Udhagamandalam: A six-day capacity building programme on

Udhagamandalam: A leopard and two elephants were found dead in different parts of the Nilgiris on Tuesday.

Nilgiri Wildlife and Environment Association moves to new location

Save fauna:The Nilgiris Collector Archana Patnaik releasing labels with pictures of wild animals and birds in Udhagamandalam on Wednesday

Forest fire today broke out at three places in the district, including some areas in the famous Mudumalai sanctuary.

The fire engulfed about 100 acres in Kodappa Mand in North Division of Doddabetta range, destroying 10 thatched and tiled houses but no casualty was reported, forest department sources said.

UDHAGAMANDALAM: Brigadier S.S. Jadhav, Commandant, MRC, looking at a treatment plant he commissioned at Wellington on Tuesday.

Udhagamandalam: A long-felt need of a large number of people in the Wellington Cantonment area near Coonoor was fulfilled on Tuesday with the commissioning of a water treatment plant.

Udhagamandalam: Steps will be taken to to prevent illegal tree felling, said Forest Minister N. Selvaraj while speaking to presspersons near Geddhai on Tuesday.

Pointing out that the amount of fine imposed does not match the offence, he felt that it should be increased.

Udhagamandalam: The need to tackle the problems created by the dumping of discarded items and second-hand goods within the town has been emphasised by the Public Awareness Association of Udhagamandalam.

Udhagamandalam: A large number of wildlife trophies were seized from a club here on Tuesday night in a raid conducted by Forest Department officials.

It was stated that the 176-year old Ootacamund Club was in possession of a number of trophies and that many of them had been kept without permission.

District Forest Officer K. Soundarapandian said that 82 such trophies were found.

R Haldorai

TRADERS downed shutters in support of the bandh called by Opposition parties and private organisations condemning the Nilgiris district administration's ban on sale of private forestlands, at Gudalur on Tuesday.

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