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'If any black money is found with me, then declare it as national property,' says Baba Ramdev
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday said that he is ready to declare his money as public property if any black money was found with him. ANI

Ajit Pawar calls for protest against fuel prices hike
Deputy Maharashtra Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Sunday urged his party members to agitate against steep hike in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas), diesel and kerosene prices. ANI

Musician exhibits collection of over 300 musical instruments in Bangalore
Musician and ankrang exponent H.S. Anasuya Kulkarni has displayed her collection of over 300 musical instruments from various periods in Bangalore. ANI

'Comedy Drama Festival' being organized to boost theatre activity in Jammu and Kashmir
The Jammu and Kashmir Filmmakers and Artists Co-operative Limited (JKFMAC) is organizing a ten-day 'Comedy Drama Festival' in the valley. ANI

BJP leader ploughs field in Moradabad to protest fuel price hike
To protest steep hike in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas), diesel and kerosene prices, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi furrowed field with buffaloes-driven plough in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district on Sunday. ANI

Foreigners participate in rally in Chennai to support gay rights
About hundreds of foreigners participated in a rally along with members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Chennai on Sunday. ANI

Speeding train injures three elephants in Jalpaiguri
Three elephants were injured after getting hit by a speeding passenger train in the forests of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal last night. ANI

Illegal sand quarrying in Tapi River posing serious threat to village near Surat
The illegal sand quarrying in and around the Tapi River in Surat, Gujarat, is continuously posing a threat to a village situated on the bank of the river and hampering the crop production as well. ANI

Four Maoists surrender in Orissa citing disillusion with leadership
Four Maoists surrendered before police in Jajpur, Orissa, on Saturday, saying they were disillusioned with their leaders. ANI

Delhi hosts rally to mark International Day against Drugs Abuse
The national capital New Delhi was the venue of a rally for the International Day against Drugs Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on Sunday. ANI

Delayed arrival monsoon distresses Surat farmers
Farmers in Gujarat's Surat District are anguished about the delay in the arrival of the monsoon. ANI

Himachal Pradesh bans passage of vehicles from other states to Rohtang Pass
Having failed to control traffic chaos at the Rohtang Pass, the Himachal Pradesh administration has banned the movement of vehicles in the region, which do not bear Himachal Pradesh registration numbers. ANI

Militants continues to target innocent civilians in Manipur
Insurgent outfits in Manipur are repeatedly targeting innocent people for no reason. These attacks have not only created a fear physchosis in their minds, but also hampered their development. ANI

New-age GNIIT cloud campus in Dimapur
NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia's largest IT trainer, announced the launch of new-age GNIIT programme that can be pursued anywhere anytime, by leveraging the unique cloud learning methodology. ANI

Northeast council decides to expedite regional infrastructural growth
The 60th plenary session of the northeast council that concluded here last week has decided to expedite infrastructural growth and increase connectivity in the region. ANI

3000 solar lanterns allotted to Jorhat's rural students
Nearly 3000 solar lamps were distributed among young students in Assam's Jorhat district. ANI

Baba Ramdev meets critical devotee Raj Bala
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev met Raj Bala, who was injured in the pre-dawn police action in Ramlila Maidan on June 5. ANI

Post-traumatic stress disorder affecting women in Leh
Even after almost a year, women in Leh district feel haunted by memories of the cloudburst and are struggling to move on in life while depending on medicines provided at occasional health camps. ANI

Baba Ramdev arrives in Delhi to meet critical devotee Raj Bala
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who was forcibly evicted from Delhi's Ramlila Maidan earlier this month, has arrived in the national capital. ANI

Militant outfits funding Somali pirate, says freed MV Suez hostage
Prashant Chauhan, who was among the abducted Indian onboard the MV Suez, which was hijacked by Somali pirates, has said that militant outfits might be funding piracy on the high seas. ANI

Rain brings respite to Delhiites, temperature dips
Rains lashed national capital New Delhi on Sunday morning, bringing down temperatures and provided some relief to residents from the sweltering heat. ANI

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