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21 Jul 2018, Edition - 1103, Saturday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Africa on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties
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  • Number of girls in IITs distressingly low, this needs to increase: President Ram Nath Kovind
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  • More than 500 DMK cadres were detained by police for showing black flag to Governor for conducting review meetings

Kerala News

Green bench rejects plea against plan for IOC plant at Puthuvype in Kochi

Covai Post Network

Kochi: The National Green Bench in Chennai has rejected the plea of the people’s forum opposing the setting up of the IOC plant at Puthuvype near here.

The bench said those opposing the project had failed to produce evidence to support their claim that the plant would be a threat to humans and their property. Leaders of people’s forum KU Radakrishnan and KS Murali had submitted the plea.

The court said IOC could go ahead with construction of plant. Meanwhile, protesters have decided to revive their agitation against the plant.

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