Kolkata, May 28 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 5 pm.

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CAL 9 OD-LD PM--CYCLONE PM reviews Cyclone Yaas damages, Odisha demands long term solutions Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday reviewed the post-cyclone situation and damages caused by Cyclone Yaas in the state at a meeting here where Odisha government demanded long term solutions to mitigate problems of repeated cyclones and provision of disaster resilient power systems.

CAL 7 WB-CYCLONE-MAMATA-SURVEY Mamata conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit areas in Bengal Hingalganj: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday conducted an aerial survey of cyclone-hit areas in North 24 Parganas district, officials said.

CAL 10 WB-HC-NARADA-BAIL Calcutta HC grants interim bail to two Bengal ministers, TMC MLA, former Kolkata mayor in Narada case Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday granted interim bail to two West Bengal ministers Subrata Mukherjee and Firhad Hakim, TMC MLA Madan Mitra and former city mayor Sovan Chatterjee, arrested by CBI in the Narada sting tapes case.

CAL 12 WB-CYCLONE-MAMATA-PM Mamata meets PM Modi, submits report on damages caused by cyclone 'Yaas' Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday met Prime Minister Naredra Modi at Kalaikunda in Paschim Medinipur district, and submitted a preliminary report on the damages caused by cyclone 'Yaas' in the state, a senior official said.

CAL 13 OD-VIRUS-CASES Odisha reports 7,216 new COVID-19 cases, 33 fresh fatalities Bhubaneswar: Odisha's COVID-19 tally soared to 7,39,955 on Friday as 7,216 more people tested positive for the infection, while 33 fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 2,651, a health official said.

CAL 14 JH-VACCINE-WASTAGE-LETTER J'khand govt shoots off letter to Centre seeking rectification of vaccine wastage data Ranchi: At loggerheads with the Centre over vaccine wastage data, the Jharkhand government has shot off a letter to the union government seeking rectification of wastage figures, saying CoWIN portal till May 27 erroneously showed state's wastage data at '38.45 per cent', a top official said on Friday.

CES 2 AR-VIRUS-CASES Arunachal reports 444 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths Itanagar: At least 444 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, pushing the tally in the northeastern state to 25,820, a senior health department official said on Friday. PTI RG RG

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