FIFA World Cup, Rail Fare Hike, Modi Invited to US, Protest in India: News Updates on June 22

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Bangalore, June 22: FIFA World Cup 2014 gripped the country. Meanwhile, activists and many political parties have been protesting against current rail fare hike. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to speak before US Congress. Follow news updates on Sunday, June 22.

6.00 pm: Three more bodies of students were recovered on Sunday from Beas river taking the total number of bodies retrieved to 16.

5.30 pm: Andhra Pradesh-based engineer has been allegedly kidnapped by the UPLA terrorists in Assam at ransom of Rs 6 crore.

5.15 pm: UGC asked Delhi University and all its colleges to conduct admissions only under the three-year undergraduate programme.

5.00 pm: After a three-day standoff over their eviction, residents of Campa Cola compound on Sunday finally gave in following the intervention of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, saying they would cooperate with civic authorities.

4:52 pm: Campa Cola residents file mercy petition to President in view of BMC officials readying to demolish building.

4:30 pm: Adani brothers discharged in cheating case by Maharashtra court.

4:18 pm: If Swiss Govt has prepared list of Indians keeping black money there they should share list with GoI: D Raja

3:46 pm: Two women labourer burried under soil and died of suffocation at Kasipur block in Rayagada district in Odisha.

3:25 pm: BJP comes out in defense of its ministers, calls all allegations against their ministers in the Madhya Pradesh admission scam 'false'.

3:00 pm: "Investigations are on and Shivraj Singh Chouhan will come out clean", says BJP on the Madhya Pradesh admission scam.

2:46 pm: Cong is behaving like an investigation agency, CM assured an investigation, all allegations against our leaders are false: Shahnawaz Hussain.

2:27 pm: DRDO Regional Director RK Satpathy was attacked with a knife near Mecca Masjid area.

2:20 pm: Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his troops to be on combat alert.

2:11 pm: Swiss government prepares list of suspected Indians with alleged black money in its bank.

2:09 pm: Uma Bharti dismisses charges leveled against her by Madhya Pradesh Congress.

2:00 pm: Amnesty International India report claims Indian construction workers in Iraq are unable to return.

1:37 pm: Back from her trip to the United States, actor Preity Zinta refuses to answer media questions.

1:10 pm: "Housing society committee members can decide in the next half an hour," says BMC.

12:55 pm: BMC uses stern language with Campa Cola residents, says will return in 30 minutes.

12:36 pm: BMC officials returned without starting the eviction process, facing stiff opposition from residents of Campa Cola.

12:20 pm: Preity Zinta leaves airport, heads for her residence

12:00 pm: Preity Zinta lands in Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

11:48 am: Shiv Sena demands either rollback or reduction in rail fare hike.

10:55 am: LTC scam: 5 government employees jailed for four years.

10:50 am: Congress steps up it's attack on MP CM Shivraj Singh Chohan demanding his resignation & also asking for a CBI probe into admission racket.

10:42 am: Madhya Pradesh CM finds himself in a controversy as his fmr private secy is summoned for interrogation in admission scam.

10:30 am: Uttar Pradesh Combined Premedical Test (UPCPMT) cancelled after paper leak in Ghaziabad.

10:16 am: Arun Jaitley defends the rail fare hike says, "a loss making railway will provide below par services".

10:00 am: Indian Bank to employ Tihar inmates at its prison branch.

9:45 am: Eyewitness claims he had not seen any altercation between Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia.

9:30 am: Preity Zinta's statement to be recorded on Monday or Tuesday.

9:14 am: Witnesses in Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia case also might be quizzed.

9:00 am: Iraq crisis offers hint of vindication for Biden.

8:49 am: Indians stuck in Iraq unharmed, contact established with them: MEA.

8:45 am: Preity Zinta to return to India today, likely to record statement.

8:40 am: Uddhav says Shiv Sena MPs will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to request rollback or reduction.

8:35 pm: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray slam 14.2% rail fare hike.

8:31 pm: Activists & opposition leaders demand an immediate roll back of the rail fare hike.

8:23 pm: Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan meets Sonia Gandhi amid indications that change of guard could take place in the state.

8:17 pm: Fire breaks out in a South Mumbai Office complex. The fire broke out in Naman Towers and has been brought under control.

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