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Tamil Nadu: 48-day annual rejuvenation camp for temple elephants begins

This year, total 33 elephants different temples and mutts have turned up for the 48-day long annual rejuvenation camp at Thekkampati.

Jan 04, 2018, 12:25 PM IST

AIADMK loses bag containing cash Rs 50,000 on train

The loss of the bag came to light around 5.30 AM yesterday when AK Selvaraj woke up and found his bag missing, they said.

Jun 18, 2017, 15:12 PM IST

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.

Mar 12, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2014, 21:45 PM IST

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.

Mar 07, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2013, 16:45 PM IST

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.

Nov 29, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

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.

Nov 26, 2013, 13:47 PM IST

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.

Aug 10, 2013, 23:49 PM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2011, 14:34 PM IST