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The City Diary

Man’s ear bitten off during quarrel

lTwo drunken men bit off the ear of a third man on Thursday. Pawan Kumar Rai, a resident of Bat Tala, in the Posta police station area, has been admitted to hospital, police said. Three drunks quarrelled and fought amongst themselves on Wednesday night. In the course of the argument, Rai’s companions suddenly pounced on him and bit off his ear, police said. No one was arrested.

Teens killed in twin accidents

A 14-year-old boy was killed in a road accident in the West Port area, in Garden Reach, on Thursday morning. Police said Mohammad Naushad was riding a bike when he was hit by a speeding truck. Naushad was taken to a nursing home where he succumbed to his injuries. Police said the truck driver was arrested. In another road mishap, Aziz-ul-Mollah, 16, was killed in Baruipur, South 24-Parganas. A truck hit the cycle on which he was riding, police said. The boy died on the spot.

Molestation arrests

Four persons were arrested in connection with the molestation of a girl in Baranagore. The girl later consumed poison and has been admitted to hospital, where her condition is stated to be serious.

Wife strangled

Dulali Mistri, 35, was strangled to death by her husband, Mintu, during a quarrel in Barasat, North 24-Parganas. Mintu is absconding, police said.

Revenge clashes

One person was seriously injured in a scuffle in Dum Dum Road in Chitpore on Thursday. Ashok Dutta, proprietor of an advertising agency, was beaten up by a former employee, Sanjay Bera, and two of his associates. Bera had been sacked by Dutta. In a bid to take revenge, Dutta’s friends roughed up Subhas Mondal, one of Bera’s associates, police said. Subhash was admitted to RG Kar Hospital and was later shifted to Nilratan Sirkar Medical College and Hospital. One person has been arrested, officials said.

New flight

Alliance Air started operating an additional flight between Calcutta and Guwahati from Thursday. This service will be available every day till March 29. The flight will depart from Calcutta at 6 pm and arrive here at 9.10 pm. Indian Airlines’ late evening flights between Calcutta and Delhi also resumed from Thursday. All other flights will be operated as per the existing schedule.

Open exams

The Madhyamik Examination of Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya (RMV) will take place from June 10 to June 21. The examination will start at 12 noon and end at 3 pm every day. The last date of enrolment for the examination is April 7. Candidates will have to submit their enrolment forms and the draft from the study centres to the RMV office at Bikash Bhavan by April 16.

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