HIGHLIGHTS NORTH 4.30 PM

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

DEL35 UP-KANPUR-DEATHS Bodies keep arriving at Kanpur crematoriums, belie official virus death count Kanpur (UP): As coronavirus cases surge, the number of cremations taking place at the city's crematoriums has increased several-fold -- far more than the 66 deaths officially attributed to the virus in the entire district over the past six days.

DEL32 UKD-AVALANCHE-TOLL Death toll in avalanche in Uttarakhand's Chamoli rises to 11 Gopeshwar: The death toll in an avalanche near the Indo-China border in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district rose to 11 on Sunday, officials said here.

DES7 RJ-HEALTH MINISTER Received 28,350 Remdesivir injections from makers against 1.75 lakh ordered: Rajasthan govt Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Sunday said the state had placed an order for purchase of 1.75 lakh Remdesivir injections from various drug manufacturers in April, but it has so far received only 28,350 of them.

DES10 PB-VIRUS-PATIENTS COVID patients from Delhi, neighbouring states coming to Punjab for treatment: Officials Chandigarh: Amid reports of shortage of hospital beds and oxygen supplies, COVID-19 patients from Delhi and neighbouring states are getting admitted to health facilities in Punjab, said officials on Sunday.

DES14 HP-VIRUS-CURFEW Night curfew in four HP districts from April 27 Shimla: Keeping in view a sharp increase in the number of coronavirus cases, the Himachal Pradesh government imposed a night curfew in its four districts from April 27 to May 10. PTI RDK RDK