Mumbai, Nov 18 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

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BOM11 GJ-2ND LD ACCIDENT 11 killed, 16 injured in truck crash near Vadodara Vadodara: At least 11 people died and 16 others were injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling rammed into another truck on the outskirts of Gujarat's Vadodara city early Wednesday morning, police said.

BOM10 MH-HC-LD VARAVARA RAO Maha govt agrees to shift Varavara Rao to Nanavati Hospital Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday agreed to shift jailed poet-activist Varavara Rao, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, to the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai for treatment for 15 days.

BOM8 MH-KANGANA-LD POLICE Kangana Ranaut, sister Rangoli summoned by Mumbai police again Mumbai: Mumbai police on Wednesday asked actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel to appear before them on November 23 and 24 respectively over their 'objectionable comments' on social media aimed at spreading communal tension.

BOM13 MH-LD MLA BJP MLA detained ahead of protest march over Palghar lynching Mumbai: BJP MLA Ram Kadam and some of his supporters were detained in Mumbai on Wednesday when they were planning to take out a march to Palghar over their demand for a CBI probe into the lynching of three persons there in April this year, a police official said.

BOM5 MP-COWS-CHOUHAN MP govt to set up 'gau cabinet' for cow protection: Chouhan Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to set up a 'gau cabinet' for the protection and promotion of cows in the state, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Wednesday.

BOM12 GJ-HOSPITAL-FIRE Fire at hospital in Surat, no casualties Surat: A fire broke out at a private hospital here on Wednesday afternoon but nobody was injured as patients were evacuated, officials said.

BES8 GJ-HIGHWAY-ACCIDENT Guj: Four of family killed in highway accident; one injured Surendranagar: Four members of a family were killed and one injured after their car rammed into a tree on the side of a state highway in Gujarat's Surendranagar district on Wednesday morning, police said.

BES1 MH-SENA-BJP Sena taunts BJP over 'sacrifice' of giving CM's post to JD(U) Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday taunted the BJP for the 'sacrifice' of giving CM's post in Bihar to a party which stood third, while denying the same to the Sena after Maharashtra elections last year.

BES4 MH-GAIKWAD PATIL-POLLS Gaikwad Patil to campaign for NCP candidate in MLC polls Aurangabad: Former Union minister Jaysingrao Gaikwad Patil has said that his aim is to defeat the BJP in the Maharashtra Legislative Council's graduates' constituency polls and he will be campaigning for the NCP candidate in the region.

BES6 GA-VIRUS-HOTELS Goa govt to issue new SOP for hotels amid tourist season Panaji: The Goa government is drawing up a new standard operating procedure (SOP) for hotels amid the ongoing tourist season, state health minister Vishwajit Rane said on Wednesday. PTI RSY RSY