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Two-wheeler rider killed in wild elephant attack
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Two-wheeler rider killed in wild elephant attack

June 12, 2022

Gonikoppa: A two-wheeler rider was killed on the spot, when a wild elephant killed attacked him at Dhanugala village in Ponnampet taluk yesterday morning. The deceased is Choma (48), a resident of Marapala Mahadeshwara Colony in the village. Yesterday morning, Choma along with one Siddappa of the village had been to Maramma Temple on the…

Where abusing Gods is the way of worship
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Where abusing Gods is the way of worship

May 27, 2022

Annual Kunde Habba concludes with bawdy abuses in tribal belts of Kodagu, Hunsur Gonikoppa: Yesterday, the fourth Thursday of May saw the culmination of ‘Kunde Habba’ in parts of tribal-dominated South Kodagu, Hunsur and Hanagodu that borders Nagarahole Tiger Reserve. It is a peculiar festival where choicest abuses are hurled against the Tribal Gods Ayyappa…

‘Will fight relentlessly against commercialisation of land’
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‘Will fight relentlessly against commercialisation of land’

May 25, 2022

Gonikoppa: The residents of Kodagu will resist any attempt to widespread and indiscriminate land conversion for commercial purposes propelled by the State Government’s move to approve land conversions within 72 hours. Protests will be organised to oppose the move which will spell a disaster to Kodagu, said Save Kodagu Movement Convener Col. (Retd.) C.P. Muthanna….

Four wild elephants radio-collared in Thithimathi Forest
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Four wild elephants radio-collared in Thithimathi Forest

February 23, 2022

Gonikoppa: The Forest Department officials have radio collared four wild elephants in Thithimathi yesterday and are on a look out to radio collar another elephant. The four wild elephants were radio collared after conducting operations at Abbur, Tarikatte, Hosahalli and Devarapura Devarakadu and the Forest officials have named these four wild elephants as Ananya, Akanksha,…

Apollo BGS Hospitals launches free ambulance service at Gonikoppa
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Apollo BGS Hospitals launches free ambulance service at Gonikoppa

February 1, 2022

Gonikoppa: Apollo BGS Hospitals yesterday launched the free ambulance services for medical emergencies at Gonikoppa and Mysuru. The service was flagged off at Lopamudra Medical Centre (LMC) by Dr. M.M. Amrit Nanaiah, Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, LMC, Gonikoppa and Dr. K.S. Bopaiah, Consultant Neuro Surgeon, Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru. Dr. Amrit Nanaiah said “The Apollo…

Gram Panchayat member ends life leaving behind death note
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Gram Panchayat member ends life leaving behind death note

October 18, 2021

Cops register case against journalist Gonikoppa: A woman Gram Panchayat (GP) member, who had attempted suicide by consuming poison, alleging that a reporter of a local visual media had cheated her after promising to marry her, died on Saturday evening. Gonikoppa Police, based on her death note, have registered a case against the journalist. The…

Bees scare away wild jumbos in Kodagu!
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Bees scare away wild jumbos in Kodagu!

July 5, 2021

KVIC’s RE-HAB project yields success  Gonikoppa: Project RE-HAB (Reducing Elephant – Human Attacks using Bees) aimed at thwarting elephant attacks in human habitations using honey bees, seems to have yielded success with jumbos taking alternative routes to avoid coming into contact with bees. With a view to reduce human-elephant conflicts in the country, Khadi and…

Carcasses of wild elephants found in Kodagu
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Carcasses of wild elephants found in Kodagu

July 5, 2021

Gonikoppa: In separate incidents, carcasses of two elephants have been found in Kutta and Vaddaramadu in Kodagu. The carcass of one elephant, aged about 12 years, was found in the coffee estate of Kakera Kalappa at Poochekal in Kutta in the early hours of yesterday. Though the reason for its death is not known, it…

Chosen for Rangapuraskara
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Chosen for Rangapuraskara

June 29, 2021

Gonikoppa: Artistes Cheppudira Uthappa of Ponnampet and Madetira Belliappa have been selected for C.G. Krishnaswamy Ranga-puraskara, instituted by Kodagu Rangabhoomi Pratishtana, in recognition of their services to the field of theatre.  The award will be presented to the artistes after lifting of lockdown, according to a release from Pratishtana Convenor Addanda Anitha Cariappa.

Simple Dasara at Madikeri and Gonikoppa
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Simple Dasara at Madikeri and Gonikoppa

October 4, 2020

Madikeri: In another meeting at the ZP Hall yesterday, Minister V. Somanna discussed preparations for Madikeri and Gonikoppa Dasara celebrations. Highlighting the glory of  historical Madikeri Dasara, Somanna said that due to the outbreak of the pandemic, it has been decided to celebrate Madikeri and Gonikoppa Dasara in a simple manner. Pointing out that it…

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