HIGHLIGHTS-EASTERN REGION 9 PM

Kolkata, Dec 1 (PTI) Following are PTI's top stories from the eastern region at 9 pm.

CAL 9 NL-CM-LD STATEHOOD Solution to Naga political issue likely soon: Neiphiu Rio (Eds: Adding Governor's quotes) Kohima, Dec 1 (PTI) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Sunday greeted people on the occasion of the 57th Statehood Day, contending that the long-awaited solution to the vexed Naga political issue might be in sight.

CES 10 WB-RANKINGS-JU QS University Rankings: JU tops among state-run varsities Kolkata: Jadavpur University has topped the list of state-run universities in the country, according to a latest ranking and secured the 11th spot among Indian higher educational institutes, officials said on Sunday.

CES 11 MZ-METHAMPHETAMINE-SEIZURE Methamphetamine tablets worth Rs 6 crore seized in Mizoram Aizawl: The Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials have seized huge quantity of Methamphetamine tablets, a recreational drug, worth over Rs 6 crore from two places near here in the last three days, an official said on Sunday.

CES 12 JH-MISHAP BJP MLA's nephew, 4 others killed in road accident in J'khand Garhwa: Five persons, including the nephew of a BJP MLA, were killed on Sunday after their vehicle collided with a truck near Paswan village in Garhwa district, police said.

CES 13 OD-LECTURER-BODY Body of rape victim found hanging in college hostel Baripada: The body of a lecturer, who had levelled rape charges against her relative, was found hanging inside a college hostel at Rairangpur, police said on Sunday.

CES 14 MG-BANGLA-BORDER Bangladesh has agreed in principle to allow zero-line fencing in 13 places: Official Shillong: Bangladesh government has in principle, agreed to allow India to erect barbed wire fencing along the zero-line in at least 13 areas along the Indo-Bangla border in Meghalaya, a senior official said on Sunday.

CES 15 BH-ARMYMAN-SHOOT Army man kills wife, sister-in-law before pulling trigger at himself Patna: An Army personnel, ailing and on a vacation, on Sunday shot dead his wife and her younger sister near here before pulling the trigger at himself after what was apparently a squabble, police said. PTI RG RG