Cong protests in MP; more news updates of June 27

News in brief: June 27
Bangalore, June 27: Here are the latest news updates of the day-

6:50 pm: 4 fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the grade 1 fire.

6:30 pm: Fire breaks out in a building at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) station in Mumbai; no casualty has been reported so far.

6:00 pm: NCP chief Sharad Pawar admits to advantage from Quota push, faces flak for brazen votebank politics.

5:34 pm: Congress takes to the streets in Bhopal - protests against the Madhya Pradesh exam scam as Rajnath jumps to CM's defence.

5:11 pm: A 12-member committee of DU principals set up to look into the issue of admissions under three year undergraduate course - PTI.

4:33 pm: Close shave for 150 passengers onboard AI flight as the damaged boarding staircase hit the aircraft during departure.

4:00 pm: 'Sex education necessary but without vulgarisation', says Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.

3.45 pm: Delhi: ABVP students celebrate the roll back of FYUP

3.25 pm: Pranab Mukherjee accepts resignation of Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar.

2.20 pm: Congress stages protest in Bhopal in connection with the MP exam scam.

1.50 pm: Delhi University offically rolls back FYUP, VC issues a statement.

1.30 pm: Students of ABVP continue to protest outside DU Vice Chancellor's residence, demand admissions under pre-FYUP format to start immediately.

12.29 pm: FYUP scrapped, Delhi University writes to UGC saying it will start admissions under 3-year programme - Reports

12.20 pm: 'Media forcing me to speak when I shouldn't': Education Minister Smriti Irani on row over Delhi University's four-year undergraduate course.

11.55 pm: SC extends interim bail of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal till July 1 when his plea for regular bail will be heard

11.38 am: Congress hits out at Harsh Vardhan says his statement on banning sex education 'exposes his medival mindset.' (read more)

11.36 am: President of India condoles the loss of lives in GAIL gas pipeline explosion.

11.01 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairs a meeting of State Chief Secretaries and DGPs.

10.52 am: PM announces an ex-gratia relief of Rs. 2 lakh for the next of kin of those who have lost their lives in the GAIL pipeline fire in AP today (read more)

10.51 am: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to visit site of GAIL pipeline explosion.

10.40 am: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation shuts gasfield in Andhra Pradesh following GAIL pipeline fire: PTI

10.28 am: Global number of unschooled children aged 6 to 11 still as high as 58 million, showing little overall improvement since 2007: UNESCO report.

9.30 am: Gail explosion updates: 12 killed, 18 critically injured (read more)

9.08 am: Minutes after an explosion took place at Gail pipeline in Guntur, Prime Minister tweeted-

8.50 am: Andhra Pradesh government orders probe into the GAIL pipeline explosion.

8.36 am: Collector of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh confirms that 3 people have been killed in the GAIL pipeline explosion: Times Now reports.

8.27 am: 11 burnt alive and 15 injured in a big explosion of a GAIL gas pipeline at Nagaram in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

8.25 am: UGC rejects DU's latest proposal seeking compromise on the FYUP issue.

8.10 am: Fire at ONGC site in Andhra Pradesh kills three.

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