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Ansari flown back for attack case trial

Aftab Ansari, main accused in the American Center attack case, was brought to Presidency jail from Delhi amidst tight security on Sunday afternoon. His trial will begin in a makeshift court on the jail premises within the next few days, said deputy inspector-general of prisons Anup Tripathi, who visited the jail during the day. Ansari was flown to the Capital in connection with some case there.

All-party rally to protest war

Legislators of the Left Front, the Congress and the Trinamul Congress will take out a combined procession on Monday afternoon from the state Assembly and march towards American Center to protest the US attack on Iraq. A memorandum will be submitted to the US consul-general.

Mass leave threat

State government employees and teachers have decided to take mass leave in April to protest the reduction of job facilities. In a rally last week, the Joint Struggle Forum announced that if the government did not restore the facilities, they would go on an indefinite strike.

Sealdah locals

A Sealdah-Hasnabad local will run daily, instead of six days a week, from April 2. Another Hasnabad-Sealdah local will halt regularly at Bidhannagar Road station at 12.56 pm from the same day. Another pair of Hasnabad–Dum Dum Junction locals will be extended up to Sealdah from April 2.

Blood alert

Inaugurating a three-day seminar on ‘Empowering women for making reproductive right a reality’ on Sunday, commissioner of health and family welfare Trilochan Singh advised the audience to be cautious before donating and receiving blood. The seminar was organised by the state government and West Bengal Voluntary Health Association.

Thumbs Up

O CALCUTTA CENTRAL LADIES CIRCLE NO. 27 for celebrating the birthdays of 14 inmates of Old People’s Home, on AJC Bose Road
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