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Updated: Sep 11, 2018 17:16 IST

People move to safer places after the water level of river Ganga rose, creating a flood-like situation at Daraganj in Allahabad. A UP government official said earlier the water level of both Ganga and Yamuna was rising due to heavy rainfall in different parts of UP besides the neighbouring state of Madhya Pradesh. (PTI)

Union minister Smriti Irani during a press conference at BJP headquarters in New Delhi. Irani on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Congress over former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan’s remarks that most bad loans that account for Indian banks’ Non Performing Assets (NPA) originated during the United Progressive Alliance’s (UPA) regime between 2006 and 2008. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

Jhulan Goswamy (2L) celebrates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Nipuni Hansika (R) during the first one day international women's cricket match in Galle, Sri Lanka. India won the match by nine wickets after bundling Sri Lanka out for 98. (AP)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and supporters protest against the safety of workers who work inside sewer lines near chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence in Civil lines in New Delhi. (Sushil Kumar / HT Photo)

K. L. Rahul raises his bat after reaching 50 runs on the final day of the fifth test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval in London. Chasing a daunting target of 464 runs, India lost their top order batsmen on day four with the pair of K L Rahul and Rahane looking to salvage a draw in a series in which England are already 3-1 ahead. (Matt Dunham / AP)

PM Narendra Modi interacts with the ASHA, Anganwadi and ANM workers from all over the country through video conference in New Delhi. Modi on Tuesday announced a hike in their monthly honorarium from October, coverage of various social security schemes and provided free insurance cover under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and Prime Minister Suraksha Bima Yojana. (PTI)

Two militants were killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara, which began in the early hours of Monday in Galoora village. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area early Tuesday morning following specific information about the presence of militants there. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Archive)

Hyderabad Police has cracked the case of theft of antique items, including a gold tiffin box inlaid with diamonds, from the Nizam’s Museum, with the arrest of two people, a senior police officer said Tuesday. Fifteen special teams were formed as part of the probe to detect the theft that took place on September 2 from the third gallery of the museum at Purani Haveli. (PTI)

A local court is scheduled to look into a chargesheet on Tuesday against former Railway Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Prasad and others in a money laundering case related to the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract. (Santosh Kumar / HT Archive)

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