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25 Jun 2018, Edition - 1077, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is meeting J&K Governor NN Vohra
  • Building collapsed in south Mumbai’s Pydhonie, NDRF teams has been put on alert, security measures are underway
  • CBI moves SC against bail granted to Karti Chidambaram in INX media case by the High Court
  • After Soz Book controversy, former PM Manmohan Singh to skip the book launch event
  • SC agrees to hear plea by Subramanian Swamy to be heard in a PIL relating to ED investigation in the Aircel maxis case
  • Engineer Rashid & others detained while they staged protest demanding action against Lal Singh
  • Kashmir editors guild likely to take action, will file complaint against Lal Singh
  • The Jammu & Kashmir police confirms that terrorists killed Shujaat Bhukari on Pakistan’s order
  • Shujaat Bukhari was a marked man as he advocated for dialogue between India and Pakistan

Coimbatore

Self-immolation bid foiled

Covai Post Network

The Police on Monday foiled a self immolation bid as a man attempted to set himself ablaze dejected that he did not get any response regarding his application seeking free land for the last six months.

During the grievance day meeting, 45 year old Saravanakumar who was a resident of Kalangal near Sulur said that he had applied for a land near Sulur Tahsildar office nearly six months ago, but there has been no response on it whatsoever.

As there was no response, he had also submitted a petition to the District Collector, Archana Patnaik, some three months ago. However, the application met with the same fate and upset over this, Saravanakumar
came to the district collectorate this morning and doused himself with the kerosene he was carrying.

Before he could proceed further, alert police personnel on duty there, over powered him and took him to the nearest police station for interrogation.

COIMBATORE WEATHER