Apr 16, 2014 12:09 PM
It includes over 60,000 first-time voters With an electorate that has grown by over four lakh voters in the last five years, the Madurai Parliamentary constituency, spread across six Assembly segments, is gearing up to face the 16 Lok Sabha Elections. T
Apr 16, 2014 12:11 PM
Many people want to visit foreign locales: travel agencies With schools and colleges closing for eight-week holiday, Madurai citizens are busy making plans for their summer vacation in a place that has little to do with rising temperature and is free fro
Apr 15, 2014 11:54 AM
With signals mostly failing them, policemen in Madurai regulate traffic under the sun Chaos and confusion have become the norm at most junctions in the city for the last few weeks with frequent power cuts rendering traffic signals non-functional at peak
Apr 14, 2014 11:56 PM | 3 comments
Four-member team from Madurai helps in rescue efforts A three-year-old boy fell into an unprotected borewell near Sankarankovil on Monday but was rescued in a swift operation launched by the district administration, especially by a four-member team from
Apr 15, 2014 12:01 PM
With the maximum temperature having touched 40 degree Celsius in the last three days, candidates campaigning in open jeeps are having a tough time. As the campaigning fervour hits a new pitch in the district ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, candidates a
Apr 16, 2014 12:24 PM
The Idol Wing-Criminal Investigation Department on Tuesday produced before the Madras High Court Bench here seven idols that were recovered by the police after they were reportedly stolen from Sri Viswanathaswamy Temple in Tirupanandhal in Thanjavur distri
Apr 16, 2014 12:21 PM
More consumers are keen on upgrading to solar panels for power supply at home, but non-implementation of the subsidy policy announced by the government is a dampener, say traders here.The government on October 2013 issued an order stating that a capital su
Apr 16, 2014 02:14 AM
The Madras High Court Bench here on Tuesday ordered notice through newspaper publication to 16 of the 17 individuals acquitted in the 2007 Dinakaran office attack case, asking them to appear either in person or through their counsel on June 10. Justice
Apr 15, 2014 11:59 AM
Doctors, government servants and students help visually-challenged teacher aspirants The strong presence of the city residents on the social media came to the aid of over 100 visually challenged candidates taking up model examinations for the Teacher El
Apr 15, 2014 11:56 AM
“We have representatives from society to work for people” : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior leader Prashant Bhushan urged the electorate to prefer while casting their votes the AAP candidates to those from the Dravidian and national parties that
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