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Following are the top stories from the northern region at 2130 hrs:

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Following are the top stories from the northern region at 2130 hrs: DES36 PREZ POLL-AAP-REBELS New Delhi: Rebel lawmakers voted according to their "choice" for the presidential poll, with some openly suggesting that their backing may not have been for opposition candidate Meira Kumar, supported by the party. DES23 DL-DOCTORS-ARMS-LICENCE New Delhi: An umbrella body of doctors has demanded that they be granted licences to keep a weapon for self defence in view of rising attacks on them. DES46 DL-DU-NCWEB New Delhi: The fourth list of University's (DU) Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB), which has been released, sees a six-per cent drop in the cut-off, compared to the previous list for B.

Com and BA programmes. DES42 DL-ROBIN HOOD BURGLAR New Delhi: This modern day Robin Hood had quite a taste for the good life. Irfan, 27, stole from Delhi's rich and organised health camps in his village in Bihar. DES41 JK-INDOPAK FLAG MEET Jammu: The BSF and the Pakistan Rangers hold a flag meeting in Samba sector along the International Border here and "commit" themselves to maintaining peace on a day when an Indian Army jawan and a minor girl has been killed in heavy firing and mortar shelling by the Pakistani side along the LoC. DES39 JK-ATTACK Srinagar: Militants attacked an Army convoy at Bijbehara in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, an army official says, adding that a man has been injured when the forces fired back. NRG28 UP-AYODHYA-CHINMAYANAND Jaunpur (UP): Former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand says a Ram temple in Ayodhya will be constructed by bringing in a new legislation if the Supreme Court fails to deliver a verdict on the issue by 2019. NRG20 UP-BRIDE Saharanpur: A bride walks out of her marriage ceremony protesting a demand of an SUV by the groom's family, police say. NRG14 UP-AZAM Lucknow: Days after a powerful plastic explosive was found inside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, senior (SP) leader Azam Khan says those running the Centre and the state are answerable to the people about it. NRG12 PB-GST-RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh seeks from Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley a GST exemption on 'langars' and the 'prasad' distributed at various religious places, including temples. NRG34 DOG-STRANGLE-REWARD New Delhi: An animal protection body offers Rs 50,000 reward for information on a man who was purportedly seen in a video strangling a street dog in Noida.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 22:08 IST