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Kodagu woman scales Russia’s highest mountain
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Kodagu woman scales Russia’s highest mountain

A lady from Kodagu has successfully climbed Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain peak of Russia. She is Bhavani, daughter of Tekkada Nanjunda and Parvathi couple from Perooru in Napoklu, Kodagu District. Mount Elbrus is not technically a mountain but is an inactive volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range, near the Georgian border in…

Natural disaster and disease hit honey production in Kodagu
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Natural disaster and disease hit honey production in Kodagu

Madikeri: Floods and landslides that struck Kodagu in August this year not only affected human beings and wildlife but also honey bee families that have a special relationship with nature. Vanishing natural food and biting cold, has resulted in the spread of Thai Sac Brood disease, which is said to have originated in Thailand. The…

Tourist spots in Kodagu deserted; hopes dashed
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Tourist spots in Kodagu deserted; hopes dashed

Madikeri:  Kodagu, called the Scotland of South India, has been a perfect holiday destination for ages because of its pristine beauty and alluring nature. Tourists always flock to this hill station in droves during holidays and weekends. But sadly after the nature’s fury that the district experienced in August this year with heavy rains and…

Kodagu turns fortress ahead of Tipu Jayanti
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Kodagu turns fortress ahead of Tipu Jayanti

Madikeri: High alert has been sounded in Kodagu District as Tipu Jayanti Virodhi Horata Samithi, Kodava Makkada Koota, BJP, Bajarang Dal, VHP and Hindu Jagaran Vedike members are opposing Tipu Jayanti celebrations by Karnataka Government on Nov. 10 and have called for a bandh to oppose the celebrations.   Police personnel from different parts of…

Madikeri’s Tourist Express stops chugging since three months
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Madikeri’s Tourist Express stops chugging since three months

Madikeri: Mysuru has a sizable population of people from Kodagu and for Mysureans too, Kodagu is a favourite nearby hill station to enjoy their holidays in cool environs. Apart from this, Mysuru and Madikeri (capital of Kodagu) has one thing in common – defunct toy train. While Mysuru’s famed toy train is located in Bannimantap…

Widening of NH-275 via Kodagu draws flak
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Widening of NH-275 via Kodagu draws flak

Mysuru: The project to widen a section of NH-275 connecting Bengaluru, the commercial capital of Karnataka and Mysuru, the cultural capital, linking it with Mangaluru, Kodagu and parts of Kerala, has received criticism especially in the places like Kodagu that will see widespread destruction of pristine jungles. The existing four-lane road will be extended to…

HDK holds interaction with flood victims in Kodagu
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HDK holds interaction with flood victims in Kodagu

Madikeri: Even as relief measures and rehabilitation of flood victims of Kodagu is underway, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) held an interaction with the flood victims at Gandhi Maidan in Madikeri this noon. About 1,000 flood-affected victims took part in the interaction, during which the CM assured of all government help. Even though the interaction…

Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery tomorrow evening at 6.43 pm
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Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery tomorrow evening at 6.43 pm

Madikeri:  With just a day left for Cauvery Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery, the birth place of Goddess Cauvery in Kodagu on Oct. 17, preparations are in full swing at Talacauvery and Bhagamandala temples for the famous religious event. Hitachi machines are working overtime at Triveni Sangama in Bhagamandala to remove silt and the district administration is…

An unusual heart-rending last rites performed in Kodagu
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An unusual heart-rending last rites performed in Kodagu

Madikeri:  Jodupala village in Kodagu which bore the brunt of floods and landslides in the recent natural calamity witnessed a heart-rending incident yesterday. Parents of one Manjula (15),  who was lost in the floods and landslides on Aug.16 performed the final rites for a look-alike doll of Manjula made from Areca leaves. The doll was…

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