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Shantha Thiagarajan

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British era hospital in Ooty completes 150 years

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Shantha Thiagarajan The Ooty Government Headquarters Hospital, which has the distinction of being one of the oldest heritage buildings in the state, is set to celebrate its 150th anniversary on April 7. The only major hospital in Ooty today, the facility was l... More »

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Fresh steps to keep stray hooves off Ooty roads

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Shantha Thiagarajan At a time when the Ooty municipality has hung up its boots on taking steps to regulate the menace caused by the straying of domestic animals onto roads, especially during peak seasons, the revival of the Nilgiri unit of Society for Preventi... More »

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Nilgiris dist stays ahead of game

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Shantha Thiagarajan The state government’s initiative to promote collective farming seems to have elicited the largest response from farmers in the Nilgiris, economy of which is heavily dependent on agriculture and tourism. The district has already grouped 1,6... More »