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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


Commuters block train to protest against daily delay of Truchirapalli passenger

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative Image

Coimbatore : Protesting against the delay in the arrival of Tiruchirapalli passenger train from Palakkad, commuters today blocked the train at Vanjipalayam near Tirupur.

According to police, for the last few days the train, scheduled to arrive at 9.08, at was reaching an hour late, putting students
and office goers into lot of hardship.

Despite complaints to the Railways, there was no change, they said. As the train was halted to give way to another train, some passengers got down and sat in front of the train and blocked it as a mark of protest.

Some senior officials rushed to the spot and assured the agitators that they would take up the issue with the authorities. Owing to the sudden agitation, a few trains were delayed, police said.