Madurai

Type: City
Name: Madurai
Country: India
Latitude: 9.92
Longitude: 78.120003
population: 909,988
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Special prayers for Ramzan in Madurai

Thousands of Muslims in the district celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr by offering special prayers and taking part in mass prayers.Adorned in new clothes, many assembled at Igdah Maidan in Kalavasal and offered mass prayers. The celebrations also marked the end ... [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Campaign to eradicate open defecation in Madurai

A week-long awareness campaign to eradicate open defecation, 'Nirmal Madurai,' commenced in Othakadai panchayat union here on Monday with a cycle rally by school students.The campaign will seek to create awareness of the 'Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan' campaign, ... [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Male infertility rising in Madurai: experts

City doctors have expressed concern over the increase in infertility among men. Couples who have been waiting for a child should not delay consulting doctors, they say.S. Chandralekha, Medical Director of Iswarya Women's Hospital and Fertility Centre, ... [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Madurai GRH purchases two C-arm equipment

Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) here has purchased two C-arm equipment to treat patients at the Orthopaedic Department.In a press meet on Tuesday, Dr. V. Pugalenthi, head, Orthopaedics Department, said that the equipment, procured at a total cost of ... [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Appeal for Promotion Rejected

MADURAI: Holding that seeking relaxation of rules is not a matter of right, the Madras HC (Madurai Bench) has dismissed a petition filed by a Special Sanitary Inspector (SSI) seeking promotion as PRO of Madurai Corporation, by relaxing rules.P Arumugam ... [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Burglars on a stealing spree in Madurai

MADURAI: Burglars went on a burgling spree in the city stealing 89 sovereigns of gold jewels from four houses on Monday.In the biggest loot of the three, the gang struck at the house of a senior health official and took away 74 sovereigns of gold jewels. ... [Published Times of India - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

India's Archdiocese of Madurai given new bishop

St. Mary's Cathedral in Madurai, the cathedral church of newly-appointed Archbishop Antony Pappusamy. Credit: Online Catalogue for Indian Movie Locations via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).Pope Francis appointed Bishop Antony Pappusamy of Dindigal, located in India's ... [Published EWTN News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Develop Madurai as ‘smart’ city: MP

Madurai city, known as 'Temple City,' deserves to be modernised and developed into a 'smart' city. The Centre, which is planning to develop 100 cities into 'smart' cities, should include Madurai in this project, according to Madurai MP R. Gopalakrish ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Madurai, Workers, Lok Sabha, farm
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Officials Vow Protection

MADURAI: Following concerns raised by the TNUEF about the security of Dalits in Polipatti, officials assured protection for them.After Dalit youth Dilip from the village eloped with caste Hindu girl Vimala Devi, caste Hindus belonging to the panchayat ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

7/29/2014: Ht Nation: Medical interns in Madurai on indefinite strike over pay

About 400 medical Interns at the Government Rajaji Hospital here and Government hospitals in Southern districts on Monday began their indefinite boycott of work demanding an increase in stipend, revised in 2004. Interns of MBBS course wanted their... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Madurai, Boycott
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Madurai boy ties himself up with rope, dies

MADURAI: An 11-year-old boy playing on the terrace of his house under the Thideer Nagar police limits died on Monday morning after he got entangled in a nylon rope strung to dry clothes. The deceased's younger brother was with him at the time. Police ... [Published Times of India - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Madurai, Police, Crime
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Tamil Nadu Youth Found Dead in Bihar Hotel

MOTIHARI: The body of a youth from Tamil Nadu was found from a hotel room at Raxual on Indo-Nepal border of Bihar's East Champaran district.Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar Singh said the deceased has been identified as M J Kamresh Babu (20), a resident ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 28 2014]

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"Elder abuse can be abolished only through awareness. Students should realise that sitting and talking to their grandparents itself will keep them happy" he concludes
"Some of the reasons for sperm count falling are stress, junk food, overexposure to mobile phones and laptops. The couple must go for a medical check-up six months after marriage as there is nothing wrong in consulting an (ART) specialist" she suggested
"The StateState government has given a fillip to the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme where the beneficiaries can work for the construction of latrines in their houses and get a subsidy of Rs.4,500" said Ms. Rohini
With the new C-arm equipment in place, the doctor said, "We will be able to treat not less than 10 patients daily. For elderly patients, the risk of cardiac arrest was likely to be reduced."

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India will be the biggest pickup truck market b... [Published Yahoo! India - 54 mins ago]
Protection of senior citizens’ rights: awarenes... [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Male infertility rising in Madurai: experts [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Campaign to eradicate open defecation in Madurai [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Madurai GRH purchases two C-arm equipment [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Special prayers for Ramzan in Madurai [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Welfare schemes check migration, homelessness [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
Camps Compound Woes of SL Refugees: Study [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
Two Babies Among Three Kids Killed in Freak Acc... [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
‘Compassionate Govt Job Offer a one-time Window’ [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
Appeal for Promotion Rejected [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
Burglars on a stealing spree in Madurai [Published Times of India - 6 hours ago]
Cops land list of loan sharks, plan clean-up [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
Police nab man wanted in 52 cases [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
Mango and mangosteen at one place in Madurai [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
HC imposes cost on litigant for filing false co... [Published Press Trust of India - 23 hours ago]
Solar energy initiatives in Tamil Nadu- an overiew [Published Greentech Lead - Jul 29 2014]
India's Archdiocese of Madurai given new bishop [Published EWTN News - Jul 29 2014]
PG medical students, house-surgeons go on strik... [Published The Hindu - Jul 29 2014]
They come, they merge, they reminisce [Published The Hindu - Jul 29 2014]
Madurai's tourism sector needs a fillip [Published The Hindu - Jul 29 2014]
Develop Madurai as ‘smart’ city: MP [Published The Hindu - Jul 29 2014]
Villagers protest encroachment on land near Mad... [Published The Hindu - Jul 29 2014]
Madurai's road to development stretches far [Published The Hindu - Jul 29 2014]
Death toll touches 119; encephalitis under cont... [Published The Hindu - Jul 29 2014]
Cops Reneged on Promise, Claims Dalit Husband [Published New Indian Express - Jul 29 2014]
11-yr-old Dies of Accidental Strangulation [Published New Indian Express - Jul 29 2014]
Plea to Revise Selection List of Asst PPs [Published New Indian Express - Jul 29 2014]
7/29/2014: Ht Nation: Medical interns in Madura... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 29 2014]
TN trader’s death in Raxaul hotel room shrouded... [Published Times of India - Jul 29 2014]
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Antonyamma, a Tamil refugee from Sri Lanka living in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, last heard from her daughter Mary more than a year ago when the younger woman had boarded a boat heading for Australia, along with seven other members of her family, ...
Hundreds of Tamils Have Simply Vanished on the ... [Published The China Blog - Jul 11 2014]
Antonyamma, a Tamil refugee from Sri Lanka living in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, last heard from her daughter Mary more than a year ago when the younger woman had boarded a boat heading for Australia, along with seven other members of her family, ...
Hundreds of Tamils Have Simply Vanished on the ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 11 2014]
Antonyamma, a Tamil refugee from Sri Lanka living in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, last heard from her daughter Mary more than a year ago when the younger woman had boarded a boat heading for Australia, along with seven other members of her family, ...
Rajapalayam all set to produce green power [Published Panchabuta-Renewable Energy & Cleantech in India - Jul 01 2014]
According to reports, work is on full swing in Rajapalayam municipality of Virudhunagar district for the fabrication of digester to convert biodegradable waste into electricity. The project, which is believed to be the first in the southern districts, ...
Rajapalayam all set to produce green power [Published Panchabuta - Cleantech & Renewable Energy in India - Jul 01 2014]
According to reports, work is on full swing in Rajapalayam municipality of Virudhunagar district for the fabrication of digester to convert biodegradable waste into electricity. The project, which is believed to be the first in the southern districts, ...
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