The following are the top stories of the Northern region at 1720 hrs:
Baghpat (UP): At least 22 people drown and many others go missing after an overloaded boat capsizes in the Yamuna River here.
Lucknow: Three Bangladeshi youths, suspected to have links with Islamic extremist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), have been arrested by Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad here.
Gurgaon: The Gurgaon Police detains the Ryan International School gardener and key witness in the school boy murder case, Harpal Singh and is likely to arrests some more persons in connection with the case, says a senior SIT officer.
New Delhi: A coach of Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derails at the New Delhi Railway station in the national capital, but no one was injured in the incident, says a Northern Railway spokesperson.
Lucknow: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav defends Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his remark that India is being run by dynasties, saying world history is replete with examples of people taking a plunge into politics due to their family background.
New Delhi: Over 2.4 crore NCERT textbooks have been pre- booked by schools and students from across the country within a month after the council launched an online portal for the purpose, says an official.
Srinagar: Two suspected overground workers of the banned Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) have been arrested in north Kashmir, say police.
New Delhi: Municipal schools in north Delhi have been issued a circular by the area's civic body, directing them to ensure safety of students and keep a tight watch on visitors, in the wake of the Ryan school incident.
Gorakhpur (UP): Another clerk of the BRD Medical College is arrested in the wake of deaths of scores of children in the state-run facility last month, say police.
DES7 SARDAR SAROVARDAM-PROTEST
New Delhi: Days ahead of the inauguration of the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat, a group of activists and labourers protest in the national capital alleging that 40,000 affected families are yet to rehabilitated.
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