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 (mä′də-rī′, măd′yo͝o-rī′)
A city of southern India south-southwest of Chennai. It is a Hindu pilgrimage site and an educational and cultural center with varied industries.


(Placename) a city in S India, in S Tamil Nadu: centre of Dravidian culture for over 2000 years; cotton industry. Pop: 922 913 (2001). Former name: Madura


(ˈmæd yʊˌraɪ)
a city in S Tamil Nadu state, in S India. 940,989.
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After the celestial wedding, Lord Kallazhagar is said to start his journey from the Alagar Hills to enter the Vaigai River, a ritual which is witnessed by thousands of devotees in Madurai.
The Tamil Nadu police informed the Madurai High Court bench on Friday that they have filed a case against self-proclaimed Godman Nityananda and two others, for allegedly serving holy water mixed with drugs at the Adheenam mutt.
Indian carrier Jet Airways on Tuesday announced it has launched an additional service between Madurai and Bangalore/Chennai from 30 October 2011.
Madurai, located on the banks of the River Vaigai, is one of India's oldest cities, with a history dating all the way back to the Sangam period of the pre-Christian era.
Each March 8th, PWS&D's partner, the Madurai Non-Formal Education Center (MNEC) helps bring together 10,000 women for a 2KM march around Madurai.
Tenders are invited for (A) Madurai Junction- Through Rail Renewal (Primary) Of Existing 52Kg (72 Uts) Rails With New 52 Kg (90Uts) Class I Rails In Road No.
Madurai, Dec 14 ( ANI ): Union Minister MK Alagiri's son Durai Dayanidhi on Friday surrendered at a Madurai court three days after being granted anticipatory bail in connection with the multi-crore granite scam by the Madras High Court.
Tenders are invited for Hiring Of Vehicles For The Additional-In-Charge Officer Of Deputy Chief Engineer / Construction-I / Madurai For Milavitan-Melmarudur New Line Works As Part Of Proposed New Bg Line Between Madurai And Tuticorin Via Aruppukottai.
Madurai, Dec 10 ( ANI ): The Madras High Court on Monday quashed a non-bailable arrest warrant against Union Minister M.
Tenders are invited for Annual maintenance contract work for passbook printers available in various post offices under the control of southern region covering dindigul, kanniyakumari, karaikudi, kovilpatti, madurai, ramanathapuram,sivaganga, theni, tirunelveli, tuticorin, virudhunagar for a period of one year from the date of award of work
Chennai, Oct 20 ( ANI ): Self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda has been sacked by the senior pontiff as his successor of a 1500-year-old Saivaite Mutt in Madurai.