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Timber worth crores of rupees stocked at a house in Kodagu seized
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Timber worth crores of rupees stocked at a house in Kodagu seized

June 17, 2019

Accused remanded to judicial custody Gonikoppal:  The District Crime Investigation Bureau (DCIP) personnel, following a tip off, raided an estate at Nalkeri village, Srimangala in South Kodagu and have seized timber worth crores of rupees which were illegally stored in the premises of the estate besides arresting a person yesterday. While the arrested person is…

Hit-and-Run case: Gonikoppal Gram Panchayat Member succumbs to injuries
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Hit-and-Run case: Gonikoppal Gram Panchayat Member succumbs to injuries

June 9, 2019

Gonikoppal: A Gonikoppal Gram Panchayat Member, who had suffered serious injuries in a hit-and-run incident at Harishchandrapur in Gonikoppal in Kodagu last night and admitted to a hospital in Mysuru, has succumbed to injuries this morning. The deceased is A.S. Khaleemulla (44), proprietor of Sahara Engineering Works at Harishchandrapur. He was also a Congress leader…

Den Thimmaiah emerges fastest driver in Autocross
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Den Thimmaiah emerges fastest driver in Autocross

May 8, 2019

Den Thimmaiah emerged as the fastest driver at the National level 4-wheel Autocross Championship organised at Begoorkolli. Organised at the fields belonging to the members of Chendira, Ippumada, Chekkera and Thethira families by JCI Ponnampet Golden, he emerged victorious as he clocked in at 2.02 minutes at the 850-meter rally course. He also won the…

Driver killed as car hits parked earth mover
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Driver killed as car hits parked earth mover

April 22, 2019

Gonikoppal: The driver of a car was killed when the vehicle allegedly hit a parked earth mover at Ponnampet yesterday. The deceased is identified as N. Kaverappa (27), a resident of Kirugur and son of Subramani, employed in Bengaluru. After attending a marriage at Balele in Kodagu, Kaverappa was said to be returning to Bengaluru…

Farmers take out massive rally at Gonikoppal
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Farmers take out massive rally at Gonikoppal

April 13, 2019

Gonikoppal: Demanding fulfilment of their various demands, farmers under the banner of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) took out a rally from Kutta in Kodagu to the Deputy Commissioner’s office at Madikeri yesterday. The farmers, who gathered at Kutta bus stand, formed a human chain and then proceeded in a vehicle rally to Madikeri. The…

Combing operation in Kodagu
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Combing operation in Kodagu

April 1, 2019

Gonikoppal: In the wake of alleged appearance of a few naxals in Tirunelli in Kerala recently, combing operation was intensified at Irpu region in South Kodagu under the guidance of Anti-Naxal Force SP Arunanksha Giri yesterday. The SP inspected Kurchi and Kutta at the foot of Brahmagiri Hill bordering Kerala. About five teams have been…

Tigress, elephant found dead
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Tigress, elephant found dead

March 26, 2019

Mysuru / Madikeri:  The carcass of a tigress and of an elephant have been found at Nagarahole and Gonikoppal respectively. In the first incident, the carcass of the tigress, aged about nine years, was found at Kunthur Beat in Nagarahole. The Forest Department officials, who rushed to the spot, where the carcass of the tigress…

Cow, calf injured in tiger attack
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Cow, calf injured in tiger attack

March 12, 2019

Gonikoppal:  In separate incidents, a cow and a calf were injured when a tiger attacked them at Besagur village near Gonikoppal in Kodagu. The incidents have created panic among the villagers. On Sunday night, the tiger attacked a cow belonging to one Natesh which was tied near the cowshed. When the people began to make…

Coffee grower shoots himself to death
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Coffee grower shoots himself to death

February 7, 2019

Gonikoppal:  Unable to bear mounting loans, a coffee grower committed suicide by shooting himself yesterday. The incident occurred at Thaila Village near Kutta and Manchalli in Kodagu. The deceased is 36-year-old Ajjikuttira Vinoj. He left his home yesterday morning and told his family members that he was going to catch some fish. Family members told…

Husband killed, wife seriously injured as lorry rams into scooter
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Husband killed, wife seriously injured as lorry rams into scooter

September 26, 2018

Gonikoppal:  A man was killed on the spot and his wife suffered serious injuries when a lorry rammed into their scooter at Thittimathi. The deceased is Subramani (50) and his seriously injured wife who is admitted at K.R. Hospital in Mysuru is 40-year-old Manjula. The two, who were proceeding on their scooter from Gonikoppal to…

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