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24 May 2018, Edition - 1045, Thursday

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  • 6 women officers of the Indian Navy, who successfully circumnavigated the globe on INSV Tarini met PM Modi
  • Case has been filed against Kamal Haasan and Vaiko for violating Section 144
  • Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter crash-lands in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir
  • NHRC takes cognizance of Tuticorin violence, issues notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and DGP
  • The Madras High Court directed Vedanta to stop the construction of the second unit of Sterlite copper smelter plant
  • Tamil Nadu government forms judicial commission to probe Tuticorin violence
  • J&K: Grenade attack in Bijbehara as 7 civilians were injured
  • MHA has sought a report from Tamil Nadu Government on the violence in Tuticorin
  • Mudarai HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper smelter plan
  • US President Donald Trump warned that his landmark summit with Kim Jong Un may not take place as planned

Coimbatore

A life saving Valentines’ Day gift

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: Valentines’ Day became memorable and emotional to a couple from Perambalur in Tamil Nadu, when a 34-year-old woman donated part of her liver to her husband, who was suffering from liver failure.

The woman, Nisha, was doubly happy when the doctors in Gem Hospital and Research Centre here operated laparoscopically to remove the right part of her liver, the first of its kind in India and transplanted to her husband Jaghir Hussain, the Centre chairman, Dr. C. Palanivelu, told reporters on Friday.

The transplant was done on the night of February 13 and Nisha was in ICU next to her husband and the next morning, on the Valentines’ Day, she just walked to meet her husband, who became emotional on being greeted by wife, he said.

The couple was present at the press conference.

COIMBATORE WEATHER