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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


Traffic paralysed on ghat section as lorry capsizes

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative image

Vehicular traffic was totally paralysed for nearly two hours on Mettupalayam- Coonoor Road, after a lorry capsized at Barliar, in the middle of the route on ghat section, today.

The vehicles were stranded and long queues, stretching to five kms on either side, were witnessed, due to the incident, police said.

The lorry was removed with the help of a crane and a earth mover and the traffic was cleared after nearly two hours, they said.

The incident badly affected the Sunday tourists, who were stranded on the middle of the road.