Jeyalakshmi Ramanujam

Learning from Kalvi TV, a luxury these students cannot afford

How beneficial is the Kalvi TV to the school children? Express ventured out with this question to the students studying from rural areas in Madurai district. 

18 Jul 2021

Common University Act evokes mixed response

Rumours have been doing the rounds among the stake holders on the need to enact 'Common University Act' for the varsities offering Arts and Science courses in the State.

15 Jul 2021

Tamil Nadu: ‘Stillborn’ girl comes to life at burial ground, put on ventilator support

Minister for Health and Family Welfare M Subramanian ordered the dean of the medical college hospital, Dr Balajinathan, to conduct a departmental inquiry and submit a report to him.

05 Jul 2021

Schools removing wards from online classes groups for not paying fees

The government is yet to take a call on fees to be collected from the students, but many schools, sources said, are forcing parents to pay the fees for the academic year 2021-22.

10 Jun 2021

Class 12 evaluation: Not all on the same page in Tamil Nadu

Experts, teachers, officials suggest different ways to award marks 

07 Jun 2021

A decade on, AIADMK loses stronghold in Theni

After the demise of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the AIADMK lost its strong hold in Theni district paving a way for the DMK.

04 May 2021

TN Election Results: OPS extends lead in tight race from Bodinayakanur

AIADMK candidate of Bodinayakanur Assembly segment sitting MLA and Deputy CM O Pannerselvam was leading by a margin of 7,924 votes at the end of 19th round on Sunday night.

03 May 2021

Beating Bodinayakanur strongman OPS may be an uphill task for DMK

Bodinayakanur is a treat to the senses. The lush green fields and hills, the scents of cardamom, pepper, lemon, and coffee grown here...

02 Apr 2021

Hello, brother! See you on the other side of poll

Both of them had contested the Aandipatti Assembly by-election in 2019, with Maharajan emerging victorious by a margin of 12,323.

13 Mar 2021

Teachers request CM for class X test

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s recent announcement that students of classes IX, X and XI would be declared passed raised many an eyebrow.

01 Mar 2021

Puppets teaching the value of dialling 100 in Madurai

The teachers of Dr T Thirunanam Primary School in the city have adopted a novel way to raise awareness on child abuse through traditional puppet shows, drawing attention and admiration.

28 Feb 2021

Many Madurai schools evading Covid protocol?

TNIE found that the authorities of some schools are not adhering to physical distancing and have not arranged water and soap on the school premises.

26 Feb 2021

CM to launch TNSTC ‘driving range’ in Madurai, Dindigul soon

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is set to inaugurate TNSTC’s ‘driving range’ at Melur and Dindigul soon through video-conference.

13 Feb 2021

Hungry for a solution, Class 12 twins invent parotta-making device

Parotta-loving siblings K Balachander and K Balakumar used to frequent a hotel in Melur to savour the dish.

31 Jan 2021

Madurai loco pilot feted with badge of honour for quick response

J Suresh, who saw danger in the form of a few pieces of rock, was quick in his response and applied emergency trail brakes, thereby saving the lives of more than 1,500 passengers.

25 Jan 2021

Beast mode on at Alanganallur Jallikattu

Corona scare can wait, it’s time for festivities! The hundreds who thronged the venue of the mother of all Jallikattu, the Alanganallur event, testify this.

17 Jan 2021

Tamil Nadu CM, Deputy CM flags off Alanganallur Jallikattu

The duo was welcomed by the organisers of the event and paid their respects to the Alanganallur temple bull before kick-starting the event. 

16 Jan 2021

As the schools shut their doors, this headmaster door-delivered lessons for children

More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which teaching is given,” said Bertrand Russel.

20 Dec 2020

Madurai: Demand for Microbiology courses goes up

Due to the pandemic, the demand for microbiology courses has increased as it is evident from the number of applicants for such courses in the city colleges.Due to the pandemic, the demand for microbio

09 Sep 2020

Join Class VI and get a free smartphone

Welcome to Thiagarajar Higher Secondary School that is offering an android smartphone to each student who joins Class VI in the academic year 2020-21.

28 Aug 2020

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