Tag: Kodagu floods

Newly built 463 houses handed over to flood victims of 2018 in Kodagu
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Newly built 463 houses handed over to flood victims of 2018 in Kodagu

June 5, 2020

Madikeri: Karnataka Minister for Revenue R. Ashok has said that a Rs. 10 crore grant would be released shortly for construction of a permanent building for ‘Relief Centre’ in Kodagu district which is vulnerable to floods because of its hilly landscape. According to an official release, the Minister symbolically handed over the newly-built houses to…

Govt. houses wait for a VVIP to be handed over to victims
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Govt. houses wait for a VVIP to be handed over to victims

May 14, 2020

Madikeri/ Mysuru: The over 423 houses that were promised in the first phase of rehabilitation project that has been completed at Jamboor and Katakeri by Nirmithi Kendra are yet to be handed over to the 2018 flood victims. The houses have been fully completed and are awaiting the arrival of a VVIP to be handed…

Crops grown in 86,000 hectares washed away in Kodagu floods
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Crops grown in 86,000 hectares washed away in Kodagu floods

March 18, 2020

Madikeri: The Kodagu district which was devastated by last year’s floods, lost  crops grown in over 86,000 hectares due to the floods. Replying to a question by Madikeri MLA Appachhu Ranjan in the Legislative assembly recently, Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil said that agriculture crops grown in 2,460 hectares, horticulture crops grown in 10,331 hectares and…

Flood victim commits suicide
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Flood victim commits suicide

August 25, 2019

Bylakuppe: A 57-year-old man, who had suffered huge losses during the recent floods has committed suicide at his house in S.L.N. Layout near Bylakuppe of Friday. The deceased is N.K. Kariyappa. A resident of Koppa village in Periyapatna taluk earlier, Kariyappa had bought a house at S.L.N. Layout and had moved into the new house…

Sixth body found at Kodagu village
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Sixth body found at Kodagu village

August 23, 2019

Madikeri: The death toll in the huge landslide at Thora village in Virajpet taluk bordering Kerala has risen to six, with the discovery of the body of a 55-year old woman on Thursday. The deceased woman has been identified as Leela (55), wife of one Appu.  Ten persons had gone missing after the massive landslides…

Railway, Highway Projects to spell doom for Kodagu
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Railway, Highway Projects to spell doom for Kodagu

August 21, 2019

IISc. Scientists warn of further natural disasters Bengaluru: The disaster caused in Kodagu due to landslides, floods and cloudbursts will further aggravate if the Governments implement the proposed Railway and Highway projects in the district. The projects will spell doom for the ecologically fragile district, warns a new study by the Indian Institute of Science…

Thora landslide: Efforts to trace  missing persons continue
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Thora landslide: Efforts to trace missing persons continue

August 20, 2019

Madikeri: On Varamahalakshmi festival day, the landslide in Thora village in Virajpet taluk brought down the Manipare hillock killing five persons and another five going missing. The search for the missing persons has been on for the last ten days but in vain. Four excavators and over 50 personnel of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)…

One year over, body of girl yet to be traced in Jodupala
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One year over, body of girl yet to be traced in Jodupala

August 20, 2019

Madikeri:  The body of Manjula (15), who was buried in the landslide and washed away in flood that hit Jodupala village an year ago during last August, is yet to be traced. Manjula was the daughter of Somaiah, a resident of Bettathur. She was studying in 10th standard at Mademaheshwara High School at Madenadu. As…

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