The News Scroll 04 August 2019  Last Updated at 9:07 pm | Source: PTI

HIGHLIGHTS-EASTERN REGION 9 PM

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Kolkata, Aug 4 (PTI) Following are PTI top stories from the eastern region at 9 pm.

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CAL 13 AS-CJI-LD PENDENCY

Over two lakh cases pending in courts for 25 years: CJI

Guwahati: Expressing concern over pendency of cases, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said on Sunday that more than two lakh cases are in courts for 25 years, while over 1,000 cases have not been disposed of even after five decades.

CAL 15 AS-FLOOD

Assam flood situation improving; toll climbs to 90

Guwahati: Flood in Assam claimed one more life on Sunday, pushing the toll to 90, even as the overall situation improved considerably.

CAL 16 OD-DEF-LD MISSILE

India successfully test-fires 2 quick reaction surface-to-air missiles

Balasore: India successfully conducted two back-to- back flight tests of its state-of-the-art quick reaction surface-to-air missiles (QRSAM) against live aerial targets from a base in Odisha on Sunday.

CAL 17 AS-2NDLD CJI

Reckless behaviour by few, hopeful judiciary will overcome wayward constituents: CJI

Guwahati: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday expressed concern over "belligerent and reckless behaviour" by some individuals and groups and hoped the country''s legal institution will overcome such "wayward" constituents.

CAL 18 BH-JDU-LD JHARKHAND POLLS

JD(U) to go it alone in Jharkhand Assembly polls

Patna/Ranchi: The Janata Dal (United), an NDA ally headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Sunday announced that it would go it alone in the upcoming Assembly elections in neighbouring Jharkhand that has a BJP-led government. PTI RG RG


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