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23 May 2018, Edition - 1044, Wednesday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter crash-lands in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir
  • NHRC takes cognizance of Tuticorin violence, issues notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and DGP
  • The Madras High Court directed Vedanta to stop the construction of the second unit of Sterlite copper smelter plant
  • Tamil Nadu government forms judicial commission to probe Tuticorin violence
  • J&K: Grenade attack in Bijbehara as 7 civilians were injured
  • MHA has sought a report from Tamil Nadu Government on the violence in Tuticorin
  • Mudarai HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper smelter plan
  • US President Donald Trump warned that his landmark summit with Kim Jong Un may not take place as planned
  • Sec 144 imposed in and around Tuticorin till May 25th
  • Shops were shut and 5000 policemen were deployed in Tuticorin after 11 people died while protesting against the Sterlite Plant

Coimbatore

Man escapes with gold worth Rs. 5 lakh

Covai Post Network

Police have launched a manhunt for a man who escaped with gold worth Rs. 5 lakhs from a jewellery workshop.

According to police, Sheik Noor Hussain, hailing from West Bengal, was working at a workshop owned by one Alimudeen at Uppara Street. On October 2, one Imran of DB Road had given 218 grams of gold to Alimudeen to make some jewels. However, Sheik Noor took away the gold and escaped.

Following a complaint from Imran, B 8 Variety Hall Road police registered a case under Section 30 of IPC. A special team has been formed to nab Sheik Noor.

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