Sep 20, 2014 11:12 AM
Drought-hit farmers count on dam water and monsoon to revive fortunes Water must be released at the earliest to the single crop areas in the district, said farmers at the monthly grievance day meeting here on Friday. Stating that water should have been
Sep 20, 2014 11:13 AM
Research on neutrino particle would be path breaking in the field of science and will help in knowing more about the universe, said scientists from across the country who had assembled for a public outreach programme to address queries and concerns about
Sep 20, 2014 11:15 AM
Madurai District Forest Division’s foray into the social media has evoked a positive response. The forest division’s Facebook page, launched on August 7, has close to 900 likes. The updates range on the page range from media reports on fores
Sep 20, 2014 11:13 AM
Hundreds of railwaymen under the aegis of Southern Railway Mazdoor Union staged a demonstration here protesting against the Union government’s proposal to allow foreign direct investment in the railways.Railwaymen from across the division gathered a
Sep 20, 2014 11:16 AM
Two widows, one from Tirunelveli district and another from Erode, have filed a joint writ petition in the Madras High Court Bench here seeking a direction to the Centre to pay them compensation for the death of their husbands in an accident in Nigeria on
Sep 19, 2014 08:47 PM
Over 60 inscriptions immortalize history on the stone walls of a 1000-year-old Shiva temple in Sivapuripatti “When Kulothunga Chola-I subjugated the Pandya kings in the 11th Century A.D., Jainism had taken roots in the Pandya country. A staunch sa
Sep 19, 2014 09:17 AM
Once again, car thieves, who posed as tourists, attacked a Madurai-based cab driver and escaped in his car from Pattiveeranpatti near here on Thursday.The affected person was driver M. Chinnan, of Indira Nagar in Madurai city and cab operator in Madurai R
Sep 19, 2014 09:17 AM
In a bizarre incident, over 50 women who were working in a tank near Melur were stung by a swarm of beetles in the afternoon of Thursday.While 27 of them were treated at the Melur Government Hospital, the others went to private hospitals. The beetles had
Sep 19, 2014 09:17 AM
Two women lost over 10 sovereigns of gold to tricksters who gained entry into their houses on the promise of polishing their jewellery here on Thursday.The police suspect that same duo could have struck in both the incidents reported in places under the j
Sep 19, 2014 09:16 AM
Next time you share the four-digit PIN (personal identification number) of your debit card, think twice. For, this is the most common factor leading to banking frauds that could rob you of your hard-earned money. This was highlighted by R. Suresh, Senior
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