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23 May 2018, Edition - 1044, Wednesday

FLASH NEWS:

  • 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
  • Sec 144 imposed in and around Tuticorin till May 25th
  • Shops were shut and 5000 policemen were deployed in Tuticorin after 11 people died while protesting against the Sterlite Plant

Coimbatore

Celebrity musical night on April 14

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: Coimbatoreans and people of Kongu region are all set to witness a gala musical event on April 14 night. The event, partnered by Coimbatore’s leading English online news portal The Covai Post, is to be organised jointly by Tie-up Events and Pulse Entertainment. Playback singer Krishna Iyer from Kollywood who has enthralled the audience will be performing live with his band for the first time in Coimbatore.

Having travelled across the globe and worked with notable musical personalities from the Tamil industry like drummer Sivamani, Harris Jayraj, GV Prakash and Shankar Mahadevan, he shot into limelight with the song `En Uchimandai’ from the movie `Vettaikaaran’ in 2009 which topped charts for several weeks and the most recent one being Google from `Thuppakki’ which he sung alongside actor Vijay.

He has starred in several star night shows and TV programmes to his credit. At a press conference here he said old melodies, classical hits of Illayaraja and a few Hindi songs, would be sung in an improvised manner at the event.

He also mentioned a word about the young and rising sensation singer Priya Jerson of Airtel Super singer fame who is also expected to perform at the event, which will be hosted by renowned magician Vignesh Prabhu known for his ability to fly above 160ft. Vignesh has performed thousands of shows over the last 14 years and is also popularly known as the `Flying Man of India’.

COIMBATORE WEATHER