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Woman with children jumps before train, two killed in TN

A woman and her five-year old daughter were killed and another daughter aged seven was seriously injured after they jumped before a train near Mettupalayam, today.

26 boars rescued from well

Amid protests by villagers of nearby Mettupalayam, forest department officials Saturday managed to rescue 26 wild boars which had fallen in an 100-foot deep well, police said.

Flood alert sounded along Bhavani river in TN

With the Pilloor dam, near Mettupalayam in the district, likely to reach its full level of 100 feet by tonight, a flood alert has been sounded.

Girl washed away in flash floods in Mettupalayam, body recovered today

The body of a six-year-old girl, who was washed away in flash floods, following heavy rains near Mettupalayam last night, was recovered today.

Passengers` woe continue on Nilgiri Mountain Rail

Nilgiri Mountain Rail, which resumed its service today after 12 days, stopped half way, when a boulder fell on the track between Kallar and Hillgrove, putting the tourists into lot of hardship.

Woman killed by elephant in Tamil Nadu

A 45-year-old woman was killed by an elephant in nearby Mettupalayam in the district on Friday, police said.

Nilgiri Mountain Rail services cancelled for 7 days due to landslide

Passenger train services between Mettupalayam and Coonoor in the Nilgiris Mountain Rail sector have been cancelled for seven more days upto December 4 due to continued heavy rain and landslips.

Pak flag burnt, BJP workers held

41 BJP workers were arrested at Mettupalayam when they burnt the Pakistani flag to protest the recent killing of Indian jawans on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

Coimbatore: New trains introduced

The Coimbatore-Mettupalayam trains, which were hitherto running as specials, have been regularized and will run six days a week except Sundays from July 1.