After loss in spring, a journey for green

A mason from Madurai district squirrels away a part of his daily wage to plant saplings. In two decades, he has planted over 1 lakh saplings. He loves to be under a canopy of green, always

26 Jun 2022

NHAI proposes Tamil Nadu's first animal underpass in Dindigul district

Though 3 animal underpasses at Natham and Thuvarankurichi on the same road in the district have already been approved, NHAI officials said the Alagarmalai pass will be the first one to be put to use.

25 Jun 2022

Born visually challenged, Saravanan clears Class X board exam; wants to become an IAS officer

School Headmistress Packiamary said that for the past 50 years the school has been providing education only for visually challenged students.

21 Jun 2022

Madurai Kamaraj University to start five on-campus undergraduate courses

It is to be noted that State-run universities have only been offering postgraduate (PG) and research-oriented courses on the campus.

17 Jun 2022

This Madurai-based advocate duo, breaks shackles, free lives from bonded labour

The Trust worked tirelessly for 40 years, making efforts to uproot the bonded-labour system in India and provide free training on human rights.

12 Jun 2022

HoD’s ‘abusive, casteist’ remarks against Madurai Kamaraj University students trigger row

Students of Madurai Kamaraj University alleged that a department head in charge ill-treated them and demanded the college administration to remove her from the post.

10 Jun 2022

Where do RTE students go when schools shut?

Parents ask for State government’s help for their children after closure of four private schools in Madurai

10 Jun 2022

Uthamapalayam gifts state one ‘green champion’

Last year, the Tamil Nadu Government announced that 100 Green Champion Awards would be given to individuals and organisations for their remarkable work in protecting the environment.

06 Jun 2022

Trainee-Foreign Service officer from Tamil Nadu's Theni flies out of penury with diplomatic pass

Though he passed the preliminary examination in his first attempt in 2017, Arun was unable to clear the mains as he was down with typhoid.

05 Jun 2022

NHAI proposes Tamil Nadu's first animal overpass at Wavuthamalai forest

While big cats and elephants are not spotted here, a large number of hares, bisons, jackals, boars, and snakes are found in the region.

03 Jun 2022

CBSE, ICSE schools in Tamil Nadu may be giving RTE Act a wide berth

Random checks at these schools by The New Indian Express revealed they have not reserved 25 per cent of the seats (as mandated by the Act) for students from the economically backward sections.

30 May 2022

Delay in test results leaves teacher aspirants worried

The Teachers Recruitment Board’s unprecedented delay to publish the results of PG-TRB exams that were held between February 12 and 20 this year, has left the aspirants worried.

17 May 2022

This ex-veteran serviceman from TN gives job aspirants a head start

Though an average student, Ramachandran says, it was his proficiency in sports, especially in running, that helped him get selected to the Indian Army in 1976.

15 May 2022

Madurai Kamaraj University’s ‘gag order’ for staff, students triggers uproar

Save Higher Education Forum Secretary, R Murali, said the circular shows the university's ignorance on the awareness of democratic platforms.

12 May 2022

Madurai railway division wins big for speedy disposal of public complaints

The prize shield was presented to Madurai Divisional Railway Manager in-charge Manish Agarwal by Southern Railway General Manager BG Mallya during the 67th railway week celebrations recently.

10 May 2022