Skeleton remains of human being were found at Kondagai excavation site near Madurai on August 12. Chief Minister K Palaniswami had given thumbs up for the sixth phase of excavation work on February 19. But due to COVID-19 pandemic all excavation sites were closed on March 24. Excavation work has resumed on May 20.
A visually challenged girl, Purana Sunthari, from Madurai has secured 286th rank in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services exam 2019. She said, "My parents have supported me a lot. I would like to dedicate my success to them. This was my 4th attempt. I devoted 5 years to this exam." She has set an example for youngsters with her hard-work. UPSC had announced the results for Civil Services Examination 2019 on August 04.
Delhi police stepped up security in and around the capital ahead of the Independence day celebration on August 15. Police were seen checking vehicles in the India gate and Connaught place region. Similar checks are also underway in other regions of the capital. Meanwhile, on Sunday, the Indian Armed Forces (Tri-Service) Band gave a musical performance at the North Block. The Defence Ministry has said that the Independence Day event will be marked by musical performances by the bands from the Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force. 'These performances are intended as gestures of gratitude and appreciation of the nation towards the Corona warriors who have been steadfastly fighting to stop the spread of the Coronavirus in the country even at the risk of their lives,' said the Ministry of Defence in a press statement. Military and Police Bands will also perform in Imphal, Bhopal and Jhansi on August 12. The final performance of the series will be held on August 13 in Lucknow, Faizabad, Shilong, Madurai and Champaran, it stated. Watch the full video for all the details.
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A cycle borne miscreant snatched gold chain from a 65-year-old woman Uma in Tamil Nadu's Madurai. The incident took place in broad daylight on August 02 in the East Veli Street area of Madurai. The robbery was caught in a CCTV camera. Uma has lodged a complaint at the Southgate Police Station in Madurai. Police are investigating the robbery case based on her complaint.
The flag hoisting ceremony for the annual Aadi festival held at Meenakshi Amman temple on July 21. The Aadi Mulaikathu festival will end on July 30. Entry of devotees has been restricted at the temple..