Oct 25, 2014 01:28 PM
“Encroachments hamper free water flow” Farmers from across the district raised concerns about dilapidated condition of channels that supply water to tanks at the monthly farmers’ grievances redressal meeting held on the Collectorate pr
Oct 25, 2014 01:29 PM
A grand float festival in February likely Passers-by near Mariamman Teppakulam here have been witnessing a pleasant sight for the last couple of days. The bone-dry temple tank, which turns into a playground of sorts during the day, is slowly getting fil
Oct 25, 2014 12:29 AM
The 52-day-old strike by contract workmen of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation was called off after a wage agreement was reached at marathon talks mediated by Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner K. Kandasamy in Chennai on Friday. After they came to know of t
Oct 25, 2014 01:29 PM
Instead of triggering jubilation among residents of South Silukkanpatti, the overflowing ‘Nallamuththamman oorani’ in the village has triggered panic as the water is polluted.The ‘Nallamuththamman oorani,’ which once fulfilled the
Oct 25, 2014 01:31 PM
Wild growth on the Vaigai provides a safe haven for criminals, writes S. Sundar The recent seizure of a country bomb and 60 small packets of ganja by the police at Sourashtrapuram near Vandiyur reveals that the locality, a den for ganja peddlers, is prep
Oct 25, 2014 01:28 PM
As many of them have suffered losses due to drought-like condition prevailing in Madurai district in the last two years, the farmers have appealed to officials to cancel auction of gold jewels pledged for loans with cooperative banks.Speaking at the grieva
Oct 24, 2014 07:21 PM
The introduction of Indian Super League on the lines of the IPL renews the hopes of young players to pursue their career in football “It was electrifying,” beams young footballer Ajmer Khaja Mohideen, who went all the way from Madurai to Che
Oct 24, 2014 11:17 AM
Madurai district had been experiencing rain for the last five days that had left almost all the thatched roofs and other easily inflammable things completely wet. The number of cracker-related accidents in the district during Deepavali was significantly
Oct 24, 2014 11:17 AM
People in low-lying localities told to vacate In the wake of water level rising fast in the Vaigai, the district administration on Thursday issued a flood warning for people living in low-lying areas along the banks of the river.Collector L. Subramanian
Oct 24, 2014 11:16 AM
The Madurai Municipal Corporation has started clearing garbage accumulated during Wednesday’s Deepavali celebrations. On Thursday, the garbage processing unit at Vellaikkal received 823 tonnes of waste collected by 533 vehicles — 196 tonnes fr
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