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ANF carries out combing operation in Kodagu
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ANF carries out combing operation in Kodagu

Madikeri:  In the backdrop of State Assembly polls, the Anti Naxal Force (ANF) carried out a combing operation in Naxal-affected areas of Kodagu district. The ANF and ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) in a joint operation, carried out combing operation in Karike Pattighat Reserve Forest, Talacauvery Wildlife and Brahmagiri Reserve Forest areas for Naxal activities. The…

Operation to capture tiger on prowl begins in Kodagu
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Operation to capture tiger on prowl begins in Kodagu

Gonikoppal (Kodagu):  The Forest Department, following several complaints from villagers of a tiger killing their livestock, have begun the combing operation to capture the tiger. The combing operation began on Friday at about 5 am in Devarakaadu Forest, coffee estates and surrounding places with the help of elephants Abhimanyu, Krishna, Drona and Bheema, which were…

Model Code of Conduct hits open bars in Kodagu
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Model Code of Conduct hits open bars in Kodagu

Madikeri: It is marriage season in Kodagu and this time as the season has coincided with the elections, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has kept an eye on lavish programmes where liquor is served to guests. Though serving liquor to guests during family functions is common in Kodagu, the Model Code of Conduct forbids…

Kodava Heritage Centre ABANDONED
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Kodava Heritage Centre ABANDONED

By Prasad Sampigekatte, Madikeri, Kodagu Kodava “Ain Mane” (ancestral home), where all members belonging to a particular family lived, is a mere tradition now as elders have gone, families have split and migrated in search of greener pastures. “Ain Mane” has an important role in the socio-cultural traditions of Kodavas. Each “Ain Mane” belongs to an…

Forest Dept. given permission to capture 4 elephants in Kodagu
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Forest Dept. given permission to capture 4 elephants in Kodagu

Madikeri:  The State Government has given permission to capture four elephants for creating havoc by killing human beings and destroying crops. DFO Manjunath said that the operation to capture the four elephants will be taken up soon. Speaking to SOM, the DFO said that directions have been given to capture two rogue elephants each in…

Female elephant rescued by Forest Department in Kodagu dies
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Female elephant rescued by Forest Department in Kodagu dies

Kushalnagar: A female elephant, which had come from Meenukolli Forest in North Kodagu in search of food and had got stuck in a slush at an estate pond in Rangasamudra village, died on Saturday after being rescued by the Forest Department on Thursday. The female elephant, aged about 35 years, was stuck in the slush…

Will step up vigil on Naxal activities in Kodagu: IGP
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Will step up vigil on Naxal activities in Kodagu: IGP

Madikeri: Stating that the Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) and the District Police were capable of crushing any Naxal activities in Kodagu district, IGP (Southern Range) Soumendu Mukherjee has said that, however, vigil will be stepped up across the district as a security measure. Soumendu Mukherjee, who was on his first visit to Madikeri after taking charge…

The Day War was Declared on Coorg
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The Day War was Declared on Coorg

By C.P. Belliappa Courtesy our friends Pemmanda Jepu and Jemy Ganapathy, we spent four wonderful days at the Ooty Club, a place steeped in colonial history. The trophies, the silverware, the honour lists and the photographs of the ‘Masters of the Fox Hunt’ date back to early 1840s. During our stay, I got an opportunity…

Man-animal conflict continues unabated in Kodagu
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Man-animal conflict continues unabated in Kodagu

Six wild elephants were electrocuted near Siddapur in Kodagu during June last year in two separate incidents. Many more elephants died in Kodagu in 2017 due to electrocution, gunshot wounds and drowning. Tracing the causes behind these deaths reveal that all the elephants had ventured out of the forests in search of food. Dwindling forest…

Kodagu Sahakara Sangha opposes Rail line through Kodagu
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Kodagu Sahakara Sangha opposes Rail line through Kodagu

Mysuru: The Kodagu Sahakara Sangha, Jayalakshmipuram, Mysuru, has strongly opposed the proposed Railway line project passing through Kodagu district. In a press release, the Sangha President A.C. Nanjamma said that the proposed rail project is an ecological disaster for the district as the unique geographical features and the social fabric of the district gets destroyed….

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