S Senthil Kumar

Jumbo Makhna roaming in Tamil Nadu-Kerala border

Gudalur forest division acts as a migratory route for the elephants to enter Tamil Nadu.

23 Nov 2022

Southern Railway begins work on underpass for jumbos in Madukkarai

Once completed, the underpass will help to prevent wild elephants from crossing the railway tracks, in search of water and food, and getting hit by trains.

23 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu: After jumbo Pandalur makhna kills one, capture order issued

On Monday, locals staged a blockade at Devala Bazaar demanding the animal’s capture. The stir was called off after officials showed them the capture  order.

22 Nov 2022

Birders celebrate November in memory of Dr Salim Ali 

Social media platforms are flooded by messages about birds and their behaviour, posted by members of the birding community under #BirdNov.

17 Nov 2022

Maculate Lancer butterfly spotted for first time in Boluvampatti

DFO TK Ashok Kumar said "The data generated through surveys would form a base data for area-specific, species-specific management plans.

16 Nov 2022

Forest dept unlikely to receive Tantea land anytime soon

Tantea sources said the corporation has to settle several issues including finalising the VRS package to workers and transferring eligible workers to other units.

14 Nov 2022

Six jumbos enter power station, Tangedco workers save them in Chennai

Initially, panicked over the animal intervention, lineman Ramesh and gangman R  Manimaram decided to stay inside their room in the substation.

13 Nov 2022

Coimbatore forest dept uses acoustic device to keep elephants at bay

The device, when connected with a solar panel, will emit disturbing noises of 4khZ at an interval of 10 seconds, after dusk, which can be heard up 100 metres.

10 Nov 2022

'Save money not for future, but to feed poor now'

Apart from all these great deeds, Rafi has been president of the All Religious Affinity Movement since 2009 and has helped various religious organizations in their crisis.

03 Nov 2022

Leopard death: Autopsy does not reveal cause, samples to be sent for lab analysis in Tamil Nadu

The five-year-old leopard was found dead near a tea estate in barwood south forest beat, and the teeth and claws of the animals were intact.

03 Nov 2022

Two gynecologists to be appointed in Gudalur GH next year in Tamil Nadu

Sources, however, said only seven doctors including a MBBS doctor and an opthamologist are working now and one doctor was on medical leave.

02 Nov 2022

Two elephant deaths go unnoticed, fingers pointed at patrolling failure

In the second case, forest staff recovered the skeletal remains of a female elephant on October 23,  almost 45 to 60 days after its death.

27 Oct 2022

No station in western TN to be developed for now: Railways

No railway station in western Tamil Nadu figures in the list of stations in the State that would be taken up for redevelopment in the next five to eight years.

20 Oct 2022

Green Mission: 25 lakh saplings planted in TN 

 As many as 25 lakh saplings have been planted across the state so far under the Green Tamil Nadu Mission Deepak Srivastava, director of the mission, said  on Tuesday.

19 Oct 2022

TN Transport Appellate Tribunal stays Coimbatore Collector’s order on bus ticket fare

The collector issued the order after consumer organisations complained that the charges were exorbitant.    

10 Oct 2022