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Relocated tusker travels 100 kms back to Kodagu in just six days
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Relocated tusker travels 100 kms back to Kodagu in just six days

May 24, 2024

After Kusha (2022) and Drona (2023) returned to Kodagu forests, it is Daksha now in 2024 Virajpet: A wild elephant that had caused terror among coffee planters, residents and estate workers in the Siddapur-Maldare region and was captured and shifted to Nagarahole Tiger Reserve on May 16, has returned to its original habitat on May…

Indian Gaur hunted in Kodagu forest; 570 kgs of meat seized
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Indian Gaur hunted in Kodagu forest; 570 kgs of meat seized

May 21, 2024

Forest sleuths chase vehicle for 25 km; One arrested while another accused flees Madikeri: In a shocking case of wildlife crime, an Indian Gaur was hunted from its habitat in Kodagu district. 570 kg of its meat was seized by Forest Department officials and sleuths have arrested 42-year-old Haris, a resident of Yemmemadu village near…

Home Minister calls on family of beheaded girl in Kodagu
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Home Minister calls on family of beheaded girl in Kodagu

May 17, 2024

Compensation will be paid to deceased Meena’s parents after poll code ends Madikeri: Days after U.S. Meena, a 16-year-old minor girl, who was brutally beheaded by a man at Mutlu village in Somwarpet taluk of Kodagu district, Home Minister Dr. G. Parameshwar visited the residence of the victim yesterday and consoled her parents. Meena, an…

Tree surveys on private lands in Kodagu irk coffee growers
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Tree surveys on private lands in Kodagu irk coffee growers

May 7, 2024

Madikeri: Tree surveys on private lands and coffee plantations in Kodagu District, initiated by the Forest Department following the directives from higher authorities, have faced opposition from farmers and coffee growers in the region. Recently, Forest Department officials visited certain coffee plantations in Valnoor and Tyagathur villages, informing villagers that they were there to conduct…

Plea to stop commercialisation of 2,400-acre land in Kodagu
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Plea to stop commercialisation of 2,400-acre land in Kodagu

May 7, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The Codava National Council (CNC) has urgently called upon the authorities to halt the development of sprawling villas, townships and residential plots by converting 2,400 acres of coffee estate with huge trees and green cover in the Cauvery catchment area of Siddapur in Kodagu. Expressing concern in a memorandum to the President, Prime Minister,…

Kodagu’s first flyover opens for public use
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Kodagu’s first flyover opens for public use

May 6, 2024

Now, travelling to holy places Talacauvery and Bhagamandala becomes hassle-free In what is considered a significant relief for travellers and residents, commuting to holy places like Talacauvery and Bhagamandala will now be hassle-free as the authorities have opened the Bhagamandala flyover — Kodagu’s first flyover project — for public use. The State Government had allocated…

Party worker killed by speeding car: Ban orders to prevent untoward incidents in four Kodagu villages
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Party worker killed by speeding car: Ban orders to prevent untoward incidents in four Kodagu villages

April 19, 2024

Siddapur (Kodagu): Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Venkat Raja has imposed ban orders under Section 144 of the Cr.PC in Siddapur, Valnur, Arekadu, Nelliahudikeri and surrounding areas in Kushalnagar Taluk with immediate effect from 10 am to 10 pm today to prevent any untoward incident following the death of a BJP worker during his election campaign. Ramappa…

Kodagu records 92.13%
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Kodagu records 92.13%

April 11, 2024

Madikeri: Though Kodagu bettered its performance by recording a pass percentage of 92.13, it slipped to fifth position in the District wise rankings of II PUC results. Last year, Kodagu had bagged third spot in district wise rankings, while recording a pass percentage of 90.55 which is nearly 2 percent less as compared to the…

Yaduveer Wadiyar intensifies campaign in small, remote pockets of Kodagu
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Yaduveer Wadiyar intensifies campaign in small, remote pockets of Kodagu

April 8, 2024

Focuses on safeguarding environment, PM Modi’s vision, Centre’s transformative programmes Madikeri: The BJP candidate for the Mysuru-Kodagu Lok Sabha Constituency, Yaduveer Wadiyar, has intensified his campaign in Kodagu. Venturing into remote areas of the district, he has opted for micro-meetings with party workers, leaders and residents alike, eschewing the traditional mass public gatherings typically held…

Kodagu water bodies await good rains
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Kodagu water bodies await good rains

April 3, 2024

Following rise in maximum temperature, Talacauvery, the birth place of River Cauvery is severely affected Madikeri: The rivers and water bodies in Kodagu district where River Cauvery originates are at the mercy of Rain God, owing to rise in mercury level with every passing day. The tributaries of Cauvery have dried up resembling arid region,…

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