Dec 22, 2014 10:01 AM
Rs 83-crore project launched in Madurai The Madurai Municipal Corporation started a revamp of the underground drainage system in 72 wards on Sunday.Mayor V.V. Rajan Chellappa performed the ‘bhoomi puja’ to launch the Rs 83-crore project at M
Dec 22, 2014 10:02 AM
The Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) subsidy scheme for domestic consumers will be implemented in Madurai region from January 1.‘Indane’ gas consumers of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) have been asked to submit their particulars in the pre
Dec 22, 2014 10:02 AM
Amid tight security, 59,520 candidates took the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Group IV examinations in the district on Sunday. While 70,302 candidates had received their hall tickets, 10,782 candidates (15.34 per cent) did not turn up. Coll
Dec 22, 2014 09:34 AM
More than 1,500 cadre of the AIADMK carried fire pots and offered prayers in Madurai on Sunday evening In what they called a grand show of support and to ensure welfare of the “People’s Chief Minister” Jayalalithaa, more than 1,5
Dec 21, 2014 12:02 PM
“They are usually the first ones to bring injured to hospital” Almost 90 per cent of the patients admitted here after accidents or other emergencies are brought in by quick-thinking and timely autorickshaw drivers which is why they are the g
Dec 21, 2014 12:02 PM
Amid heavy police bandobust, a three-day district-level conference of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) commenced at Usilampatti near here on Saturday.Speaking on the occasion, Central Polit Buro member and MP T.K. Rangarajan said that some forces he
Dec 21, 2014 12:01 PM
A nine-month-old female baby died of dengue fever in the city on Friday night, following severe complications due to secondary infection.The baby from Ellis Nagar was admitted to Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre (MMHRC), where her parents ar
Dec 21, 2014 12:01 PM
Pursuing leads after arresting five persons in connection with a murder case, the police have busted a gang of dacoits and recovered from them four air guns, two sets of hand gloves, two sets of masks and other deadly weapons.Special police teams, which w
Dec 21, 2014 12:00 PM
“The yield of MDU-6 will be 10 per cent more than other varieties” The Agricultural College and Research Institute (ACRI) here has developed a new rice variety, MDU-6, which holds a lot of promise to farmers with regard to crop duration, yie
Dec 20, 2014 11:19 AM
Giving a fresh impetus to promote research in various disciplines, Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) will admit 175 Ph.D. scholars in a month. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sanctioned Rs.10 crore for non-NET Ph.D. fellowships as part of the XI
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