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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


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.