HIGHLIGHTS NORTH 4.45 PM

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New Delhi, Jun 10 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 4.45 pm.

LGD6 HC-UKD-VIRUS Conduct audit of deaths during second wave of COVID-19: Uttarakhand HC to state govt Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the state government to conduct an audit of the deaths that occurred during the second wave of coronavirus in the state, and also explore the possibility of carrying out door-to-door vaccination in remote hill areas.

DES5 UKD-CYBER-FRAUD Uttarakhand police bust Rs 350 crore scam that duped lakhs Dehradun: Uttarakhand Police has busted an online scam with foreign links, in which five lakh people from across the country lost a combined Rs 350 crore, officials said on Thursday, adding a man was arrested from Noida in connection with it.

DES6 UP-LION-VIRUS Two lionesses of Tamil Nadu zoo test positive for COVID-19 Bareilly (UP): Two lionesses of the Arinagar Anna Zoological Park in Tamil Nadu have tested positive for COVID-19, while a lion was found to have contracted distemper virus, the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) here said Thursday.

DES10 RJ-DALIT-MURDER Dalit man killed for objecting to removal of Ambedkar’s poster in Rajasthan Jaipur: A Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of youths after a tiff over a poster with BR Ambedkar’s photograph put up outside his house in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh district, police said on Wednesday. PTI RDK RDK

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