HIGHLIGHTS NORTHERN REGION AT 1725 HRS

first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 22 (PTI): Following are the top storiesNew Delhi, Jun 22 (PTI): Following are the top stories from the northern region at 1725 HRS:DEL18 JK-ARMY-REINFORCEMENTAnantnag: Two additional Army battalions — about 2,000 men — start moving into four troubled South Kashmir districts, being described as the new “ground zero” because of increased militant activity, say officials.DES7 DOPT-CORRUPTIONNew Delhi: To cut delay, an online system to process corruption cases against government employees is launched here.DES8 HUA-HOUSES-APPROVALNew Delhi: The Centre approves the construction of 1.27 lakh more houses for urban poor under its affordable housing scheme with an investment of over Rs 6,500 crore.DES3 RAJ-HERITAGE-SMARTBy Chirinjibi Thapa(Pix available)Jaipur: Jaipur has fished out of its trove heritage buildings and is dusting off its fabled pink markets and stepwells to make them all squeaky clean for the second anniversary of the launch of the Centres smart city project.NRG5 RAJ-ARREST-ACBSikar (Raj): A technical assistant of Jhunjhunu Power Corporation is arrested by anti-corruption bureau (ACB) sleuths for accepting bribe of Rs 14,000.DES2 NCM-PAKNew Delhi: Those who celebrated Pakistan teams victory in the recently concluded ICC Champions trophy final should go and live there, National Commission for Minorities (NCM) chairman Gairul Hasan Rizvi says.DES5 UP-RAPE-VIOLENCEAligarh: A six-year-old girl is raped and brutally murdered on the outskirts of the city, triggering outrage among locals who lynch the accused.NRG4 PB-CM-SPORTS-PROBEChandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh says a thorough probe will be conducted into the alleged irregularities in distribution of sports kits to youth clubs during the previous SAD-BJP rule.advertisementNRG7 PB-AMARINDER-LOANChandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh lashes out at the opposition for “twisting” the farm debt waiver issue and says the Rs 1,500 crore proposed in the budget is initial money provided to leverage more sum to be given for the debt waiver scheme in instalments.NRG3 PB-AAP-SUSPENDChandigarh: Main opposition Aam Aadmi Party and ally Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) MLAs are physically removed out of the Punjab assembly here by the Marshals after they create a ruckus.NRG6 PB-AMARINDER-OPPOSITIONChandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh lashes out at the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for disrupting the House proceedings, says the oppositions atrocious behaviour smacks of hooliganism. PTI KISlast_img

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