Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed grief over the death of her former Bihar counterpart Jagannath Mishra. She extended her condolences to Mishra’s family and his admirers. “Saddened at the passing away of former Chief Minister of Bihar, Jagannath Mishra ji. Condolences to his family and his admirers,” Banerjee tweeted. The 82-year-old leader, who had been suffering from cancer and was undergoing treatment at the national capital, died in New Delhi on Monday morning. Following his death, Bihar government declared a three-day state mourning.
APTN National NewsWhen Whitehorse’s new minimum security jail opened last year, programs for First Nations were said to be a top priority.Most inmates in the Yukon jail are Aboriginal and today the facility does have services in place.One inmate facing trial, however, has launched a human rights complaint against the jail alleging he has no access to Aboriginal programming.APTN National News reporter Shirley McLean has this story.