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17 Mar 2018, Edition - 977, Saturday


  • The Congress and other political parties have been alleging that EVMs tampered during polls and demanding reintroduction of the ballot paper system of voting.
  • J&K Minister Altaf Bukhari sings praises for Separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani | Bukhari: Geelani is a very big leader and my stature is too small
  • Pro-Khalistan terrorist convicted of killing former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh does not regreat his action, says his lawyer.
  • MS Dhoni all praise for Nepal after it was granted ODI status by the International Cricket Council (ICC)
  • Mohammed Shami issues clarification on wife’s ‘rape’ allegations
  • According to reports, a Bangladesh player broke the glass while celebrating the team’s win over Sri Lanka in the T20I Nidahas Trophy tri-series.
  • 43-year-old Tara had earlier confessed to his involvement in the assassination of Beant Singh in 1995.
  • Delhi: NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau) busts big drug racket.
  • 3 Bangladeshi nationals held in Pune | Arrested nationals said to have terror links | Accused have links with Al Qaeda affiliate | ATS to probe their terror links
  • Modi and his associates allegedly defrauded Punjab National Bank of around Rs 13,000 crore through fraudulent LOUs of PNB


302 teams participating in 24th Karunya varsity tournament

Covai Post Network

Over 300 teams from 126 Universities and Colleges are participating in the 24th Karunya Evangeline Memorial Tournament (South India Level), which began here today. The four-day event was inauguratred by the City Police Commissioner, A. Amalraj in the presence of Karunya University Chancellor, Paul Dhinakaran.


HOCKEY: CTN CAS, Dindigul bt Arul Anandar College, Karumathur 6-5; Jammal Mohamed Colelge, Tiruchi bt Park College of Tech, Coimbatore 3-0; Zamorins Guruvayurappan College, Kozhikode bt Adhiyaman College of Engg, Hosur 3-0.

FOOTBALL: St. Joseph College, Devagiri, bt Sri Narayana Guru College, Coimbatore 2-0.

KABBADI (MEN): Bishop Thorap College, Dharmapuram bt Tamilnadu College of Engg, Coimbatore 24-13; AVS CAS, Athur bt Annamalai University, Chidambaram: 28-7; Vivekanantha University, Coimbatore bt TN College of Engg, Coimbatore 10-9.

BASKETBALL MEN: Dr. Mahalingam Eng Clg, Pollachi bt Park College of Engg, Coimbatore 40-33; PSG CAS, Coimbatore bt CIET, Coimbatore 56-32.

BASKETBALL WOMEN: PSGR Krishnammal, Coimbatore bt Bishop Moore College, Alappuzha 57-11; Alphonsa College, Pala, Kottayam bt CIET, Coimbatore 39-9.

VOLLEYBALL (Men): Sri Krishna College of Tech., Coimbatore bt Vivekanandha University, Coimbatore 25-16; 25-22; St. Stephen’s College, Kollam bt Zamorins Guruvayurappan College, Kozhikode 25-8 ; 25-9; St. Joseph’s College, Devagiri, bt Payyanur College, Payyanur: 25-14; 25-21; Bishop Moore College, Alappuzha bt Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 25-18: 23-25 ; 25-17.