Calcutta, Jan. 16: Calcutta High Court today directed the government to reserve at least 3 per cent seats for physically challenged children in schools under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan.
Burdwan: A 22-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in a crematorium in Burdwan’s Chaitrapur.
Purulia: A 33-year-old CRPF jawan posted in Bokaro and visiting his village in Purulia was murdered in front of his wife and daughter early on Wednesday.
Tamluk: Five children suffered severe burn injuries in an explosion at a brick kiln near Tamluk on Wednesday.
Midnapore: A Class XI student was left with a fractured right arm after being beaten up by a teacher with a duster at a school in Ghatal.