Nilgiris

Man-eating tiger captured alive in Tamil Nadu after 21-day operation by forest department

The tiger was tranquilized by forest veterinarians at Kootruparai on Moyar Road in Sigur Forest Range of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) at around 2.30 pm on Friday

published on : 15th October 2021

In a first, elephant carcass cut into several pieces for burying in Nilgiris

The calf died after getting stuck in slush at Mazhavan Cherampadi near Pandalur in Nilgiris on October 2.

published on : 5th October 2021

Meet the Bangalore-based neurosurgeon whose ‘love affair’ with cycling takes him places

Dr Arvind Bhateja, who is an avid cyclist, embarked on his cycling journey following his participation at the Tour of Nilgiris in 2009.

published on : 5th October 2021

Tribals arrested for killing, burying jumbo four years ago

The suspects – M Eswaran (40), S Katturaja (27) and S Nithish Kumar (24) – buried the carcass without informing authorities. Nithish died in a road accident in 2019. 

published on : 27th September 2021

How did Nilgiris achieve 100% first-dose vaccination, ask residents

A section of residents of The Nilgiris is seeking clarity from the Collector as to how the district administration claims to have achieved 100 per cent first dose vaccination in the district.

published on : 24th September 2021

Kodanad murder case: Nilgiris cops interrogate new witnesses

The special team comprising ASP Krishnamurthy  conducted inquiries with Nowsath, a car owner, and Nowpali, a dealer.

published on : 9th September 2021

2017 Kodanad murder case: Hunt on by police for lost evidence

A senior police official, said, “We suspect that a few pieces of evidence in connection with the case were destroyed.

published on : 5th September 2021

Tusker Rivaldo to stay in the wild, HC gives 3 weeks for foresters to continue with rewilding process

The govt explained in detail various measures being taken to protect Rivaldo and why it was imperative to keep older males like him in the wild for the overall population growth of the species.

published on : 13th August 2021

In a first, Tamil Nadu forest department decides to release jumbo Rivaldo back in the wild

The decision was taken after veterinarians and ecologists found that the trunk injury, which Rivaldo was carrying for nearly a decade, became a permanent disability and he has learnt to live with it

published on : 17th July 2021

Devala school offers stipend of Rs 1,000 to new students

The school launched the initiative as only four students were studying in classes 6 to 8.

published on : 12th July 2021

Nilgiris to receive heavy rainfall till July 14

The Regional Meteorological Centre has forecast that the Nilgiris and Coimbatore would continue to receive heavy rainfall till July 14. 

published on : 11th July 2021

COVID-19: e-pass must for tourists from Kerala, Karnataka to enter Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district

The decision to open the famous tourist places in the district will be taken after the directions from the state government.

published on : 5th July 2021

Shankar set for release on July 4

After over four months of training, wild elephant Shankar, which reportedly killed three persons, is likely to be released from kraal in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in The Nilgiris on July 4. 

published on : 2nd July 2021

Gloomy season ahead for tourism sector

People dependent on tourism for their livelihood have appealed to the State government to reconsider its decision to close tourist spots. 

published on : 20th April 2021

This Rajini fan is out to ‘change the system’

Their thalaivar may have called it quits, but that has not deterred fans of actor Rajinikanth from carrying on with his mission to ‘change the system’.

published on : 22nd March 2021
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