Body of newborn baby found

The body of a newborn baby boy, bearing dog bite marks all over his body, was found in a garbage bin, near the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital on Wednesday. Race Course Police are investigating.


The members of the General Insurance Employees' Association, Coimbatore region, held a demonstration in front of the Regional Office of the United India Insurance Company Limited on Wednesday protesting against the Government's move to introduce the comprehensive insurance Bill and also its decision to hike the FDI from 26 per cent to 49 per cent. It also opposed the decision of the management to abolish various cadre and demanded commencement of immediate promotion exercise in all cadre.

Mahalingam to be felicitated

A felicitation function, for N. Mahalingam, industrialist, on his being conferred the Padmabhushan, will be organised by the Kumaraguru College of Technology on the college premises on Friday. G. Lakshmipathy will preside over the function. Tamilaruvi Manian, Member of the State Planning Commission will be the chief guest. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam merit scholarships of

Rs. 10,000 will be given away to 420 students on the occasion.

National conference

Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology will organise a conference on Mining Actionable Knowledge on the Web on March 30 and 31. G. Suresh,

Managing Director of CG-VAK Software and Exports Limited, will be chief guest.