Mumbai, Sep 14 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS. BOM13 GJ-PATEL-LD MINISTRY Gujarat: Ministers to take oath in two days, says BJP Ahmedabad: A day after Bhupendra Patel took over as Gujarat chief minister, a BJP leader said the swearing-in of more ministers is likely in the next two days. BOM4 GJ-RAINS Rains batter Rajkot, Jamnagar; 7,000 moved to safer places Ahmedabad: Extremely heavy rains lashed Rajkot and Jamnagar in Gujarat over the last 24 hours, following which more than 200 people stranded in the flood waters were rescued and over 7,000 people shifted to safer places in the two districts, officials said. BOM11 MH-HC-DESHMUKH-ED Money laundering: HC division bench to hear Deshmukh plea against ED summons Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said its division bench (comprising two judges), instead of a single-judge bench, would hear the petition filed by Maharashtra"s former home minister Anil Deshmukh against the summons issued to him by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. BOM12 MH-BOAT-LD ACCIDENT 4 drown, 7 missing after boat capsizes in river in Amravati Amravati/Nagpur, Sep 14 (PTI) Four people drowned and at least seven others were missing after their boat capsized in the Wardha river in Maharashtra"s Amravati district on Tuesday, police said. BOM5 MH-COURT-KANGANA Defamation: Court to issue warrant against Kangana if she fails to appear on Sep 20 Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Tuesday allowed actor Kangana Ranaut"s plea seeking exemption from personal appearance for the day in a criminal defamation complaint filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar, and said it will issue a warrant against her if she fails to appear on the next date of hearing on September 20. BOM10 CG-COURT-DEATH PENALTY Chhattisgarh court awards death penalty to man for raping, killing minor girl Rajnandgaon: A fast track special court here has awarded death penalty to a man for raping and killing a three-and-half-year-old girl in Chhattisgarh"s Rajnandgaon district last year, terming it as a "heinous" crime and observing that the accused brought shame to humanity. BOM9 GJ-WORKERS-SUFFOCATION Guj: 3 workers die of suffocation in snack making unit in Ahmedabad Ahmedabad: Three people working in a city-based unit manufacturing vegetable puffs died of suffocation after apparently inhaling smoke accumulated in the premises overnight, police officials said on Tuesday. BOM3 CG-FLIGHT-BIRD HIT Chhattisgarh: Delhi-bound AI flight abandons take off after bird-hit at Raipur airport Raipur: A Delhi-bound Air India flight had to abandon take off after suffering a bird-hit while ascending on the runway of the Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur on Tuesday, officials said. BOM1 MP-TRIBAL-COP MP: 1 more cop suspended after tribal man"s custodial death Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has suspended one more senior police official for alleged negligence in connection with the death of a 35-year-old tribal man in judicial custody in Khargone district. BOM8 MH-DENGUE-MUMBAI 305 dengue cases in Mumbai so far this year; 85 in Sept Mumbai: Mumbai has reported 305 cases of dengue since January 2021, including 85 this month, as per a civic report released on Tuesday. PTI RSY RSY
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