HIGHLIGHTS EASTERN REGION 5 PM

Kolkata, Nov 22 (PTI) Following are PTI's top storiesfrom the eastern region at 5 pm.

CAL8 WB-COLLEGE-LD MUSLIM Unlike his BHU brethren, new sanskrit teacher of Belurcollege enjoying job Kolkata: At a time when students of the Banaras HinduUniversity are up in arms over appointment of a muslimsanskrit teacher, a man from the minority community selectedas an Assistant Professor of sanskrit by a city-based collegeon Friday said he was overwhelmed by warm welcome fromstudents as well faculty members.

CES5 AS-CAB-PROTEST Akhil Gogoi-led KMSS stages protest against CAB inAssam Guwahati: RTI activist Akhil Gogoi-led Krishak MuktiSangram Samiti (KMSS) on Friday staged a protest here againstthe proposed tabling of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019during the Winter session of the Parliament.

CES6 AR-DISASTER RESPONSE Arunachal plans to set up disaster relief centre Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government has askedthe state police department to prepare a plan and work outmodalities for setting up a disaster relief centre here, anofficial said on Friday.

CES7 JH-POLL-GADKARI Modi govt made country proud by abrogating Art 370:Gadkari Bishrampur: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Fridaysaid the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre made thecountry proud by abrogating Article 370 in Kashmir, as thespecial status granted to the Valley 'posed a challenge toIndia's unity'.

LGC1 BH-HC-LIQUOR CASES Patna HC expresses concern over pendency of over 2lakh liquor ban cases Patna: Expressing concern over pendency of over 2 lakhprohibition-related cases, the Patna high court has asked theBihar government to file its reply on tackling litigationsarising out of enforcement of prohibition law in the state.

ERG2 WB-EASTERN RAILWAY-SOLAR Eastern Railway plans to generate 30 MW solar power by2020 Kolkata: In an effort to minimise carbon footprint andcontribute towards reduction in global warming, the EasternRailway on Friday said it has set an ambitious plan togenerate solar power of 300 million watts (30 megawatt) by2020. PTIACD ACD