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Fraud after flood
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Fraud after flood

Kushalnagar: Shocking, but true. Truckloads of relief items that were meant to provide some succour to the flood victims sheltered in Kodagu have been diverted to private godowns by politicians and party workers to be used to woo voters in the forthcoming Kushalnagar and Somwarpet Town Panchayat elections. Following a series of complaints from the…

ISRO team to study landslides in Kodagu
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ISRO team to study landslides in Kodagu

Madikeri: A team from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to reach Kodagu today to study the massive landslides that has ravaged the district. Landslides of such a magnitude have never occurred in Kodagu and it is for the first time that the district is reeling under widespread devastation. The ISRO team will study…

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…

Echo of Kodagu’s flood disaster: City Ex-Servicemen Assn. urges Addl. Controller General of Defence Accounts to hold one more Pension Adalat in December
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Echo of Kodagu’s flood disaster: City Ex-Servicemen Assn. urges Addl. Controller General of Defence Accounts to hold one more Pension Adalat in December

Mysuru: The Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of Mysuru-based ‘Kodagu Ex-Servicemen Welfare Association, Mysore East’ was held at Chamundeshwari Convention Hall, Bannur Road, here recently. Even though there were many agenda points to be discussed at the AGM, the members were found discussing about the problems being faced by the people of Kodagu due to…

4,000 reported missing in Kodagu
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4,000 reported missing in Kodagu

Madikeri:  Over 4,000 people are reportedly missing from Madikeri and Somwarpet Taluks of Kodagu district following the catastrophic floods that hit the district. The number of missing persons is more in Madikeri Taluk where over 13 villages have been wiped away from the district map. The Kodagu District Administration has conveyed to the State Government…

Thank You, but stop sending relief materials: DC
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Thank You, but stop sending relief materials: DC

Mysuru:  Even as relief materials continued to pour into the donation collection centre set up in Town Hall, on the fourth day, Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar, who visited the spot this morning, ordered to stop receiving any more relief items. Speaking to Star of Mysore, he said that there is enough stock for more…

Tourist ban in Kodagu till Aug. 31
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Tourist ban in Kodagu till Aug. 31

Madikeri:  With Kodagu reeling under rain havoc, and rescue-cum-relief operations going on in full swing, the Deputy Commissioner has banned entry and stay of tourists in Kodagu till Aug. 31. In a circular issued on Sunday, DC P.I. Sreevidya has prohibited tourists from staying in hotels, resorts, home stays, guest houses and other private lodges…

Relief Camps request not to send irrelevant materials
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Relief Camps request not to send irrelevant materials

Madikeri: Residents, voluntary groups and various organisations in Mysuru and surrounding places have been showing solidarity with the people of Kodagu district by making generous donations of relief materials. Unfortunately, the overwhelming response and irrelevant items  have led to hindrance in rescue work. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, some of the people managing…

Yeddyurappa visits flood-hit areas in Kushalnagar, Suntikoppa
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Yeddyurappa visits flood-hit areas in Kushalnagar, Suntikoppa

Kushalnagar:  Opposition leader B.S. Yeddyurappa visited the flood affected areas in town yesterday and took stock of the gravity of calamity. Yeddyurappa visited Sai Layout and Kuvempu Extension accompanied by MPs Pratap Simha and Shobha Karandlaje  and other officials. He gathered information on the extent of damage due to floods, relief measures undertaken and facility…

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