Kolkata, Feb 8 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

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CAL 6 WB-ASSEMBLY-LD MAMATA Sent names of 2.5 lakh Bengal farmers to Centre for PM Kisan scheme, but no payment to them yet: Mamata Kolkata: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the TMC dispensation for not implementing central schemes in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday her government has sent names of 2.5 lakh farmers to the Centre for inclusion in PM-Kisan scheme but they were yet to get any benefit.

CAL 7 BH-NITISH-PMCH Nitish launches Rs 5540 cr project which aims to make Patna hospital world class Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday launched an ambitious project that aims to upgrade the Patna Medical College Hospital and make the largest public health care centre in the state 'world class'.

CAL 8 AS-FIRE Major fire at Guwahati shopping mall Guwahati: A major fire broke out at a shopping mall in the heart of Guwahati in the early hours of Monday, officials said.

CAL 10 WB-ASSEMBLY Last session of 16th West Bengal assembly ends, oppn boycotts photo op Kolkata: The last session of the present assembly in West Bengal ended on Monday with the passage of the Vote on Account, besides some other bills.

CAL 11 BH-NITISH-FARM LAWS New agri laws are in farmers' interests, misgivings should be dispelled: Nitish Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday observed that the new agriculture laws are in the 'interests of the farmers', and expressed hope that misgivings over the legislations that have arisen in some states would be addressed squarely by the Centre.

CAL 12 WB-MAMATA-INVESTMENT Bengal future investment destination of the world: Mamata Kolkata: Asserting that West Bengal is the future investment destination of the world, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a host of infrastructure projects, which will entail investments to the tune of 'Rs 72,000 crore and provide jobs to 3.29 lakh people'.

CAL 14 WB-MLAs-MAMATA Two TMC MLAs who joined BJP meet Mamata, fuel speculation Kolkata: Two TMC MLAs who joined the BJP met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday, fuelling speculation about their next political move.

CAL 15 MN-ASSEMBLY-CM-ILP More than Rs 2.5 cr revenue collected from ILP permits: Manipur CM Imphal: Manipur earned over Rs 2.5 crore by way of issuing Inner Line Permit (ILP) last year, Chief Minister N Biren Singh informed the legislative assembly Monday.

CAL 16 WB-MAMATA-CENTRE Centre a cruel govt, Gujarat will never rule Bengal : Mamata Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the Centre calling it 'a cruel government' for its meagre advance to the state after Cyclone Amphan and said 'Gujarat will never be able to rule Bengal'. PTI RG RG