Gudalur forest division officials are on the lookout for the absconding suspect.
Gudalur municipality chairman A Arivarasu denied these allegations and said a group of farmers has been spreading wrong information about the solid waste management centre.
The Gudalur Forest Division has decided to engage scientists from Kerala and Tamil Nadu to study freshwater fish species in the streams and lakes of Gudalur.
Police have reportedly recovered a suicide note left behind by the teenager.
A team of staff from Gudalur forest division on Saturday stumbled upon a skeleton of an elephant aged 10-12 years, with its tusks intact, at gold mines near Pandalur in Nilgiris district.
The Chief Justice observed that the tiger may not be a man-eater and only few tigers, approximately 3,000, are left in the wild, so all steps need to be taken for their safety
One of the five teams engaged in search and capture operation spotted the tiger once at around 12.30 pm in Singara on Saturday before it disappeared.
Officials told The New Indian Express that the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has been briefed about the situation on the ground and how the tiger has become a threat to human safety
Forest department mulls setting up a drone flying and research school near Theni for wider use