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Rape arrests

Calcutta, Dec. 26: Five youths allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl last night when she was returning home from a tutor at Kaikhali in Bishnupur, South 24-Parganas, 25 km from here.

Two of the alleged culprits were arrested after nightlong raids. Police said those in custody have confessed to their crime.

IMA support

Bhubaneswar (PTI): The Indian Medical Association, the largest doctors' body in the country, would back the 69 NRI quota students whose admission to two state-run medical colleges was scrapped by a Supreme Court order. IMA, whose annual meet begins here on Monday, will plead with the Medical Council of India to take up a 'humanitarian stand'.

Youth shot

Calcutta: Motorcycle-borne assailants shot dead Goutam Chakraborty, 25, near his Dum Dum Park home on Sunday evening. Police said he was at a roadside tea-stall when fired at.

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