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New Delhi, Mar 22 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 1 pm: NATION DEL13 VIRUS-LD CASES India records highest single-day surge since mid November New Delhi: India added 90,797 cases of coronavirus in two days with 46,951 new infections being recorded in a span of 24 hours, the highest so far this year, taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 1,16,46,081, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday DEL11 JK-2NDLD ENCOUNTER Encounter in J-K's Shopian, four militants killed Srinagar: Four unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces on Monday in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

PAR4 RS-ADJOURN Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid uproar by treasury benches over Maharashtra issue New Delhi: Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm on Monday amid uproar over corruption allegations in Maharashtra.

DEL14 PM-BIHAR DIWAS PM extends greetings on 'Bihar Diwas' New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted people of Bihar on the occasion of 'Bihar Diwas' and wished that the state continues to create new dimensions of development.

BOM1 MH-SINGH-SENA Param Bir Singh's letter dented Maha home dept's image: Sena Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday said the Maha Vikas Aghadi government enjoys 'good majority' and it will not fall because of 'one official' even as it admitted that ex-Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh's allegations of corruption against state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh have maligned the image of the latter's department.

CAL3 OD-PREZ-TEMPLE VISIT Prez, First Lady offer prayers at Lord Jagannath temple in Puri Puri: President Ram Nath Kovind along with First Lady Savita Kovind on Monday offered prayers at Lord Jagannath temple here, on the last day of his three-day visit to Odisha.

DES3 RAMESH-RIVERLINKING Jairam Ramesh fears interlinking of Ken, Betwa will 'destroy' Panna Tiger Reserve New Delhi: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday expressed fear that the interlinking of Ken and Betwa rivers will destroy the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.

DES5 UP-MAYAWATI-HATHRAS Mayawati attacks Adityanath govt over Hathras case Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati on Monday targeted the Yogi Adityanath government over the Hathras gangrape case, saying new facts emerging in the matter have raise serious questions on the working of the state government DES4 UP-LIQUOR-DEATH-SUSPENSION UP: 7 officials suspended so far, guard dismissed as spurious liquor death toll rises to 5 Chitrakoot (UP): Seven officials have so far been suspended and a village watchman dismissed in connection with the deaths in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district allegedly due to consumption of spurious liquor, even as another fatality raised the toll to five, police said on Monday.

LEGAL LGD4 DL-HC-AMAZON-FUTURE HC stays order restraining FRL to go ahead with Reliance deal New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed a single judge's order restraining Future Retail Ltd from going ahead with its Rs 24,713 crore deal with Reliance Retail to sell its business, which was objected to by US-based e-commerce giant Amazon.

BUSINESS DEL5 BIZ-STOCKS-OPEN Sensex drops over 300 pts in early trade; Nifty below 14,700 Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled over 300 points in early trade on Monday, tracking losses in index majors Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank amid a weak trend in global markets.

FOREIGN FGN4 UK-PROTEST-POLICE UK police come under attack as protest turns violent in Bristol London: Two policemen were injured after a rally in the city of Bristol in southwest England against a government bill that would increase police powers to deal with protests turned violent on Sunday. By Aditi Khanna SPORTS SPD8 SPO-SHOOT-WC-LD IND ISSF World Cup: Divyansh, Elavenil claim 10m mixed air rifle gold for India New Delhi: India's Divyansh Singh Panwar and Elavenil Valarivan produced some excellent shooting to comfortably claim the gold medal in the 10m mixed air rifle event of the ISSF World Cup here on Monday. PTI CK