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Man found hanging in library lawns

An unidentified man, said to be in his early 30s, was found hanging from the branch of a tree in the National Library grounds in Alipore on Sunday morning. Police said he was a sweeper who lived in the neighbourhood and tagged the death as a case of suicide.

Killed by auto at station

Madhab Chandra De, 60, was knocked down and killed by an auto-rickshaw at Kankurgachhi railway station on Sunday afternoon. The driver fled with his vehicle.

Airport demolition

The airport authorities and local police demolished 40 shanties near the airport on Sunday. Police said there was no resistance during the drive as the occupants had been asked to evict well in advance.

Cop office shift

The police administration of South 24-Parganas is taking several steps for maintaining law and order. With that aim, the offices of the additional superintendent of police in charge of industrial and rural areas will be shifted soon. The ASP (Industrial)’s office will now be situated at Behala, while the ASP (Rural) will sit at Baruipur. Similarly, for better management, Metiabruz police station will be bifurcated, a police offfcer said on Sunday.

Labour seminar

he 119th national seminar of the Institute for Indian Labour (IIL) was held on the campus on Sunday. The theme was ‘Globalisation and Liberalisation: Impact on Industrial Sector and on the Toiling People of India’, according to P.B. Nag, IIL secretary. The three-day seminar was inaugurated on March 27 by Naren Sen, IIL president. Various chambers of commerce and Central trade unions took part in the seminar.

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O INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION for organising a health awareness programme at Jibanananda Sabhaghar, Bangla Akademi
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