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18 Mar 2018, Edition - 978, Sunday


  • 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


Eight-year-old boy dies of suspected dengue

Covai Post Network

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An eight-year old boy died of suspected dengue in a private hospital here on Monday.

The boy, Mohammed Umar Siddiq, of Velampalayam in Tirupur district was admitted to the hospital a few days ago, with the symptoms of dengue. However, without responding to treatment, the boy died in the wee hours.

At Periyanaickenpalayam, a 20-year-old youth died of mysterious fever in a private hospital in the morning.

Ali Akbar, a native of Assam, who was undergoing treatment for fever for the last few days, died in the morning, police said. Ali, who was found in an unconscious state in his room, was brought to the Government Hospital, where he was declared brought dead.

Periyanaickenpalayam police are investigating, they said.