Kolkata, Nov 8 (PTI) Following are PTI's top storiesfrom the eastern region at 9 pm.
CAL19 JH-POLL-LD OPPN Opposition alliance firms up seat-sharing forJharkhand polls;Tejaswi absence raises question Ranchi: The opposition alliance on Friday declaredseat-sharing arrangement for the Jharkhand Assembly polls asper which the JMM will contest 43 seats, Cong 31 and RJD inseven constituencies, in the face of perceived resentment byLalu Prasad's son Tejaswi Yadav.
CAL15 OD-FLIGHT-EMERGECNCY LANDING Engine shut down, AI flight makes emergency landing atRaipur Bhubaneswar: A Bhubaneswar-Mumbai Air India flightwith 89 passengers and crew members on board made an emergencylanding at Raipur airport on Friday due to shut down of one ofits engines, an airport official here said.
CAL21 WB- KIFF LD MAMATA Bengal will never bow its head before others: Mamata Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee onFriday lauded Bengali film makers for their message of unityin diversity for decades and said the state will never bow itshead before others.
CES11 WB-KIFF-BHATT-LANGUAGE Mahesh Bhatt against imposing a language on others Kolkata: In an apparent support to West Bengal ChiefMinister Mamata Banerjee's call for equal importance to allregional languages, acclaimed filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt on Fridaysaid no one should impose a language on others and must alloweveryone to speak their mother tongue.
CCM4 BIZ-TEA Biggest threat from small growers, BLF: Tea Boardchairman Kolkata: Tea Board Chairman P K Bezbaruah on Fridaysaid the organised sector is facing the 'biggest threat' fromthe combination of small growers and bought leaf factories(BLF), which are operating at a low cost level.
LGC1 WB-HC-EASTWEST METRO Calcutta HC asks metro corp for feasibility report onmoving tunnel-boring machine at Bowbazar Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday asked themetro rail corporation to submit expert opinions by November15 on the feasibility of moving a tunnel-boring machine atBowbazar, where an aquifer burst during tunnelling led to thecollapse of several houses in August.
LGC2 TR-COURT-SCAM-CHOWDHURY Judicial custody for arrested ex-Tripura minister Agartala: Senior CPI(M) leader Badal Chowdhury,arrested in a corruption case, was on Friday remanded tojudicial custody for three days but he asserted that he wasframed and would come out clean.
ERG3 BH-MAOISTS Maoists kill man after branding him as 'policeinformer' Aurangabad: Cadres of the banned CPI (Maoist) havekilled a man in Bihar's Aurangabad district after accusing himof being a 'police informer', police said on Friday. PTIACD ACD