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Water level

MADURAI: The water level in the Periyar dam stood at 113.10 feet (136 feet) with an inflow of 38 cusecs with a discharge of 400 cusecs. The level in the Vaigai dam was 31.17 feet (71 feet) with an inflow of 7 cusecs and a discharge of 191 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit stood at 1,475 mcft.

Women take out rally

Hundreds of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam women's wing cadres took out a rally here pressing for implementation of 33 per cent reservation for women.

The Mayor, G. Thenmozhi, inaugurated the rally that began at Munichalai and concluded at North Masi Street-West Masi Street Junction. The party functionaries, V. Veluchamy and P. Moorthi, were present.

Last date

The last date for receipt of completed applications for the following courses of Madurai Kamaraj University for the academic year 2007-08 is Wednesday (February 14): M.Sc. (Microbial Gene Technology), M.Sc. (Biochemical Technology), M.Sc. (Genomics), M.Sc. (Sub-Aqua Marine Ecology and Toxicogenomics), Post-M.Sc. certificate course in Plant Genetic Engineering, M.Sc. (Electronics and Instrumentation), M.B.A., M.C.A. and M.B.A. Hospital Administration. The entrance test is scheduled for March 17 and 18. An MK University press release added that applications could be downloaded along with the prospectus from >www.mkuniversity.org. Staff Reporter