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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

Ramanandha Adigalar Foundation elects new chairman

Covai Post Network

Ramanandha Adigalar Foundation, the charitable educational trust of Sakthi Group, has elected Dr. B.K. Krishnaraj Vanavarayar as its Chairman and Managing Trustee. The information was revealed by M. Balasubramaniam, secretary of the foundation.

The post fell vacant following the demise of its previous Chairman, Padmabhushan, Dr. N. Mahalingam. Vanavarayar was previously the co-chairman of the foundation. He will hold the office of the Chairman and Managing Trustee for life.

The Ramanandha Adigalar Foundation runs the Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT), an engineering college with more than 6000 students.

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