Theni forest fire

Theni forest fire: Battling for life at Madurai’s Government Rajaji Hospital

Nine charred bodies retrieved from the hill site, one more succumbs at GRH, Madurai.

published on : 13th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Do not let anyone make such trips alone, say inconsolable members of Thittagudi victim

It was a plunge into darkness for the residents of Thittagudi. The death of S Subha (pic)(28), hailing from the town, in the Theni forest fire left them grieving.

published on : 13th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Fell in love and married a fellow trekker, but Dhivya lost her husband to the blaze

One among the 39 people who went trekking in Theni forest, D Vibin from Coimbatore succumbed to his burn injuries in Theni.

published on : 13th March 2018

Theni forest fire: A survivor shares her horrific ordeal

As panic spread, there were only two options left — to use the last bit of dying strength to take an alternative route to safety or to stay behind until a path opened up.

published on : 13th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Improvised dollies shifted trekkers writhing in pain

A total of 868 personnel, apart from those from Air Force, were drafted into service for the mission, which was over before Monday noon.

published on : 13th March 2018

Trekkers delight Kurangani in Tamil Nadu's Theni, turns a nightmare

Seven women and three men, part of a trekking expedition, were killed in the devastating forest fire in the hills Sunday.

published on : 13th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Toll touches 10; CM Palaniswamy assures action against expedition organisers

Chief Minister K Palaniswami said 10 persons--seven women and three men-- were killed in the fire at Kurangani Hill ranges in Western Ghats and expressed grief over the deaths.

published on : 13th 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

11 victims of Korangani forest fire receive treatment at Madurai; Specialists from Tiruchy to come in, says Health Secretary

Health secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan, who was visiting Government Rajaji Hospital said specialists are to be brought to the hospital from Tiruchy.

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

Tamil Nadu: Nine bodies found charred in Theni forest fire, IAF concludes rescue operations

The tragedy struck a group of trekkers from Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruppur and Erode who took a leisure trip to the Kurangani forest in Bodi range at Western Ghats on Saturday.

published on : 12th March 2018

Theni forest fire: 21 teams move in, nine trekkers put up at O Panneerselvam guest house

As many as 21 rescue teams have been deployed inside the forest. SP V Baskaran is also on the spot.

published on : 12th March 2018