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19 Mar 2018, Edition - 979, Monday


  • The eminent CEO panelists gathered to discuss the growing power of digital economy at the Innovation Summit.
  • Bhagalpur clashes: FIR filed | Mantri’s son accused of displaying arms; allegedly took out procession, sans permission
  • Kolkata: Mamata-KCR meet ends | We made a good beginning today, says Telangana CM KCR
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched a direct hotline to mark the occasion of completion of one year of his government
  • Panjim: Massive protest by mining workers, after SC ordered ban on mining activity, mine workers go on a strike
  • Vladimir Putin won a landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election, receiving 76.67% of the vote
  • Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reacts on his & Kejriwal’s apology to Nitin Gadkari & Kapil Sibal
  • Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao meets West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata to discuss Third Front
  • Faced with defamation suits, Arvind Kejriwal Delhi CM now apologises to Gadkari
  • A day after Pakistan killed 5 innocent Indians, J&K CM pushes for talks with Pakistan


Forest fire: 32-year-old undergoing treatment at Ganga Hospital

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: A 32-year-old burns victim in forest fire in Kurangani and lifted by air ambulance is undergoing treatment for 70 per cent burns in a city hospital.

Jayashree of Madipakkam in Chennai, who was being treated in a hospital in Madurai was airlifted and brought by air ambulance to Ganga Hospital on Monday evening.

With serious burns on face, legs and hands, the first task would be to make heal the burns and plant skin on the parts, hospital sources said.

Since she has inhaled heavy smoke from all types of plants, resulting in some problem with the lungs, they said, adding that the patient is being given liquid diet to make the body cool.

Meanwhile, expressing his condolence to the bereaved families of those died in the fire mishap, Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi General Secretary E.R. Eswaran said the Government has to take the responsibility and should not try to escape by putting blame on others.

He accused the Forest Minister of making remarks without knowing the facts that the trekkers had entered the forest without permission, which indicated that any body enter the protected and reserved forest without permission.

“Owning moral responsibility for the incident, the Forest Minister should resign immediately,” Eswaran said.