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  • | Tuesday | 16th August, 2022

Mumbai, Aug 16 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS. BOM14 GJ-LD BILKIS Got to know of convicts’ release through media: Bilkis Bano"s husband Ahmedabad: A day after 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment for Bilkis Bano’s gang rape and murder of seven of her family during the 2002 Gujarat riots walked out of jail, her husband said he came to know of their release from the media. BOM13 GJ-AMUL-LD HIKE Prices of three Amul milk brands hiked by Rs 2 per litre Anand: The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets its dairy products under the Amul brand, on Tuesday increased the prices of its Gold, Taaza and Shakti milk brands by Rs 2 per litre. BOM18 GJ-KEJRIWAL-EDUCATION Kejriwal promises free education if AAP elected to power in Gujarat Bhuj: In another pre-poll guarantee for Gujarat, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced free and quality education to the people of the poll-bound state and auditing of private schools if the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was elected to power in the year-end Assembly elections. BOM17 GJ-BILKIS-CONVICT We were victims of politics, says Bilkis case convict day after being freed Ahmedabad: A day after he and ten others were released from jail in the case related to the gangrape of Bilkis Bano and murder of her family members during the 2002 Gujarat riots, convict Shailesh Bhatt claimed that they were "victims of politics." BOM7 MH-RAIN-LD MUMBAI Heavy rain in Mumbai; MeT dept predicts occasional intense showers in next 24 hours Mumbai: Mumbai witnessed heavy showers on Tuesday as the rain intensity increased in the city after a gap of a few days. BOM16 MH-VANDE MATARAM-MINISTER Maha minister: Not must for govt officials to say "Vande Mataram" on phone calls Mumbai: Maharashtra Cultural Affairs Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Tuesday said it was not mandatory for state government officials to say "Vande Mataram” while receiving phone calls. BOM15 MH-REBEL MLA-SENA Shinde faction MLA threatens Sena workers; Thackeray supporters complain to police Mumbai: An MLA from Maharashtra Chief Eknath Shinde-led faction has asked his supporters to beat up workers of the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena amid the growing rift between the two groups. BOM12 MH-HC-BUILDING-DEMOLITION HC gives nod for demolition of 100-yr-old dilapidated Mumbai building Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has given a go ahead to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to demolish a century-old dilapidated building in south Mumbai and directed its occupants to vacate the premises. PTI RSY RSY


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