NEWS HIGHLIGHTS-WESTERN REGION AT 1700 HRS

Mumbai, Feb 9 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the western region at 1715 hrs.

BOM3 GA-CHURCH-LD CAA Goa Archbishop urges govt to revoke CAA (Adding BJP's reaction) Panaji: Archbishop of Goa and Daman, Rev Filipe Neri Ferrao, has urged the central government to 'immediately and unconditionally revoke the Citizenship Amendment Act' and stop quashing the 'right to dissent'.

BOM 2 GA-TOURISM-CORONAVIRUS Goa tourism industry puts Chinese delegation's visit on hold Panaji: A Chinese delegation's visit to Goa has been put on hold by tourism industry stakeholders here in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the neighbouring country, an official said on Sunday.

BOM 4 MP-RAHUL-NAQVI Send Rahul to 'political playschool': Naqvi on 'danda' remark Indore: Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said Congress president Sonia Gandhi should send her son Rahul Gandhi to a 'political playschool' so that he can learn 'decency and language etiquettes'.

BOM 5 MP-NAQVI-CAA-RESIGNATIONS BJP hasn't put up 'no exit' board: Naqvi on Muslim leaders quitting party Indore: In the wake of some Muslim leaders from Madhya Pradesh quitting the BJP in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said his party has not put up a board of 'no exit' or 'no entry'.

BES 3 CG-THREAT-FIR FIR against BJP leader, RTI activist for threatening woman cop Raipur: Chhattisgarh Police have registered an FIR against the chairman of a state-run communication research centre and a BJP spokesperson for allegedly threatening a woman police officer in Raipur, an official said on Sunday.

BES 6 GA-CARNIVAL-CAA No anti-CAA, political messages in Goa Carnival float parade Panaji: The Goa government will keep a strict watch to ensure none of the floats at the carnival here have anti- Citizenship Amendment Act or other such political messages, Corporation of City of Panaji Mayor Uday Madkaikar said on Sunday.

SPB 1 SPO-MARATHON Stephen, Shyline emerge champs in MPIM Mumbai: Kenyan Stephen Kipchirchir clocked a time of 2:17.39 to emerge victorious in the Maharashtra Police International Marathon here on Sunday. PTI NSK NSK