Latest news updates of June 17

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Bangalore, June 17: Germany beat Portugal 4-0 in FIFA World Cup while USA beat Ghana 2-1. Here are the news updates of the day-

10:30 pm: Patna gets green signal for Metro train

9:42 pm: MEA sets up 24 hr control room 2 provide information on Iraq

9:18 pm: Bharti meets Rajnath over law and order in UP

8:33 pm: 44 Sunnis die in prison clash; Baghdad sees signs of strife

8:00 pm: Sebi proposes crowdfunding norms; to cap fund-raising by start-ups through social networking sites, other web platforms at Rs 10 crore.

7:51 pm: 'These steps include advising the states where we have seen a tendency of hoarding,' says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

7:26 pm: A series of steps have been decided anticipating another round of price rise, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

7:13 pm: 24-hour 'Control Room' in MEA set up to monitor situation in Iraq; Helpline numbers: +911123012113 +911123017905.

7:00 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unhappy with Centre's push to replace Congress appointed governors.

6:50 pm: Government imposes MEP on onion exports to control price.

6:30 pm: It's the fresh challenge for the Modi Govt as inflation spikes to five-month high of 6.01 per cent.

6:13 pm: Reacting to reports that Cong-appointed Governors will be changed by NDA, Assam Guv says he won't step down.

6:00 pm: Karnataka Guv Bharadwaj, who does not share good rapport with BJP govt, clarified that he has not resigned.

5:38 pm: Why is Modi so fearful of Governors, asks Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi.

5:30 pm: Changing governments should not be a license to shunt governors, says Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit.

5:18 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets Governor MK Narayanan.

5:11 pm: CBI set to question West Bengal and Goa governors in the Rs 3,700 crore AgustaWestland scam as witnesses.

4:55 pm: Preity Zinta agrees to record her statement soon.

4:25 pm: Govt imposes minimum export price (MEP) of USD 300 per tonne on onion exports to check prices.

4:11 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to hold emergency meeting on inflation at 7 PM.

4:00 pm: There is no political motive, NDA is only following tradition, says BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy.

3:51 pm: Govt to give subsidy to electronic manufacturing plants in Ghaziabad, Vadodara, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad and Thane: Telecom Minister.

3.37 pm: Government to give subsidy to electronic manufacturing plants in Ghaziabad, Vadodara, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad and Thane.

3.18 pm: Secretary East in MEA Anil Wadhwa meets Iraqi Ambassador and discusses possibility of ground level cooperation in assisting Indians in Iraq.

2.57 pm: Assam, Karnataka Governors resign amid controversy over Centre reportedly wanting to replace UPA-appointed governors.

2.47 pm: Amid rise in cases of crime against women,UP CM issues directive for martial arts training for girls to be introduced in schools, colleges.

2.40 pm: I have no doubt that Yashwant Sinha can lead BJP in Jharkhand once he comes out of jail: LK Advani after meeting Sinha.

2.08 pm: Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit dismisses Modi govt move to shunt out UPA governors, says she won't respond to rumours.

2.00 pm: West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan likely to resign tomorrow: sources

1.15 pm: UP governor BL Joshi sent his resignation papers to the Home Ministry.

1.04 pm: Supreme Court vacates stay on trial of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case.

12.37 PM: Shebab claim new attack in Kenya, police say at least 10 dead: agencies.

11.48 am: Indian aid worker Alexis Prem Kumar is in custody of his abductors, but safe; working on his release: Amar Sinha, Indian ambassador to Afghanistan.

11.46 am: Will ensure employment to eradicate poverty, poor is poor and not Hindu Muslim Dalit -Nitin Gadkari while addressing E-rickshaw drivers.

11:16 am: Congress calls NDA's move to write off Governors as "politically motivated".

11:13 am: Russia cuts gas supply to Ukraine after negotiations fail.

11.12 am: One person dead and 19 injured by Nebraska tornadoes: reports.

10.55 am: Out on interim bail, Tarun Tejpal moves regular bail petition in SC, plea to be heard on June 27.

10.24 am: We're happy as far as economic ties are concerned; both will benefit by this visit: Tobgay on Modi's Bhutan trip.

10.00 am: Governors should have resigned themselves, most of them were appointed by Sonia Gandhi and not on merit: Subramanian Swamy, BJP

9.40 am: LK Advani to meet Yashwant Sinha in Jharkhand jail - NDTV.

9.25 am: We are in constant touch with those stranded in Iraq: Syed Akbaruddin, official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs.

9.11 am: Arun Jaitley says hoarding of foodstock due to fears of weak monsoon is responsible for food inflation.

8.40 am: Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel set to to meet water resources minister Uma Bharti over the Narmada issue.

8.15 am: Government mulls changing Governors of UP, Kerala, Punjab, Bengal and MP: sources. [Read]

8.00 am: India condemns attacks, takeover of Iraq cities by terrorists.

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