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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

Youngsters take ‘Thrive’ to tribal village near Pillur dam

Covai Post Network

Young members of Rotaract Club of Sai Baba Colony visited a tribal village near Pillur dam recently and conducted awareness on sanitation under the `Thrive’ campaign. The youngsters also distributed basic necessities in the village and conducted general health camp.

Youngster visited tribal village Thoondai in Nellithurai and Sundapatti Reserve Forest on Saturday where Rotractors also distributed materials like clothes, cricket bats and balls, footballs, skipping ropes, rings, pencil box sets, sanitary napkins and LED bulbs. They also conducted a general health camp for the villagers and played with the children in the village.

Rotractor Sowbaghya said the team would continue with ‘Thrive’ projects in other villages in future.

COIMBATORE WEATHER