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Water levelMADURAI: The level at Periyar dam on Saturday stood at 126.7 feet with an inflow of 243 cusecs. The level at Vaigai dam was 54.86 feet with an inflow of 150 cusecs and a discharge of 601 cusecs. The combined Periyar Credit stood at 5,794 mcft.

Rainfall was recorded at following places (in mm): Periyar dam 2, Tekkadi 11, Veerapandi 12, Sathaiyar 1.5, Mettupatti 32, Chittampatti 2.4 and Kuppanampatti 25.

ElectedAa. Rajaamani, trauma and spine surgeon of the city, has been elected president of Orthopaedic Association of South Indian Surgeons at the general body meeting of the association held in Chennai recently. Dr. Rajaamani is the past president of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association.

Inaugurated Indian Bank's ninth ATM centre in the city was inaugurated at Anna Nagar recently. P.Namperumalsamy, vice-chairman, Aravind Eye Hospitals, inaugurated the bank's 297th ATM. The bank has ATM sharing arrangement with 14 other banks. Staff Reporter