Man killed in mishap

TIRUCHI: A 31-year-old man, Senthil Kumar, a salesman in a TASMAC shop at Mannachanallur, died and four others were injured when a government bus hit a bullock cart on the Tiruchi-Karur National Highway at Pettavaithalai on Thursday night.

The injured have been admitted to the Government Hospital here.


Physically challenged students from 22 colleges in and around Tiruchi will benefit from the 'Personality Development' programme to be organised by the Department of Rehabilitation Science at Holy Cross College on Saturday.

The department, said its Head, Maria Kamalam, will distribute aid and appliances to the students with special needs during the programme conducted as part of the HEPSN (Higher Education for Persons with Special Needs) project, which was initiated in 2004.

An Assistive Technology Lab will be inaugurated, she added.

Mettur level

The water level at the Mettur dam stood at 112.38 feet on Friday. The inflow was 2250 cusecs and the outflow, 4009 cusecs. - Staff Reporter.