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Following are the top stories from the Eastern region at 1700 hrs.

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Following are the top stories from the Eastern region at 1700 hrs.


Darjeeling : The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha-led shutdown in the Darjeeling hills enters day three today with rallies being taken out to demand a separate Gorkhaland state and police patrolling troubled areas to quell any violence. CES2 OD-MINISTER-EGGS

Kendrapara (Odisha) : Ruling BJD activists today allegedly hurl eggs at Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram's vehicle and wave black flags in Kendrapara district. CES3 OD-NAVEEN-FRA

Bhubaneswar : Chief Minister urges Tribal Affairs ministry to ammend the Forest Rights Act (FRA) to modify eligibility criteria for other traditional forest dwellers like SCs and OBCs.


Bhubaneswar : The southwest monsoon has covered at least nine of Odisha's 30 districts and is making further advances into some more parts of the state, a senior IMD official says.


: An inquiry report about the leak in Calcutta University's undergraduate political science paper II question was today submitted to the interim vice-chancellor, six days after West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee said it could be an act of conspiracy.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 17:22 IST