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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
  • BJP conference on winning no-trust vote held by BJP leader G. V. L. Narasimha Rao
  • ‘This crime is unacceptable’, says Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on mob lynching incident in Alwar
  • Number of girls in IITs distressingly low, this needs to increase: President Ram Nath Kovind
  • PM Narendra Modi said the NDA had the ‘confidence of the Lok Sabha and the 125 crore people of India’
  • More than 500 DMK cadres were detained by police for showing black flag to Governor for conducting review meetings

Ooty News

Huge tree falls across track near Lovedale

Covai Post Network

A huge tree fell across the railway track near Lovedale on Monday leading to cancellation of trains between Coonoor and Udhagamandalam. According to sources, the tree fell on the track near Lovedale in the wee hours leading to cancellation of trains from Coonoor. Vehicular movement was disrupted on the Udhagamandalam-Kundha Road for several hours. Police and fire personnel rushed to the spot to clear the blockade. Finally a JCB was pressed into service to clear the tree. The Nilgiris Mountain Rail services has temporarily been suspended, sources added.

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