Kolkata, Nov 8 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 5 pm.

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CAL 4 BH-POLL-COUNTING ARRANGEMENTS 55 counting centres, 78 CAPF cos, CCTVs: All set for Nov 10 as Bihar awaits poll results Patna: The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements for counting of votes on November 10 for the Bihar assembly polls as the state awaits results of a closely-fought election.

CAL 2 OD-VIRUS-CASES Odisha reports 1,434 new COVID-19 cases, 15 fresh fatalities Bhubaneswar: Odisha's COVID-19 caseload rose to 3,01,574 on Sunday with 1,434 more people testing positive for the infection, while 15 fresh fatalities pushed the coastal state's death toll to 1,425, a senior health department official said.

CAL 3 NL-HORNBILL-LD VIRTUAL Virtual programmes to mark Nagaland's Hornbill Festival Kohima: Nagaland has decided to celebrate its popular Hornbill festival virtually this year, amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.

CES 11 AN-ICG-MYANMARESE BOAT Coast Guard apprehends Myanmarese fishing boat with 12 crew members in Indian waters Port Blair: The Coast Guard has apprehended a Myanmarese boat with 12 crew members for illegally fishing in Indian waters near Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a statement issued by the force here on Sunday said.

CES 12 WB-BSF-BANGLADESHI 13 Bangladeshis apprehended while crossing over to India: BSF Kolkata: Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals have been apprehended by Border Security Force personnel in border points of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district while trying to crossover to India, a BSF statement said on Sunday.

CES 1 JH-VIRUS-CASES Jharkhand reports 340 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths Ranchi: Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally mounted to 1,04,239 as 340 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said on Sunday.

CES 5 MZ-VIRUS-CASES 57 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram Aizawl: Mizoram's COVID-19 count reached 3,090 on Sunday as 57 more people, including a one-year-old child, tested positive for the disease, a statement here said.

CES 6 AR-VIRUS-CASES Arunachal reports 64 fresh COVID-19 cases, two more deaths Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rose to 15,389 as 64 more people tested positive for the infection, while two fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 45, a health department official said on Sunday.

CES 9 WB-BODIES-LD RECOVERY Five of family found dead at their residence in West Bengal Kolkata: Five members of a family, including two children, were found dead at their residence in West Bengal's Dakshin Dinajpur district on Sunday, a senior police officer said.

CES 10 WB-MUSEUMS City museums under culture ministry to reopen from November 10 Kolkata: Four museums in the city, including Victoria Memorial and Indian Museum, under the Union Ministry of Culture, will reopen from November 10 after being closed for around eight months due to the pandemic. PTI RG RG

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