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Following are the top stories from western region at 2100 hrs.
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Ahmedabad: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives here on a two-day visit with a packed agenda that includes the laying of foundation stone for India's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
BOM 18 GJ-JAPAN PM GANDHI HOMAGE
Ahmedabad: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at the Sabarmati Ashram while his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi plays the guide as he showed them around the place.
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Mumbai: The Haryana Police questions the staff of Ryan International School in suburban Kandivali for the second day today in connection with the death of a boy at a school run by the group in Gurgaon.
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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court extends till tomorrow the interim protection from arrest granted to the trustees of Ryan International Group while the father of the seven-year-old boy killed on the group's Gurgaon campus seeks to oppose their anticipatory bail pleas.
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Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut says he should not have made public his "private discussion" with Sharad Pawar in which the NCP supremo had purportedly told him that the prime minister had offered a cabinet berth to his daughter Supriya Sule.
BES 16 MP-SCHOOLS-JAI HIND
Bhopal: Students at government schools in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh would answer the daily roll call with 'Jai Hind' from the next month.
BES 17 MP-TEACHER-LD DEFECATION SUSPEND
Bhopal: In an interesting instance, the Madhya Pradesh government suspends two government school teachers--one for defecating in the open while holding another responsible for his wife not using toilet at their house in a village in Ashoknagar district.
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Mumbai: Reserve Bank executive director Sudarshan Sen says the apex bank is uncomfortable with "non-fiat" cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
BCM 15 BIZ-ECONOMY-CREDITSUISSE
Mumbai: Credit Suisse describes Indian economy as passing through a period of "dense fog" and says structural reforms including GST has introduced significant uncertainties related to growth, fiscal health, inflation, currency and the banking system in the country, for the near term.
BCM 25 BIZ-AI-NASSCOM
Mumbai: Amid a raging global debate on the consequences of artificial intelligence (AI), India has formed a "policy group" to study the new technologies and recommend a framework for its adoption, according to IT industry body Nasscom.
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