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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Nilgiris district


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.

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.