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A file photo of Madurai Kamaraj University.
A file photo of Madurai Kamaraj University.

Committee soon to find new Vice-Chancellor for MKU

The search for a new Vice-Chancellor for Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) here has begun with the State government initiating the process to form a committee which would recommend three names to th... »

‘Mismatch’: train detained in Madurai

In a freak incident, Nagercoil-bound Kacheguda Weekly Express suffered over an hour detention here on Thursday as the loco pilot refused to board the locomotive citing “lack of training” to operate... »

Muslims cannot rely on personal law to marry off minor girls: court

In a significant judgement, the Madras High Court has ruled that Muslims cannot rely upon their personal law, Shariat, to claim a right to solemnise marriage of minor girls immediately after they... »
A file photo of India-based Neutrino Observatory Project at Pottipuram in Theni district. The petitioner claimed that the project work was on in full swing ever since the Cabinet gave its approval.

High Court reserves orders in case against INO

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Vaiko turns lawyer for his brother

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko on Thursday appeared in the Madras High Court Bench here on Thursday in his capacity as a lawyer to argue a public interest lit... »
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MADURAI, March 6, 2015

Four injured in fire at cracker unit

Four workers of a fireworks unit were injured in a fire accident at Viswanatham in Sivakasi on Thursday. The condition of two workers is said to be critical.The police said that the fire acc... »
He in every she:Lee IL Ho of Korea releasing journals on women empowerment at a conference in American College in Madurai on Thursday.M. Davamani Christober (left), Principal, is seen.— Photo: R. Ashok
MADURAI, March 6, 2015

‘Gender discrimination will put mankind at risk’

An international conference organised here ahead of the women’s day has warned that mankind will be at risk if there is gender discrimination.A strong message was also sent out that women’s... »
MADURAI, March 6, 2015

TN Chamber hails RBI’s repo rate cut

The Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the second repo rate cut by 25 basic points by the Reserve Bank of India, terming it as an act that exemplified the apex bank’s resolve... »
MADURAI, March 6, 2015

37,309 students appear for Plus Two exam

Plus Two State board examinations have commenced on Thursday with 37,309 students writing language paper-I at 91 examination centres across Madurai district. On the first day, 129 students were abs... »
MADURAI, March 6, 2015

Advance bail denied to branch manager

The Madras High Court Bench here on Wednesday denied advance bail to the branch manager of a chain of mobile phone stores in a case registered against him by Tirunelveli City police on the charge o... »
A file photo of Madurai Kamaraj University.
MADURAI, March 5, 2015

Search for MKU Vice-Chancellor begins, committee soon

The search for a new Vice-Chancellor for Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) here has begun with the State government initiating the process to form a committee which would recommend three names to th... »
MADURAI, March 5, 2015

Recruitment drive for Home Guards on March 7, 8

Madurai City Police will conduct recruitment of volunteers for Home Guards here on March 7 and 8. Persons in the age group of 20 to 40 years and have passed Class X are eligible. The minimum height... »
MADURAI, March 5, 2015

Forum flays corporate, communal fascism

The All India People’s Forum (AIPF) has decided to undertake a nationwide struggle condemning the ‘corporate and communal fascism’ of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.Launching its... »
MADURAI, March 4, 2015

HC provides breather to shrine at Andipatti pass

The Madras High Court Bench here on Tuesday provided a breather to a 80-year-old Christian shrine situated atop a hillock at Andipatti pass on Madurai-Theni district border, from being demolished b... »
MADURAI, March 4, 2015

Train stoppage was an “operational precaution”

The Southern Railway has claimed that the stoppage of Guruvayur Express “out of turn” at Naraikinaru was an “operational precaution” by alert railway officials.A statement issued by the Madu... »

Tragic end of woman in freak accident

Vendors complain of lack of facilities at flower market

Station Master alert averts train accident

High Court ruling on claiming statutory bail

CBSE Class XII exams begin

Central Government staff demand early implementation of wage revision

HC observation on triple talaq at one go

Skates blindfolded while dribbling basketballs

MADURAI, March 6, 2015

Students seek basic amenities in hostels

Students affiliated to the Students Federation of India (SFI) staged a demonstration near the Collectorate here on Thursday to highlight the appalling condition of hostels meant for Adi Dravidar an... »
MADURAI, March 6, 2015

Competitions held

A week-long essay and elocution competitions were organised at Thiagarajar College here to celebrate the contribution of Radha Thiagarajan, the first woman Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu, to the fie... »
MADURAI, March 6, 2015

Explosives case: one more held

A special team of Madurai City Police, probing the explosive cases reported in the city, arrested M. Syed Ibrahim (38), a close associate of Al-Umma activist, Imam Ali, on Wednesday.This is... »
MADURAI, March 6, 2015

Rural development officials plan stir from March 18

Despite repeated appeals and reminders to the Minister and the Secretary to the government to redress their grievances, there has been no tangible action or relief so far. Hence, it has been decide... »
MADURAI, March 5, 2015

Marriage of minor girls: Muslims can’t rely on personal law, says HC

In a significant judgement, the Madras High Court has ruled that Muslims cannot rely upon their personal law to claim a right to give minor girls in marriage immediately after they attain puberty. »
MADURAI, March 5, 2015

Bank branch shifted

Pasumalai branch of Canara Bank was shifted to a new building at the entrance of Sourashtra College on Wednesday.The new premises was inaugurated by R. Sampath Kumar, General Manager, in the... »
MADURAI, March 5, 2015

High Court criticises trial court

The Madras High Court Bench here on Wednesday came down heavily upon a Sessions Court judge for having acquitted a youngster, his father and stepmother from the charge of murdering the youngster’s... »
MADURAI, March 5, 2015

Clot in patient’s brain removed with new technique

Doctors at Apollo Speciality Hospitals here have successfully performed a complex procedure on a 72-year-old stroke patient using a technique through which a clot in the brain was removed swiftly. »
S. Shyam Sekar, chief mentor and strategist, Startup Xperts, says, “Madurai provided a launching pad for building up on my fundamentals.”— Photo: R. Ashok
MADURAI, March 4, 2015

‘An ecosystem needed to nurture SMEs’

Mentoring has become a way of life for S. Shyam Sekar, who nurtures an ambition of supporting 100 start-up companies in five years. He has already logged nine, ever since he formed Startup Xperts,... »
S. Meenakshi Sundaram, neurologist, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, addressing reporters in the city on Tuesday.— Photo: R. Ashok
MADURAI, March 4, 2015

Clot in stroke patient’s brain removed with new technique

Doctors at Apollo Speciality Hospitals here have successfully performed a complex procedure on a 72-year-old stroke patient using a technique through which a clot in the brain was removed swiftly. »

Prices dip owing to heavy arrivals

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Train accident averted

Plea for setting up AIIMS at Thoppur

School HMs seek support of parents

Medha Patkar joins campaign against neutrino project

Deputy Tahsildar killed in accident

Women fight their battle for equality, education, safety, freedom, rights and empowerment. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy

The power of silence

A chance meeting with three unknown women led to this article on the eve of International Women’s Day as an ode to those who fight their battles alone and win »
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The winners of Singara Singers regional finals. Photo: Special Arrangement

An evening of music and fun

Hello FM’s Singara Singers showcased young singing talents from the city »
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