HIGHLIGHTS NORTH 4.30 PM

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New Delhi, Nov 1 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 4.30 pm.

DEL17 HR-VIJ-LOVE JIHAD Haryana govt mulling law against 'love jihad': Anil Vij Chandigarh: The Haryana government is mulling a law against 'love jihad', Home Minister Anil Vij said on Sunday, a day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced his government will bring a legislation to deal with it.

DEL7 JK-SHELLING J&K: Temple, houses hit by bullets as Pak violates ceasefire along IB, LoC Jammu: A temple and some houses were hit by bullets as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling in different sectors along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua and Poonch districts, officials said on Sunday.

DEL19 JK-ENCOUNTER Militant arrested during encounter in Srinagar Srinagar (J-K): A militant was arrested during an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of the city here on Sunday, police said.

DES10 UP-VIRUS-CASES 26 deaths, 1,989 fresh coronavirus cases in UP Lucknow: Twenty-six more people died from coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as 1,989 fresh cases surfaced, taking the state’s infection tally to 4,83,832, a statement said.

DEL2 DL-AIR QUALITY Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor' due to 'unusually high' farm fires New Delhi: The national capital's air quality remained “very poor” on Sunday with an “unusually high” number of farm fires negating the effect of better ventilation, according to a government forecasting agency.

DES3 RJ-CIVIC POLLS Over 16 pc voting till 10 am in second phase of Raj civic polls Jaipur: More than 16 per cent votes were polled till 10 am in the second phase of polling for three municipal corporations in Rajasthan on Sunday, the state election commission said.

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