Periyar

Tamil Nadu native drowns in Periyar

Fire and Rescue Service diving team on Tuesday recovered the body of a Tamil Nadu native who drowned in the Periyar at Pathalam.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Poaching in Tiger reserve: Forest officers strengthen patrolling

 The forest authorities have strengthened security measures to clamp down on poaching in the Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) region.

published on : 21st May 2019

Kerala Forest Department forms special team to crack bison poaching

In the wake of rampant complaints of poaching in Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) the Forest Department has constituted a special team to probe the matter.

published on : 17th May 2019

Bison poaching case: Woman forest range officer seeks CM’s intervention

The range officer who arrested 10 persons in the case, submitted a formal complaint before the CM, Forest Minister K Raju and top Forest officials on Tuesday.

published on : 16th May 2019

Notice on plea seeking basic facilities at Madurai bus stand

This has forced the commuters to wait for buses without any bus shelter, drinking water facility or public toilets, he claimed.

published on : 20th April 2019

Polluted Periyar leaves shrimp, pokkali farmers of Kochi in deep waters

Even Chinese nets fail to catch the yield due to pollutants being pumped into the river and the unscientific manner in which fresh water is released to flush out the chemicals.

published on : 13th April 2019

Greens to launch protest against Periyar river pollution in Kochi

The river water appears to be discoloured for the past 3 months.

published on : 10th April 2019

Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai, triggers row

The statue of Periyar located near the government hospital in Aranthangi town was found with the head dislodged and lying on the ground, police said.

published on : 8th April 2019

Toxic algae suffocates Periyar

Dead fish, pungent smell and a discoloured Periyar greeted the residents along the banks of the river at Manjumal and Pathalam on Saturday.

published on : 8th April 2019

CPM promises 152 feet water storage at Mullaiperiyar dam in Tamil Nadu

The party also promised to raise voice for decentralizing the powers to states and scrapping of NEET.

published on : 6th April 2019

Irrigation Department releases water, but river Periyar flows with a black hue

According to the PCB, though the water in Periyar was found black, no fresh violation has been detected during the past couple of days.

published on : 23rd March 2019

As fish death continues in Periyar, Irrigation Department told to release water

A meeting convened by the District Collector directed the Irrigation Department to release water and ensure regular flow of water in the river.

published on : 20th March 2019

Indian Rare Earths provokes ire of activists over pollution of Periyar river

However, The Committee against Periyar Pollution demanded the IRE should clarify what the company is processing if it is not producing Uranium and Thorium.

published on : 20th March 2019

Periyar river pollution: NGT state chief, PCB officers visit Eloor

Justice A V Ramakrishna Pillai, chairman, state-level monitoring committee of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), visited the Environmental Surveillance Centre, Eloor, on Sunday.

published on : 18th March 2019

Kochi: Periyar river changes colour yet again, activists threaten stir

According to her, a green colour layer was found in the downstream areas of Periyar on Friday which indicated the growth of algae.

published on : 17th March 2019
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