Kolkata, Jul 20 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 5 pm.

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CAL 1 AR-VIRUS-CASES Arunachal reports highest single-day spike in COVID cases Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday reported highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases as 508 people tested positive, taking the tally to 43,328, a senior health official said.

CAL 2 MZ-VIRUS-CASES Over 150 children found COVID-positive as Mizoram reports highest daily cases Aizawl: Mizoram on Tuesday reported the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases as 807 people tested positive, taking the tally to 28,295, a Health Department official said.

CAL 3 AS-ASSEMBLY-LOVLINA Assam Assembly adopts unanimous resolution wishing pugilist Lovlina luck for Olympics Guwahati: The Assam Assembly on Tuesday adopted a unanimous resolution, wishing luck to pugilist Lovlina Borgohain, the lone competitor from the state to take part in the Tokyo Olympics.

CAL 4 WB-BJP-PROTEST BJP to hold dharna in Delhi to protest Bengal 'post- poll violence' Kolkata: The BJP will stage a dharna at Rajghat in Delhi on Wednesday to protest alleged incidents of post-poll violence in West Bengal, the party's state spokesperson, Shamik Bhattacharya, said.

CAL 5 OD-RETURN CAR FESTIVAL Return car festival held in Puri amid tight security Puri, Jul 1 (PTI) 'Bahuda Jatra' or Lord Jagannath's return car festival was held here on Tuesday amid tight security with the administration having imposed curfew in the pilgrim town to avoid mass congregation of devotees in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CAL 6 WB-PARTHA-INTERVIEW Cong, Left that oppose BJP nationally shouldn't fight TMC in Bengal: Partha Kolkata: Congress and the Left, which oppose BJP nationally, should not work against the TMC in West Bengal, and efforts should be made for a broadbased alliance of opposition parties ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee has said.

CES 4 WB-CLASS 10-RESULTS 100 per cent pass percentage in WB Board Class 10 examination Kolkata: The West Bengal Board Class 10 examination result was declared on Tuesday with a record 100 per cent pass percentage and 90 per cent of the students securing more than 60 per cent or more marks in the new evaluation method.

CES 7 OD-VIRUS-CASES Odisha reports 2,085 cases as COVID-19 graph plateaus Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Tuesday reported 2,085 new COVID-19 cases and 56 more deaths, a Health Department official said. PTI RG RG

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