ALSO READCBI arrests Chandigarh SDM (East), her husband on bribe charge Photo Advisory second, Photos released up to 8.20 p.M. NCW demands free, fair probe in Chandigarh stalking case Centre, northern states to meet in Chandigarh on Friday Following are the top stories from the northern region at 1745 HRS:
Following are the top stories of the northern region at 2030 hrs: DEL7 JK-AMARNATH Srinagar: The 40-day annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas ends, with 2.60 lakh pilgrims offering prayers this year despite a terror attack on a bus that left eight devotees dead. DEL8 JK-LOC Srinagar: The Karavan-e-Aman weekly bus service across the Line of Control on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road resumes, a week after it was suspended. DES9 STALKING-NCW New Delhi: The National Commission for Women seeks a free and fair probe in the case of alleged stalking of a Chandigarh-based woman by the Haryana BJP chief's son. DES7 JK-AMARNATH-CRPF Jammu: A heightened level of alertness and a strong multi-tier security set up prevented terrorists from disrupting the annual 40-day Amarnath yatra in the Jammu region, a senior CRPF official said today. DES6 CBI-POLLUTION New Delhi: The CBI has registers a case in connection with toxins released by illegal industrial units in North East Delhi residential areas which purportedly claimed the lives of two people. DES4 DELHI-TRAFFIC New Delhi: Festive rush, rains and breakdown of a number of DTC buses brought traffic in parts of the national capital to its knees. DES2 HEALTH-VACCINATION New Delhi: The Union health ministry rolls out the second phase of measles and rubella (MR) vaccination campaign under which 3.4 crore children are expected to be covered to reduce incidences of these diseases in the country. DES5 UP-AKHILESH Lucknow: In the backdrop of three MLCs recently quitting the party and joining the BJP, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav says those who wanted to go, should go without offering any excuse, so that he could ascertain who were with him in "bad times". DES8 DL-SCAVENGING New Delhi: Toxic fumes inside gutters and sewers have snuffed out seven lives in the national capital within a month, but agencies are busy passing the buck, or washing hands off by pinning the blame on private contractors. DES10 DL-ASSEMBLY-SESSION New Delhi: The four-day Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly begins tomorrow with the opposition BJP planning to corner the AAP government over several issues including what it claimed were unfulfilled poll promises of the ruling party. DES16 JK-BORDER-RAKSHABANDHAN Jammu: Beats of 'dholaks' reverberated along the LoC in Poonch sector when local girls and women thronged the Army camps and tied 'rakhis' to soldiers. DES17 MHA-ASSAM-AFSPA The Centre declares entire Assam as a "disturbed" area under the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for one more month, citing various violent activities by insurgent groups ULFA, NDFB, and others. DES15 IDAY-SANKLPDIWAS New Delhi: The Centre will observe this Independence Day as 'Sankalp Parva' and has asked the people to dedicate themselves to social causes and share their ideas to make a new India.
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