Madurai

Type: City
Name: Madurai
Country: India
Latitude: 9.92
Longitude: 78.120003
population: 909,988
First reported 48 mins ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

Officials flayed for "callous attitude"

They should not lose sight that every penny paid is from the common man’s pocket: JudgeThe Madras High Court Bench here has come down heavily upon government officials for making the common man run from pillar to post even for availing basic services ... [Published The Hindu - 48 mins ago]
First reported 48 mins ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

Left parties flay ‘anti-people policies of Centre, State’

Comment · print · T TT+· T-The left parties have sought roll back of increase in rail freight charges, additional indirect taxes of Rs . 7,000 crore imposed in the general budget and the ever increasing diesel price to curtail price rise.Speaking ... [Published The Hindu - 48 mins ago]
Entities: Protest, Diesel, Smuggling
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

No live animals for temple ritual

MADURAI: The forest department has come down heavily against the practice of capturing foxes for a ritual called 'Nariyai Pariyakkuthal' festival which is set to be celebrated on September 3. An apparent request by authorities of the Meenakshi temple ... [Published Economic Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Manju Makes it to Med College

DHARMAPURI: A first generation Arunthathiyar girl student attended her first class at Government Dharmapuri Medical College (GDMC), here on Monday.M Manju, whose dreams of pursuing MBBS was facing financial hurdle, was helped by philanthropists across ... [Published New Indian Express - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Madurai, Advocate, Gratitude
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Perishing coconut crop worries farmers in Madurai district

MADURAI: Drought conditions in the last three years has taken a heavy toll on the coconut crop in the district and according to a survey taken by the agricultural department a total of 2,84,771 coconut trees perished in the district during this period. ... [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

CBCID probe ordered in mysterious death case

MADURAI: The Madras high court Madurai bench has ordered a CBCID probe into an alleged murder case as it was not convinced with the action of the police who dropped the case as a motor accident.Justice T S Sivaganam passed this order on a petition filed ... [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

TN region of Bank of Baroda to be bifurcated

Since the launch of the “Credit on Wheel” programme in December 2013, Bank of Baroda, Tamil Nadu region has managed to add ₹125 crore to its advances portfolio.“The initiative aims to accelerate credit by reducing the turn-around time and making the decision ... [Published Hindu Business Line - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

132 candidates take part in PGT counselling

Comment · print · T TT+· T-The Hindu Candidates waiting for their turn during postgraduate teachers’ counselling at Ilango Higher Secondary School in the city on Sunday. Photo: G. MoorthyThe Teachers Recruitment Board’s (TRB) counselling for recruitment ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Help police in preventing crimes: Commissioner

Comment · print · T TT+· T-Says residents must be aware of challenges faced by the policeIn a growing city such as Madurai, the police alone could not deliver goods all the time. The residents must be aware of the challenges the police faced and ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

6 tea shop owners held for keeping separate tumblers for Dalits

SummaryA senior police officer said the arrests were made following raids they conducted at tea shops.BY: Arun JanardhananDharmapuri police arrested six tea shop owners, including two women, on Saturday for discriminating against Dalits by serving them ... [Published Indian Express - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

5 Bengal pilgrims killed in TN bus fire

SummaryThere were 80 pilgrims — mostly women and elderly — on the bus which was returning from Rameswaram.At least five persons were killed and 11 seriously injured in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu when a bus from West Bengal went up in flames ... [Published Indian Express - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Woman’s body exhumed, re-postmortem conducted

Comment · print · T TT+· T-The Hindu The body of Ethinammal being exhumed from a burial ground at Thathaneri in Madurai on Saturday. Photo: S. JamesA team of doctors from the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) here exhumed the body of a 47-year-old ... [Published The Hindu - Aug 31 2014]

Quotes

"Chasing of any wild animal from its habitat and driving it to a different habitat and then releasing it again in the wild will disturb the socio ecological niche of the wild animal and will amount to a cognizable and non-bailable offence, under the Act" he said. He appealed to the authorities to extend full support the forest department in curbing and controlling such mythical and criminal practices...
...However, water condition has to improve in the meantime. "Each coconut tree may consume 80 to 100 litres per day for handsome yield. It will be difficult to raise coconut crop if there are no adequate monsoons in the coming years" he added
...petition filed by G Karthikeyan, who sought employment on compassionate ground after his father K Gurusamy died in harness, in 1979 the judge said, "A right thing not done within the stipulated time and wrong thing done at a later point of time will have irreparable and inexplicable consequences."
...Even trade affected the development of Indian cuisines, she said adding "In Madurai, the Chettinad cuisine has expensive spices like fennel, coriander, clove, cinnamon which reflected that people were wealthy and trade happened, O'Brien said."

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Bad roads, water crisis... their woes continue [Published The Hindu - 48 mins ago]
Officials flayed for "callous attitude" [Published The Hindu - 48 mins ago]
Left parties flay ‘anti-people policies of Cent... [Published The Hindu - 48 mins ago]
Anganwadi children get new lunch menu [Published The Hindu - 57 mins ago]
No live animals for temple ritual [Published Economic Times - 2 hours ago]
IIT-M students get to sample the IAF life [Published The Hindu - 3 hours ago]
Manju Makes it to Med College [Published New Indian Express - 5 hours ago]
286 in Tamil Nadu screened for Ebola [Published Deccan Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
Perishing coconut crop worries farmers in Madur... [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
CBCID probe ordered in mysterious death case [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
Man petitioned for job on compassionate grounds... [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
Alagiri files plea to quash FIR against him [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
Pipe bomb case: 5 detained under NSA [Published Press Trust of India - 10 hours ago]
TN region of Bank of Baroda to be bifurcated [Published Hindu Business Line - 13 hours ago]
Sharma says industry should be decentralised [Published Hindu Business Line - 14 hours ago]
HC flays govt officials' lethargic attitude [Published Press Trust of India - 14 hours ago]
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Help police in preventing crimes: Commissioner [Published The Hindu - Sep 01 2014]
132 candidates take part in PGT counselling [Published The Hindu - Sep 01 2014]
Procession passes off peacefully [Published The Hindu - Sep 01 2014]
Five tourists die in TN bus blaze [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 01 2014]
Laparoscopic surgery more effective, say experts [Published The Hindu - Sep 01 2014]
Watch out for paedophiles [Published The Hindu - Sep 01 2014]
Bengal Pilgrims Still in Shock Over Killer Fire [Published New Indian Express - Sep 01 2014]
Re-valuation Helps Claim Engg Seat [Published New Indian Express - Sep 01 2014]
Vilakku Pooja For Good Monsoon [Published New Indian Express - Sep 01 2014]
Tamil Nadu govt steps in to save ailing elephant [Published Times of India - Sep 01 2014]
The hall where patriotic thoughts were kindled [Published Times of India - Sep 01 2014]
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