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Hotelier dies after Trinamool threat, BJP, Left blame Mamata
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The death of a hotelier after he was threatened, allegedly by a Trinamool Congress activist, sparked outrage Tuesday with Bengal's opposition parties Tuesday accusing the ruling party of "shielding the guilty" and urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to rein in criminals.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:38:06 PM

High drama over VC resignation; most colleges agree to UGC directive (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi University Tuesday witnessed high drama over the reported resignation by its vice chancellor Dinesh Singh even as the UGC said that of the 64 colleges, 57 have agreed to "comply" with its directive to admit students only to the three-year undergraduate course.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:38:05 PM

Teenaged girl gang-raped in Delhi, four arrested
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl was abducted, kept hostage at a flat here for one night and gang-raped by three people after they rendered her unconscious by giving her a cold drink laced with sedatives, police said Tuesday. The accused trio and an associate have been arrested.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:18:04 PM

17 more Indians evacuated from Iraq's conflict zone
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Seventeen more Indians have been evacuated from Iraq's conflict zone, the government announced Tuesday even as the security environment in the area continued to be volatile.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 8:54:03 PM

Israel to open two agriculture centres in Bihar
Patna, June 24 (IANS) After successful experiments in half a dozen states in India, Israel would soon open two 'agriculture centres of excellence' in Bihar, an Israeli embassy official said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 8:52:12 PM

Punjab BJP ministers submit resignations to party
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) All four ministers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Punjab government submitted their resignations to the party to enable a reshuffle, party sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 8:48:07 PM

24,000 hit by Assam floods
Guwahati, June 24 (IANS) Over 24,000 people have been affected by floods in four districts of Assam, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 8:46:09 PM

Expedite military purchases, says Jaitley
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Describing the slow pace of military purchases as "a major concern", Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday said several decisions in the pipeline needed to be expedited.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 8:40:09 PM

Neighbourhood outreach: Sushma leaves for Bangladesh Wednesday
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will leave for Bangladesh Wednesday on her first stand-alone visit abroad after assuming office with India expected to raise its concerns over illegal migration and Dhaka likely to raise the land boundary agreement and Teesta water treaty.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 8:24:03 PM

Paramedical student taken into custody over junior's suicide
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police Tuesday took into custody a girl student of a private medical college over the alleged suicide of a junior student in her hostel room, an official said.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 8:18:08 PM

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