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Water level

MADURAI: The water level in the Periyar dam on Saturday stood at 112.40 feet (136 feet) with an inflow with an inflow of 87 cusecs and a discharge of 275 cusecs. The level in the Vaigai dam was 29.20 feet (71 feet) with no inflow and a discharge of 41 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit stood at 1,281 mcft.

Student ends life

D. Divya (16), a Standard XI student, allegedly committed suicide in the classroom on her school premises at Arapalayam on Saturday.

The police said the student had brought with her kerosene in a bottle.

After all the students had left the classroom, she set herself ablaze at around 3 p.m.

In her suicide note, she had mentioned that no one was behind her suicide and she had taken the decision on her own. Staff Reporter