Mines and geology department officials from other states should be involved in inspection of 77 lease areas of major minerals in five southern districts, a PIL has said.

The Madurai district police on Sunday arrested sand quarry baron P L Padikasu and four others in connection with illegal granite quarrying.

A farmer in Madurai district, who adopted organic farming, has reaped a handsome paddy harvest.

Intensive checking was conducted on Thursday in Theni and Kanyakumari districts, the entry points for vehicles coming to Tamil Nadu from Kerala, in view of the outbreak of bird flu in the neighbour

MADURAI: The forest department has come down heavily against the practice of capturing foxes for a ritual called 'Nariyai Pariyakkuthal' festival which is set to be celebrated on September 3.

Vaishnavi, an IT professional, visits the Mylapore temple every Thursday. It's the day she worships the Dakshinamurthy as guru.

Poor Monsoon In Kerala May Cost TN 90,000 Tonnes Of Paddy From Madurai Fields

A central feature of many developing countries is the presence of significant gender differentials in health outcomes. Two potential factors that can account for this are that females access treatment later than males and that they receive differential care at the medical facility. This paper explores both of these in the context of eye care. The paper studies diagnostic and surgical outcomes of 60,000 patients who sought treatment over a three-month period in 2012 at the Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

A group of volunteers from a city-based environmental group, who ventured into Sirumalai Reserve Forest recently, have come out with shocking impact of summer heat on animals.

Students of Fatima College have produced a documentary to create awareness of the need for creating a plastic-free environment.

“A Clarion Call,” the documentary, produced by first year postgraduate students of English department, in association with DHAN Foundation, was released by Jospin Nirmala Mary, Principal, and Francis Pauline, secretary of Fatima College, here on Wednesday.