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BOM 8 MP-FAMILY-LD DEAD MP: 5 of family found hanging at home; police suspect suicide (Eds: Adds details) Tikamgarh: A retired government employee, his wife and three other family members, including a four-year-old child, were found hanging at their home in Madhya Pradesh's Tikamgarh district on Sunday, police said.
BOM5 MH-SUSHANT-CBI-LD PROBE CBI questions Sushant's friend, house helps, visits his flat (Eds: Adding details) Mumbai: CBI sleuths on Sunday questioned actor Sushant Singh Rajput's friend Siddharth Pithani, cook Neeraj Singh and domestic help Deepesh Sawant at the DRDO guest house here in connection with his death case and later visited the actor's flat in Bandra along with them, an official said.
BOM4 GJ-VIRUS-HOMEOPATHIC DRUG Homeopathic drug given to half of Gujarat population since Mar Ahmedabad: The Gujarat health department has said it distributed homeopathic drug Arsenicum Album-30 to more than half of the state's population as prophylaxis since March after the outbreak of COVID-19.
BOM7 MH-JOURNALISTS-TRAINS Decision on allowing all journos on local trains soon: Maha Mumbai: A decision on allowing all journalists to travel in suburban trains in Mumbai, currently being operated for those employed in essential services, will be taken in the next two days, Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar said on Sunday.
BES2 CG-NAXALS-SURRENDER Two Naxals carrying cash rewards surrender in Chhattisgarh Raipur: Two Naxals carrying cash rewards on their heads have surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, a police official said on Sunday.
BES3 MP-PHOTOS-ARREST Man held for posting morphed pictures of PM on social media Jabalpur: A man has been arrested here in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly posting morphed photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and obscene comments on a social media platform, police said on Sunday.
BES5 MP-VIRUS-MINISTER MP Health Minister tests COVID-19 positive Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Prabhuram Choudhary on Sunday said he has tested coronavirus positive.
BES7 GA-MOLESTATION-ARREST Goa: Hotelier's son held for sexually abusing dyslexic girl Panaji: A 30-year-old son of a Panaji-based hotelier has been arrested for allegedly molesting a minor girl with special needs, police said on Sunday. PTI NSK NSK