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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.
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  • 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


Gang of seven arrested

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: A gang of seven, involved in several crime, including burglary and chain snatching incidents in the guise of police personnel, was arrested in the city on Thursday.

The modus operandi of the gang was to stop people, moving in lonely places and in the pretext of checking, claiming themselves as police personnel, take away the gold ornaments, police said.

Based on a complaint by one Ramesh Kumar that he was relieved of 2.5 sovereign of gold chain at knife point by the gang on Wednesday, a special police team was formed to nab them.

Accordingly, the team involved in vehicle checking, stopped a car and a motor cycle bearing Maharashtra registration number and found some gold ornaments with seven persons.

Hailing from north India, the gang said to have involved in eight burglary cases in the city and four in various parts of Tamil Nadu, they said.