The following are the top stories of the Northern region at 1700 hrs: DES8 UP-BJP MLA Ballia (UP): The superintendent of a community health centre here alleges he was assaulted by a BJP MLA, prompting police to launch a probe into the matter. DES3 UP-PREZ Lucknow: On the second day of his visit to his home state Uttar Pradesh, President Ram Nath Kovind pays tributes to BJP ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay at a park named after him. DES9 DL-SCHOOLS-SWINE FLU New Delhi: The Delhi government issues an advisory to schools asking them to spread awareness among students about the symptoms of swine flu and preventive measures. NRG4 UP-SADHVI GANGRAPED Mathura (UP): A 45-year-old sadhvi has been allegedly gang-raped inside a temple complex in Barsana four days back, police say. DES6 DL-SCHOOL-BUSES New Delhi: The Delhi government's transport department has impounded 250 school buses, including 10 of Ryan International Group of Institutions, during its ongoing drive against errant school vehicles, a senior government official says. DES5 UP-DROWN-FIR Baghpat (UP): A magisterial probe has been ordered into the boat capsize incident in the district and two separate FIRs registered against the boatman and 50 unidentified persons for holding violent protests after the incident. NRG8 UKD-SHAH VISIT Dehradun: BJP president Amit Shah is coming on a two-day visit to Uttarakhand on September 19 to take stock of the party's affairs in the state where it swept to power in March this year with a thumping win.
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