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Water levelMADURAI: The water level in the Periyar dam stood at 121.60 feet (full level 136 feet) with an inflow of 2590 cusecs and a discharge of 1000 cusecs. The level in the Vaigai dam was 43.60 feet (full level 71 feet) with an inflow of 657 cusecs and a discharge of 41 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit stood at 3868 mcft. The Periyar dam recorded 27 mm of rainfall followed by Tekkadi 6 mm.

Results publishedResults of the following non-semester examinations for students of Directorate of Distance Education of Madurai Kamaraj University, held in May 2006, have been published at the university buildings: B.A (Tamil), B.A. (English), B.A. (History), B.A. (Economics), B.A. (Political Science), B.A. (Social Science), B.A. (Maths), B.Sc., B. Com., B. Com. (C.A), B.B.A., M.Com., M.Com (Co-op)., M.B.M., PGDCA. The results are also available at >www.mkudde.org.

Seminar classesContact seminar classes of Directorate of Distance Education, Madurai Kamaraj University, will be held on August 19 and 20 for second year undergraduate students (A6A and A5C) and second-year postgraduate students (A6A and A5C) at Madura College. For diploma courses students, the classes will be held at Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College.

Detained under Goondas ActThe Madurai Collector, T. Udhayachandran, has ordered the detention of S. Adaikalam under the Goondas Act for smuggling ration rice.

A special squad arrested Adaikalam of Madarai at Uslimapatti and a lorry driver Babu and seized 9,950 kg of rice meant for sale through Public Distribution System near Uthapanaickanoor on August 8, a statement said.

Power shutdownThere will be a power shutdown in the following areas, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on August 19, owing to maintenance work to be carried out at Industrial Estate sub-station: K.K. Nagar, Anna Nagar, Tahsildar Nagar, Sadasiva Nagar, Melamadai, Vandiyur, Gomathipuram, Sathamangalam, Mattuthavani, Ulaganeri, Shankar Nagar, Milk Project, ITI, Karpaga Nagar, K. Pudur, Lourde Nagar, Alagar Nagar, Kodikulam, Surveyor Colony, Surya Nagar, Moondrumavadi, Mahalakshmi Nagar, Parasurampatti, Gandhipuram, Aavin Nagar, Burma Colony, Pandi Nagar, Shanthi Nagar, Ramavarma Nagar, Ramalakshmi Nagar, Min Nagar and Industrial Estate. Staff Reporter

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