Vignesh V

Care Factory in Madurai bakes oven-fresh dreams

Launched in 2018, Madurai’s Care Factory helps people with mental disabilities earn a dignified living & in turn, they bake goodies of joy

01 May 2022

For the love of Tamizh: How this expert pieces together puzzle of Keezhadi

During the final year of his MA Tamil course in 2005, he brought out his second book Udaipadum Manase.

24 Apr 2022

TN staff wants health insurance to cover full expenses

At least 203 treatment procedures and surgeries in 1,169 empanelled hospitals across the State are covered under the scheme.

07 Apr 2022

Statue of love: At this temple, a dog is deity

According to G Manoj Kumar (32), nephew of Muthu, the labrador-breed was initially bought by his brother Arunkumar 11 years ago.

28 Mar 2022

With his life-size silicon statue, Tamil Nadu youth ‘returns to life’

It was on a Sunday in 2020 when S Pandidurai was brought home, lifeless, and his body placed in the midst of grieving family members.

15 Mar 2022

AIADMK logs victory only in 43 wards in Sivaganga district

A total of 61 candidates of the DMK and its allies won in Sivaganga, Manamadurai, Karaikudi and Devakottai municipalities whereas the AIADMK secured victory in 27 wards.

23 Feb 2022

Meet Asvika, queen of carrom

Meanwhile, Kavin points out that his sister is his role model in life, especially in the art of playing the game.

02 Jan 2022

Female infanticide: Newborn girl dies in Madurai district, parents on the run

According to police, the incident came to light on Monday after local health authorities alerted them about the death of the newborn under suspicious circumstances.

29 Dec 2021

SC/ST Scholarship funds of Rs 17 crore misappropriated in TN colleges

Sources said government officials and college authorities misappropriated the funds in connivance with one another. 

07 Dec 2021

Back to the roots: Native varieties fill up this cereal bowl

Youngsters mill around S Mukesh Kannan at O Siruvayal in Sivaganga as he explains the art of threshing and winnowing paddy.

05 Dec 2021

Forced confessions: Govt asked to act against cops

The case pertains to a crime committed in March 2011, when the severed head of a calf was found in the RSS office in Madurai, sources said.

02 Dec 2021

Madurai constable arrested for raping woman returning home from movie

A police constable was arrested in Madurai on Monday night for allegedly raping a woman who was returning from a late show of a movie.

30 Nov 2021

Cops shoot fleeing history-sheeter in Madurai

The suspects pelted stones at the police and attempted to escape, following which the inspector fired at Vijay's leg in self defense, sources said.

14 Nov 2021

Forgoing firecrackers for 'gods'

Several state governments across the country imposed restrictions on firecrackers ahead of Deepavali, but these villagers have not been bursting firecrackers for decades now.

01 Nov 2021

Youngsters’ guru pooja antics lead to mayhem in Madurai

A resident, T Pandi (44), said the supporters dance atop moving vehicles, risking their’s as well as other commuter’s lives

31 Oct 2021