HIGHLIGHTS AT 1700 HOURS
Following are the top PTI stories at 1700 hours:
DEL7 UP-VIOLENCE-LD TRANSFER
Bulandshahr violence: SSP, two other officials transferred
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred Bulandshahr SSP Krishna Bahadur Singh to the DGP office here, five days after two people, including an inspector, were killed in violence following an alleged cow slaughter incident.
DEL12 RAHUL-HOODA-SURGICAL STRIKES
Modi used surgical strikes for 'political capital': Rahul
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Lt Gen (retd) D S Hooda's remarks that it would have been better if the 2016 surgical strikes were carried out secretly, alleging that the PM used the military action for "political capital".
DEL10 JK-LD ACCIDENT-BUS
13 killed as bus falls into gorge in J-K's Poonch district
Jammu: Thirteen people, including four women and a minor, were killed and 17 others injured when a 42-seater passenger bus skidded off a road and rolled down into a deep gorge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
MP CM Chouhan calls himself 'biggest pollster', predicts BJP win
Datia (MP): As the exit polls predicted a tight race with the Congress, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed confidence that the BJP would win a comfortable majority in the Assembly election to form a government for the fourth consecutive time
Hindu-majority village sets example of communal harmony, elects Muslim man as Panch in J-K
Bhaderwah (J-K): Setting an example of communal harmony and brotherhood, a Hindu-majority village in Bhaderwah town of Jammu and Kashmir elected unopposed the head of its only Muslim family as their Panch in the ongoing nine-phased Panchayat polls.
FinMin extends deadline for filing GST annual returns till March 31
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has extended the last date for filing annual GST return forms by three months until March 31, 2019.
FGN22 ITALY-4THLD STAMPEDE
Six dead, dozens hurt in Italy nightclub stampede
Corinaldo (Italy): Six people, including five teenagers, died and dozens were injured in a stampede when panic broke out during a rap concert at an Italian nightclub early Saturday. (AFP)
SPF16 SPO-LD IND
India stay firmly ahead despite Kohli's late dismissal
Adelaide: The sun took a break but India shone to stay ahead of Australia in the opening Test after sporadic rain intrusions, K L Rahul's enterprise and Cheteshwar Pujara's obduracy culminated in a 166-run lead here. By Chetan Narula HMB
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