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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


Swachh Bharat Mission: Covai in 16th place

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation has climbed from 197th place to 16th place in the country in the implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission, Corporation Commissioner Dr. K. Vijayakarthikeyan said on Saturday.

“It is my aim to make it number one city in this front,” he said while presenting a ranking to KG Hospital, for being adjudged number one health care provider in the city for its contribution towards the implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission.

“The ranking was given by the Corporation after having done the Swachhata Ranking-2018 assessment in respect of above 100-bedded multi-specialty hospitals,” he said.

The certificate of appreciation was received by the hospital Chairman Dr. G. Bakthavathsalam.

“I am too happy to receive the appreciation certificate. From inception, KG Hospital has been keeping its premises neat and clean,because such a work culture has been ingrained in all categories of employees,” Bakthavathsalam said.