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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

Scolded by teacher for not studying well, teenager hangs self

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative Image

A 13-year-old girl was found hanging in her house near Mettupalayam on Wednesday night, reportedly dejected over the scolding by her teacher.

According to police. Pavitra, an eighth grader and daughter of an estate worker, had informed her father a few days back that her teacher scolded her for her poor performance in academics.
Pavitra, who went into her room in the pretext of doing home work around 8 p.m. did not come out for long. On breaking open the door, her mother found the daughter hanging from the ceiling.

On information police, rushed to the spot, recovered the body and sent it for postmortem,

The girl had reportedly told her mother on Wednesday that the teacher had again scolded for not studying well.

Further investigations are on.

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