HIGHLIGHTS NORTH 4.30 PM

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New Delhi, May 28 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 4.30 pm.

DEL42 UP-2ND LD HOOCH 11 people dead after consuming spurious liquor in Aligarh Aligarh (UP): Eleven people died on Friday and some more were taken ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor sold by a licensed vendor here, a senior official said.

DES10 UP-MLA-LD RAMDEV UP BJP MLA backs Ramdev over comments on allopathy Ballia (UP): Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh has joined the row between Ramdev and the doctors' fraternity, saying some doctors are like 'demons'.

DES19 UP-MUKHTAR-AMBULANCE UP police questions Mukhtar Ansari in Banda jail in ambulance case Barabanki (UP): The Uttar Pradesh police has questioned gangster-turned politician Mukhtar Ansari in Banda jail in connection with a case filed here over alleged fraud in registration of an ambulance used to ferry him to a court in Punjab, officials said.

DES1 NCR-FARMERS-TOLL-PROTEST Farmers protest at Jewar toll plaza on Yamuna Expressway Noida (UP): A group of farmers protesting against the central farm laws on Friday staged a demonstration at the Jewar toll plaza here, partially disrupting traffic movement on the Yamuna Expressway, according to officials.

DES2 RJ-BLACK FUNGUS-DEATHS Three suspected black fungus deaths in Rajasthan Kota (Raj): Three suspected deaths due to black fungus were reported at a hospital here, the doctors at the facility said on Friday.

DES15 RJ-GEHLOT-VACCINE-WASTAGE Rajasthan CM dismisses BJP's charge of vaccine wastage Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday rubbished the allegations of the BJP that 11.5 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines in the state have been wasted.

DES16 HR-SCHOOLS Haryana govt extends summer vacations in schools till June 15 Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Friday extended the summer holidays in all schools till June 15. PTI RDK RDK