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21 Mar 2018, Edition - 981, Wednesday


  • J&K: 2 cops and 2 Army jawans martyred in Kupwara encounter; 4-5 terrorists still holed up
  • Sensex closed 139.42 points or 0.42% higher at 33,136.18 after rising as much as 350 points during intraday high
  • Both telcos are locked in a fierce battle for subscribers and need to invest in expanding their 4G network
  • The ₹ 6 Lakh reward will be part of the revised ‘Rehabilitation Policy for Militants
  • 15-year-old girl student commits suicide at her home on Tuesday by hanging herself from a ceiling fan
  • Maharashtra: 5 men linked to ISIS terror outfit arrested by ATS; plot to target Bodhgaya foiled.
  • DMK’s Stalin writes to CMs of 10 states, demanding fiscal autonomy for states
  • Former Maharashtra CM Sushilkumar Shinde speaks on Congress’ U-turn on Lingayats
  • Disruption in Lok Sabha leads to the house being adjourned for the day
  • Ceasefire violations at an all-time high as Pak has violated ceasefire 600 times in nearly 2 months


Potential linked credit plan stand at Rs. 18,243 crore

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: The Potential Linked Credit Plan for the district for 2018-19 was released on Monday, which stood at Rs.18,243.16 crore, an eight per cent increase over the last year. The plan, prepared by NABARD was released by District Collector T.N. Hariharan at a function here.

Of the total outlay, 44 per cent has been earmarked for SME sector, 37 per cent for Agriculture and agro-based sector and remaining 19 per cent for other priority sectors.

NABARD Development officer Vasheekaran and Lead Bank Manager Kanagaraj were among those present.