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Mumbai, May 15 (PTI) Top stories from western region at 5 pm.

BOM1 MH-CYCLONE-THACKERAY Cyclone: Maha CM asks authorities in coastal districts to be alert Mumbai: In view of IMD's warning about Cyclone Tauktae, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has directed the authorities in coastal districts to remain alert and well-equipped to tackle the situation.

BOM6 MH-SENA-CHOUHAN GOVT Sena hails MP govt for showing 'humanity' to orphaned children Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday praised the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh for its decision to provide a monthly pension of Rs 5,000 and free ration to children orphaned due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BOM4 MP-VACCINATION-POLITICIAN-HOME MP: Govt team vaccinates BJP MP's staff, kin at home, probe ordered Ujjain: A controversy has erupted after a government medical team allegedly administered COVID-19 vaccines to Ujjain BJP MP Anil Firojiya's staffers, family members and supporters at his residence here, prompting the district authorities to order an inquiry into the incident.

BOM5 CG-VIRUS-LOCKDOWN-EXTENSION Chhattisgarh asks districts to extend lockdown till May 31 Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government has asked authorities in all 28 districts to extend the COVID-19 lockdown till May 31 even as it granted more relaxations in economic and other activities. PTI KRK KRK KRK