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Rana to track tiger in South Kodagu
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Rana to track tiger in South Kodagu

March 1, 2021

Foggy atmosphere hinders capture operation Ponnampet: Rana, the dashing German Shepherd dog of the Forest Department at Bandipur Tiger Reserve has been pressed into service to track the elusive tiger that has spread terror in South Kodagu.  Even after 10 days of intensive search and combing operations with four tamed elephants led by the daring…

Special package urged for coffee industry to survive
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Special package urged for coffee industry to survive

March 1, 2021

Madikeri: Coffee planters in Kodagu are still suffering from the effects of incessant rainfall and landslides of August 2018 and 2019 that resulted in loss of topsoil, crops and yield. Apart from low yield, spotty summer showers, planters are also facing an acute shortage of labour to pluck beans as most of workers that come…

Threat of landslides: 40-f t wall to fortify Kodagu DC Office
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Threat of landslides: 40-f t wall to fortify Kodagu DC Office

February 27, 2021

Building stands on a steep gradient on the Madikeri-Mangaluru Road GSI scientists suggest retaining wall to secure structure worth Rs. 14.43 crore Kushalnagar: Following the threat of landslides due to heavy rain, a huge 40-ft retaining wall is being built to protect the Kodagu Deputy Commissioner’s Office at Madikeri. The Office, located on a steep…

IRS officer from Kodagu in Foreign Asset Investigation Unit
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IRS officer from Kodagu in Foreign Asset Investigation Unit

February 27, 2021

Will probe undisclosed foreign assets Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. Kottangada Pemmaiah, an Indian Revenue Services (IRS) (Income Tax) officer from Kodagu, currently posted in Surat, Gujarat, as the Deputy Director (Investigation), has been additionally appointed as the Deputy Director of Foreign Asset Investigation Unit (FAIU) in Surat. Dr. Pemmaiah will work in the FAIU that has been…

Big cat menace in South Kodagu
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Big cat menace in South Kodagu

February 26, 2021

Elusive tiger gives a slip; now spotted at K. Badaga Forest Department halts combing operation as permission was only for four days  Senior officials to visit forest camps today to take a call on resuming trapping operation Ponnampet: The elusive tiger that has spread terror in parts of South Kodagu has given a slip to…

Three arrested for attempting to sell Star Tortoises
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Three arrested for attempting to sell Star Tortoises

February 26, 2021

Virajpet: Virajpet CID Forest Mobile Squad personnel have arrested three persons who were attempting to sell two Star Tortoises, which have been listed as endangered and have rescued the tortoises from them besides seizing a car used for transportation.    The arrested are 20-year-old M. Ramamurthy of Kanakapura, 31-year-old V.K. Ramesh of Channapatna and 20-year-old B.N….

NDRF conducts mock rescue, emergency operations in Kodagu
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NDRF conducts mock rescue, emergency operations in Kodagu

February 25, 2021

Madikeri: The Kodagu District Administration, along with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and emergency teams, recently conducted a mock rescue operation at Gajagiri Hill in Talacauvery towards getting acquainted with adverse situations during landslides and floods. Two houses at the foot of Gajagiri Hill with its five residents, including the Chief Priest of the Talacauvery…

Grant Rs. 5 crore for Kodava Hockey Festival: MP to CM
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Grant Rs. 5 crore for Kodava Hockey Festival: MP to CM

February 23, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Following various Kodava Samajas and Kodava families submitting memorandums to MLAs and MLCs from the district to urge the State Government to earmark Rs. 5 crore in the State Budget for the annual Kodava Family Hockey Festival, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has reiterated the demand and has written to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa urging…

Kodagu Medical College gets permission to start B.Sc Nursing Course
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Kodagu Medical College gets permission to start B.Sc Nursing Course

February 22, 2021

Madikeri: Years after it was formed, the Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences at Madikeri, the District Headquarters, has been granted permission by the Government for introducing B.Sc Nursing Course. The course was a long-standing demand from the people of Kodagu, which did not have any medical institute until 2014, when the Medical College  was announced….

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