Following are the top stories of the northern region at 2230 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. DEL38 JK-CEASEFIRE Srinagar:An Army jawan is injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, says an official. 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. 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. NRG46 DL-SAFAI-DJB New Delhi: Police seek some details from the Delhi Jal Board for its probe into the death of three workers while cleaning a sewer line in southeast Delhi's Lajpat Nagar yesterday, even as the board maintains that it had not authorised any agency to carry out the work there. DES32 DELHI-LD-TRAFFIC New Delhi: Festive rush, rains and breakdown of a number of DTC buses brings the 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. DES20 HP-LD RAIN Shimla: Heavy showers battered several parts of Himachal Pradesh, triggering landslides and leading to the closure of over 280 roads across the state. 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.
Following are the top stories of the northern region at 2230 hrs:
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