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19 Jul 2018, Edition - 1101, Thursday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Encounter rages on in Handwara, J&K; Gunfight breaks out in the Batpora area. Terrorists believed to be holed up
  • AAP issues whip, asks its MPs to vote in favour of no confidence motion in the Parliament
  • Students of Banaras Hindu University hold unique protest after Congress raised the question of accountability
  • RBI to issue new 100 rupee note in lavender colour
  • DMK Working President MK Stalin urges opposition parties to unite on the ‘no-trust’ vote
  • Shiv Sena to abstain from the trust vote in the ‘no-confidence’ motion
  • YSR Congress protests at Parliament premises, demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh
  • Rahul Gandhi politicises mob lynchings, warns of ‘sinister design’ before 2019 General Elections
  • 7 naxals, including 3 women, killed in an encounter with security forces in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh
  • PM Modi interacts with the beneficiaries of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana & Saubhagya Yojana

Coimbatore

Mother attempts suicide after drowning kids in Tirupur

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : A middle aged woman today attempted to commit suicide by self immolation, after drowning her two kids in the water sump in the front of the house in Poomalur in Tirupur district.

Neighbours heard the screams of Shivaranjini, wife of a former panchayat president, and rushed to her house where they noticed that she was in flames, police said.

She was immediately rushed to the government hospital, where she is being treated for third degree burns.

Meanwhile, neighbours noticed the bodies of her six-year-old daughter and eight-month-old son, floating in the sump.

COIMBATORE WEATHER