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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Nilgiris district


In Nilgiris, tea workers live in shadow of landslides

September 19, 2020 11:47 am

In August this year, incessant rain caused a 300-foot landslide in Emerald, Nilgiris with the district administration declaring 283 areas such as Avalanche, Gudalur, Manjoor and Keezh Kundah as ‘landslide-prone.’

This 'Plastic Wall' in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris helps prevent landslides

September 12, 2020 10:34 am

The Coonoor Municipality has been actively involved in anti-plastic activities as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission after `Antiplastic Rules 2016` came into existence.

Tamil Nadu rains: Six dead, over 1,500 displaced as Nilgiris reels under flood

August 14, 2019 6:31 pm

Incessant rainfall in the region had claimed six lives and left over eight people injured at last count, due to avalanches, building collapses and rising water levels, even as large swathes of agricultural land and roads in the region were damaged due to flooding.

Tamil Nadu: Illegal resorts located on Nilgiris elephant corridor sealed

August 12, 2018 10:02 pm

The process of sealing 27 resorts began at 10 am amid a tight police security, while action against the remaining 12 would be taken after getting an explanation from the owners and verifying the documents, official sources said.

Rain water enters houses in Nilgiris, Coimbatore districts

September 18, 2017 4:19 pm

Rivers, lakes and ponds in these districts were brimming after many years, they said, adding holiday was declared to schools in the area and parts of Coonoor. Meanwhile, two persons sustained minor injuries after their house partially collapsed in Pandalur in Nilgiris district.

45 Ooty schools shut, villages on alert after tiger kills three

January 14, 2014 4:09 am

Elephant patrols, recordings of mating calls being used to trap animal.

One killed,20 injured in ordnance factory blast

November 26, 2010 2:46 am

An explosion at the ordnance factory near Ooty in the Nilgiris district killed at least one worker and injured many others.