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Alleged sale of narcotic substance: Foreign national nabbed
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Alleged sale of narcotic substance: Foreign national nabbed

September 24, 2020

Madikeri: A foreign nation, allegedly involved in selling narcotic substance, who had gone absconding, was nabbed by the Kodagu District Crime Investigation Bureau (DCIB) Police recently. The arrested person is 29-year-old Opong Samson of Ghana West in South Africa, was presently residing at Horamaavu in Bengaluru. Details: The DCIB Police, on Aug. 28, received information…

Rain, with high-velocity winds, pounds Kodagu
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Rain, with high-velocity winds, pounds Kodagu

September 21, 2020

40,000 cusecs of water released from KRS Dam; 35,625 cusecs from Kabini and 12,354 from Harangi Madikeri: Heavy rain, coupled with gusty winds, is lashing Kodagu throwing life out of gear in the last 48 hours. The district, that is just coming out of devastating floods and landslides in August this year, is again being…

Six girl students march into all-boys Kodagu Sainik School
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Six girl students march into all-boys Kodagu Sainik School

September 13, 2020

Kushalnagar: The Sainik School at Koodige in Somwarpet taluk of Kodagu district has made a historic change in its admission procedure by admitting girl students for the first time since its establishment. The school has so far remained strictly all-boys institution. Six girl students have secured admission to sixth standard after rigorous entrance and medical…

Central team in Kodagu to assess flood damages
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Central team in Kodagu to assess flood damages

September 8, 2020

Madikeri: Over a month after Kodagu was devastated by unprecedented floods caused by torrential rains for days together, a Central team visited the District today to assess the damage. The team, which arrived at the Sainik School Helipad at Kudige near Kushalnagar this morning, was apprised by the District Administration on the havoc caused by…

Nine arrested in Kodagu for trying to sell liquid metal Mercury
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Nine arrested in Kodagu for trying to sell liquid metal Mercury

September 7, 2020

8 kg Mercury, swords, daggers, knife, iron rods, chilli powder, seized Virajpet (Kodagu): Virajpet Town Police have arrested nine persons who were trying to sell liquid metal Mercury and have seized 8kg Mercury, chilli powder, swords, daggers, knives and iron roads  from them. The arrested are 35-year-old D.H. Vadiraj of Brindavan Layout in Mysuru, 34-year-old…

Sqn.Ldr. A.B. Devayya’s statue unveiled at Madikeri
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Sqn.Ldr. A.B. Devayya’s statue unveiled at Madikeri

September 7, 2020

Ex-Sergeant Deranna Gowda, who handed over a pistol to A.B. Devayya, shares his experience Madikeri: The bronze statue of Squadron Leader Ajjamada Bopayya Devayya was unveiled at Madikeri in Kodagu district this morning. The 6-feet-9-inch statue has been installed at the Old Private Bus Stand Circle and was unveiled by Air Marshal (Retd.) Kodandera C….

Kodavas celebrate Kailpoldh fest with traditional gaiety
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Kodavas celebrate Kailpoldh fest with traditional gaiety

September 4, 2020

Madikeri: Kodavas, both men and women beautifully dressed in their traditional attire, celebrated Kailpoldh festival with religious fervour and traditional gaiety across the district yesterday. As the district reeled under natural calamities continuously for three years and outbreak of COVID-19 now, the festival was limited only for traditional celebrations this time. Kailpoldh, the harvest festival…

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