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23 Mar 2018, Edition - 983, Friday


  • Reports have emerged that China has transferred a highly-sensitive missile technology to Pakistan
  • TDP reaches out to TRS, AIADMK, asks for their help in pushing for no-confidence motion in the Parliament.
  • Mallapuram, Kerala: 22 year old stabbed to death by her father on the eve of wedding; family opposed her wedding to the man
  • Kerala Professor Jouhar Munavvir booked over his derogatory remarks against women
  • Social activist Anna Hazare begins hunger strike in the national capital demanding Lokpal and better solution for farmers’ issues
  • Ballia, Uttar Pradesh: 15 year old ends life after police did not act seriously on her complaint about harassment by 5 men.
  • Bolt and Dortmund are both sponsored by Puma and the event was hence considered more of a publicity stunt
  • CM Naidu speaks to his MPs, tells TDP MPs to ‘keep fighting, don’t stop till A.P gets justice’, TDP keeps up pressure on centre
  • Mohammed Shami cleared by BCCI | Cricketer gets clean chit by Anti-corruption unit
  • Airtel scored the lowest score at 3.2 Mbps in Kanpur, while the lowest score by Idea Cellular was reported to be 2.6 Mbps in Bhiwani


Covai Post photojournalist wins first prize at Click Kovai contest

Covai Post Network

Corporation Mayor P. Rajkumar, on Thursday, gave away the prizes to the winners of the ‘Click Kovai’ Photo Contest, jointly organised by the City Corporation and the Green Globe Trust (GST). Covai Post’s photojournalist PM Mohammed Ashik won the first prize in the competition.

The participants were initially asked to submit photos in the form of a 12×8 print copy, and a soft copy in a CD at the Corporation office. The topics of the contest were water bodies in Coimbatore, the hills of Coimbatore, greenery in Coimbatore, and Coimbatore city life. More than 100 persons participated in the contest.

Covai Post’s PM Mohammed Ashik’s picture of the Koniamman temple cart near the Athar Jamad Masjid on Raja Street, won him the first prize. The second prize was won by J. Jackson, and the third prize by S. Mukil Vendhan.

While a DSLR camera, sponsored by Savithri Photo House, was given to the first prize winner, gift coupons were given to the second and third prize winners, by R.K. Photo Centre. Ten consolation prizes were also given.