Kolkata, Jan 25 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 5 pm.

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CAL 5 BH--OFFICER-BODY Govt officer killed, buried in Bihar; Oppn slams Nitish Kumar Patna: A government official was killed and buried at a secluded spot along a river in Patna district following a tiff with a fertilizer vendor, drawing fresh opposition criticism of the Nitish Kumar government on Monday over law and order situation in Bihar.

CAL 6 WB-MAMATA-BJP-NETAJI BJP insulted Netaji by raising 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans: Mamata Pursurah: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lashed out at the BJP, accusing it of insulting Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose by raising 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans at an event to mark the icon's 125th birth anniversary.

CES 1 OD-ANGANWADI All anganwadi workers in Odisha to get mobile phones Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to provide mobile phones to all the anganwadi workers for timely dissemination of information.

CES 2 WB-FIRE Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Chhagalpatti Kolkata: A fire broke out at Chhagalpatti in Kolkata's Narkeldanga area on Monday morning, officials said.

CES 4 WB-REPUBLIC DAY COVID-19: Republic Day celebrations in Kolkata with no spectators Kolkata: The Republic Day celebrations in Kolkata will be subdued this year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic with no spectators being allowed, a senior official said on Monday.

CES 6 OD-DIVYANG-PROBE Commission starts probe into alleged sexual harassment of inmates of Divyang training centre Bhubaneswar: The State Commission for Persons with Disabilities on Monday launched a probe into the alleged sexual harassment of inmates and running of a sex racket at a divyang training centre at Palaspalli area in the state capital.

CES 7 WB-GANJA-SEIZURE 40 kg ganja seized, 1 arrested in Bengal Jalpaiguri: One person has been arrested and 40 kg of ganja seized from his possession in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said on Monday.

CES 10 TR-SECURITY-R-DAY Security beefed up in Tripura for R-Day Agartala: Security has been beefed up and BSF alerted along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura, where insurgents have been arrested earlier this month, ahead of Republic Day, a senior police official said on Monday. PTI RG RG