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Wednesday, June 25, 2014, Chandigarh, India

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4 killed as Rajdhani Express derails in Bihar
Chapra (Bihar): At least four passengers were killed and 23 others injured, 13 of them seriously, when 12 coaches of the Dibrugarh-bound Rajdhani Express derailed near Chapra in Bihar's Saran district today, with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh saying it was too early to blame the Maoists for the incident.

Subramanium seeks withdrawal of candidature as SC judge
NEW DELHI: Feeling �let down� by the government and the Supreme Court over rejection of his name, senior advocate Gopal Subramanium on Wednesday asked the Chief Justice of India to withdraw the recommendation of his candidature as judge of the apex court.

Row over 4-yr courses: Delhi HC refuses to give urgent hearing to petitions
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to give an urgent hearing to two cross petitions, one for implementation of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) and the other against it.

Two Indian nurses evacuated from a Iraqi hospital
New Delhi: India has evacuated two nurses, other than the 46 nurses stranded in a hospital in Tikrit, from Iraq's conflict zone taking the total number of those rescued so far to 36.

Militants attack Iraq air base
BAGHDAD: Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases on Wednesday as the first US teams arrived to assess Iraqi security forces and decide how to help counter a mounting Sunni insurgency.

Ultras blow up revenue office in Poonch
POONCH (JAMMU): Hours after Director General of Police K. Rajendra reviewed security scenario in the twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch, suspected Pak terrorists blew up a revenue office at Balakote in Poonch district.

FIFA World Cup
Suarez in a bite row as Uruguay oust Italy
Colombia beat Japan 4-1
Costa Rica top group after 0-0 draw with England
Greece beat Ivory Coast to enter last 16
Memorable World Cup scandals and shocks

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UGC hardens stance as VC digs in heels
row over 4-yr courses: Commission sends fresh directive to DU colleges
BJP says book VC for fraud
New Delhi, June 24
As Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh dug in his heels defying UGC�s directive on the rollback of the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme for the fourth day today, the commission issued a fresh directive to all DU colleges to admit students on the old 10+2+3 general pattern with immediate effect.
NSUI activists raise slogans during a demonstration against FYUP on Delhi University�s North Campus on Tuesday. NSUI activists raise slogans during a demonstration against FYUP on Delhi University�s North Campus on Tuesday. Tribune photo:Manas Ranjan Bhui



A three-part article that sets the stage for a wider debate on national security
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17 more Indians evacuated from strife-torn Iraq
New Delhi, June 24
Seventeen more Indian nationals were evacuated from the conflict zone in Iraq on Tuesday as the government continued its efforts for the release of 39 captive construction workers, mostly from Punjab, in the strife- torn Arab nation.

Kerry holds crisis talks with Kurds, urges them to save Iraq from collapse

Rajesh Kumar, one of 40 Indian workers abducted in the Iraqi city of Mosul, with his family in Jammu. Rajesh Kumar, one of 40 Indian workers abducted in the Iraqi city of Mosul, with his family in Jammu. PTI

Haryana regularises 8,800 roadways employees
Chandigarh, June 24
The Haryana Cabinet has gone all out to appease state employees, including roadways workers, safai karamcharis and sewermen.


PUNJAB: Finally, Damanvir quizzed by ED for 7 hrs

HARYANA: Congress keen on realising dreams of state Sikhs: CM

J&KReliance Jio damages newly laid roads for laying cables

HIMACHAL: Unesco heritage status for GHNP draws residents� ire

CHANDIGARH: Mohali cop kills colleague�s son

LUDHIANA: PUDA auction flops again

DELHI: Govt prepares project to clean Yamuna

OPINIONSA not-so-sweet bailout

NATION: Centre has right to revise rail fares, says Bombay HC

BUSINESS: Air India joins Star Alliance
SPORTS: Suarez in biting storm as Italy out of the race
WORLD: Kerry holds crisis talks with Kurds, urges them to save Iraq from collapse


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Election Results 2014: Region at a glance

Sugar costlier by up to Rs 2 per kg
New Delhi, June 24
Sugar prices today further rose by up to Rs 2 per kg to Rs 33.40 in the wholesale market in the national capital following a slew of measures by the government, including hike in import duty to bail out the industry.

LPG, kerosene price hike on cards

Punjab BJP wants to replace its ministers
Chandigarh, June 24
Not satisfied with the performance of some of its ministers in the state, the Punjab BJP wants to replace them. Party sources said the ministers will be replaced in the next few days.

Pak plane attacked
Islamabad: A woman was killed in a firing incident on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane while it was preparing to land at Peshawar's Bacha Khan Airport late on Tuesday. The PIA Boeing, with around 170 passengers onboard, was arriving from Riyadh, The Dawn reported, adding that two flight stewards have also been injured in the incident. � IANS

North set to miss July 1 date with monsoon
New Delhi, June 24
The much-awaited monsoon is all set to miss its July 1 date with northwest India as it has a entered a �weak phase�. The revival of the monsoon current is likely in the first week of July, said D. Sivananda Pai, head of IMD�s Long Range Forecasting Division.


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