HIGHLIGHTS NORTH 5.15 PM

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New Delhi, May 27 (PTI) these are the top stories from the northern region at 5.15 pm.

DEL35 HP-PENPA TSERING-PRESIDENT-OATH Penpa Tsering sworn-in as president Tibetan government-in-exile Dharamshala (HP): Penpa Tsering was on Thursday sworn-in as president of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), the Dharamshala-based Tibetan government-in-exile, and said he will reach out to the Chinese government to find a “mutually beneficial” and non-violent solution to the Sino-Tibet conflict.

DEL65 UP-AIRCRAFT Training aircraft makes emergency landing on Yamuna Expressway Mathura (UP): A two-seater training aircraft made an emergency landing on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district on Thursday, police officials said.

DES15 UP-VIRUS-CASES COVID-19: UP reports 188 fresh deaths, 3,278 cases; infection tally at 16,83,866 Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh reported 188 fresh COVID-19 fatalities on Thursday as the death toll due to the viral disease rose to 19,900, while the infection tally reached 16,83,866 with 3,278 new cases, officials said.

DES17 PB-VIRUS-CURBS COVID-19: Punjab govt extends curbs till June 10 Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Thursday extended the coronavirus restrictions till June 10 but removed the limit on the number of passengers in personal vehicles and allowed the resumption of elective surgeries and OPD in hospitals.

DES12 RJ-MAN-FUNERAL Goof-up by hospital, family: Dead man returns home after his funeral Jaipur: A 40-year-old man presumed dead showed up much to the surprise of his family, a week after they had performed a funeral mistakenly identifying a decomposed corpse as his body. PTI RDK RDK

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