Following are the top stories from the western region at 2100 hrs.
BOM7 GJ-LD ATTACK-AMARNATH-BODIES
Surat: Bodies of seven Amarnath pilgrims killed in the terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir brought to Surat in an IAF plane as angry protests are held across Gujarat against the attack.
BOM 6 GA-RS-LD NOMINATION
Panaji: BJP's Goa unit president, Vinay Tendulkar, and sitting MP and state Congress chief Shantaram Naik enter the fray for election to the lone Rajya Sabha seat from the coastal state slated for July 21.
BOM 19 GUJ-TEXTBOOK-ROZA
Ahmedabad: A Hindi textbook of Gujarat State School Textbook Board defines the Urdu word "roza," which denotes the fasting during the holy month of Ramzan, as "an infectious disease".
BOM 21 TL-ATTACK-OWAISI
Hyderabad: AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi seeks to know what steps were taken after "intelligence inputs" had warned of a possibility of attack on Amarnath pilgrims.
Hyderabad: Telangana government issues ordinance to curb "social evils" of online rummy games.
BES 20 MH-LD CARTOONIST
Pune: Eminent cartoonist Mangesh Tendulkar no more.
BES23 GA-CHURCH-LD DESECRATIONS
Panaji: The Goa Church expresses "deep pain" over recent incidents of desecration of holy crosses and vandalism of a Christian cemetery in South Goa and decides to initiate a fact-finding on these incidents.
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