Three-day seminar on poetry in university

Tiruchi: The Sahitya Akademi and the Bharathidasan Research Centre will jointly organise a three-day seminar on Contemporary Tamil Poetry at the Bharathidasan University campus from February 26 to 28. It would include sessions on beginnings of Tamil poetry, Bharathi and Bharathidasan school of poets, poetry of 50s and 60s, poetry reading, Vaanambadi and poetry of 70s, female writings, postmodern and subaltern poetry and Haiku verses. Leading writers and poets, including Mu.Mehta, Abdul Rehman, Vairamuthu and Salma would participate in the seminar.

Mettur level

The level in the Mettur dam stood at 82.01 feet against its full level of 120 feet on Thursday.

The inflow was 231 cusecs and the discharge from the dam was 1,500 cusecs. Special Correspondent