Water levelMADURAI: The level in the Periyar dam stood at 131.40 feet (136 feet) with an inflow of 443 cusecs and a discharge of 1,275 cusecs. The level in the Vaigai dam stood at 55 feet (71 feet) with an inflow of 1,434 cusecs and a discharge of 1,971 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit stood at 8,758 mcft.
Constable ends lifeA constable attached to the Tamil Nadu Special Police (Sixth Battalion) allegedly committed suicide here on Sunday. According to sources, J. Prabhu (25) of Melur consumed poison and was found lying unconscious in his official quarters. He was rushed to the Government Rajaji Hospital where he was declared dead. The Tallakulam police have registered a case.
Grievance dayThe Superintending Engineer of Madurai Electricity Distribution Circle will conduct a division-level consumer grievance day meeting at the office of the Executive Engineer, Tirumangalam, between 10.30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Consumers of Tirumangalam division can air their grievances, states a press release.
AIDS awareness campOliyagam Trust organised an AIDS awareness camp and took out a rally at Chekkanoorani on Tuesday in view of the World AIDS Day. Its coordinator, David Gnanaiyya, Kallar Higher Secondary School Principal B. Thangaraj, B. Geetha, Saravanan and Boomala, doctors, spoke. Lions International District Governor Chellapandian and Kokkulam panchayat president K. Dhanapandian flagged of the rally.
Darshan timingsThe Subramaniaswamy Temple at Tirupparankundram will remain open from 4.30 a.m. and 12 noon and between 4 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. during the Margazhi. The schedule will be followed till January 14.