Kolkata, Jul 14 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 5 pm.

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CAL 1 WB-DURGA PUJA Kolkata gears up for Durga Puja, all involved to be vaccinated in 3 months Kolkata: The community Durga Puja committees in Kolkata will ensure that all those who are involved in the rituals and other related works are vaccinated in the next three months, an official said on Wednesday.

CAL 4 WB-CONGRESS-MITRA Congress veteran Somen Mitra's son resigns as party's Bengal general secy Kolkata: Rohan Mitra, son of late Congress veteran Somen Mitra, resigned as the West Bengal unit general secretary on Wednesday over his differences with state party president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

CAL 5 OD-VIRUS-CASES Odisha logs 2,074 new COVID-19 cases, 65 fresh fatalities Bhubaneswar: Odisha's COVID-19 tally rose to 9,45,749 on Wednesday as 2,074 more people tested positive for the infection, while 65 fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 4,795, a health official said.

CAL 6 BH-POPULATION CONTROL-DEBATE Population control debate exposes fault lines within Bihar s ruling alliance Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumars apparent distaste for enforcing population control through legal means, in the face of his ally BJP coming out in support of such coercive measures, has once again exposed the ideological fault lines within the ruling coalition here.

CAL 7 WB-LD TMC-BYPOLL-EC-DELEGATION TMC raps EC over 'delay' in holding Bengal bypolls, delegation to meet poll panel on Thursday Kolkata: Voicing displeasure over the 'delay' in holding elections to seven West Bengal assembly seats, crucial for Mamata Banerjee's uninterrupted continuance as the chief minister, the TMC said on Wednesday a party delegation will meet the Election Commission on July 15 to press for it.

CAL 8 WB-CORPSE-FAMILY Robinson Street rerun: Woman, daughter found living with husband's corpse in Kolkata Kolkata: In a rerun of the 2015 Robinson Street skeleton case in Kolkata, a woman and her daughter were found living with the decomposed corpse of her 78-year-old husband in the northern part of the city, police said on Wednesday.

CAL 9 AR-ARMY-ACCIDENT Army truck falls in gorge in Arunachal; 1 jawan dead, many injured Itanagar: An army man died and four others were critically injured as their truck fell into a gorge in Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Siang district on Wednesday morning, officials said.

CAL 10 JH-GUV-OATH Ramesh Bais takes oath as Jharkhand Guv Ranchi: Ramesh Bais on Wednesday took oath as the 10th Governor of Jharkhand, succeeding Draupadi Murmu. PTI RG RG

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