HIGHLIGHTS WESTERN REGION1700HRS

first_imgMumbai, Jun 22 (PTI) Following are the top storiesMumbai, Jun 22 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the western region at 1700 HRS:BOM 7 MH-FARMERS-LD PROTESTThane: Farmers protesting land acquisition for a proposed airport at Nevali set vehicles on fire and clash with police, leaving four policemen injured.BOM 13 MH-FARMERS-SUICIDENashik: Four debt-ridden farmers commit suicide in the last two days in Nashik district where one of them sets up his own funeral pyre.BOM 9 MH-NAIDU-FARM LOANMumbai: Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu says seeking loan waiver has become a “fashion” of late, which he says should be considered in extreme situations.BOM 6 BIZ-IT-NASSCOMHyderabad: Indian IT export is projected to grow by 7-8 per cent in 2017-18, industry body Nasscom says in its guidance today.BOM 15 MP-PAK-CRICKET-CHARGEBhopal: The Madhya Pradesh police drops sedition charges against 15 persons, arrested earlier in Burhanpur district for cheering Pakistan cricket team after it won the ICC Champions Trophy final against India.BOM 8 BIZ-IT-PATELMumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel says he is not “overly pessimistic” about employment scenario in the IT sector, pointing out that mushrooming startups can compensate for job losses.BCM 12 BIZ-RBI-PATEL-GSTMumbai: Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel says the soon-to-be implemented GST will not only create a national market but will also broaden the tax base, which in turn will lower the overall taxes in the long-term.SPB 1 SPO-UTT-MADHURIKAMumbai: Leading Indian women paddlers, Madhurika Patkar and Monika Batra, believe that the Ultimate Table Tennis league, whose inaugural edition is to be held next month, will help the sport grow and benefit players.advertisementBES 1 CG-NAXAL-MURDERRaipur: Naxals kill a police jawan in Chhattisgarhs Bijapur district. PTI NSK NSKlast_img read more