Staff Reporter

SALEM: Private candidates who have failed to apply for the Class VIII examination to be held in December can apply under a special scheme introduced by the government from November 20 to 24.

The application forms can be obtained from Office of the Deputy Director of Government Examinations, Coimbatore region. The applications should be submitted in person in the above-mentioned office before November 24.

The candidates should pay Rs. 125 as examination fee and Rs. 500 fee for the scheme. The fee can be remitted in any of the treasury offices. The hall tickets will be issued immediately. More information can be had from the Chief Educational Office.


The police arrested a youth on charges of unauthorised possession of a country made gun in Kolli Hills.