Kurangani hills

30 forest fires spotted in the last six days from Theni forest area

A day after the Kurangani hills forest fire tragedy, several questions were raised over the safety aspects of trekking, especially during the summer.

published on : 13th March 2018

No more trekking sans permission, says Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami

The trekking group trapped in forest fire at Kurangani hills in Bodi taluk of Theni went without obtaining permit and in future such illegitimate forays will strictly be prohibited.

published on : 13th March 2018

Kerala temporarily bans trekking in forest areas after Tamil Nadu fire incident

The State Forest Department has been directed to take all necessary precautions to prevent forest fires while also banning trekking in the forests.

published on : 12th March 2018

Parties condole Theni forest fire deaths; want trekking streamlined

DMK Working President M K Stalin, AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran and PMK founder S Ramadoss, among others, condoled the death of nine trekkers in the Kurangani Hills fire.

published on : 12th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Trekking organiser's office found closed

Police said a couple of officials were deputed to make enquiries at the office of the group at Palavakkam here, but found it to be closed.

published on : 12th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Online group Chennai Trekking Club organised expedition

The CTC website does not have any name or number of the persons who are in-charge of the trekking expeditions.

published on : 12th March 2018