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18 Mar 2018, Edition - 978, Sunday


  • 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


Run Covai, Run!

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The Coimbatore Marathon aims at bringing together people from various walks of life from across the country to spread awareness and support those who are fighting cancer. The Coimbatore Cancer Foundation (CCF) that operates out of G Kuppusamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore has joined hands with Coimbatore Runners to organize The Coimbatore Marathon.

The Coimbatore Marathon is hosted on the 1st Sunday ever October. October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, CCF aims to make the Coimbatore Marathon a permanent fixture in the running calendar of the country. This year, CCF has teamed up with Coimbatore Runners and Show Space to organize the Coimbatore Marathon.

Coimbatore Cancer Foundation was conceived by Padmabhushan Shri. K. Sreenivasan, who was himself a cancer patient. The Foundation was and established on 4 March, 1991 and currently functions as a registered charitable trust and a research institution providing Counseling and Cancer Care Support to patients and their family members in the cancer wards (VNCC) of G Kuppusamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore.

Today (31 August) is the last day to register for The Coimbatore Marathon that is scheduled to take place on 4 October. Those interested in participating in this event can log on to the website www.coimbatoremarathon.com and register for the race categories by paying the stipulated registration fees. There is the 21.1 km half marathon, 10 km run and the 5 k walk that you can register for. There are separate categories for men and women and attractive cash prizes will be given to the winners in each category.

All registered participants will receive a certificate and a t shirt. Medals will be given away to winners in each category. Plus, on the day of the Marathon, breakfast will be served to all participants.