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19 Mar 2018, Edition - 979, Monday


  • J&K minister opposes anti-encroachment drive; J&K minister pelts stones during demolition drive
  • All opportunities being diverted to Gujarat. Nothing is given for Maharashtra by the central govt, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launches a direct hotline to the state CM’s office
  • MNS workers vandalise shops, assault cabs in Vasai area, near Mumbai.
  • After nothing was allocated in the Finance bill, I decided that TDP is not going to be in alliance with the NDA govt: AP CM Chandrababu Naidu
  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the second time in two hours. Will be adjourned till Tuesday.
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s name plate vandalised in Presidency University, Kolkata
  • Supreme Court asks Centre to visit Rohingya refugee camps after lawyer filed PIL alleging human rights violations at the camps.
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh says there is nothing to fear if non-confidence motion is moved against the government.
  • Morally, BJP govt has failed in fulfilling the promises made to the state of AP, says Congress party’s Renuka Chowdhury


Governing committee to be formed to run Bharathiar University

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: In view of the suspension of Bharathiar University Vice-Chancellor A Ganapathy, after he was arrested for allegedly accepting Rs.30 lakh as bribe, a Governing committee is to be formed to oversee the functioning and administration of the varsity.

The Higher Education Secretary is likely to head the committee, in which two members will be nominated, with the nod of Tamil Nadu Governor for which a meeting in convened for tomorrow.

Meanwhile, three officials from Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption carried out investigation in the university and held inquiry with some senior faculty and also Registrar (in-charge) about the incident. The inquiry lasted for nearly 30 minutes, University sources said.