Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Tuesday, Jul 06, 2004

About Us
Contact Us
Tamil Nadu
News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous |
Advts:
Classifieds | Employment |

Tamil Nadu - Madurai Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

Around the City

Temperature

MADURAI, JULY 5. The city today registered a maximum temperature of 39.4 degree Celsius and a minimum of 26.6 degree Celsius.

Water level

The level in Periyar dam today stood at 124.30 feet, with a storage of 3,479 mcft. The inflow was 858 cusecs with a discharge of 1,561 cusecs. The level in Vaigai dam was 45.47 feet with an inflow of 947 cusecs and a discharge of 1,400 cusecs. The combined Periyar storage was 4,852 mcft.

Tekkadi received a maximum rainfall of 9 mm followed by Periyar dam and Shanmuganadi 4 mm each and Gudalur and Uthamapalayam 1 mm each.

House burgled

Unidentified persons struck at the house of a retired college teacher at Sadasivanagar here and decamped with 48 sovereigns of gold ornaments.

The police said the burglary came to light when the inmates, who were out of station since June 28, returned home this morning. The culprits had broken open an almirah and took away Rs. 30,000 in cash and a cell phone. The Karupayurani police have registered a case.

Loan counter

The Indian Bank, Circle Office, Madurai, has opened a counter at Thiagarajar Engineering College, where counselling for engineering courses is going on. Spot sanction for loans will be given to eligible students. Students can approach the bank branches for availing themselves of loan after obtaining sanction letters from the counter, according to a press release.

AIR programme

The All India Radio, Madurai, will broadcast a 13-week programme, `Sarithira Suvadugal', on social reformers who lived in the last 200 years. The programme, to be aired at 8.00 p.m. every Monday, will start from this month and extend up to September. Arunan has written the script.

The programme, organised under the Kalanjiyam plan, will deal with social reformers such as Samithoppu Iyya, Ramalinga Vallalar, G. Subramania Iyer, Mayooram Vedanayagam Pillai, A. Madhavayya, Erattaimalai Srinivasan, Subramania Bharathi, Periyar, Thiru. Vee. Ka., V.O.Chidambaram Pillai and Singaravelar.

Training programme

The Tamil Nadu Council for Enterprise Development (TACED) will organise a two-day training programme on herbal cultivation on July 6 and 7. For more details, contact S.R. Nithya, co-ordinator, TACED, Sharatha Shopping Complex, Simmakkal, Madurai-625001. Ph: 2627989/94431-59345.

Notebooks distributed

The Amudha Surabhi Kalai Mandram distributed free notebooks and writing materials to over 3000 students of various schools here recently.

N. Nanmaran, MLA, S.D. Jeyabalan, councillor, and alakrishnan, president of the Mandram, took part.

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail

Tamil Nadu

News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous |
Advts:
Classifieds | Employment | Updates: Breaking News |


News Update


The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | The Sportstar | Frontline | The Hindu eBooks | Home |

Copyright 2004, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu