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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

US academy peace award for woman pastor from Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : The ‘Academy Award for Nobel Peace’ from the US has been conferred on Dr Ketzia David Prakasam, a prominent philanthropist, social worker and spiritual worker of the city.

Incidentally Dr. Ketzia is the first Indian woman to receive the award which was presented yesterday as part of `International Women’s Day celebrations at Bethel City Cathedral here, a release said today.

The Academy of Universal Global Peace (AUGP), USA, organised training programmes for women, as part of the celebrations.

Awards were given to the women who had undergone training in women’s empowerment and were presented by AUGP Founder-Chairman Dr. Madhu Krishan.

A three-day conference-cum-training programme for women’s empowerment was organised here from March 7 to 9, with the theme ‘Women’s Empowerment for Sustainable Development to Build our Nation Strong and Powerful to Establish Global Peace,’ the release said.

COIMBATORE WEATHER