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After deluge, Kodagu faces the brunt of rolling boulders
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After deluge, Kodagu faces the brunt of rolling boulders

September 15, 2019

Madikeri:  Even as Kodagu is yet to recover from the natural disaster which struck the district for two consecutive years, the lush green district is now facing a new problem, with large-sized boulders rolling down from the hills. Following heavy rains, a large sized boulder rolled down from Kolikallu hillock at Peraje village a couple…

Model houses in Kodagu turn haven for anti-social elements
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Model houses in Kodagu turn haven for anti-social elements

September 14, 2019

Madikeri:  Anti-social elements in and around Madikeri have a new address to carry out their nocturnal illegal activities including gambling, consuming alcohol and prostitution — model houses built for the flood affected victims in the district. Nobody would have questioned them if they had not vandalised the houses. Yes, the newly-built houses are being damaged…

Is there an end to Kodagu’s flood misery ?
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Is there an end to Kodagu’s flood misery ?

September 10, 2019

Madikeri: Kodagu District has been battered by nature’s fury consecutively since the last two years and it looks like there is no immediate sign of relief from this misery. Nature is posing challenging questions year-after-year and the State Government and the District Administration are finding it  extremely difficult to find solutions to this nature’s onslaught….

Red Alert sounded in Kodagu
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Red Alert sounded in Kodagu

September 5, 2019

District likely to receive over 204.5mm rain between Thursday and Friday Madikeri:  Just when the people of Kodagu — especially from those areas that have been devastated in the recent and last year’s floods and landslides — thought that rains has given them a break, heavy rains have again started pounding the district since the…

Rains for five more days in Kodagu
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Rains for five more days in Kodagu

September 4, 2019

Mysuru, Sept.4- The Meteorological Department officials have said that Kodagu will have rains for five more days. Kodagu is expected to have 30 mm rains on Sept.4, 38 mm on Sept.5, 24 mm on Sept.6, 24mm on Sept.7 and 30mm on Sept.8, according to the officials, who also said that the maximum temperature in the…

Search operation for bodies stopped at Thora in Virajpet
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Search operation for bodies stopped at Thora in Virajpet

September 3, 2019

Madikeri, Sept.3 (PS&DM)- With NDRF and other rescue teams making little headway in the search operation to find the bodies of four remaining persons at Thora village in Virajpet taluk, who are presumably dead, the search operation has been stopped, reportedly with the consent of the families of the missing persons. A total of 10…

Rs.100 crore immediate relief for Kodagu: CM
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Rs.100 crore immediate relief for Kodagu: CM

August 30, 2019

Yediyurappa permits landowners to sell sand and wooden logs which have drifted to their land due to floods Madikeri, Aug.30 (UNI)- Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa yesterday announced that Rs. 100 crore will be released on Aug. 30 (today) in the first instalment of Rs. 536 crore special package to Kodagu district. The CM was speaking…

Arecanut thief shot dead in Kodagu
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Arecanut thief shot dead in Kodagu

August 30, 2019

Madikeri, Aug. 30 (PS&KS)- A thief, who had entered a house at Karike village near Bhagamandala in Kodagu, to steal stored arecanuts was shot dead by the house owner last night. The deceased has been identified as Devangodi Ganesh and the house owner is Honnappa. Yesterday at about 11 pm, Ganesh is said to have…

A.K. Subbaiah no more
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A.K. Subbaiah no more

August 28, 2019

Bengaluru: Former MLC and Senior Advocate Ajjikuttira Kariappa Subbaiah (A.K. Subbaiah) passed away at a private hospital here yesterday.  He was 85. He is survived by five sons, a large number of relatives, friends and followers. His mortal remains were kept for public viewing at his native village in Kodagu. Last rites were performed at…

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