Posts Tagged “Mettupalayam”

Mettupalayam residents want UGD work monitored

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Mettupalayam residents want UGD work monitored

With the objective of preventing the flow of municipal sewage from Mettupalayam town into River Bhavani, the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board has undertaken the underground drainage work. This should have brought cheer to the residents, who have been fighting for long to have UGD. But, it has not as they are concerned…

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Vellai Subbaiah died after brief illness at Mettupalayam

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Vellai Subbaiah died after brief illness at Mettupalayam

Veteran Tamil film comedian, Vellai Subbaiah died after a brief illness at Mettupalayam near here, family on Sep 6. He was 78. He is survived by wife and daughter. The actor died Wednesday night and the last rites were performed this afternoon. Subbaiah had acted in more than 250 films and featured with almost all…

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Water released from Pykara dam as level touches 95ft

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Water released from Pykara dam as level touches 95ft

UDHAGAMANDALAM: The district administration decided to release water from dam, located near Ooty, from Thursday night after water level touched 95ft. Water from the dam will reach Moyar River via Glenmorgan, Singara and Masinagudi. In turn, Moyar River joins Bhavani River at Mettupalayam. Water level has been rising due to incessant rain in the hills. The residents…

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Flood alert issued to people living on Bhavani river banks in Mettupalayam

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Flood alert issued to people living on Bhavani river banks in Mettupalayam

COIMBATORE: The Coimbatore district administration on Sunday issued a flood alert to people living on the banks of the Bhavani river in Mettupalayam as the water level of Pillur reservoir reached its maximum capacity. The water level in Kunda dam in the Nilgiris reached the maximum capacity due to heavy rain in the recent days, and 12,000 cusecs of water was…

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Elephant gets a new hairdo

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Elephant gets a new hairdo

Some mahouts have walked the extra mile to make their elephants have a style statement of their own. Elephants sporting stylish hairdos were spotted at the special rejuvenation camp that began at Thekkampatti near Mettupalayam on Thursday. Adhinayagi, the 20-year-old elephant of Adhinatha Azhwar temple in Azhwar Tirunagari, was one of those which had well maintained hair. Karim Seth,…

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Kurundha Malai Temple.

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Kurundha Malai Temple.

This temple is amongst the most beautiful temples and was built tentatively around 750 years ago. This temple is built with architectural excellence. As the name indicates this temple is situated on a hill covered with full of Kurunda trees and hence the temple is called “Kurunda Malai”. The natural scenaries around this temple adds…

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Local Body Elections 2011 – Results Analysis

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Local Body Elections 2011 – Results Analysis

Mettupalayam : Oct 28, 2011 : The recent local body election has witnessed a different outcome to the previous elections where the dravidian and congress parties have won almost all the elections since the local body elections were conducted on this soil. This time however, D.Sathish Kumar of BJP has proved everyone wrong. It is…

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