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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

Undertrial found hanging dead

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: A 68-year-old undertrial lodged in the Central Jail here was found hanging dead in his cell in the wee hours of Friday.

Duraisamy of Vijayamangalam in Tirupur district, was arrested on charges of reported attempt for sexual assault on a minor girl two months ago and lodged in the jail here.

According to police, other inmates of the cell noticed Duraisamy hanging with his towel on an iron rod inside the cell and alerted officials, who rushed to the spot.

Duraisamy was taken to the jail hospital where was declared brought dead.

The body was sent for postmortem to Government Hospital. Investigations are on.

COIMBATORE WEATHER