Kolkata, Nov 6 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

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CAL 8 BH-NITISH-LAST POLL-REAX Nitish does not have retirement on his mind, asserts his party Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's stunner that the ongoing assembly elections were his last, triggered hectic speculation in the political circles here Friday.

CAL 17 AS-BJP-PAKISTAN BJP claims AIUDF supporters raised 'Pakistan zindabad' slogan in Assam Guwahati: Assam minister and senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday slammed the supporters of AIUDF president Badruddin Ajmal alleging that they raised 'Pakistan zindabad' slogan on his arrival at the Silchar airport, a charge the opposition party denied.

CAL 18 WB-SHAH Mamata should come out with white paper on killings, CAA will be implemented : Shah Kolkata: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Friday asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to come out with a white paper on the political killings in the state and wondered why the state government has not sent the statistics of crime to the National Crime Record Bureau.

CAL 20 WB-VIRUS-CASES Bengal registers record recovery of 4,283 COVID patients Kolkata: West Bengal on Friday reported the highest single-day recovery of 4,283 COVID-19 patients, taking the total number of cured people to 3,54,732, the health department said in a bulletin.

CES 11 WB-CINEMAS Braving low turnout during pandemic, city theatres to screen films in truncated manner Kolkata: Owners of some single-screen Kolkata theatres who were mulling suspension of screening from Friday due to low turnout at reopened cinema halls, reversed their decision, saying the show will go on in a truncated manner, after their counterparts in Mumbai decided to open doors to viewers despite risks.

CES 12 MN-BYPOLLS All arrangements in place for bypolls to four assembly seats in Manipur: Official Imphal: Adequate security forces have been deployed and all the COVID safety protocols are in place for smooth conduct of bypolls to four assembly constituencies in Manipur on Saturday, an Election Commission official said.

CES 13 NL-VIRUS-CASES Nagaland's COVID-19 recovery rate rises to 87.86 pc Kohima: The COVID-19 recovery rate in Nagaland rose to 87.86 per cent as the state for the 10th consecutive day on Friday reported more patients recuperating from the disease than fresh cases, a health department official said. PTI RG RG