New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the northern region at 5 pm Also Read - China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Where CPEC Stands Now?

LUCKNOW DEL34 LDALL-STORM Also Read - AK Sharma, Former IAS Officer, PM Modi's Close Aide, Joins BJP in Lucknow; May Contest MLC Elections

Patna/Lucknow: Thunderstorms struck at several places in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 34 people as hutments collapsed and trees fell, officials said. Also Read - Bihar DElEd Merit List 2020 Released by DIET Patna at dietpatna.com, Check and Download Bihar DElEd 2020 Merit List NOW

JAMMU DEL33 JK-KATHUA-ACCUSED

Jammu, May 29: The eight people accused in the case of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community in Kathua will be produced before a court in Pathankot in Punjab on May 31 in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court, officials said today.

SRINAGAR DEL23 JK-MILITANT-PEACE VOTARY Srinagar: Declared a member of the Jaish-e-Mohammed by the NIA last week, Syed Munir-ul-Hassan Qadiri had walked the tentative path to peace and a better life when he opted out of terrorism and returned to Kashmir from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir via Nepal with his family seven years ago.

JAIPUR DES15 RJ-ELEPHANT

Jaipur: Following a local court’s order, the Rajasthan Wildlife Department has taken the custody of a female elephant calf, rescued from illegal captivity in Ajmer district.

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