-AIRGUN-SURRENDER-ABHIYAN Arunachal’s 'Airgun Surrender Abhiyan' receives international recognition Itanagar: The 'Airgun Surrender Abhiyan', a wildlife conservation initiative by the Arunachal Pradesh forest department, has received international recognition at the UNESCO's International Conference on Biosphere Reserves at Sabah in Malaysia on Monday, officials said.

CAL11 BH-MANJHI-NITISH Manjhi continues with his diatribe against Nitish Kumar Patna: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who has an axe to grind against incumbent Nitish Kumar, on Tuesday used the occasion of Jawaharlal Nehru’s birth anniversary to train his guns at the JD(U) supreme leader.

CAL10 OD-LD BOREWELL Odisha: 80-yr-old woman dies after falling into borewell Bhubaneswar: An 80-year-old woman died after falling into a borewell in Odisha's Sonepur district, officials said on Tuesday.

CAL8 JH-ACTIVISTS-THREAT Ahead of PM's visit, 2 tribal activists held for suicide threat over recognising Sarnaism Jamshedpur: Two activists of a tribal organisation were detained in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district on Tuesday after they threatened that they would die by suicide if PM Narendra Modi did not make an announcement recoginising Sarnaism as a religion during his visit to Khunti, police said.

CAL5 JH-ASPHYXIATION-DEATH J’khand: 3 members of family die of suffocation after fire breaks out Dhanbad (Jharkhand): Three members of a family, including a six-year-old-girl, died of asphyxiation after allegedly inhaling toxic gases emanating from a major fire that broke out in some shops of a market in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district, police said on Tuesday.

CAL4 JH-PM-LD VISIT PM Modi on two-day Jharkhand visit from Tuesday; to undertake roadshow, launch projects Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his two-day visit to Jharkhand on Tuesday, during which he will undertake a roadshow and launch several projects.

CES10 OD-ACTRESS-ARREST Odia actress held for ‘misbehaving’ with woman writer Bhubaneswar: Police on Monday arrested Odia actress Mousumi Nayak for allegedly demanding money and misbehaving with writer Banasmita Pati.

CES7 AR-KHANDU-ROAD Road link to remote Pipsorang to be completed by Aug 15 next year: Arunachal CM Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday announced that the road to remote Pipsorang from Tali in Kra Daadi district will become motorable by Independence Day next year. PTI BDC

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