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Wednesday , May 4 , 2011
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The City Diary

Girl stable

The Class IX student who had jumped off the terrace of Our Lady Queen of the Missions School on Monday morning was reported to be stable. Doctors at Mercy Hospital on Park Street said the 15-year-old had been shifted out of the ICU. “We will operate on her right hand tomorrow to fix the broken bones,” said hospital superintendent Subhas Kar.

Court rap

The high court on Tuesday directed the Haldia SDO to state why he had failed to include a name in the voters’ list. Chandra Sekhar Bannerjee, a resident of Haldia that went to polls on Tuesday, has been voting for the past 43 years. On April 14, he had come to know that his name was not on the list. When Bannerjee approached the SDO, the official assured him that his name would be included. But till Tuesday the name did not appear on the list.

Rail tickets

Railway tickets cannot be booked online from 12.30am to 3.30am on May 8 because of maintenance of the reservation system. The online enquiry service, too, would be suspended during the period.

Power cut

Power supply may be affected in the Hariram Goenka Street and its adjacent areas in Burrabazar from 9.30am on Wednesday. Disruption is also likely in the Nawab Lane and its surrounding areas in Posta from 11.30am onwards.

Cheat held

A 51-year-old Mumbai-based trader, Rajendra Prasad, has been arrested for allegedly cheating his wife of Rs 5 lakh. Police said Rajendra Prasad met the lecturer, a Shyampukur resident, through a matrimony site nine months ago. The two got married at Dakshineswar. After the marriage, Prasad started taking money from her on various pretexts. The trader left the city a month ago, after which the lecturer could not be contacted. Prasad was arrested at Mumbai airport where he had gone to board a Bangkok-bound flight.
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