Cyclist fatally hit by carTIRUCHI: A cyclist died after he was knocked down by a car near Gandhi Nagar at Vaiyampatti in the district on Thursday. According to the police, Palaniyappan of Vairampatti was riding a bicycle when a car dashed against him. He was admitted to the Government Hospital where he succumbed.

Held with lottery ticketsThe Gandhi Market police on Thursday arrested four persons here on the charge of possessing other State lottery tickets banned. They were Rajendran, Sathish, Sivaganesh and Kasinathan.

Chain-snatchingIn separate incidents, an unknown person entered into two houses at Thottiyapatti near Valanadu in the wee hours on Thursday and allegedly snatched gold chain from two women.

In the first incident, the unidentified person allegedly snatched seven-sovereign chain from a woman when she was fast asleep. In another incident, six-sovereign chain was reported to be snatched from another woman.

Dak AdalatThe Dak Adalat for the quarter ending June 30 will be held at the office of the Superintendent of Post Offices, Srirangam Division, Srirangam on June 12 at 3 p.m. Members of the public could forward complaints, and suggestions relating to the postal service, according to a release from the Department of Posts issued here.

Mettur levelThe level in the Mettur dam stood at 114.94 feet on Friday. The inflow was 6061

cusecs and the outflow 2000 cusecs. Staff Reporter.