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17 Mar 2018, Edition - 977, Saturday


  • 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


Man arrested in Gudalur, tusks seized

Covai Post Network

A 28-year old man was arrested on Saturday for possessing two tusks, which he had removed from a dead elephant a week ago near Gudalur.

Forest officials launched a manhunt to nab those who were behind the theft of two tusks of a 10-year-old dead elephant at Devala. On specific information that one Manikandan was trying to sell tusks, the officials nabbed him on Saturday morning. Manikandan admitted to the crime, department sources said.

Officials also recovered the tusks, which was buried in a farm. Manikandan was produced before a local court, which remanded him to custody. He will be lodged in the Coimbatore Central Jail, even as a manhunt was on for the owner of the farm, they said.