Kolkata, Feb 23 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

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CAL 19 2LD PM-IIT Modi warns against dangers of climate change, says disaster- resilient infra need of the hour Kharagpur: Warning against the dangers of climate change and natural disasters like the one in Uttarakhand recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday asked the IITs to develop disaster resilient infrastructure that can withstand their effects.

CAL 20 OD-ASSEMBLY-FUEL PRICE Protest in Odisha Assembly against fuel price hike Bhubaneswar: Protests against soaring prices of petrol and diesel, which has touched its all time high in the state, were heard both inside Odisha Assembly and outside it on Tuesday as the opposition parties demanded reduction in tax by the Centre and state to ease the burden of the consumers.

CAL 21 AS-SURRENDER 1040 militants of 5 outfits surrender in Assam Guwahati: Dreaded militant Ingti Kathar Songbijit and 1,039 others belonging to five outfits on Tuesday laid down arms before Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to return to the mainstream.

CAL 14 WB-CBI-LD ABHISHEK CBI examines TMC MP Abhishek's wife in coal pilferage case Kolkata: A CBI team examined Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira on Tuesday in connection with the coal pilferage case, officials said.

CAL 18 WB-POLICE-RAKESH Police stopped to enter house of BJP leader named by Pamela Goswamy in drugs case Kolkata: Personnel of the Kolkata Police were on Tuesday stopped from entering the residence of BJP leader Rakesh Singh who was named by the party's youth-wing activist Pamela Goswami in a drugs case, officials said.

CAL 16 BH-ROAD ACCIDENT Six of family killed in Bihar road accident; PM Modi, CM express grief Katihar: Six members of a family were killed when their car rammed into a truck on a highway in Bihar's Katihar district on Tuesday, police said.

LGC 1 WB-HC-RAKESH SINGH Calcutta High Court dismisses BJP leader Rakesh Singh's plea to quash police notice Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by the BJP leader Rakesh Singh praying for quashing of a notice by the police to appear before it in connection with a drugs case.

CES 6 BH-ASSEMBLY-TEJASHWI Patna: Leader of Opposition in the Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday criticised the state government over rise in crime, saying it has doubled in the state under NDA rule than what was during the 15-year regime of the RJD under Lalu Prasad-Rabri Devi. PTI RG RG