Madurai

Type: City
Name: Madurai
Country: India
Latitude: 9.92
Longitude: 78.120003
population: 909,988
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Will Increase Mullaperiyar Dam Level: Jayalalithaa

File photo of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Madurai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday reiterated her government's resolve to increase storage level in the Mullaperiyar dam to its full capacity of 152 feet after ...Also ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

DMK rejects Jayalalithaa's charge on Mullaperiar dam row

Press Trust of IndiaChennai, 23 August: Joining issue with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on the Mullaperiar dam issue, DMK today rejected her charge that it did not act on the inter-state water problem, insisting that the matter had first cropped up during ... [Published The Statesman - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Traffic comes to a standstill in Madurai

Comment · print · T TT+· T-At least a dozen ambulances got stuck in traffic snarls at different locations between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.Vehicles were caught in traffic snarls on many arterial roads in the city from 4 p.m. following the visit of Chief ... [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

8/23/2014: Nation: Teen’s hand chopped off for showing ‘disrespect’

CHENNAI: A teena g er near Madurai had his left hand chopped off for allegedly disrespecting the village elders. Karthik, who hails from a village near the temple town of Madurai, still cannot believe that his distant relatives chopped off his hand f ... [Published Hindustan Times - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Madurai, Chennai, Relativity
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Class 2 child loses eyesight, teacher beats him with steel scale

IlamaranThanjavur: A class 2 student lost vision in his right eye after he was beaten up by his teacher with a steel scale near Kumbakonam. Ilamaran (6), son of Chezhiyan of Kudithangi village, in Kumbakonam taluk, was studying in class 2 at Minarva primary ... [Published Deccan Chronicle - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Steel, Madurai, Teaching
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 6 reports

CM vows to raise Periyar dam level to 152 feet

The HinduChief Minister Jayalalithaa being felicitated by functionaries at a public meeting in Madurai on Friday. Photo: S. James Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said on Friday that her government would make all efforts to raise the water level of the Mullaperiyar ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Madurai, water level, farmer
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Madras HC closes PIL seeking removal of AIADMK hoardings

(UNI) The Madurai Bench of Madras HC today closed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking removal of unauthorised hoardings erected by the ruling AIADMK party in the city welcoming Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa after the government informed the court ... [Published Indlawnews - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Courts cannot direct police to permit cockfights - HC

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court (HC) has ruled that courts cannot direct police to permit cockfights, as a fight between birds and animals was prohibited under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (PCA), 1960. Dismissing a writ petition filed ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Madurai Partners Feel The Heat From The E-Tailers

-B Madurai, Aug 22: While most part of the country was being invaded by the online market places, Madurai had remained insulated and even the last year’s retail expo organized by the local association was successful. Now even here the traditional channels ... [Published Channel Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Train tickets for Diwali eve travel from Chennai sold out

CHENNAI: Train tickets were sold out minutes after reservation opened at 8am on Friday for travel on the eve of Diwali to southern towns from Chennai on October 21. Similar was the condition on Thursday when bookings opened for October 20.The demand for ... [Published Times of India - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Man held for possessing country bombs

MADURAI: Police arrested a person for possessing country bombs in Madurai on Thursday. Three others who were also involved in it are on the run.While a team led by Avaniapuram police inspector Sethumanimadavan was conducting a vehicle check near Rajaman ... [Published Times of India - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Madurai, Police, Homicide
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Man kills his brother and wife; surrenders

Comment · print · T TT+· T-: A 39-year-old man allegedly killed his younger brother and his wife over a dispute on partitioning an immovable family property at Karakeni village near T. Kallupatti in the district on Wednesday.Madurai District police ... [Published The Hindu - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Madurai, farm, T T Limited

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"Was it Kalaignar (Karunanidhi)?  Wasn't it the AIADMK government (headed by M G Ramachandran)" he said
Meanwhile, police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly cheating a Chinese business representative to the tune of ` "28 lakh. CCB sleuths arrested one Thomas Jerald Henry, based on a complaint from Li Un Thiyam, a representative of a Chinese firm in India."
"The court failed to consider that there are material contradictions between the evidences of injured school children and the investigating officer, no nexus between the act said to have been committed by the appellants and the occurrence. Hence, the trial court's judgment should be set aside" they said
Responding to questions from mediapersons after conducting an inspection in the hospital premises, he said, "I will talk to the collector about the water scarcity in the hospital and see the problem is solved" he said

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HC notice to TN Govt on PIL over juvenile homes [Published Business Standard India - 5 hours ago]
Will Increase Mullaperiyar Dam Level: Jayalalithaa [Published Rediff Realtime News - 5 hours ago]
Third time lucky? [Published The Hindu - 5 hours ago]
Alagiri loyalist calls on Karuna [Published Business Standard India - 6 hours ago]
DMK rejects Jayalalithaa's charge on Mullaperia... [Published The Statesman - 8 hours ago]
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DMK rejects Jayalalithaa’s charge on Mullaperiy... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
Assam Rifles soldier arrested for indecent act [Published The Hindu - 11 hours ago]
DMK rejects Jaya charge on Mullaperiar dam row [Published Press Trust of India - 11 hours ago]
DMK rejects Jayalalithaa`s charge on Mullaperia... [Published zeenews.com - 11 hours ago]
What Does Madras Bleed For? [Published Outlook India - 12 hours ago]
Farmers Hail Jaya as the 'Living Pennycuick' [Published New Indian Express - 13 hours ago]
JAYA SLAMS KARUNANIDHI FOR NEGLECTING PUBLIC WE... [Published Oneindia - 15 hours ago]
More students must take up reconstructive surge... [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
Health Minister assures to fast-track projects [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
HC quashes 25 preventive detention orders in a ... [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
Traffic comes to a standstill in Madurai [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
Centre to set up a unit of AIIMS in Karnataka s... [Published PharmaBiz - 17 hours ago]
8/23/2014: Nation: ASSAM RIFLES JAWAN CAUGHT PA... [Published Hindustan Times - 18 hours ago]
Failure rate high in government polytechnics: C... [Published Deccan Chronicle - 19 hours ago]
Next Mission is 152 feet Storage in Mullaiperiy... [Published New Indian Express - 19 hours ago]
Teacher Flings Steel Scale on Boy, Injures Righ... [Published New Indian Express - 19 hours ago]
35-yr-old lecturer Fatally Knocked Down by Lorry [Published New Indian Express - 19 hours ago]
Government Committed to Increase Mullaperiyar D... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 19 hours ago]
HC adjourns hearing in Kumbakonam school case [Published Times of India - 19 hours ago]
Minister promises to solve water problem in Gov... [Published Times of India - 19 hours ago]
Officials find excuses to deny RTI requests [Published Times of India - 19 hours ago]
Ambulances, road users face tough time on Friday [Published Times of India - 19 hours ago]
Torrential rain brings cheer to farmers in Madu... [Published Times of India - 19 hours ago]
Water level at 152 feet in Periyar dam, promise... [Published Times of India - 19 hours ago]
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Professor of Chemistry Turns India’s Plastic Tr... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 16 2014]
Christina Sarich — Nation of Change Scenes from the movie  Slumdog Millionaire  accurately depict India’s latest consumer-influenced economy. Tree groves are littered with a rainbow color of plastic bags like some kind of ominous carnival wreckage. ...
Hundreds of Tamils Have Simply Vanished on the ... [Published 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, ...
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, ...
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