Madurai: The city has to cope with not just unbearably high temperatures, it now has to to deal with soaring carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere as well.

Only 43 of the 89 government hospitals in southern Tamil Nadu use funds allocated for the government medical insurance scheme, while 25% funds allocated for development of these hospitals lie under

Madurai: An RTI query revealed misappropriation of lakhs of rupees from the fund earmarked for the Indira Gandhi Memorial Housing Scheme at Mela Nettur panchayat in Manamadurai union in Sivaganga d

Madurai: Although the Madurai Corporation has spent nearly a crore on the purchase of road sweeping machines, roads in the city continue to remain dusty.

MADURAI: Incidents of cervical cancers are on the decline among women in cities but are high among their rural counterparts, and early marriage is one reason for it, said doctors at the 30th annual

Groundwater level in Thadayampatti panchayat of Sedapatti block is set to get a huge boost as the district rural development agency (DRDA) is planning to dig 101 farm ponds over the next four month

Nine town panchayats in the district are set to be turned into plastic-free zones from the morning of Independence Day, as part of a project that the district administration has been working on sin

MADURAI: Situated next to the sprawling Madakulam village tank is Kovalimalai - a 1,500 feet tall hillock - with a temple of Goddess Kabaleeswari at the top.

MADURAI: In an effort to sustain fish resources, a month long ban on fishing has been announced in Thekkadi Reservoir (Mullaperiyar Dam) falling within the Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR).

MADURAI: Locals are hopeful that the season at Courtallam, which should have commenced in the beginning of June, will start in a week, as the temperature refuses to go down in the hilly region.