Madurai

Type: City
Name: Madurai
Country: India
Latitude: 9.92
Longitude: 78.120003
population: 909,988
First reported 15 mins ago - Updated 4 mins ago - 2 reports

Farmers want auction of pledged gold to be stopped

Comment · print · T TT+· T-As many of them have suffered losses due to drought-like condition prevailing in Madurai district in the last two years, the farmers have appealed to officials to cancel auction of gold jewels pledged for loans with cooperative ... [Published The Hindu - 4 mins ago]
Entities: farmer, Agriculture, Madurai
First reported 4 mins ago - Updated 4 mins ago - 1 reports

Revive tanks and channels: Madurai district farmers

Comment · print · T TT+· T-The Hindu WATER ISSUES GALORE: Farmers grievances day meeting under way at the Madurai Collectorate on Friday. Photo: G. Moorthy“Encroachments hamper free water flow”Farmers from across the district raised concerns about ... [Published The Hindu - 4 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Acts protecting environment should not be relaxed: Activists

MADURAI: Environmental activists in Madurai have urged the Centre to spend more time to listen to the opinions of all stakeholders from across the nation before making changes in the laws related to environment. The ministry of environment and forests ... [Published Times of India - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Three years on, bed dam built at Rs 7.50 crore yet to benefit farmers

MADURAI: It has been more than three years since a bed dam constructed to help farmers owning around 3,000 acres in and around Sholavandan in Madurai district. But, farmers in the region are yet to reap the benefits of the dam, constructed at a cost of ... [Published Times of India - 6 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

HC bench upholds trial court order acquitting woman

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court today upheld the acquittal of a woman, accused of murder,by the Pudukottai Principal District Session Court, for lack of evidence to prove the guilt.A division bench of Justices A Selvam and V S Ravi ruled that ... [Published Business Standard India - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

Produce girl who feared honour killing, Madras High Court tells Karimedu police

10:40 IST The Madras High Court has directed the Inspector of the Karimedu police station in Madurai to produce a girl aged below 18 as per the school certificate, who feared honour killing, before the Judicial Magistrate-V, Madurai. Justice S. Nagamuthu ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Wet Deepavali, less fire accidents in Madurai

Comment · print · T TT+· T-The Hindu LIGHTING UP THE SKY: People bursting crackers on Deepawali day in the city. Photo: S. JamesMadurai district had been experiencing rain for the last five days that had left almost all the thatched roofs and other ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Tonnes of waste being removed after Deepavali

Comment · print · T TT+· T-The Hindu Debris of crackers, burst during Deepavali, lying on Kamarajar Salai. Photo: G. MoorthyThe Madurai Municipal Corporation has started clearing garbage accumulated during Wednesday’s Deepavali celebrations.On Thursday, ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Diwali, Madurai, T T Limited
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Chamber hails AIIMS for Madurai

Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the selection of Madurai by the Centre for establishing All India Institute of Medical Sciences at Thoppur, near here. N Jegatheesan, President of the Chamber, in a statement, hailing the decision, ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Modest growth in passenger volume at Mangalore airport

Mangalore International Airport saw an increase of 3.88 per cent in the number of passengers during the first six months of the current financial year.The airport handled 6,56,841 passengers from April-September of 2014-15 as against 6,32,261 passengers ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

HC directs special court to dispose of case in 3 months

The Madras High court today directed the Special Court for Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, Sivaganga, to dispose of a case relating to corruption in the purchase of groundnut seeds, for which charge sheet was filed in 1998, within three months.Justice ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

6 buffaloes run over by train near Madurai

Six buffaloes were found dead along the railway track near Koodalputhur Railway station near here, after being hit by train late last night.They buffaloes were removed with the help of railway workers and locals, police said today.They said the buffaloes ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Madurai, Workers, Police

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...a letter on October 20 raising corruption charges against senior officials, the commanding officer called him to his cabin and threatened him. "He told him that he will fill form 10 and get my husband declared as a psychiatric patient. After the threat, I decided to lodge a police complaint and even went to Vijayanarayanam police station (in Tiruneveli district) on October 21 to lodge a complaint but was asked to come in the evening as the station in-charge was not there" said Arthi. However, before she could lodge a complaint, Arthi alleged that her husband was arrested for threatening his senior officer
...He further said the matter will not be allowed to remain silent and will approach the higher ups. "Already, the University Grants Commission had directed the state's higher education department to conduct a thorough probe in the issue. But, it was not done. Hence, I have written a letter to the higher officials of the central government" Ismail said
...V T Baalu, a farmers' president from the region said, "There was a flaw in the construction of the dam and channel. The dam's height which should be one metre high was constructed one feet less. The channel which should have been one metre deep to carry water was constructed only half its depth, which resulted in the problem."
"Vegetable print sarees are hand made and are washed seven times in the process of making.These sarees not only offer a soothing look, but also bring a positive vibe to the body of the person who wears it. They help to absorb excessive body temperature and controls sugar" he said

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Produce girl who feared honour killing, Madras ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
Wet Deepavali, less fire accidents in Madurai [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
Pujas at Meenakshi Amman Temple, just a click away [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
Flood warning for areas near Vaigai [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
Tonnes of waste being removed after Deepavali [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
Hawala racket busted; one held [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
2 colleges to be upgraded as speciality hospitals [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
Produce girl who feared honour killing, Madras ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 24 2014]
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