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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

Salem Town station to be first all-women railway station in division

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : Salem Town railway station would be initiated as the first All-Women Railway Station in Salem Division of Southern Railway, a top official said today.

In his address during the International Women’s Day celebrations at the Salem divisional office, Divisional Railway Manager Hari Shankar Verma said one of the railway schools within the jurisdiction of the division would also function as an All-Women Railway School.

From head mistress to teaching staff and non-teaching staff, all will be women, an official statement said. Listing out various facilities that had been made for women employees by the administration, he said that whenever leave was sought by the women employees, it had been ensured that it was sanctioned without any delay.

Several senior officials felicitated women employees and lauded their contribution in the betterment of Indian Railways in general and Salem Division in particular.

President of Southern Railway Womens’ Welfare Organisation Anitha Verma presented prizes to the women employees who had won in various competitions held as part of the Women’s Day.

COIMBATORE WEATHER