Mumbai, Aug 2 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.
BOM7 GJ-VIRUS-TRANSMISSION-STUDY Not everyone in coronavirus-hit family prone to disease: Study Ahmedabad: The assumption that everybody is susceptible to coronavirus may not be true as 80 to 90 per cent people living in the same household where a member is diagnosed with COVID-19 do not get the disease, as per a study by the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar.
BOM1 MH-RAUT-MODI People may seek PM's resignation if woes not resolved: Raut Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday said people may seek Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resignation if problems like job losses are not resolved.
BOM4 MH-SUSHANT-BIHAR POLICE Bihar Police to probe suicide of Rajput's former manager Mumbai: The Bihar Police team, which is in Mumbai to investigate the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, will now also probe the case of alleged suicide of the actor's former manager Disha Salian, a police official said on Sunday.
BOM3 MH-SAIBABA-MOTHER Ex-prof Saibaba's mother dies, his wish to see her unfulfilled Nagpur: Former Delhi University professor G N Saibaba, who is serving life term in a jail here in Maharashtra for links with Maoists, has lost his ailing mother even as his lawyer made an unsuccessful last attempt to get him see her through video-conferencing.
BOM6 MH-VIRUS-AKSHAY-AADITYA Akshay Kumar has given fitness trackers to Mumbai cops:Aaditya Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar equipped the Mumbai Police with health-tracking devices which will help them deal better with the COVID-19 situation, Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray has said.
BES2 MH-RAINS Rains lash Aurangabad, Solapur, Pune in Maharashtra Mumbai: Aurangabad district in Marathwada region recorded the highest rainfall in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.
BES4 MP-WOMAN-CHILD-GANGRAPE 40-year-old woman, minor daughter gang-raped in MP's Burhanpur Burhanpur (MP): A 40-year-old woman and her 12-year- old daughter were abducted and gang-raped by six people in Shahpur area in Madhya Pradesh's Burhanpur district, police said on Sunday.
BES6 MH-TRAFFIC SIGNAL-GENDER Gender parity: Female figures in Mumbai traffic signal lights Mumbai: Traffic signals in Mumbai have got a gender equality boost as a female figure has replaced the male one in colour-coded lights that inform about the right of way, with officials stating the move by the BMC would make the metropolis the first in the country to have gone in for such a change. PTI NSK NSK