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New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 4.30 pm.

DEL26 JK-LD ENCOUNTER Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J-K's Shopian Srinagar: A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.

DES4 UP-NEWS PORTAL-FIR UP: FIR against news portal, its two journalists over documentary on mosque demolition Barabanki (UP): The Uttar Pradesh Police has filed an FIR against news portal 'The Wire', its two journalists and two others over a documentary on the demolition of a mosque here which, the administration said, was built illegally.

DES11 UP-BANK-FIRING Bank guard in UP opens fire at customer trying to enter without mask Bareilly (UP): A security guard posted at the Junction Road branch of Bank of Baroda here on Friday allegedly opened fire at a customer who was trying to force his way inside without a mask, police said.

DES12 UP-LD ACCIDENT 6 of family drown as car plunges into pond in UP Balrampur (UP): Six members of a family drowned as their car overturned and fell in a pond on the Balrampur-Tulsipur road on Friday, police said.

DES6 PB-DOCTORS-STRIKE Health services hit as govt doctors in Punjab go on strike Chandigarh: Health services were affected in Punjab on Friday as government doctors went on a day-long strike against the recommendations of the state's sixth pay commission related to non-practising allowance and pension benefits.

DES3 UKD-NAMAMI GANGE U'khand min demands inclusion of Ganga's tributaries in Namami Gange project Pithoragarh (U'khand): Uttarakhand minister Bishan Singh Chufal on Friday made a strong pitch for the inclusion of the Ganga's tributaries in the Namami Gange project, saying 100 per cent cleaning of the river is not possible until its tributaries are also cleaned. PTI RDK RDK

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