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The tough get going
A Sri Lankan professor, who successfully uses art to mend battered minds, writes T. SARAVANAN
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MADURAI CORPORATION'S TAXES
Inadequate

The actual financial status of Madurai Corporation is not understood. It is managing to meet the salaries of the staff from the tax payers’ money. When compared to the rates of tax levied in Chennai, Coimbatore and Tirunelveli, it is ...


Broken promises

Water scarcity is one of the major problems in our country. Day by day the demand for water is increasing. People do not get sufficient water daily. But taxes such as water tax, property tax, profession tax and drainage tax are levied on the ...


Burden

People are heavily taxed by the Madurai Corporation under various heads including property tax, profession tax, drinking water tax . Now solid waste management Tax is also in the offing. People are already financially burdened. The Corporation ...


Harassment

Madurai Corporation collects umpteen number of taxes under various heads but they are not transparent.

Amount of tax collected, proper levy and collection are important in a fool proof system. But such a practice is not followed. ...


Reshuffle

Madurai Corporation’s fiscal level is insufficient for the survival of Corporation machinery. Heavy taxes are imposed on ordinary people while the rich use political influence to evade payment. The authorities fall short of funds due to ...
Lifestyle

Here’s the key to style
Flashing a glamorous car key is in these days. Here’s a list of ten awesome designs
Beauty And Wellness

Ask Shahnaz
Beautician Shahnaz Hussain offers tips and answers queries. You can send your queries to shahnaz_press@yahoo.co.in

I have hair above my upper lip. I have been doing threading, but ...


Paneer platter
Paneer’s weakness is the company it keeps during cooking
Take charge of your health FITNESS tALK
Blame game does not help in fighting challenges
Those hidden germs that can harm you dos and don’ts
We pay for the fruits and veggies, but what come unsolicited are pesticides, harmful bacteria or mould. So watch out next time when you go shopping
Cinema

Caught in a web!
Sony Pictures India is in a fix. Its “Spider-man 3” has become the highest grossing Hollywood film in India, mainly in Tamil Nadu. It has done better business in Tamil Nadu than any other film released this summer. Now the problem is ...
Television

Unique show
The British TV producer Mark Burnett and one of Hollywood’s most famous directors Steven Spielberg, have come together to produce a show that will give one aspiring director the chance of a lifetime. The show “On the lot” ...
Wired In

A muddled affair in the field
INSITE Microsoft’s claim that OSS violates 235 of its patents has been fiercely challenged
Environment

Noisy yet sought after
Vasantha Nagar has many peculiar features



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