CAL 3 OD-VIRUS-CASES Record 17 COVID-19 fatalities in Odisha push toll to 859 Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Thursday registered its highest single-day spike of 17 COVID-19 fatalities, which raised the death toll to 859, while 3,615 new cases pushed the state's tally to 2, 22,734, a health department official said.
CAL 4 WB-MAMATA-LD HATHRAS Like Sita had to give 'Agni Pariksha', Hathras woman's body was put on pyre: Mamata Jalpaiguri/ Kolkata: Hitting out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that as Goddess Sita had to go through 'Agni Pariksha', the Dalit woman who died after being gang-raped and brutalised in Hathras was put on a funeral pyre in the dead of the night.
CAL 5 TR-RAPE 45-year-old woman raped in Tripura's Sipahijala Agartala: A 45-year-old woman was allegedly raped in Tripura's Sipahijala district, police said on Thursday.
CAL 6 MG-AIRFORCE Air Marshal Amit Dev takes over as AOC-n-C of EAC Shillong: Air Marshal Amit Dev Thursday took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Indian Air Force's Eastern Air Command from Air Marshal R D Mathur, Defence spokesperson said.
CES 1 JH-VIRUS-CASES Jharkhand reports 1,111 new COVID-19 cases, 13 fresh fatalities Ranchi: Jharkhand's COVID-19 caseload rose to 83,651 as 1,111 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said on Thursday.
CES 2 AR-VIRUS-CASES 244 new cases push Arunachal's COVID-19 tally to 9,796 Itanagar: At least 244 more people, including 31 security personnel and four health workers, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, taking the northeastern state's tally to 9,796, an official said on Thursday.
CES 4 AS-PAPER LEAK-SURRENDER Assam recruitment scam: Key accused Diban Deka surrenders Guwahati: BJP leader and one of the prime accused in Assam police recruitment scam, Diban Deka, has surrendered before the police in the state's Barpeta district.
CES 5 TR-VIRUS-CASES Tripura reports 332 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally 26,066 Agartala: At least 332 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Thursday, pushing the tally in the northeastern state to 26,066 a health department official said.
CES 8 OD-ASSEMBLY-CONG LEADER Matter of shame Odisha ranked second in molestation cases: Cong leader in Assembly Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress, during Thursday's Assembly session, expressed concern over the rise in crimes against women, and said that it was a 'matter of shame' that the state has been placed at the second spot for molestation cases by an NCRB report. PTI RG RG