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19 Mar 2018, Edition - 979, Monday


  • J&K minister opposes anti-encroachment drive; J&K minister pelts stones during demolition drive
  • All opportunities being diverted to Gujarat. Nothing is given for Maharashtra by the central govt, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launches a direct hotline to the state CM’s office
  • MNS workers vandalise shops, assault cabs in Vasai area, near Mumbai.
  • After nothing was allocated in the Finance bill, I decided that TDP is not going to be in alliance with the NDA govt: AP CM Chandrababu Naidu
  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the second time in two hours. Will be adjourned till Tuesday.
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s name plate vandalised in Presidency University, Kolkata
  • Supreme Court asks Centre to visit Rohingya refugee camps after lawyer filed PIL alleging human rights violations at the camps.
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh says there is nothing to fear if non-confidence motion is moved against the government.
  • Morally, BJP govt has failed in fulfilling the promises made to the state of AP, says Congress party’s Renuka Chowdhury


‘Yugam 18’ concludes

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: Around 4,000 students from various universities in the country participated in ‘Yugam 18’, the national level techno, cultural and sports festival of Kumaraguru College of Technology.

The six-day festival, that concluded on Saturday, saw celebrities such as Put Chutney Raj Mohan, stand-up comedian Alexander Babu and Chinmayi Sriprada showcasing their talents.

The college’s chess academy – Dr. Mahalingam Chess Academy – organised an IM chess coaching camp to help the chess players improve their skills. Mithrakanth, Common Wealth Champion Mithrakanth trained the players.

Head of VFX of Baahubali Pete Draper, Magician and Ventriloquist R. Indushree, United Nations speaker Dr. Sruti Kapoor, Program Associate, Nazdeek Justice and Aerospace Research Team Arpana Choudry addressed the students during the Y-Talk session.

Circle of Opportunity, a social campaign that was launched recently, hosted a food truck Transtrength, run by transgenders.