Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions | Letters | Sports | Business | World

Saturday, June 28, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 8:50 pm

Modi asks new MPs to maintain standards in public life
SURAJKUND (Haryana): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave tips to the newly-elected MPs of the BJP on how to maintain standards in public life and take the message of good governance to the people.

5 killed, 7 injured in blast at Alang ship- breaking yard 
BHAVNAGAR: Five persons were killed today and seven others injured when a blast triggered by a suspected gas leak took place in a ship being dismantled at the Alang ship-breaking yard in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.

GAIL pipeline fire: Death toll rises to 16
HYDERABAD: The death toll in the GAIL pipeline fire tragedy in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh rose to 16 with an injured succumbing today, while six persons were battling for life with severe burns, the police said.

DU officially scraps FYUP programme
NEW DELHI: Delhi University today formally scrapped its controversial four-year undergraduate programme after a resolution to revert back to the three-year format was passed by the university's Academic and Executive Councils.

Iraq crisis: Indian Navy deploys warship in Persian Gulf
NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy has deployed its warship in the Persian Gulf as the government continues efforts to ensure safety of Indian nationals stranded in Iraq.

10 die in Delhi building collapse
NEW DELHI: Ten persons were killed while two others injured when a 50-year-old dilapidated four-storeyed building today collapsed in a congested area in north Delhi, the police said.

India steps up rescue ops in Iraq;EAM to hold meeting tomorrow
New Delhi: With the deepening Iraq violence, India has set up three camp offices to facilitate departure of 10,000 Indians from non-conflicting zones even as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has summoned top Indian envoys in Gulf countries for consultations here tomorrow.

Clashes near Tikrit as Iraq troops launch fightback
Baghdad: Iraqi forces pressed a campaign today to retake militant-held Tikrit, clashing with jihadist- led Sunni militants nearby and pounding positions inside the city with air strikes in their biggest counter-offensive so far.

Today's PUBLISHED Newspaper
Edition update time 2:30 am (IST)

Govt readies evacuation plan for Indians
Muslims take out a march condemning the killing of Shias and damaging their shrines in Iraq, at Nizamuddin in New Delhi on Friday.
New Delhi, June 27
The three Service Chiefs today informed top officials in the Central Government about the military-backed contingency plans in case there was a need for the Indian nationals in Iraq to be evacuated.
Muslims take out a march condemning the killing of Shias and damaging their shrines in Iraq, at Nizamuddin in New Delhi on Friday. A Tribune photograph

DU finally gives in, scraps FYUP
New Delhi, June 27
Week-long impasse over admissions to 64 Delhi University colleges ended today with the varsity giving in to academic regulator UGC�s directives on rolling back the controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) and reverting to the old 10+2+3 format.



A three-part article that sets the stage for a wider debate on national security
By Lt Gen SS Mehta

Today's specials






Special Features


Students celebrate after the Delhi University scrapped the FYUP programme on Friday. Students celebrate after the Delhi University scrapped the FYUP programme on Friday. A Tribune photo

VVIP copter deal: CBI quizzes West Bengal Governor
New Delhi, June 27
The CBI today questioned West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan as a �witness� in connection with its probe into allegations of bribery in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland.

15 killed in AP gas pipeline blast
Rajahmundry, June 27
At least 15 people were killed and 18 injured when a massive blaze raged through a village in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district following a blast in an apparently leaking gas pipeline this morning.


PUNJAB: 24 injured as Dalits clash with police in Sangrur

HARYANA: Ruckus at Cong meet, Selja supporter expelled

J&K: Undergraduate admissions: Science remains favourite with students

HIMACHAL: 4 Kangra youths return from Iraq

CHANDIGARH: City�s periphery may be altered

LUDHIANA: Two arrested for rape, murder

DELHI: Teen gangraped in Govindpuri

OPINIONSModi�s honeymoon

NATION: Modi to address newly elected BJP MPs today

BUSINESS: Cisco bullish on India�s growth
SPORTS: Brazil take bite at Chile
WORLD: Ukraine seals EU deal that sparked crisis


On Sundays

On Saturdays


Election Results 2014: Region at a glance

Centre readies states to tackle Naxal trouble
Will inject 10,000 troops to give a �befitting reply� 
to any attack
New Delhi, June 27
Ruling out any talks with Maoists, the Central Government will soon be injecting another 10,000 troops in the Maoist-violence affected states with an aim to give a �befitting reply� to any attack.

HP seeks nod to act against former DGP
Shimla, June 27
The Himachal Pradesh Government has sought permission from the Union Home Ministry to initiate disciplinary action against former Director General of Police (DGP) DS Manhas.

Modi to flag off train service to Katra on July 4
Udhampur, June 27
Finally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the much-awaited train service to Katra on July 4. Sources said the Prime Minister would land at Technical Airport in Jammu at 9.30 am on July 4 and would straightaway go to Katra, the base camp of holy cave shrine of Vaishno Devi in Trikuta Hills, to flag off the train service.


| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
 | Letters | Sports  | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | E-mail |

Editor-in-Chief, Publisher & Printer: Raj Chengappa
Executive Editor: Kanwar Sandhu
Published from The Tribune House, Sector 29-C, Chandigarh, India, 160030
for The Tribune Trust. Phone: (91-172) 2655066. Fax: (91-172) 2651293 & 2657149
Copyright : The Tribune Trust, 2012.