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22 Oct 2018, Edition - 1196, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • PMO summons CBI Chief and Special Director
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  • Supreme court will take the decision on the hearing of 19 review Petition in Sabarimala case tomorrow
  • PIL has been submitted for CBI inquiry in Amritsar incident, approval awaited
  • Earthquake of magnitude 3.0 hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur at 9:11 am today
  • My government fixing one family’s mistakes, giving credit to leaders like Bose: PM Modi
  • CBI chief trying to frame me, special director Rakesh Asthana wrote to CVC
  • Government plans exam to recruit 6,000 judges for lower courts
  • Petrol pump owners are on a 24-hour strike in New Delhi

Coimbatore

3-month-old leopard cub rescued in Valparai

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : A three-month old leopard cub, in search of its mother in the estate areas of Valparai, was rescued by forest officials and was in their custody.

Based on information given by some estate workers about the movement of the cub, officials managed to catch it last evening and took it to forest wildlife management and rescue centre.

The department was keeping vigil, following reports about the movement of a leopard with three cubs and eating a cow recently in the area. The cub will be kept in a cage where the leopard was last seen so as to track its movement officials said, adding that necessary steps would be taken to prevent the animal coming to human habitat.

Separately, a three-year-old deer which strayed into the human habitat in and around Maruthamalai on the city outskirts for the last three days, was released into the jungle late last night, they added.

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