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Mumbai, Jun 10 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

BOM4 MH-LD COLLAPSE Mumbai: 11, including 8 children, killed, 7 injured in building collapse Mumbai: Eight children and three adults were killed and seven other people injured after two floors of a three-storey building collapsed on an adjoining single-storey house in Malwani area of Mumbai, officials said on Thursday.

BOM6 MH-COLLAPSE-FAMILY Mumbai building collapse: Man survives, but loses 9 family members Mumbai: Rafique Sheikh is too dazed to comprehend whether to thank his luck for surviving after the Mumbai building where he stayed collapsed or to mourn the loss of his wife and eight other family members in the tragedy.

BOM7 MH-COLLAPSE-THACKERAY Building collapse: Maha govt announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to victims' kin Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the kin of those who lost their lives in the house collapse incident in Mumbai's Malwani area.

BOM8 MH-HC-ELGAR-STAN SWAMY Elgar case: HC extends Stan Swamy's stay in pvt hospital till June 18 Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday said Jesuit priest and activist Stan Swamy, arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, shall remain admitted in a Mumba-based private hospital till June 18 as he is suffering from COVID-19.

BOM13 MH-HC-VIRUS-CHILDREN HC asks Maha to widely publicise advisory on preventing COVID-19 among children Mumbai: The Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra government on Thursday to give wide publicity to its advisory on preventing COVID-19 infection among children.

BOM10 MH-MVA-PAWAR MVA govt in Maha will complete full term: Pawar Mumbai: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra will complete its full term and praised ally Shiv Sena, saying it is party which one can trust.

BOM12 CG-FAMILY-LD SUICIDE Chhattisgarh: Woman, 5 daughters jump to death before speeding train; CM orders probe Raipur: A woman and her five daughters allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train apparently after a domestic dispute in Chhattisgarh's Mahasamund district, police said on Thursday.

BOM5 MH-VIRUS-NAQVI Nationwide campaign to counter rumours on vaccination drive: Naqvi Mumbai: A nationwide campaign will be launched by social and educational institutions to “curb and crush rumours and apprehensions spread by nefarious and vested interests' about the world's largest anti-coronavirus vaccination drive being conducted in India, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Thursday.

BOM9 MH-MODI-RAUT Modi is top leader of country and BJP, says Raut Mumbai: Days after the one-on-one meeting between Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said Modi is the top leader of the country and the BJP.

BOM11 MH-CANNABIS-NCB Mumbai: NCB seizes over 2 kg cannabis sent from Canada Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized 2.2 kg of 'multi-strain' cannabis buds, collectively worth over Rs one crore, at the Foreign Post Office (FPO) in south Mumbai, an official said on Thursday.

BES7 MH-VIRUS-SENIOR CITIZENS Maha: Over 2,000 senior citizens died of COVID-19 in Raigad Alibaug: More than 2,000 senior citizens have died of COVID-19 so far in Maharashtra's Raigad district, an official from the district administration said on Thursday. PTI RSY RSY

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