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21 May 2018, Edition - 1042, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • BS Yeddyurappa Resigns As Karnataka Chief Minister Just Before Floor Test
  • 1 BJP MLA Somashekara Reddy is out to ‘bribe’ MLAs
  • Number game changes again, after 2 Cong, 2 JDS(S) MLAs rebel, 2 independents back BJP, BJP at 105, 4 short of win
  • Legal faceoff after poll war, Cong-JDS object to pro tem speaker, top court puts Cong-JDS in spot, SC: Might have to postpone floor test
  • SC accepts Governor’s Counsel’s argument, top court puts Cong-JDS in tight spot, Cong-JDS’s petition dismissed
  • BJP MLA to remain pro tem speaker, SC: Videography of floor test adequate, floor test to telecast live

Coimbatore

Waste cotton, worth lakhs, gutted in fire

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: Waste cotton, worth several lakhs, was gutted in a fire that broke at a godown in Kalapatti on Thursday.

Though the owners claimed that waste cotton worth Rs .one crore was stocked in the godown, the actual loss is being estimated, police said.

The fire was noticed around 4 p.m. and three fire tenders rushed to the godown, but could not control or douse the fire in the first one hour, resulting in thick smoke spreading in the area.

Three more fire tenders were requisitioned, which managed to bring the fire under control.