Madurai

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

The Role of Female Empowerment in World-Class Eye Care | Harish Kilaru

The world's largest provider of eye care isn't located in Boston or San Francisco. Situated in the small town of Madurai in southern India, Aravind Eye Hospital performs sixty percent as many eye surgeries as the entire National Health Service of the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

TNSTC to operate additional buses for the festive season

Comment · print · T TT+· T-With only a day left for Deepavali, the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) is gearing up to meet the rush of passengers before and after the festival by operating additional buses on a few routes.Officials from ... [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Cops arrest serial burglar, seize gold worth Rs 40 lakh

COIMBATORE: A 49-year-old notorious burglar was arrested on Sunday night and police have seized 173 sovereigns of gold ornaments worth Rs 40 lakh from him. Police have also seized a pair of gloves, knee cap and an iron rod from him.The arrested was identified ... [Published Times of India - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Gang held for dacoity in Coimbatore

COIMBATORE: A seven-member gang, including three college students, have been held for dacoity at Kothavadi Pirivu near Kinathukadavu. The police have seized an air gun, four sickles and a car from them.According to police, on October 14, a seven-member ... [Published Times of India - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Prisoner hurls human excreta at judge in Virudhunagar district

MADURAI: A prisoner who allegedly threw human excreta at a judge created a flutter in the Sattur court in Virudhunagar district on Monday.Sources said, Packiaraj, 40, of Melathayilpatti near Vembakottai was an undertrial prisoner following his arrest ... [Published Times of India - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Madurai, Bail, Prison
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

HC orders CBI probe into murder over land grabbing

The Madurai bench of Madras High Court today ordered a CBI investigation into the killing of Managing Trustee of a trust in Kodaikanal after he was allegedly kidnapped and forced to execute transfer deeds of some property in August last.Passing interim ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sweets to be distributed at Madurai Amma canteens on Diwali

MADURAI: Madurai City Corporation has announced that sweets will be distributed at the Amma canteens in the city free of cost on Diwali.In a statement, Mayor V V Rajan Chellappa said sweets would be distributed at all the eleven Amma canteens on October ... [Published Times of India - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Madurai, Diwali
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Madras high court orders cinemas not to collect excess entry fee

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Monday directed the cinemas in the state not to collect more than what the Tamil Nadu government has fixed as an entry fee.The division bench of justices V Dhanapalan and V M Velumani passed the order ... [Published Times of India - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Three students among seven member gang held for dacoity

A seven member gang including three students had been arrested for their involvement in a dacoity in Kinathukadavu on the city outskirts last week and two and half sovereigns of gold jewellery and other articles worth about Rs four lakh recovered from ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Man electrocuted to death in Madurai

Madurai, Oct 20 (PTI) A man was electrocuted to death after coming in contact with a live wire at his residence in Kuraiyur here today, police said.The incident happened today night when Murugan was sleeping on the terrace of his house. His hands touched ... [Published Press Trust of India - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Madurai, Police
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Five of a family die in road accident in Madurai

MADURAI: Five people from the city died when the car in which they were travelling hit a wall by the road in Tuticorin early Sunday morning.According to the police, Murugananatham, 40, of Arumbanur near Othakadai in the city, left for Tiruchendur with ... [Published Times of India - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Madurai in the rains, Tamilnadu, India

Clambering into the Volvo bus at an ungodly 11pm in Bangalore, we settled into our seats with difficulty. The reason being the people infront of our seats had already reclined their seats and getting into ours literally meant I had to climb in! They ... [Published BellaOnline - Oct 19 2014]

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...TOI that fare ware among airlines is coaxing air passengers to reach their nearest metro airport and take connecting flight to their destination. "A passenger does not mind travelling by bus to Bangalore from here to take a connecting flight to Delhi as it is cheaper" he said
...She explained how she remains at Aravind because she feels empowered to improve any department. "If a junior member approaches a senior with an idea, it will always be heard" she explained. "I can ask Usha madam anything... she trusts me...
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. R Ramakrishnan, Senior Vice President, Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors said, "At Tata Motors, we believe that the safety of school children is of utmost importance. The 'Dream it to win it' contest is one such activity, where children are encouraged to showcase their idea of safety, by evoking their creative side, through a drawing and collage competition. As one of the country's largest school bus manufacturers, promoting safety during school bus travel, is in our best interest and we will continue to do so through various such initiatives, creating a sense of responsibility among children, their parents, schools and school bus operators."
"It is a preventive measure to ensure that wild animals are not poached during the Diwali festival. Last year also we carried out patrolling and ensured no one entered the forests on Diwali days" said a wildlife official at the Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary in Srivilliputhur

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KSRTC to operate 1,500 extra buses for Deepavali [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 20 2014]
Schoolboy dies as wall collapses near Tenkasi [Published Times of India - Oct 20 2014]
HC orders CBI probe into murder over land grabbing [Published Business Standard India - Oct 20 2014]
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Sweets to be distributed at Madurai Amma cantee... [Published Times of India - Oct 20 2014]
Man involved in series of burglary, murder held [Published Business Standard India - Oct 20 2014]
Tata Motors 2014 school bus safety contest winn... [Published Rush Lane - Oct 20 2014]
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Heavy rain will reduce man-animal conflict in T... [Published Times of India - Oct 20 2014]
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Man electrocuted to death in Madurai [Published Press Trust of India - Oct 20 2014]
CavinKare forays into organised retail business [Published Smart Investor - Oct 20 2014]
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