The cotton city has fared poorly in the cleanliness test done by the Union ministry of urban development.

COIMBATORE: If all goes well, Coimbatore will be the first city in Tamil Nadu to get a Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS).

COIMBATORE: The district administration has received many complaints against several industries located in Chettipalayam near Podanur and Mettupalayam for polluting the environment.

Even as incidents of man-animal conflict has been occurring with alarming frequency in Nilgiris, such incidents have seen a drop in Coimbatore forest division.