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India TV News Desk 30 Jun 2015, 21:59:50 IST
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Stepping up pressure on Raje, Congress furnishes new documents on Dholpur Palace ownership

The Congress on Tuesday stepped up pressure on beleaguered Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, producing fresh documents in support of its claim that the Dholpur Palace is a state-owned property.

The party also demanded an independent probe into the entire controversy.

Jayalalithaa returns to TN Assembly with massive win in RK Nagar by-poll

Chennai: AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Tuesday returned to the state assembly as she registered win in the Radhakrishnan Nagar by-election.

She defeated her nearest rival C Mahendran of Communist Party of India's (CPI) by over one lakh votes.

113 feared dead in Indonesian military plane crash

Jakarta: All 113 people on board a Hercules C-130 military cargo aircraft were feared killed when the military plane crashed into a residential area in Medan city on Indonesia's Sumatra island on Tuesday, media reported.

A total of 101 passengers and 12 military crew members -- comprising three pilots, one navigator and eight technicians -- were on board the plane, Air Marshall Agus Supriatna told a TV channel in Medan.

Greece to miss IMF debt payment and bailout to expire

Athens, Greece: Greece is set to become the first developed nation to not pay its debts to the International Monetary Fund on time, as the country sinks deeper into a financial emergency that has forced it put a nationwide lockdown on money withdrawals.

Greece owes the IMF about 1.6 billion euros ($1.9 billion) by the end of Tuesday but has run out of money and after five months of talks with creditors, has no prospect of getting new rescue loans.

Russia cracks down on Yoga classes to check occultism

London:  Close on the heels of India leading worldwide International Yoga Day celebrations, Yoga classes have been banned in a central Russian city by the authorities to check spread of 'religious occultism'.

At the centre of the crackdown are two studios holding classes for Hatha Yoga a set of asanas or postures involving deep breathing and tough physical exercises, which as per Hindu mythology was first practised by Lord Shiva.