These are the top stories from the northern region at 8.30 PM. NRG19-UP-COUPLE-THRASHED UP: Woman abducted, husband thrashed for marrying outside caste Bareilly (UP): A woman was abducted and her husband severely beaten up for marrying against the will of her family in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said Wednesday.
DES29-UP-WOMAN Family attacked in UP for objecting to harassment; one killed, 5 injured Bhadohi (UP): A woman was killed and five members of her family were injured after being attacked with sticks by four people for objecting to alleged sexual harassment of her daughters in a village here, police said. DES54-PB-AMARINDER Disappointed with Rahul Gandhi's resignation as Cong chief:Amarinder Singh Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Wednesday expressed disappointment over the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress chief, saying he should have continued to lead the party with the dynamism and spirit shown during the General Election.
DES48-PB-STRIKE-CALLED OFF Contractual employees of Punjab Roadways call off strike Chandigarh: Punjab Roadways' contractual employees called off their strike on Wednesday after being assured of a meeting with the transport minister, a day after launching a three-day agitation to press for regularisation of jobs and increase of salary. DES30-PB-SIDHU (RPT) Month on, Sidhu yet to assume charge of his new portfolio Chandigarh: Nearly a month after he was stripped of key portfolios in a Punjab cabinet reshuffle, Navjot Singh Sidhu is yet to take charge of his new assignment, as a stalemate with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh continues.
DES28-RSQ-JK-TERRORISTS 119 terrorists killed in JK this year, 24 security personnel lose lives: Govt New Delhi: A total of 119 terrorists were killed so far this year in Jammu and Kashmir by security forces, which also lost 24 personnel, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. NRG17-HP-WEATHER-WARNING Warning issued for heavy rain in Himachal Pradesh Shimla: The meteorological department here issued a 'yellow weather warning' for heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh on the coming weekend, an official said Wednesday.
DES27-UKD-SEAPLANES U'khand signs MoU for seaplanes operation in Tehri lake Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government Wednesday inked an MoU with the Centre for developing a water aerodrome on the famous Tehri lake for the operation of seaplanes. IN THE PIPELINE Lucknow: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said water supply to every rural household through pipeline will be started in next two years..
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