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Fortnight-long program for LGBTs

Written by Press Trust Of India | Published: June 29, 2013 5:46 am

Kolkata: To celebrate LGBT (Lesbian,Gay,Bisexual,and Transgender) “Pride Month”,American Center in Kolkata is organising a two-week programme to spread awareness on the rights of sexual minorities. The event will have a Pride Workshop to develop thematic artwork for Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk on July 7.

Man dies in illegal firecracker unit blast

Canning: One person died and three suffered burn injuries following an explosion in an illegal firecracker unit at Nodakhali in South 24-Parganas district. The police said Jatan Naskar,a mason,died on the spot.

Arms dug out of mud-built road

Jhargram: A single-barrel gun and ammunition were dug out of a mud-built road in a former Maoist stronghold in a jungle near Jhargram. A CRPF team carried out a search operation in the jungles near Andharisole village.

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