HIGHLIGHTS-EASTERN REGION 5 PM

Kolkata, Dec 1 (PTI) Following are PTI's top stories from the eastern region at 5 pm.

CAL 3 AS-CAG-UNIVERSITY Gauhati varsity offered 21 unapproved courses, gave false affidavits to UGC: CAG Guwahati: The Gauhati University has jeopardised the career prospects of nearly 74,000 students and collected Rs 39 crore as enrolment fees from them by offering 21 unapproved courses through its distance learning centre for seven years, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said in a report.

CAL 7 WB-SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR-AYODHYA Double standard to seek review of Ayodhya verdict, time to strengthen economy: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Kolkata: Terming the decision of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind to seek a review of the recent Ayodhya verdict as double standard, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said Hindus and Muslims should move on and work towards strengthening the economy.

CAL 6 WB-SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR-AYODHYA Double standard to seek review of Ayodhya verdict, time to strengthen economy: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Kolkata: Terming the decision of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind to seek a review of the recent Ayodhya verdict as 'double standard', spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said Hindus and Muslims should move on and work towards strengthening the economy.

CES 5 WB-YOUTH-EYE SURGERY Youth loses vision in one eye after surgery, family members cry medical negligence Kolkata: A youth, who suffered an injury after a piece of a broken iron nail pierced one of his corneas, has lost vision in the right eye, with family members blaming it on clinical negligence.

CES 7 AS-IDOLS Idols, items of worship fished out from Brahmaputra Guwahati: Altogether 42 items used in worship and metal idols have been fished out from the Brahmaputra here, top police officials said.

CES 8 DEF-OFB-CHAIRMAN Hari Mohan takes over as chairman of Ordnance Factory Board Kolkata: Senior Indian Ordnance Factories' Service officer (IOFS) Hari Mohan took over as the new chairman of the city-headquartered Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) on Sunday, an official said here.

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