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17 Mar 2018, Edition - 977, Saturday


  • 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


Territorial Army to conduct recruitment from October 19

Covai Post Network

The 110 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Madras here would conduct recruitment of soldiers for enlisting in the Army from October 19 to 23.

Candidates who belong to Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka and the Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep and Puducherry can appear for the same at the PRS Grounds, here from 6 a.m. onwards.

Physical test would be conducted only on October 19 and on subsequent days, medical test and personal interview be conducted for candidates who passed in physical test, an official communique said today.

Candidates who are employed in civil or self employed, ex-NCC cadets, outstanding sportsmen, chef, mason, artist, painters, LMV/HMV license holders, musicians, wood art worker and dependents of servicemen/ex-servicemen would be given preference, it said.

Those employed in civil organisation would have to produce an NOC from employers. Personnel seeking enrollment should be present with PT shorts, shoes, original civil education certificates, PAN Card, Aadhar Card and ration card along with six passport size photographs, it said.

The minimum education qualifications and physical standards required are (a) Solider (General Duties) (i) Age: 18 to 42 years (ii) Physical standard, Height-160cms Weight-50 kgs, Chest- Min 77cms, (iii) Education standard : SSLC/1O Pass with 45 per cent marks aggregate.