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After floods, it’s drought-like situation in Kodagu
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After floods, it’s drought-like situation in Kodagu

Madikeri:  Like the flood-hit Kerala and Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu is facing the phenomenon of drying up of wells and rivers, excessive heat and lack of potable water. Many residents have reported that coffee beans are drying up due to sweltering heat. Soon after the destructive floods in Kodagu, it was hoped that the groundwater level…

KRRS to assist flood relief works in Kodagu
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KRRS to assist flood relief works in Kodagu

Mysuru: The State Executive meeting of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) and Hasiru Sene was held at the premises of Agricultural Market Study Centre on Hunsur Road here on Sunday. The meeting focused on drafting plans to provide assistance to drought and flood-hit parts of the State and also to mobilise farmers to participate in…

District Minister brightens mood of flood victims on Gowri Fest
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District Minister brightens mood of flood victims on Gowri Fest

Madikeri: The dark clouds that had gathered following the recent floods in Kodagu has still not cleared and it affected even the joyous celebration of Gowri-Ganesha festival. The relief centres where hundreds of people are still sheltered wears a gloomy look. However, Kodagu District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh  rose to the occasion and made their…

Deforestation, heavy rainfall caused destruction in Kodagu: Report
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Deforestation, heavy rainfall caused destruction in Kodagu: Report

Technical Team from Mysuru recommends immediate afforestation, ban on commercial exploitation of land Mysuru: A report by the Technical Team of The Institution of Engineers (India), Mysuru Local Centre, has identified the causes for the recent destruction in Kodagu by catastrophic floods and landslides. The report has pointed fingers at indiscriminate development, cutting of trees,…

Central team arrives in Kodagu to take stock of flood situation
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Central team arrives in Kodagu to take stock of flood situation

Kushalnagar: A three-member Central team arrived in Kodagu today to analyse the havoc caused by floods and landslides across the district last month. The Central Committee comprising Anil Mallick, Jitender Panwar and Dr. Ponuswamy will conduct an inspection at Harangi Dam near Kushalnagar this afternoon to take stock of the situation. The team met Kodagu…

PM to send Central teams to assess flood damage in Karnataka
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PM to send Central teams to assess flood damage in Karnataka

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday assured Karnataka that the Centre will send two official teams to assess the flood damages in Kodagu, Malnad districts and coastal districts. This followed a meeting of a delegation, led by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, with the Prime Minister to apprise him of the flood havoc in certain…

‘Submit report on crop loss in Kodagu by Sept.12’
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‘Submit report on crop loss in Kodagu by Sept.12’

Chief Secretary tells District Administration Madikeri: State Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar has directed Kodagu District Administration to submit a comprehensive report on crop loss due to floods, by Sept.12. Addressing a review meeting of officials at the DC’s Office here on Saturday, Vijay Bhaskar sought inputs from the officials on the extent of damages…

NDMA team to visit Kodagu next week: MP Pratap Simha
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NDMA team to visit Kodagu next week: MP Pratap Simha

Madikeri: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has said that a team from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will visit flood-ravaged Kodagu next week. Speaking to presspersons here on Friday, Pratap Simha said that 1,709 houses have been lost to floods and landslides in Kodagu and Rs.5.45 crore has been paid as compensation to the hhouse ownersfrom…

Ban lifted on tourist entry to Kodagu
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Ban lifted on tourist entry to Kodagu

Madikeri: The Kodagu District Administration has lifted the ban on entry of tourists to Kodagu with effect from tomorrow (Sept.10). Tourist entry to the flood-ravaged district was earlier banned till Sept.9. In a press release, Deputy Commissioner P.I. Sreevidya said that the ban has been lifted from Sept.10 due to the decrease in rains over…

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