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12 new taluks in State: Kodagu to have two more
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12 new taluks in State: Kodagu to have two more

With addition of Kushalnagar and Ponnampet, the hill district will now have five taluks Madikeri/ Mysuru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy yesterday announced the formation of Kushalnagar and Ponnampet taluks in Kodagu following the Cabinet’s decision conceding the long-pending demand of the people of the hill district. The two new taluks carved out will be Cauvery…

Silt Deposit Study begins at Harangi Dam
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Silt Deposit Study begins at Harangi Dam

Govt. allocates Rs. 75 crore for silt removal Geo Marine Solutions conducts survey Kushalnagar: Water level at Harangi Reservoir in Kodagu from where Cauvery water flows to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya is precariously low and is depleting by the day, causing concern. Realising the gravity of the situation, the State Government has…

Kodagu Floods, Landslides: GSI team begins field study
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Kodagu Floods, Landslides: GSI team begins field study

Second in-depth geological control study to pinpoint exact causes of devastation, instability factors A team from Geological Survey of India (GSI), a government body, has begun studying the exact reason for floods and landslides that ravaged Kodagu in August 2018. The team began the study this morning and is expected to submit its report in…

Mysuru, Kodagu figure in Malabar Tourism Zone
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Mysuru, Kodagu figure in Malabar Tourism Zone

Zone to focus on health and wellness tourism Madikeri / Mysuru:  A Malabar Tourism Zone has been formed including Mysuru and Kodagu by the authorities of Kannur Airport and several tourism stakeholders in Kerala to give a right direction for the development of tourism in Malabar region and to exploit the unexplored areas in Mysuru…

Complete house constructions on a war-footing, Kodagu officials told
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Complete house constructions on a war-footing, Kodagu officials told

Madikeri: Kodagu District In-charge Secretary Anbu Kumar has directed the officials to complete the work on constructing houses for the natural calamity victims on a war-footing. Monsoon will begin in another two months and the construction of houses, roads, bridges, retaining walls should be accelerated, he said and directed the officials to concentrate on building…

Childhood friend murders coffee merchant in Kodagu
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Childhood friend murders coffee merchant in Kodagu

Three including rowdy-sheeter arrested; alert neighbour foils escape attempt Madikeri: A coffee merchant, who was also a real estate dealer, was murdered on Tuesday night at Virajpet in Kodagu district. Three persons, including the victim’s childhood friend and a labourer from Assam, have been arrested in this regard. Forty-two-year-old Shafiq, a realtor and a coffee…

Rain, Rain go away… say Napoklu coffee growers
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Rain, Rain go away… say Napoklu coffee growers

Madikeri: At a time when Kodagu’s coffee growers are busy picking coffee from their estates hoping for a good harvest, rain has played a spoilsport. Yesterday it rained in Napoklu, the coffee belt, hampering cherry picking and drying activities. Those growers who had put their coffee to dry in yards were shocked to see rain…

FPAIndia conducts 10 Health Camps in flood-hit Kodagu
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FPAIndia conducts 10 Health Camps in flood-hit Kodagu

Mysuru: Family Planning Association of India (FPAIndia), Mysuru Branch, has conducted 10 health camps for the flood victims at Kodagu district. The health check-up focused on sexual and reproductive health issues because of the increased chances of the victims succumbing to these infections. The camp was organised at select relief centres and villages in Kodagu…

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