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The City Diary

Fatal fall

Joint general manager (IT systems) of the city airport, Pravin Kumar Kandelwal, died on Friday morning after accidentally falling from the upper level of the new integrated terminal building. The 56-year-old was talking on the cell phone while inspecting IT work in the building when he fell about 80ft to the ground floor through a 7ft wide gap on the floor. He died soon after being taken to a VIP Road hospital.

Fraud arrest

Saikat Banerjee, a 39-year-old share trader, was arrested in BBD Bag on Friday for allegedly siphoning off Rs 8 lakh from the account of a client. Swati Chakrabarty, a resident of Purna Das Road, had lodged a complaint against Banerjee two months ago.

New flights

Air India will start daily flights from Calcutta to Bhubaneswar, and to Ranchi and Patna from January 1. The Bhubaneswar flight will take off at 5.45 pm and land at 7.15 pm. The return flight will take off at 7.35 am and land at 9.05am. The other flight will take off at 3pm, reach Ranchi at 3.55pm and Patna at 5pm. The return flight will take off from Patna at 5.20pm and reach Calcutta at 7.20pm.

Severed limb

A human limb was found wrapped in a plastic bag in a vat near the Bangur Institute of Neurology on Friday.

Godown fire

A fire broke out in a plastic goods godown near Navina cinema on Prince Anwar Shah Road on Friday evening.