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Project Radio Collar launched to track elephants in Kodagu
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Project Radio Collar launched to track elephants in Kodagu

Siddapura: Concerned at the increasing instances of elephant-human conflict, the Forest Department, for the first time in Kodagu, has put radio collars on elephants to study their migration patterns. The Department has decided to put radio collars on selected elephants so that their migration patterns can be studied. An analysis of their movements will help…

Close shave for couple in tusker attack
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Close shave for couple in tusker attack

Madikeri: A couple saved life from an angry elephant when the wild tusker attacked a  car and tried to crush it on the fringes of Nagarahole National Park. This spine-chilling incident happened at Kutta in South Kodagu when a wild elephant suddenly came out from a coffee estate and charged at the car and tried…

Kodagu gears up for monsoon
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Kodagu gears up for monsoon

Madikeri:  Kodagu District Administration has geared up itself and has cautioned people about possible landslips during the monsoon season this year also and take precautionary measures to mitigate its impact. Karnataka Principal Secretary of Revenue Department (Disaster Management) Rajkumar Khatri on Friday took stock of the ground situation in the district following last year’s devastation…

Cyclone Musings
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Cyclone Musings

Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha yesterday. She has been the strongest cyclone storm in 20 years to hit the country. While it is unfortunate that eight people lost their lives we must appreciate both the State Government of Odisha and the Central Government for learning  lessons from what happened 20 years ago when over…

Coffee planter trampled to death by wild elephant at Srimangala
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Coffee planter trampled to death by wild elephant at Srimangala

Raitha Sangha members, planters block Srimangala-Kutta State Highway in protest Srimangala (Kodagu):  A 42-year-old coffee planter, who was proceeding to a shop from his estate at Kaimane in Srimangala was trampled to death by a wild elephant this morning. The deceased is Chokira Sudha Kuttappa of Srimangala in South Kodagu. As soon as the news…

Temperature likely to touch 41 degrees Celsius in Chamarajanagar
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Temperature likely to touch 41 degrees Celsius in Chamarajanagar

Mysuru:  The Meteorological Department has predicted that there is going to be drizzle and light rain in Mysuru, Kodagu and Chamarajanagar districts till Apr.28. There is going to be fluctuation in weather condition in Chamarajanagar and the weather forecast says that the temperature is going to go up from 37 degrees Celsius to 41 degrees…

Hockey brings joy to flood-ravaged Kodava families
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Hockey brings joy to flood-ravaged Kodava families

Terming the decision to drop the traditional Kodava family hockey tournament this year in the wake of last year’s natural calamity that ravaged Kodagu district as a wrong move, Kodagu Press Club President Ajjamada Ramesh Kuttappa has regretted that the 22-year-old record of the tournament has been broken. The annual Kodava Hockey Festival, which is…

Will rain havoc repeat in Kodagu this year?
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Will rain havoc repeat in Kodagu this year?

• Geologist predicts more rains this year due to volcanic eruptions in Hawaii • Inordinate delay in completion of house construction for flood victims in Kodagu • Hillock behind old private bus stand in Madikeri in danger of collapsing again Bengaluru:  Retired Deputy Director-General of Geological Survey of India (GSI), Dr. H.S.M. Prakash has predicted…

Rehab on a slippery  slope in Kodagu
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Rehab on a slippery slope in Kodagu

Out of the target 840 houses, only 133 have reached the completion stage Once construction is over, basic facilities like roads, power and water have to be provided Homeless families spend their days in rented houses staring at bleak future With rains to arrive in first week of June, victims sceptic of housing project completion…

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