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B Ravichandran

‘Technology use can bolster NMR rides’

Twenty new locomotives are necessarily, needed, while 12 are in action, the rest be as spares.

11 Feb 2020 2:30 AM

Plea to put NMR on growth track

The distance between Mettupalayam at the foothills of Nilgirism from where the NMR starts, and Ooty the final destination, is 46 km.

11 Feb 2020 2:26 AM

Pat for DC in Segur jumbo corridor issue

He appreciated DC for providing necessary inputs that helped in identifying fresh obstructions in the jumbo corridor.

28 Jan 2020 1:56 AM

12-year-old battle for elephant corridor to end

This apart, there are many encroachments in the revenue lands, converting them to farmlands.

28 Jan 2020 1:53 AM

Frostless December in Nilgiris surprises hill residents, experts

The Northeast monsoon rains that lasted till November delayed the onset of frost.

03 Jan 2020 6:19 AM


Nilgiris made phenomenal impact in arts, environment

In September a ban was imposed on plastic PET water bottles paving way for cleaner environs in Nilgiris.

02 Jan 2020 1:18 AM

Foresters worry as jumbos intrude into NMR rail track

Sources said that these jumbos may have climbed up in search of water that is available in plenty at Hillgrove railway station yard.

30 Dec 2019 7:51 AM

When Bapu stayed in Coonoor for 8 days

Of course, it is a memorable one as he stayed at a house in Coonoor near here for eight days at a stretch then.

01 Oct 2019 2:04 AM

Highland tigers back home in Nilgiris

In the upper reaches of the Nilgiris, the tiger population is estimated to be around 34 to 40.

28 Jul 2019 3:03 AM

Rapid deployable teams can help manage man-tiger conflict

The RDB team should be trained to quickly respond to situations that may stem from man-tiger conflict.

28 Jul 2019 2:58 AM


Call for ethnic touch to celebrations in Ooty

The amount collected from snacks and refreshment will go to the villagers and the tourists will be given an exposure to Badaga ethnic snacks.

17 Jul 2019 8:01 AM

Finding Ooty: Sullivan braved a risky, arduous expedition

The rear guard was made up of two dozen English huntsmen.

05 Jan 2019 6:40 AM

Why not Ooty’s bicentenary show in London?

How John Sullivan took Nilgiris on road to modernity.

05 Jan 2019 6:35 AM

Jayalalitha’s ex-driver killed in accident

The SP said four persons have been held and hunt is on for five more.

30 Apr 2017 3:28 AM

Dacoits strike Jaya’s estate, guard killed

They put a plaster on his mouth, strangulated his neck and hung his body upside down using a rope in a tree nearby.

25 Apr 2017 7:02 AM


Nilgiris was a second home for Jayalalithaa

‘Amma’ visited as early as 1992, when she became the Chief Minister of the state after the victorious 1991 elections.

07 Dec 2016 3:51 AM