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Case against ex-MP Ramya dismissed
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Case against ex-MP Ramya dismissed

Somwarpet  (Kodagu): The Junior Civil Court here has dismissed a petition filed by an advocate charging that actress and former MP Ramya had made  anti-national statements. Ramya, after retuning from a tour of Pakistan, had said that Pakistan is not hell and there are good people in Pakistan. Katnamane Vittal Gowda, a lawyer, had filed…

Kuttanda Leela Chinappa
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Kuttanda Leela Chinappa

Kuttanda Leela Chinappa (91), a resident of Polibetta in Kodagu, passed away last evening at Apollo BGS Hospital in city. She leaves behind son Anjan Chinappa, daughter Mallika, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, grand-children including Squash player Joshna Chinappa and a large numbers of relatives. Last rites were performed at her native village this afternoon, according to a…

Biddatanda Hockey Namme begins in Kodagu
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Biddatanda Hockey Namme begins in Kodagu

The much-awaited Biddatanda Hockey Festival began at General Thimayya Ground at Government PU College premises here this morning. A total of 306 teams are taking part in the hockey tournament which is the highest ever since the tournament began in the year 1997. The first hockey festival was held at Karada in which a total…

Coffee planter arrested for firing at Diddalli camp
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Coffee planter arrested for firing at Diddalli camp

Siddapura (Kodagu)  – Even as Chief Minister Siddharamaiah was holding a meeting at Bengaluru to find a solution for relocation of Diddalli tribals, a coffee planter was arrested by the Police on Monday night for firing at Diddalli camp, as some of the camp residents had failed to report for work after taking  advance money….

Biddatanda Hockey Namme from Apr. 17
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Biddatanda Hockey Namme from Apr. 17

Hectic preparations are underway for the Biddatanda Hockey Namme to be held at General K.S. Thimayya Sports Stadium in Napoklu, North Kodagu, from Apr. 17. Karnataka Kodava Sahitya Academy Chairman B.S. Thammaiah and members of the Biddatanda family yesterday visited the stadium to inspect the preparations. Later, speaking to mediapersons, Hockey Tournament Ground Manager Biddatanda…

Sickle cell anaemia cases on the rise
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Sickle cell anaemia cases on the rise

DC holds meeting with Health Officials In the wake of increase in cases of sickle cell anaemia among Soliga tribes in Mysuru, Chamarajanagar, Kodagu, Chikkamagalur and Dakshina Kannada districts, the Government has sent a directive to the District Administration to take remedial steps. In that context, Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep held a meeting of Health…

Man-Elephant conflict reaches its peak in Kodagu
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Man-Elephant conflict reaches its peak in Kodagu

75 killed in 10 years, 98 injured, Rs. 149 lakh compensation paid from 2014 till Jan. 24, 2017 A total of 75 persons were killed in a span of 10 years while 98 persons have been injured in man-elephant conflict, which has escalated in Kodagu — the land of coffee and the Government has paid…

Rs. 8.20 crore to tackle wild elephant menace in Kodagu
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Rs. 8.20 crore to tackle wild elephant menace in Kodagu

Forest Minister B. Ramanath Rai has said that the State Government has released Rs. 8.20 crore for catching five marked wild elephants which have caused havoc across Kodagu district. Replying to a call attention motion moved by K.G. Bopaiah (BJP) in the State Assembly yesterday, Ramanath Rai said that he had discussed plans with Forest…

Apparanda Dala Subbaiah
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Apparanda Dala Subbaiah

Apparanda Dala Subbaiah (67), a resident of Kakkabe in Kodagu, passed away at his daughter’s residence in Bengaluru yesterday. He leaves behind five daughters, four sons-in-law and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were performed this afternoon at Kakkabe.

Elephant tramples student to death in Kodagu
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Elephant tramples student to death in Kodagu

A 20-year-old student of Cauvery College, Gonikoppal was trampled to death by a wild elephant near Devarapura (Nellikadu) in Thithimathi Forest Range of Nagarahole National Park this morning. She was on her way to the college with her brother on a scooter. The victim is P.M. Safana, daughter of P. A. Mustafa and P.Y. Sainaba,…

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