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Kodagu woman rescued from Kuwait returns to village
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Kodagu woman rescued from Kuwait returns to village

February 2, 2023

Siddapur: The Kodagu woman, who was rescued from Kuwait following the intervention of Kodagu District Administration and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), arrived at her home last evening after her nightmarish experience on a foreign soil. After reaching Chennai Airport, Parvathi, came to her home at Karadigodu near Siddapur. Emotional after meeting her mother…

Kodagu woman rescued from Kuwait
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Kodagu woman rescued from Kuwait

February 1, 2023

She was taken to Kuwait on a visiting Visa; dumped on a street and illegally detained Kushalnagar: Many women have escaped from the clutches of a human trafficking network in Kuwait following the intervention of some social organisations there and the authorities in India like the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). Many more such women…

Four of a family from Mysuru arrested for stealing temple bells in Kodagu
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Four of a family from Mysuru arrested for stealing temple bells in Kodagu

January 11, 2023

Bells weighing 750-kg worth Rs. 10 lakh recovered; The accused had also stolen temple bells in Periyapatna, Hassan, Mysuru and Chamarajanagar Madikeri: The Kodagu Special Police team have cracked various cases of temple bell thefts in the district by arresting four inter-district robbers, who are members of the same family. Addressing a press conference, Kodagu…

Dacoits gag coffee planter in Kodagu; rob gold, cash
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Dacoits gag coffee planter in Kodagu; rob gold, cash

December 26, 2022

Four men came to estate near Siddapur looking for a lost cow Siddapur: A group of dacoits barged into the house of a coffee planter in the guise of searching for a lost cow in Siddapur yesterday. In all, cash and valuables worth around Rs. 2 lakh were robbed after the planter was gagged and…

23rd Kodava Hockey Festival from March 20
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23rd Kodava Hockey Festival from March 20

December 13, 2022

Hosts Appachettolanda family expecting participation of more than 350 teams Madikeri: The Kodava Family Hockey or ‘Hockey Namme’ is back with a bang after a gap of four years. This time, the tournament will be hosted by the Appachettolanda family from March 20 to April 10, 2023 at Napoklu village in Kodagu. “After 2018, the…

Last rites of soldier held with State honours
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Last rites of soldier held with State honours

December 10, 2022

Madikeri: The last rites of K.K. Shiju (48), a soldier attached to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), was conducted with State honours at his native village Kadagadalu in the taluk yesterday. Earlier, the body of K.K. Shiju, who had served the CISF for 23 years, was brought in a special helicopter from Ranchi, the…

Kodagu soldier passes away in Ranchi
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Kodagu soldier passes away in Ranchi

December 9, 2022

Madikeri: A soldier from Kodagu, who was serving in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at Jharkhand in Ranchi, passed away yesterday following a brief illness. The deceased soldier is K.K. Shiju (48), son of Rajamma and a resident of Kadagadalu. He was serving in CISF since 23 years. He took ill about two days ago…

Sixth edition of Barefoot Marathon at Pollibetta on Dec. 11
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Sixth edition of Barefoot Marathon at Pollibetta on Dec. 11

December 9, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The 6th edition of Barefoot Marathon will be held on Dec. 11 at the Tata Coffee Sports Ground at Pollibetta in Kodagu. This year’s run is a fund-raiser for The Coorg Wellness Foundation, which is set up for the wellness of people, wildlife and ecology of the people of Kodagu. Bib distribution will be…

Hundreds attend ‘Puthari’ festival at Kodava Samaja
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Hundreds attend ‘Puthari’ festival at Kodava Samaja

December 8, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru Kodava Samaja celebrated Puthari-2022, the harvest festival of Kodagu, in traditional fervour and gaiety at the Samaja premises in Vijayanagar here last evening. Hundreds of members of the Samaja, wearing Kodava attire, attended the celebrations. Kodava men and women presented traditional dances on the occasion which won the applause of all those present….

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