A heart harvested from a brain-dead road accident victim in Bangalore on Monday morning was transplanted about four hours later in a man from Jharkhand at a hospital in Calcutta by doctors flown in from Chennai.
A 14-year-old girl was raped and forced to terminate the pregnancy as a condition for marriage before the accused fled, the girl's parents have alleged in their complaint with Bishnupur police station.
Two sisters and their teenage daughters have been starting from their homes in Rishra at 5.30 every morning since Saturday. They take a train to Howrah and then a bus to reach Police Athletic Club on the Maidan.
Train services were affected in various sections of Eastern Railway's Howrah and Asansol divisions and South Eastern Railway's Adra division in Purulia because of a strike by Jharkhand Disham Party and Adibasi Sengel Abhiyan.
Abhijeet Chatterjee and Debraj MitraMay 22, 2018 00:00 IST