Water level

MADURAI: The water level in the Periyar dam stood at 109 feet (136 feet) with no inflow and discharge. The level in the Vaigai dam was 31.10 feet (71 feet) with a discharge of 41 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit stood at 818 mcft.

18,679 kg PDS rice seized, three held

In a joint operation, the civil supplies personnel and civil supplies CID police seized 18,679 kg of ration rice from a rice mill on the New Ramanathapuram Road here on Monday. According to an official release, the team conducted a raid following specific information. The seized rice meant for public distribution system was handed over to the civil supplies godown. Three persons, B. James, K. Harun Rashid and S. Nagarajan, were arrested and remanded to judicial custody. Staff Reporter