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23 Sep 2018, Edition - 1167, Sunday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Prasad said that the Congress has forgotten Bofors, 2G, and 3G and now he has the audacity of questioning the PM
  • Former Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s lawyer did not oppose custody
  • ‘Now this fertilizer plant will be symbolic of our success’, says PM Modi
  • PM Narendramodi lays foundation stone of Talcher Fertilizer Plant, addresses public meeting
  • 3 SPOs killed in Valley, India calls off talks with Pakistan
  • India third worst hit in world by terror, after Iraq and Afghanistan: US data
  • CBI chief Alok Verma, special director Rakesh Asthana in ugly public spat
  • Franco Mulakkal has been discharged from medical college
  • Sources suggest that Bishop Franco Mulakkal is likely to be arrested today
  • Terrorists abduct, kill three policemen in Kashmir

Ooty News

Filmy charm of Conoor’s 109-yr-old Kethi railway station

Covai Post Network

Kethi railway station in Conoor is a favourite shooting spot for filmmakers. There prevails a strong sentiment among them that a film with a scene shot here is sure to become a box office hit. It was in Kamal Hassan-starrer ‘Moondram Pirai’ that the Kethi railway station shot to significance coupled with success sentiment. The climax in the film where Kamal exhibits his acting prowess without delivering any dialogue was shot here. ‘Moondram Pirai’ bagged national award. Among other movies where Kethi station plays an instrumental role are ‘Gentleman’, ‘Dil Se’ and ‘Rhythm’. The latest film to be shot here is ‘Golmal Again’, a Hindi flick starring Ajay Devgan and Thabu.

The Kethi railway station that was opened in 1908 served the people in those days to transport vegetables cultivated in the farms around. What is fascinating about it is, it still retains the old world charm, thanks to the Indian Railways.

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