HIGHLIGHTS NORTH 8.45 PM

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New Delhi, Feb 21 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 8.45 pm.

DEL43 UKD-LD DISASTER One more body recovered from tunnel at flood-ravaged NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad project site Tapovan: One more body was recovered from a tunnel at the NTPC's flood-ravaged Tapovan-Vishnugad project site on Sunday, taking the toll in the disaster that struck Chamoli district a fortnight ago to 68.

DES26 PB-FARMERS-RALLY Gherao Delhi cops if they come to arrest you: Rajewal to farmers Chandigarh: Alleging that notices are being served on people backing the agitation against the farm laws, BKU leader Balbir Singh Rajewal on Sunday asked farmers to gherao Delhi Police personnel if they come to their villages to make an arrest.

DES21 PB-FARMERS-AMARINDER Centre should not make repealing farm laws a prestige issue: Amarinder Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday appealed to the Centre not to make revoking its three farm laws a prestige issue and consider so to find a long-term solution to the problem.

DEL7 UP-KASGANJ-ENCOUNTER Kasganj murder case: Main accused shot dead in encounter by UP Police Kasganj (UP): The main accused in the Kasganj murder case was gunned down by police on Sunday morning, an official said.

DES10 UP-RAJBHAR Rajbhar waiting for Shivpal Yadav to join Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha Ballia: Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Omprakash Rajbhar on Sunday said he is waiting for Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) president Shivpal Yadav to join Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha, led by him and comprising Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM.

DES12 UP-PAPERLESS-ASSEMBLY Everything including agenda of House, questions & answers to become paperless: Assembly speaker Lucknow: Ahead of the presentation of 'paperless' Budget in Uttar Pradesh, the state legislative assembly speaker on Sunday said that subsequently everything including the agenda of the House, and questions and answers will become paperless.

DES17 RJ- BJP-TUSSLE 20-odd BJP MLAs resent over ‘not being given’ time to speak in House Jaipur: In a hint of intra-party differences, around 20 BJP MLAs have written to the party’s state president expressing their dissatisfaction over allegedly not being given time by their legislature party leaders to raise public issues in the Rajasthan assembly.

DES9 RJ-ARMY-EXERCISE Indo-US exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' comes to an end in Rajasthan Jaipur: The closing ceremony of the joint military exercise between the Indian and US Army, ‘Exercise Yudh Abhyas-20’ was held at Mahajan Field Firing Range on Sunday.

DES25 RJ-VIRUS-CASES No fresh COVID-19 death recorded in Rajasthan Jaipur: No fresh COVID-19 death was recorded in Rajasthan on Sunday and the toll in the state stands at 2,785, according to a health department bulletin.

DES23 HR-VIRUS-CASES 121 new COVID-19 cases in Haryana Chandigarh: Haryana recorded 121 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the total number of infections in the state to 2,69,730, a health department bulletin said. PTI RDK RDK