Rath Yatra to FIFA World Cup, India to Brazil -- News Updates on June 29

Rath Yatra
Bangalore, June 29: Rath Yatra (Chariot Festival) has begun across the country. Many people reached Puri, Odisha and other places to participate in this journey of Lord Jagannath. All other eyes are glued to TV channel where Rath Yatra has been broadcasted Live on Sunday morning. A day ahead, Brazil defeated Chile in a thrilling match and reached quarter finals of FIFA World Cup.

New Delhi to Chennai, India to Brazil to US -- follow news updates of Sunday, June 29.

7.00 pm: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalaithaa takes stock of the situation at the building collapse site, blames builders for the mishap that claimed 11 lives so far. [Read more]

6.30 pm: PM Narendra MOdi reaches Sriharikota to witness ISRO's satellites launch on Monday. [Read more]

6.20 pm: PM Narendra Modi met Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah.

5.50 pm: Will begin flying out Indians stuck in Iraq from Tuesday onwards: MEA

5.05 pm: Families of Indians abducted in Iraq meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

4.25 pm: Advani ji told MPs to refrain from being arrogant & work as public servants, says Prakash Javadekar on BJP MP's orientation program.

3:48 pm: After Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Madhya Pradesh Exam Scam heat has now shifted on RSS.

3:21 pm: UGC told DU to obtain appropriate approval of regulatory bodies for 4 year course.

3:00 pm: Delhi University to ensure students admitted in batch programme not put to disadvantage.

2:37 pm: UGC: Four year course to continue for students admitted in academic year 2013-14.

2:00 pm: Mamata suspended 2 over malfunctioning AC.

11:40 am: Saina Nehwal wins Australian Super Series Final, beats her Spanish opponent Carolina Marin 21-18, 21-11.

11:15 am: Sushma Swaraj to discuss safety of Indians in Iraq and Gulf countries and steps to be taken for safe release of Indians.

11:01 am: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Indian envoys to Gulf countries to discuss situations, possible fallout of unrest.

10:42 am: Second day for BJP MP's orientation will see valedictory speech by LK Advani.

10:17 am: Saina Nehwal faces Carolina Marin of Spain in the Australian Open Super Series final.

10:00 am: June national rain average deficient by 42 per cent: Forecast agency.

9:40 am: B-Tech students protest outside HRD Minister Smriti Irani's residence.

9:30 am: Tamil Nadu DGP visits building collapse site in Chennai to oversee rescue operations.

9:21 am: Police detain building owners for questioning in the building collapse case.

9:10 am: 11 storey under-construction building collapsed in Chennai on Saturday, 8 dead and many injured.

9:00 am: Students of DU today staged a protest outside HRD Ministry & submitted representation demanding that B Tech courses should not be scrapped.

8:50 am: Preparation for Rath Yatra has begun in Puri, Ahmedabad and many other places in the country.

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