Nilgiris District

Former minister to agitate on issues concerning Nilgris District​

Former Union minister and DMK MP, A Raja, on Tuesday said he, after consultations with the party chief M Karunanidhi, would chalk out plans for a series of agitation on issues concerning Nilgiris District, including Hindustan Photo Film (HPF) and price of tea leaves.

Aug 26, 2014, 20:00 PM IST

900-year old peepal tree revered as God in Nilgiris district

A centuries old Peepal tree or Ashwatha in Sanskrit or Arasa in Tamil, in Kunda Kotagiri is still revered and worshiped as "God" by the Kota tribe, a native group of Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu.

Aug 03, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

Two women killed, 1 injured due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu

Two women workers were on Thursday killed at an estate in Nilgiris district in a rain-related incident even as many parts of Tamil Nadu were lashed by a downpour under the influence of a well-marked low pressure over the Arabian sea.

May 08, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

Image shows elusive tiger in good health

he tiger which has killed three persons is still at large and seemingly in good health, as an image of the carnivore captured early today by one of the 48 cameras installed in the area suggested.

Jan 16, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Villagers keep alive `swadeshi` spirit; use only khadi

To keep alive the `swadeshi` spirit of father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, people in three villages of Nilgiris district still use `Khadi`.

Jul 17, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

‘4,000 autorickshaws off roads in Nilgiris District`

About 4,000 autorickshaws remained off roads in Nilgiris District, demanding immediate implementation of a recent order permitting them to ply their vehicles over 20 km against the present limit of seven km.

Oct 09, 2012, 16:51 PM IST