Monday, Jan 30, 2023

Nilgiris district


Centre can run TANTEA estates, if Tamil Nadu govt not willing to: Annamalai

November 21, 2022 7:51 am

Annamalai was addressing a large protest meeting here in Nilgiris district against the decision of the state government to hand over the estates to the forest department

TN ministers visit Nilgiris sites, say HPF land ideal for mini Tidel Park project

November 10, 2022 1:59 pm

Apart from HPF, the ministers also visited two other sites, including the Buttfire area in Ooty municipality, to set up the IT park. New IT parks are being planned in Theni, Madurai and Villupuram districts

Heavy rains affect Nilgiris, Coimbatore districts in Tamil Nadu

July 16, 2022 7:51 am

Heavy rains also lashed nearby Coimbatore district, leading to the Pilloor Dam reaching its capacity level of 100 ft.

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin lays foundation stone for 20 projects in Nilgiris

May 22, 2022 7:59 am

MK Stalin also inaugurated 28 completed projects worth Rs 56.20 crore at a function organised at Government Arts College here.

Southern Railway to run Nilgiri summer special trains between Mettupalayam and Udhagamandalam

May 20, 2022 12:38 pm

Nilgiris summer special trains: The special trains will be operated as fully reserved trains and weekly trains will be operated between Mettupalayam and Udhagamandalam.

In or out? TN again sees debate over Rivaldo, the elephant

October 09, 2021 7:57 am

But the passion of those who support this wild elephant from the Nilgiris is no less than those who followed the Brazilian midfield legend, whom it is named after, till his retirement a few years ago.

Two doses of COVID vaccine mandatory to buy liquor in Nilgiris district

September 03, 2021 10:41 am

Aadhaar cards are also required to be submitted along with the vaccination certificates to purchase liquor at the TASMAC outlets.

Tamil Nadu: No need to discuss Kodanad robbery-murder case in Assembly, says AIADMK leader Jayakumar

August 23, 2021 8:49 pm

A few days ago, Congress Legislature Party Leader Selvaperunthagai had said his party will introduce a calling attention motion on the Kodanad issue in the Assembly on Monday.

Tamil Nadu: Cafe owner raises funds for six 'auto ambulances' to serve Nilgiris remote villages

July 04, 2021 10:16 pm

Radhika Shastri raised funds for the ambulances by appealing to the patrons of her cafe, and through social media campaigns.

Hunger Games: What is worsening man-elephant conflict in the Nilgiris

March 07, 2021 6:30 pm

The Indian Express visited several places in Tamil Nadu’s Gudular and Pandalur, where human-animal conflicts are common, and found out why both man and beast live in the shadow of death here.


Once every 12 years, Neelakurinji flowers bloom in Karnataka

September 26, 2022 2:34 pm

The Neelakurinji flowers bloom once every 12 years. However, blooming seasons have become unpredictable over the years due to changing weather patterns.