Repairs to hit power supply
An urgent maintenance work at CESC’s Entally distribution station is likely to disrupt power supply in several parts of east Calcutta from 10.30am to 1.30pm on Thursday. Power utility sources said on Wednesday that the areas likely to be affected are Bechulal Road, Kamardanga, Padmapukur, Christopher Road, Suresh Sarkar Road, Lal Mohan Bhattacharya Road, part of Convent Road and Lime Street.
Knock by cab
Purabi Saha, a 60-year-old lawyer and a resident of Dum Dum Road, was injured after being dashed by a taxi in front of Calcutta High Court on Wednesday noon. She was admitted to a nursing home with an injury on her right leg. The driver has been arrested the the vehicle impounded.
Nearly 200 students of various primary teachers’ training institutes demonstrated in front of the office of the primary education council at Salt Lake’s Karunamoyee on Wednesday, demanding that the posts of teachers in primary schools be filled up.
Three men were injured in a clash between supporters of the CPM and Trinamul Congress in Baruipur, on the southern fringes, on Wednesday. Police said the trouble broke out over possession of a club. The injured were taken to a local hospital and discharged after first-aid. Four men were arrested.
Acting on a tip-off, police raided a house in Ramnagar Lane, in Garden Reach, late on Tuesday and rounded up seven men for gambling. According to sources, the raids will continue.
Dindayal Dhanuk, 38, and his 17-year-old son, Raja, were knocked down and injured by a Tata Indica on Karl Marx Sarani, in the South Port police station area, on Tuesday. Police said on Wednesday that Dhanuk and his son were on a bicycle. Both were treated at SSKM Hospital. The driver was arrested and the vehicle seized.