Four-wheel bike drive launched in Dhanushkodi

Tourists visiting Dhanushkodi, the southern-most tip of this holy island, can now enjoy a four-wheel bike drive on the beach sands.

Lankan Tamil refugees arrive by illegal boat service, one held

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee, who arrived in Rameswaram by an illegal boat service, has been taken into custody for questioning, police said.

Chopper makes emergency landing following technical problem

A chopper of the Indian Navy with three personnel on board made an emergency landing in the old jetty area of Dhanushkodi this morning following a technical problem, sources said.

Three fishermen detained, `assaulted` by forest officials in Rameswaram

Three local fishermen Friday
alleged that they were detained by Forest Department officials
while fishing and beaten up while in custody, a claim denied
by forest officials.

Submerged temple tower visible in Dhanushkodi

Over four decades after
tidal waves ruined Dhanushkodi, in the southern tip of this
island, some parts of the submerged town are now visible
indicating that the sea is receding, local fishermen said.