Chitra Pournami brings back devotees from Kerala, TN back at Kannagi temple

The temple is believed to have been built by Cheran Chenguttuvan, a Chera dynasty ruler, 2,000 years ago.

17 Apr 2022

Hymns of harmony and freedom

One day, all will clap along to the tunes of justice, and love, she hopes.

17 Apr 2022

Chithirai Thiruvizha: Honouring communal harmony through hymns

It is believed that the Meenakshi festival, related to the Shaivas, and the Alagar festival, related to the Vaishnavas, were earlier celebrated in different months.

15 Apr 2022

1K anti-poaching watchers in TN seek job security, better pay

Supriya Sahu, additional chief secretary to the government, Environment, Climate Change and Forests, said measures would be taken to improve the conditions of the APWs.

14 Apr 2022

Madurai swimmer brings glory for Southern Railway in national meet

Southern Railway officials, including Additional General Manager Mallya and Madurai DRM Padmanabhan Ananth, had appreciated the 25-year-old for his achievements.

14 Apr 2022

Chithirai Thiruvizha: A festival to bring all lore together

This festival is celebrated for a reason and the reason varies according to people — maybe because the story has travelled from word-of-mouth for centuries, and later, books, experts, etc.

13 Apr 2022

Chithirai festival: An event teeming with traditions

Visual spectacle, lynchpin of social harmony, and fount of myriad stories, Chithirai festival in Madurai dons many roles

12 Apr 2022

Second-year BEd students allowed to apply for TET

The article had said that the last date to apply for the recruitment exam is April 13 and there is little chance for the results to be released before that.

12 Apr 2022

‘Inhumane and unscrupulous’: Demand grows to recall 135 Madurai Kamaraj University casual workers

Academicians dubbed the decision inhumane and unscrupulous. Many of these staff had been working for the university for 10 years.

11 Apr 2022

Government-aided school Headmaster in Madurai holds contests to promote reading

Al-Ameen Boys Higher Secondary School Headmaster S Sheik Nabi has been involving the students in various activities to make the students read.

09 Apr 2022

Mangaladevi Kannagi Temple darshan only till 2 PM on Chitra Pournami

The darshan hours at the historic Mangaladevi Kannagi Temple have been reduced during the Chitra Pournami festival slated for April 16 since rains have been forecast for the day.

09 Apr 2022

Over 50,000 aspirants in Tamil Nadu likely to miss Teachers Eligibility Test this year

Second year BEd students can also apply for the test by uploading their first year mark list and the test is conducted by the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board.

05 Apr 2022

13-year-old autistic TN girl swims against tide in Palk Strait, sets record

On World Autism Awareness Day, TNIE speaks to parents and experts on ways to tackle the disorder 

02 Apr 2022

World Autism Day: Early intervention, training key for recovery, says expert

“Though complete recovery is rare, early intervention and proper training can help the children ‘recover’,” she added.  

02 Apr 2022

New Madurai Kamaraj University Vice-Chancellor to take charge today, has his work cut out

Corruption is a major issue plaguing the institution, said MKU Pensioners Association President and former syndicate member R Srinivasan.

01 Apr 2022