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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

January 16, 2018

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

December 11, 2017

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…

In Kerala, minimum drinking age to go up from 21 to 23
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In Kerala, minimum drinking age to go up from 21 to 23

December 8, 2017

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI(M)-led Kerala government yesterday decided to raise the minimum age for consuming liquor from 21 to 23. The government will make suitable amendments to the existing liquor policy and bring an ordinance for this. When the government came to power in 2016, it had diluted the liquor policy of the previous Congress-led regime…

Kannur International Airport in Kerala nearing completion
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Kannur International Airport in Kerala nearing completion

December 6, 2017

Mattanur (Kerala): With over 85% of the works of the Kannur International Airport  at Mattanur in Kerala bordering Kodagu district being completed, the works of passenger terminal building  is under progress and is expected to be completed by the end of January 2018. Flight services are likely to commence from September 2018. The new airport…

Karnataka, Kerala agree on revised rail route to Mysuru via Kodagu
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Karnataka, Kerala agree on revised rail route to Mysuru via Kodagu

November 12, 2017

Kozhikode/Bengaluru: After prolonged difference of opinion on the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru railway line, the Kerala and Karnataka governments have agreed to conduct a survey before preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on the revised Thalassery-Mysuru line via Manandavadi in Kerala. The railway line will pass through Koothuparamba, Manandavadi, Kutta, Kanoor, Balele, and Thithimathi to reach Mysuru….

Mysuru farmers supply vegetables directly to Kerala consumers
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Mysuru farmers supply vegetables directly to Kerala consumers

August 19, 2017

By Pavan Murthy Though there are many government policies preventing middlemen from exploiting farmers, they have remained in paper without making any difference in local markets. They continue to fleece farmers and pocket most of the profits while farmers return almost empty handed though they toil year-round in their fields. A silent revolution is happening…

Kerala Tourism showcased in city
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Kerala Tourism showcased in city

August 10, 2017

Mysuru: To promote tourism and create awareness among people of city on various tourist spots in Kerala, the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, had organised a press meet at J.P. Fortune Palace in Nazarbad here this morning. Briefing the press persons, Kerala Tourism Information Officer Shine said that similar programmes have been held at…

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