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Donations sought

Mysuru:  Taking note of the devastation caused by natural calamities in neighbouring Kerala State, the Mysuru Unit of Rashtriya Swayamsevaka Sangh (RSS) has set up a Flood Relief Fund to carry out relief operations in Kerala. The RSS has appealed the citizens to donate liberally for the Fund. The citizens can contribute through cheques in…

PM Modi to visit flood-hit Kerala this evening
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PM Modi to visit flood-hit Kerala this evening

New Delhi: An alert has been issued in four districts of Kerala, where more than 100 people died in the last 48 hours in the worst monsoon of the century. Overall, 167 people lost their lives since torrential rains started on Aug. 8, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the…

Kerala CM’s office pushed for Thalassery-Mysuru Project
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Kerala CM’s office pushed for Thalassery-Mysuru Project

Meanwhile it has now come to light that Railway Ministry had ‘advised’ the Kerala government to ‘seek specific approval’ from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) to carry out a survey for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line. The Ministry’s directive came in the wake of the Kerala government requesting the Ministry to…

Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line via South Kodagu: Centre to provide 20% funding – Union Minister Alphons
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Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line via South Kodagu: Centre to provide 20% funding – Union Minister Alphons

Mysuru: Even as Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal repeatedly saying that Centre has shelved the vexatious Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line project via South Kodagu which has run into opposition from elected representatives, environmentalists and people of Kodagu district, Union Minister of State for Tourism and Information Technology K.J. Alphons has said that the Centre will support…

Santosh Trophy: Kerala beat Bengal to win sixth title
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Santosh Trophy: Kerala beat Bengal to win sixth title

Kerala beat defending champions Bengal 4-2 in the tie-breaker after the final ended 2-2 in extra time to win the 72nd edition of the Santosh Trophy Football Tournament at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) here yesterday. M.S. Jithin scored in the 19th minute for Kerala while Jiten Murmu drew level for Bengal in the…

Amidst stiff opposition by Green Groups in Kodagu: Centre gives nod for Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line via South Kodagu
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Amidst stiff opposition by Green Groups in Kodagu: Centre gives nod for Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line via South Kodagu

Kozhikode/Madikeri: Even as the concerned people and Green Groups of Kodagu are vehemently opposing the two Railway Lines (Thalassery-Mysuru via South Kodagu and Hunsur-Periyapatna-Kushalnagar-Madikeri-Mangaluru) cutting across the ecologically sensitive district, the Railway line to Thalassery seems to become a reality soon with the Union Government according in-principle approval to the long-pending Thalassery-Mysuru rail line project…

Kodagu to be Kerala’s appendage if Railway Line is not stopped
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Kodagu to be Kerala’s appendage if Railway Line is not stopped

By Kambeyanda Sunil Biddappa, Retired Senior Vice-President, ITC Ltd., Mysuru The proposed Railway line from Thalassery to Mysuru, cutting across South Kodagu, is not only an ecological disaster but also profoundly impacts the socio-economic and the cultural landscape of Kodagu and its people. Kerala, with its burgeoning population, has facilitated the migration of lakhs of…

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