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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Did failed hair-straightening procedure lead to suicide?
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Did failed hair-straightening procedure lead to suicide?

Mysuru:  Depressed over frequent hair loss after undergoing the hair-straightening procedure, a Kodagu girl, who was pursuing her studies in city, has allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Lakshmanatheertha River at Nittur near Gonikoppal in Kodagu and her body was found floating in the river by the villagers on Saturday evening. Ponnampet Police, who rushed…

Man walks three days in forest to reach son-in-law’s house
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Man walks three days in forest to reach son-in-law’s house

Gonikoppal: An aged man Chandru, hailing from Hebbattageri, Mukodlu village, walked for three days in the forest in torrential rain and strong winds and finally managed to reach the main road from where he got a lift in a truck to his son-in-law’s house in Devarapura. Along with him, 40 other residents from neighbouring villages…

One killed, two injured as tree falls on vehicle
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One killed, two injured as tree falls on vehicle

Gonikoppal: One person was killed on the spot while two others sustained serious injuries when a tree fell on the Tata Ace vehicle which was ferrying them at Hosalli near Polibetta in Kodagu yesterday. While the deceased has been identified as Raju (35), a resident of Hanagodu in Hunsur taluk, the injured have been identified…

Caved-in makeshift bridge at Thithimathi restored
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Caved-in makeshift bridge at Thithimathi restored

Mysuru: Heavy and incessant rain in South Kodagu has damaged a makeshift bridge at Thithimathi and as a result, KSRTC buses and other heavy vehicles heading towards Gonikoppal have been diverted. Local people were forced to walk to Majjigehalla, Devamachi, and Balumane.The makeshift bridge that was built next to the new bridge that is being…

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