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Following are the top stories from the northern region at 1915 hrs:

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Following are the top stories from the northern region at 1915 hrs: NRG9 UKD-SWINE FLU-ALERT Dehradun: A swine flu alert is sounded in after three deaths caused by the disease within a week. NRG15 RJ-DROWN Kota (Raj): Four children are killed after falling into a water reservoir while they were taking a bath at Dugari village in Rajasthan's Bundi district, police say. DES28 JK-MEHBOOBA PAY New Delhi: Chief Minister urges Union Home Minister to enhance the "hardship allowance" for the state police force by bringing it on par with that of central paramilitary forces. DES14 DL-FARMERS-PROTEST New Delhi: Scores of farmers, who grabbed eyeballs with their unique protest earlier this year, land in the national capital to resume their agitation for loan waiver and drought-relief package. DES16 UP-ASSEMBLY-MOCKDRILL Lucknow: The UP Anti-Squad conducts a mockdrill in the precincts of the Legislature building to plug possible loopholes in security ahead of voting for the presidential poll tomorrow. DES24 DCW-NRI MARRIAGES New Delhi: The Commission for Women seeks suggestions from the public on issues concerning dispute in NRI marriages, the panel says in a statement. DEL45 MHA-AMARNATH-ACCIDENT New Delhi: Union Home Minister speaks to Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister and takes stock of the situation following the death of 16 Amarnath pilgrims in a bus accident, officials say. DES27 DL-PARAKRAM-VANS New Delhi: The Police will add 15 'Parakram' vans manned by NSG-trained drivers and commandos to its existing fleet of 10 such vans, as the force ramps up security in the run up to Independence Day.

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First Published: Sun, July 16 2017. 19:28 IST