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Rain pounds Virajpet Taluk
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Rain pounds Virajpet Taluk

Virajpet/Mysuru: Heavy rains lashing Virajpet taluk in Kodagu since Saturday has prompted the authorities to close down schools and colleges in the taluk today (Sept. 18). Rains, which escalated on Sunday, continued to lash today too. Following the downpour, water level in Lakshmantheertha River has increased. Heavy rains in the taluk has also rendered many…

TN Police raid Kodagu Resort where AIADMK MLAs are holed up
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TN Police raid Kodagu Resort where AIADMK MLAs are holed up

Suntikoppa (Kodagu): A team of Police personnel from Tamil Nadu (TN) raided the posh Paddington Resort near here yesterday where a group of 15 AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to party’s sidelined leader and Sasikala confidant T.T.V. Dhinakaran has been camping. The raiding team was headed by the Deputy Superintendent of the CCB. It is said,…

Mild tremors in Kodagu
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Mild tremors in Kodagu

Kodagu: The residents of Napoklu and surrounding were in for an early morning shock as they felt two mild tremors between 7.45 am and 7.51 am. Tremors were felt at Napoklu, Ballamavati, Cheriyaparumbu, Pulikotu and other surrounding areas. Soon as the tremors were felt, the residents, fearing for their lives, came out of their houses….

Upa Lokayukta orders closure of Tamara Resort in Kodagu by Sept. 14
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Upa Lokayukta orders closure of Tamara Resort in Kodagu by Sept. 14

Mysuru: Upa Lokayukta Justice Subhash B. Adi has asked Tamara Coorg Resorts in Kodagu district to close operations. According to reports, the Upa Lokayukta has issued the orders to Panchayat Development Officer, Kunjila Village, Kakkabe, to take action to close the Resort by Sept. 14. Reacting to the reports, Kalyatanda Girish Subbaiah, Manager (Liasioning), Tamara…

Bhagavathi temple incident: BJP threatens Kodagu bandh
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Bhagavathi temple incident: BJP threatens Kodagu bandh

Madikeri: Kodagu BJP District Committee General Secretary Ravi Kushalappa said that the BJP will stage a protest in front of the DC’s office in Madikeri if the miscreants who placed bovine hooves at the premises of Nettumadu Bhagavathi Temple in Kakkabe are not arrested before Sept. 3. Addressing reporters yesterday, he said illegal cow slaughter…

Rains in Kodagu boost KRS water level
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Rains in Kodagu boost KRS water level

Mysuru: Moderate to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of River Cauvery in Kodagu has resulted in considerable increase in the water levels at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya, though the water level is yet to touch the 100 ft. mark. This morning, the gross capacity (includes unusable water) of the KRS…

It’s raining in Kodagu
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It’s raining in Kodagu

Mysuru: After a brief break, rain is back in Kodagu and some parts of Mysuru, H.D. Kote and Malnad region. The southern part of Karnataka has been receiving continuous — though not in heavy scale — rainfall since the evening of Aug. 27. Yesterday, showers continued from early morning till noon and towards the evening,…

Kodagu residents raise voice against destructive projects
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Kodagu residents raise voice against destructive projects

Ponnampet: A massive rally was held yesterday in Kutta, the border area of Kodagu against the proposed railway lines and National Highways that will spell doom for the already ecologically fragile district. Thousands of people and volunteers from over 30 organisations and NGOs participated in the “Save Kodagu, Save River Cauvery” campaign where speakers denounced…

Save Kodagu March draws thousands
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Save Kodagu March draws thousands

Ponnampet: After fighting legal battles for years against the destruction of River Cauvery catchment areas in the name of development, people of Kodagu finally hit the streets this morning and demanded scrapping of projects that would destroy the greenery and upset the ecological balance. Thousands attended a massive protest rally held in Kutta, a border…

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