first_imgKolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) Following are the top storiesKolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 2100 hours.CAL3 AS-ELEPHANTTezpur (Assam): Five elephants, including a pregnant one, were killed in the early hours today after a train hit a herd of seven tuskers at a tea garden in Sonitpur district.CAL4 TR-MLAS-BJPAgartala: The BJP, which failed to open its account in Tripura in the 2013 Assembly polls, now has six MLAs, with Speaker R C Debnath recognising the lawmakers, who deserted the TMC, as members of the saffron party.CES7 BH-SCRIBE-ARRESTNawada: Police today made a second arrest in the journalist attack case in Bihars Nawada district.CES9 BH-LALU- GUJARATPatna: Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad today asserted that the Congress will form the government in Gujarat as people have voted heavily in its favour in the first phase of polls.CES10 OD-MAOIST-INFORMERMalkangiri (Odisha): Maoists today killed a tribal man, suspecting him to be a police informer, in Odishas Malkangiri district.CES12 WB-VICTORY DAY-BANGLADESHKolkata: Serving officers of the Indian armed forces will join the Victory Day celebrations of Bangladesh for the first time on December 16 in its capital Dhaka.CES13 WB-ZAKIR HUSSAINKolkata: Tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain has denied he has been instrumental in popularising tabla in its present form and said he only harvested on a land readied by other masters.CES14 OD-CPI-MAHANADIBhubaneswar: The CPI today slammed the Centre for failing to form a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi water row between Odisha and Chhattisgarh.advertisementCES16 AS-RAPE-MINORJorhat (Assam): A 6-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a middle aged man who was entrusted by her parents to look after her for sometime in Jorhat district.CES19 OD-RATHOREBhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today said the government will launch a Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs 1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. PTI SBNlast_img