Kolkata, Apr 29 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

CAL 5 WB-LOCKDOWN-YAMRAJ 'Yamraj', 'Gabbar' stalk Kolkata streets, issue dire warnings and amuse Kolkata: 'Sabdhane thak noile ami eshe niye jabo' (Stay safe or I will come and take you away), hollers 'Yamaraj', the lord of death, his handlebar moustache twitching and bloodshot eyes popping out menacingly.

CAL 7 WB-LOCKDOWN-MAMATA Experts for continuing COVID-19 restrictions till end of May: Mamata Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said experts and doctors are of the opinion that the restrictions imposed to check the spread of COVID-19 should continue in the state till the end of May.

CAL 8 OD-VIRUS-LD PATNAIK COVID-19 situation in Odisha under control but next few days extremely challenging: Patnaik Bhubaneswar: he COVID-19 situation in Odisha is 'well under control', but the next few days will be 'extremely challenging' as a large number of people are likely to return from states that have been hit hard by the pandemic, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Wednesday.

CAL 9 AN-VIRUS-JOURNALIST-LD ARREST Govt officer, scribe among 4 arrested for 'communalising' social media posts in Andamans Port Blair: A government officer, a journalist, the son of a police constable and the wife of a fireman were arrested over the past few days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands for alleged communal posts on social media amid the coronavirus outbreak, police said on Wednesday.

CAL 10 OD-VIRUS-2NDLD-CASES 7 test positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, total mounts to 125 Bhubaneswar: Seven people, including six with recent travel history to West Bengal, tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 125, officials said. PTI RG RG