'Stick to government fees': Education department directs Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar college

"It would be difficult to run the college by collecting Rs.625 as a fee per year for the UG course and Rs. 10 as a lab fee," said the principal. 

07 Sep 2022

Tamil Nadu's Kidaripatti anganwadi centre in ruins, toddlers left in lurch

'If any student urinates on the floor, other children may not have space to sit. Teaching the students is a difficult task in such situations,' said sources.

03 Sep 2022

Mother Teresa Women's University staff fleece kids for certificates

In this situation where Mother Teresa Women's University is allegedly seeking thousands of rupees for issuing certificates, TNIE contacted Madurai Kamaraj Uni authorities to find their fee structure.

01 Sep 2022

Tamil Nadu: Delay in announcing final semester results leaves students in a fix

Meanwhile, government-aided colleges, self-financing colleges, and a few varsities in the State have completed their PG admissions on the basis of students' fifth-semester marks.

22 Aug 2022

N Ranjith Kumar - Theni’s healing hand

Ranjith studied in Class 11 and 12 at Moulana Abdul Kalam Azad Higher Secondary School in Perambalur at a madrasa.

21 Aug 2022

Family member of MKU ‘deputy registrar’ duped students?

“Internal inquiry revealed that the account to which the students were asked to send the money, belonged to the niece of a person employed in MKU’s dispatch section.

17 Aug 2022

Nethravathi palliative care centre: Seven heroes save several lives in TN's Madurai

Over the years since its inception in 2012, the Nethravathi centre has attended to the needs of over 200 people who have been, in some way or the other, affected by misfortunes.

15 Aug 2022

A freedom story: College dropout to Madurai Collector, Meet K Lakshmi Kanthan Bharathi

The wrinkles on the face of this 97-year-old veteran have many a story to tell - the stories of sacrifice, love for the motherland, and finally, freedom.

15 Aug 2022

Maya Thevar, AIADMK’s first MP, no more

Former MP K Maya Thevar, who played a key role in the AIADMK embracing the two-leaves symbol, died owing to age-related ailments at his residence in Dindigul’s Chinnalapatti on Tuesday.

10 Aug 2022

15K MPhil, PG students of MKU to get a chance complete their courses

Speaking to TNIE, MKU Vice-Chancellor J Kumar said, “Many students who completed the courses haven’t got their original certificates as well.

08 Aug 2022

Uyir Thuli - their blood donation bonds many lives

As for Jeevan, one of the several volunteers, he has saved countless people by donating blood at government hospitals in Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Dindigul and Theni.

07 Aug 2022

Conman posing as deputy registrar dupes students, alumni of Madurai Kamaraj University

Sources from MKU said there were a lot of complaints about retired deputy registrar Selvam, who retired three months ago.

03 Aug 2022

Delay in NSS certificates forces Madurai Kamaraj university alumni to miss out on government jobs 

NSS certificate is necessary to apply for various government posts or even to write government exams including Police, and the Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET), among other examinations. 

01 Aug 2022

Meet A Ramakrishnan from Theni -- warrior with RTI armour

In another incident, he got information that 13 engineers of Madurai Corporation were being promoted without proper documents.

24 Jul 2022

'No tiger in Tamil Nadu's Dindigul forest range', says wildlife census

A wildlife census held for the last one week revealed on Wednesday that no tigers exist in the Dindigul forest range. However, there were enough leopards in the region.

21 Jul 2022