Madurai

Type: City
Name: Madurai
Country: India
Latitude: 9.92
Longitude: 78.120003
population: 909,988
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

After Rajini Nudge, Alagiri directs Supporters to Back NDA?

Ending weeks of speculation on his support to a multi-cornered Lok Sabha contest due in about a week in the State, expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri has reportedly exhorted his supporters to campaign for the BJP-led ‘rainbow alliance’.“Yes, I had an emergency ... [Published New Indian Express - 19 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Madurai man's indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year old

It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu.For M Manigandan, who along with his team is involved ... [Published Business Standard India - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Boy who fell into borewell dies

Sujith of Kidampalayam village of Tiruvannamalai district, who fell into an abandoned borewell on Tuesday, died on Wednesday evening. The rescue mission ended with the retrieval of the body from a depth of 47 feet .The mission that started on Tuesday ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Madurai
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Stolen idols produced at the Madras high court

MADURAI: Seven antique idols and concerned albums were displayed to the Madras high court Madurai bench on Tuesday during the hearing of an appeal against the acquittal of nine idol thieves.The judge P N Prakash before whom the matter had come up for ... [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Independent contesting just for the joy of meeting people

An independent candidate contesting from Madurai Lok Sabha constituency says he is in the fray just for the joy of meeting people and to spread the message of using helmets for two-wheeler riders while campaigning for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Borewell tragedies: IIT-M help sought to develop rescue technology

The Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services (TNFRS) Department has written to the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras and the Anna University seeking their expertise to develop technology for rescuing children who accidentally fall into borewells. “Besides ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

4/16/2014: HtNation: Accused in murder case hacked to death

MADURAI: A five-member gang on Tuesday hacked to death an accused in Dalit leader Pasupathi Pandian murder case. Police said Muthupandian (37) along with 3 associates were going to Alagarkovil in a car, when the gang deliberately rammed their car int ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Homicide, Madurai, Dalit
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

CPM MP strikes chord with residents, retains Madurai in 2004

MADURAI: If the 1999 Lok Sabha election was unforgettable for the CPM - as it won the Madurai seat after a gap of 32 years - 2004 was even more momentous for the party. During that five-year period, the party's sitting MP P Mohan had become a household ... [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

PTI - HC-EXPLOSIONS (LGM4) - SDPI seeks narco tests, brain mapping of 3 police officials

HC-EXPLOSIONS (LGM4) - SDPI seeks narco tests, brain mapping of 3 police officialsContributed by NAMPA / PTI.Madurai, Apr 15 (PTI) The legal wing of Social DemocraticParty of India today filed a petition before the Madras High Court Bench at Madurai, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Petition seeking Rs 50 crore compensation filed in HC

A petition seeking a compensation of Rs 50 crore from Tamil Nadu Home secretary, DGP and a CB-CID inspector was filed in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High court by five persons, who were acquitted in a murder case by a trial court.Admitting the petition ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

The transgender who is standing for election

On a day the Supreme Court gave transgenders third gender status, Rediff.com presents Bharathi Kannamma (seated, left), who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Madurai. This is her story, in her own words: I wanted to become the mayor of Madurai ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Scribes come calling on candidates

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 Eligibility Test (TET) exam on Saturday and Monday.Many persons, including students, ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 15 2014]

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Student life for these youngsters is very muchmuch the same as their compatriots from Kerala. "Some of us attend regular class, learning courses as different as religion, tropical agriculture, genetics and political science, while others get one-on-one tutoring from the best of the University's faculty. Just like other students, we've got papers to hand in and exams to sit for" explains Megan Ritter, a student of St Mary's College of Maryland, when we catch up with some of the group, one quiet lunch hour at the canteen of the...
Condomking.in  is the flagship online operation of Bonne Sante Healthcare promoted by Mr. Ramesh Srinivas an NRI from France . He said, "Online condom business in India is growing at a rapid pace and it may not be an exaggeration if I say one in 20 condom users prefer to buy condoms online today though the total market size is only around 750 Crores which is a pathetic Rs. 8 per head per year."
"India, with its 706 universities and 35,539 colleges, has the largest educational system in the world. But the public sector institutes are less than non-public sector institutes. The Gross Enrolment Ratio is only 15 per cent" Mr. Kumaraguru said
"My prayer every morning is that a situation that demands use of my equipment to rescue children should not arise" he told PTI

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PIL seeks direction to submit SIT report on ill... [Published Business Standard India - 5 hours ago]
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Chitirai Kalai Vizha at Kapali temple [Published Chennai Online - 6 hours ago]
Foreign flavour at Karyavattam [Published The Hindu - 8 hours ago]
Three persons surrender at JM court in connecti... [Published Business Standard India - 9 hours ago]
First transgender candidate stands for election... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
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Tata Motors steps up its on-going campaign agai... [Published APN News - 12 hours ago]
Alagiri backs BJP’s Modi after Rajinikanth calls [Published TruthDive - 13 hours ago]
Rotana Jet to start Colombo and Mattala flights [Published Trans Reporter - 14 hours ago]
Live: Hema Malini, Jaya Prada's films banned on... [Published Sify - 14 hours ago]
Condom King, India's First Integrated Online Co... [Published PR Newswire India - 15 hours ago]
“Improving educational standards important” [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
Madurai man's indigenous borewell robot saves 3... [Published Business Standard India - 16 hours ago]
Get fair ideas of colleges, careers [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
PTI - BOREWELL(MES1) - Madurai man's indigenous... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 16 hours ago]
Jayalalithaa changes tune after erosion of mino... [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
MODI WOOS ANOTHER SOUTHERN SENSATION [Published The Freepress Journal - 17 hours ago]
After Rajini Nudge, Alagiri directs Supporters ... [Published New Indian Express - 19 hours ago]
Chennai Tops in Complaints on Bribing Voters [Published New Indian Express - 19 hours ago]
Abu Dhabi-based Rotana Jet starts flights to Sr... [Published Colombo Page - 20 hours ago]
Stolen idols produced at the Madras high court [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
Five acquitted in murder case seek Rs 50 crore ... [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
Plea seeks narco analysis test on police officials [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
'Congress has to be defeated but not by support... [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
It's an Alagiri show as DMK wins city for the f... [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
Entrance exams send parents into a tizzy [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
Madurai division records growth in overall earn... [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
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Madurai students develop solar hybrid bike [Published Panchabuta-Renewable Energy & Cleantech in India - Mar 26 2014]
According to reports, from simplifying tasks in fields such as agriculture to improving infrastructure to cost-efficient models, students of engineering colleges in and around the city are developing innovative projects, justifying the growing need for ...
Madurai students develop solar hybrid bike [Published Panchabuta - Cleantech & Renewable Energy in India - Mar 26 2014]
According to reports, from simplifying tasks in fields such as agriculture to improving infrastructure to cost-efficient models, students of engineering colleges in and around the city are developing innovative projects, justifying the growing need for ...
Embien Launches SkyCase - a Cloud Framework for... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Feb 21 2014]
Madurai, India, February 21, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Embien Technologies is glad to announce the launch of its cloud based service - SkyCase. SkyCase is conceptualized and designed based on inputs from various industries with Embien's technological expertise. ...
Solar panels cut fuel cost to boost agariya income [Published Panchabuta-Renewable Energy & Cleantech in India - Feb 09 2014]
According to reports, panels help save diesel cost thus helping add to their meager income. Lack of funds and subsidy to install solar panels is turning out to be the biggest impediment in improving the economic situation of the agariyas in the Little ...
Solar panels cut fuel cost to boost agariya income [Published Panchabuta - Cleantech & Renewable Energy in India - Feb 09 2014]
According to reports, panels help save diesel cost thus helping add to their meager income. Lack of funds and subsidy to install solar panels is turning out to be the biggest impediment in improving the economic situation of the agariyas in the Little ...
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