Category Archives: Ooty News & Events

Summer Trains in Ooty

Ooty is looking for a huge number of vacationist to pay a visit to this summer season. In pleasing the holidaymaker the Southern Railway has introduced special trains between Mettupalayam as well as  Udagamandalam to distinct additional rush visitors throughout summer.  Trains would be functioned from April 6 to June 30,  said an official in the Salem Railway Division. The special train will have a construction of three coaches with 32 very first class seats and also 100 second class seats

Uprising day of Tibet celebrated in Ooty

Over 200 Tibetan refugees took out a peace procession in the town to memorialize the 60th “Uprising day of Tibet”. Clad in their traditional dress and also armed with placards, the refugess began to take out a peace procession covering over 4km beginning with the Government Botanical Garden gate to Ooty bus stand. In a bid to give respect to more than 152 individuals who scarificed their life for the cause of Tibet through self immolations since February 27, 2009 additionally they chanted prayers throughout the procession. About 74 Tibetan family members are living in the hill town for the past over thirty years. Almost all the Tibetan family members are associated with their traditional trade of woolen clothes business in the town.

Mahashivaratri celebrated in Ooty

Mahashivaratri is going to be celebrated at Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashrama in Dattanagar, Ooty Road right here from Mar 3 to 5. Today 2 am – Shiva Bhajans, Divyanama Sankeertana and discourse by Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji; 6 am – Maha Mangalarati to Shiva Linga , Teertha & Prasada distribution. A variety of authentic cultural events have been organised they are mentioned with the below timing 9 pm – ‘Shiva Smaranam’ Karnatak vocal music live performance by Malladi Trio — Vid. Malladi Suribabu and Malladi Brothers Vid. Sreeram as well as Vid. Ravikumar — combined with Vid. H.N. Bhaskar on violin, Vid. Tumkur B. Ravikumar on mridanga and Vid. Raghunandan on ghatam; 11 pm – Karnatak vocal music live concert by Vid. Amritha Venkatesh accompanied by Vidu. Charulatha Ramanujam on violin and Vid. Sharat on ghata.

Tourist are banned to walk in Doddabetta Peak

A rise in the variety of Indian gaurs in the Doddabetta region, has forced the Forest Department to ban vacationers from walking a 2km stretch to the Doddabetta Peak, one among the leading tourist attractions here. So far, vacationers could walk to the peak from the Forest Department check post on the main road. Now, they are going to have to either rent vehicles or even use shuttle services provided by the department to get there. Indian gaurs are noticed frequently along the stretch, and there is certainly an issue that visitors could get wounded, or even worse, in a confrontation with a wild animal, The forest department stated it was aware of the issues and was trying to think up strategies to take care of the traffic bound for the peak throughout the tourism season this summer.

Runnymede station attracts more tourist in Ooty

Introduction of brand new coaches unique trains as well as setting up of museums and also renovation of the stations which are pit stops for vacationist and would provide a wonderful views of the Blue Hills. The NMR is attempting to draw vacationers all ove the world, in recent times the  Runnymede station at a cost of 10lakh. The station has beautiful Instagram deserving frames or just to take in the cool air from the Ghats. The Runnymede station which wore run-down search for almost a decade was lately renovated which adds to the elegance of the journey uphill. Tourist are taking pleasure in the new look of the Runnymede station along with the scenic views. NMR attracts more holidaymaker more recently studentd show a great deal intrest in taking the mountain train which was not happening earlier important thanks to the special amenities.

Ooty Fruit show to be conducted in April

The Fruit Show is going to began at the Coonoor Sims Park on April, with tourists being treated to landscapes of massive displays made completely of fruit. The two-day event will mark the last leg of the summer festival in the Nilgiris, which includes observed lakhs of vacationers to the district undertaking visits to the numerous parks as well as gardens, such as the Government Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Nehru Park and also indeed Sims Park, during the last few weeks. Horticulture departments in Kanyakumari, Tiruchi, Vellore, Tirupur as well as from additional departments had also set up displays at the event.

No water scarcity in Ooty this summer season

A glad tiding for the residents of Ooty. With the third water plan of the Parsons Valley Hydel Reservoir finished, Ooty is not likely to encounter water shortage in the forthcoming days.There are 11 additional reservoirs found in as well as around Ooty providing water to specific local areas. The distribution of water will likely be consistent to almost all the residentials places. Atleast 60% of the domestic water connections are actually connected under plans. With entire of about 165-170 lakh litres of water every day this summer season there wont be any kind of water scarcity in Ooty.

 

 

Summer Festival likely to begin in Ooty

The Nilgiris district will most likely turn out to be the best holiday location in the country. Since the summer season is likely to begin Ooty will probably be expecting more number of vacationist this season. Ooty summer festival comprised a host of shows ranging from flower, fruit, vegetable, rose and also spices shows to cultural programmes as well as art shows. The Tourism Secretary added that signboards would be set up across The Nilgiris
and also extra benches would be mounted in all the parks as well as vacation sites. Ooty is compelety preparing for the summer festival, vacationer will certainly enjoy this.

Ooty Flower show to Start from May

District Collector of The Nilgiris P. Sankar as well as authorities from the horticulture department, on Sunday, oversaw the arrangements on the move for the 121st Ooty Flower Show at the Government Botanical Garden.The flower show will start on May 19 and will be on until May 21. He invited vacationers to pay a visit to the garden during the three days. More than 15,000 potted plants, together with Ancient and Asiatic lilies, French marigolds,
petunias, salvias, begonias, asters, balsams, chrysanthemums, zenias and also verbenas, will probably be on exhibit throughout the show.

Ooty Government school gets Award

Ooty Government school is honored has the “Most cleaned school of the district”. Normally Government school means it wont be dirt free as well as tidy simply because there wont be a suitable funds to sustain the schools. But right here in Thummanati Government school students, teachers and aslo the villagers support alot in preserving up the school. The important person to point out here is Kappachi vinoth. He is actually the alumini of the school therefore take’s care of things on his very own by giving the limited finance to the school. Currently he helped in positioning a CCTV camera along the school. It has been declared not merely in cleanliness this school is extremely recognized for its education also.