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Labourer from Assam kills wife, daughter in Kodagu
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Labourer from Assam kills wife, daughter in Kodagu

January 24, 2020

Flees after dumping bodies into school well Virajpet: A labourer, working at a coffee estate at Kolatodu Bygodu village near Virajpet in Kodagu, has allegedly killed his wife and daughter and has fled from the place after dumping the bodies into a well at a school nearby. The accused, claiming to be from Assam had…

Tiger spotted in Kodagu on Karmad-Balele Road
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Tiger spotted in Kodagu on Karmad-Balele Road

January 23, 2020

Madikeri: A tiger taking a stroll freely without any fear of traffic on Karmad-Balele Main Road in Virajpet taluk has created panic among the people.  On Wednesday evening, motorists on Karmad-Balele Road, who spotted a tiger walking freely amidst traffic without any fear, captured the movement of the tiger on their cell phones. The tiger,…

Tiger attack: 45 cattle heads killed in Kodagu in 3 months
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Tiger attack: 45 cattle heads killed in Kodagu in 3 months

December 25, 2019

Madikeri:  The people of Kodagu, who are affected from elephants raiding their estates and destroying standing crops almost every day, are also bearing the loss of their livestock especially cattle due to tiger menace. In the last three months, tigers have killed 45 cattle heads in villages in Virajpet taluk alone creating a sense of…

Meow! Ruby the cat is back home …but without bell !
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Meow! Ruby the cat is back home …but without bell !

December 24, 2019

Mysuru: Ruby, the cat with a bell that went missing on Dec. 10, was back home last night at around 11.30 pm but without its bell.  Uthappa, a resident of Gokulam 3rd Stage, was the happiest person when he called Star of Mysore this morning to inform that his pet was at his door-step meowing…

Dognapping ! :Illegal canine trading on the rise in Mysuru
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Dognapping ! :Illegal canine trading on the rise in Mysuru

December 23, 2019

Stolen dogs sold to kennels and estates in Kodagu, Ooty and Bengaluru Mysuru: Where is my dog? This is one question an increasing number of dog owners in city are asking these days. And they are not getting any definitive answer. They fear their missing dogs may have been stolen for illegal breeding in what…

A father figure of forest’s flora and fauna
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A father figure of forest’s flora and fauna

December 22, 2019

Title :  An Autobiography of a Kodava Forester Author :  Dr. Kodira Achappa Kushalapa, IFS (Retd.) Pages :  228 Price :  Rs. 200 Year :  2019 Publisher : Dr. K.A. Kushalapa, Mysuru. In the film of 90 minutes duration, titled “Beautiful people: Some call them animals,” a comic allegory produced in 1974, focussing on various…

Mini-Airport at Kushalnagar
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Mini-Airport at Kushalnagar

December 19, 2019

Bidding open under UDAN 4.0 by Civil Aviation Ministry Airport first proposed by Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan Kushalnagar: In a significant development, Kushalnagar in Kodagu has been selected among the four airports in Karnataka for which bids have been announced under the fourth round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) or the Ude Desh ka Aam…

Barefoot Marathon held in Kodagu
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Barefoot Marathon held in Kodagu

December 8, 2019

Pollibetta (Kodagu): The 5th Edition of the Barefoot Marathon for the people of Kodagu, organised under the joint aegis of The Coorg Wellness Foundation and Milind Soman was held at Pollibetta in Kodagu this morning.  The Barefoot Marathon, which was a fund-raiser event was held to create oneness with mother earth.  Over 400 runners including…

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