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New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 4.45 pm.

DEL35 PB-AMARINDER-2NDLD RAWAT Any decision by Cong president acceptable to all: Amarinder after meeting Rawat Chandigarh: Any decision taken by the Congress president will be acceptable to all, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday after meeting AICC general secretary and Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat.

DEL37 PB-SIDHU-LD JAKHAR Navjot Sidhu meets PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar, says he is elder brother Chandigarh: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu met Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sunil Jakhar and several MLAs on Saturday, amid mounting speculation over whether the party will appoint the cricketer-turned-politician as the next head of its state unit.

DEL42 UP-2NDLD PRIYANKA Priyanka meets two SP women workers 'attacked' during panchayat polls Lucknow: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday met two women workers of the Samajwadi Party with whom BJP activists had allegedly misbehaved during the recent block panchayat chief elections, and demanded repolling at places where violence took place.

LGD2 UKD-HC-SLAUGHTERHOUSES U'khand High Court questions ban on slaughterhouses in Haridwar district Nainital: Questioning the constitutionality of a ban on slaughterhouses in Haridwar district, the Uttarakhand High Court has said a civilisation is judged by the way it treats its minorities.

DES5 RJ-CONG-PROTEST Congress protests against rising inflation, fuel prices in Jaipur Jaipur: The ruling Congress on Saturday took out a protest march against inflation in Jaipur where they demanded the central government to curb price rise and withdraw the hike in fuel rates.

DES1 HP-QUAKE Moderate intensity quake hits Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur Shimla: A moderate intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.1 shook Himachal Pradesh's tribal district Kinnaur on Friday night, the Meteorological Department said. PTI RDK RDK

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