Fake tablets “worth around Rs 3 lakh”, bearing the stamp of a reputable company, were seized from a wholesale medicine shop in Mehta Building, in Canning Street, on Friday afternoon. Shop owner Bibek Bhowania, 29, was arrested.
Bail for family: The five members of the Churiwala family and two of their domestic help, arrested for assaulting cops on duty on Diwali night, were granted bail at a Barasat court on Friday. Cops had entered the Churiwalas’ Salt Lake residence on October 17 on receiving complaints from their neighbours to ask them not to burst banned crackers. The seven allegedly assaulted policemen and molested a female officer.
Scribe dead: Veteran journalist and one of the founder members of Calcutta Press Club, Sankar Ghosh, 88, died on Thursday night. He is survived by his wife and two sons. Ghosh had worked with The Times of India and Hindustan Times before becoming the joint editor of the Amrita Bazar Patrika. He was the editor of Sangbad Pratidin from 1992 to 1996.
IIM course: The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, will conduct a training programme on educational leadership skills for the heads of schools affiliated to the ICSE board on the Joka campus from October 26 to 30.
Road death: A middle-aged unidentified man was found lying on the footpath beside Laldighi, near the BBD Bag bus stand, on Friday morning. He was declared dead at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital.