Kodaikanal's inclusive Smritsonian bommais modelling female icons

In a world brought up on plastic Barbie dolls, Smriti Lamech and her Kodaikanal self-help group’s handmade ragdolls or Bommais, modelled on famous female icons, come as a welcome surprise.  

published on : 23rd January 2022

Kodaikanal residents worry over upcoming heliport project

"The operation of aircrafts here would affect the environment in several ways. It would disturb the breeding season of animals and birds," EFECT founder VS Veerapathiran said.

published on : 27th December 2021

Three of a family die in road mishap near Kodaikanal

On Friday night, while they were returning home, Gokul lost the control of the vehicle near Adukkam due to poor visibility caused by rains and mist.

published on : 7th November 2021

Steps to address issues of Kodaikanal residents

Minister for Housing and Urban Development S Muthusamy said in the Assembly on Monday that steps will be taken to address the grievances of Kodaikanal residents.

published on : 7th September 2021

Hindustan Unilever Limited goes off plan, fells 300 trees in Kodaikanal

Consumer goods giant Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has cut down over 300 trees inside its now-defunct thermometer factory that lies adjacent to the Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanctuary.

published on : 19th August 2021

More Covid restrictions imposed in Kodaikanal

District Administration increased the restriction imposed on entry of tourists in Kodaikanal as part of the Covid-19 preventive measure.

published on : 7th August 2021

Failed in SSLC exams? Entrepreneur offers free stay in Kodaikanal

A person’s success isn’t defined by intelligence and Sudhi’s initiative is a welcome move as it reinforces this idea, said clinical psychologist Nithin A F.

published on : 16th July 2021

Kodaikanal parks closed again as visitors threw caution to the wind

The Kodaikanal authorities took this decision after finding out that Covid-19 protocols were not followed by the visitors.

published on : 7th July 2021

Hindustan Unilever Ltd begins soil-remediation works in Kodaikanal

The activists petitioned Environment Minister Siva V Meyyanathan to stop the ongoing illegal handling of mercury wastes by the company.

published on : 25th June 2021

Hindustan Unilever begins mercury remediation work in Kodaikanal, activists allege violations

Activists have petitioned Tamil Nadu environment minister Siva V Meyyanathan to stop the alleged illegal handling of mercury wastes by the company

published on : 24th June 2021