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Greens cry foul over Railway line cutting through Kodagu
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Greens cry foul over Railway line cutting through Kodagu

Mysuru: Following the announcement of a survey work for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru Railway line that will pass through Kutta, Kanoor, Balele and Thithimathi in Kodagu district cutting across thick forest area, Green groups in Kodagu have opposed the project. They have threatened even to stop the survey work that will be a prelude to the…

Karnataka, Kerala agree on revised rail route to Mysuru via Kodagu
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Karnataka, Kerala agree on revised rail route to Mysuru via Kodagu

Kozhikode/Bengaluru: After prolonged difference of opinion on the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru railway line, the Kerala and Karnataka governments have agreed to conduct a survey before preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on the revised Thalassery-Mysuru line via Manandavadi in Kerala. The railway line will pass through Koothuparamba, Manandavadi, Kutta, Kanoor, Balele, and Thithimathi to reach Mysuru….

Amidst bandh, Tipu Jayanti in Kodagu was over in 20 minutes
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Amidst bandh, Tipu Jayanti in Kodagu was over in 20 minutes

Madikeri: Amidst district-wide bandh in Kodagu, the official Tipu Jayanti celebrations in Madikeri town and Kodagu district concluded with no major untoward incident but for a few stray incidents of stone throwing. Seats of a Police jeep were torn in Madikeri. Over 200 people were arrested and released later as a precautionary measure. The dawn-to-dusk…

Tipu Jayanti: Dawn to dusk bandh in Kodagu on Nov. 10
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Tipu Jayanti: Dawn to dusk bandh in Kodagu on Nov. 10

Madikeri: Taking strong exception to the Karnataka Government’s decision to celebrate Tipu Sultan’s birth anniversary on Nov. 10, the Tipu Virodhi Horata Samithi has called for a Kodagu bandh on Nov. 10. The decision was taken this morning at a meeting of the Samithi in Madikeri. President of Tipu Virodhi Horata Samithi President Abhimanyu Kumar…

State writes to Centre against Rail Projects in Kodagu
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State writes to Centre against Rail Projects in Kodagu

Bengaluru: The State Government has written to the Union Government against implementing Railway Projects in Kodagu district. Kodagu District in-Charge Minister M.R. Seetharam, speaking at the 59th anniversary of Karnataka Planters Association (KPA) here yesterday, said that the implementation of Railway Projects in Kodagu district affects the environment. The State Government has written a letter…

Rain pounds Virajpet Taluk
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Rain pounds Virajpet Taluk

Virajpet/Mysuru: Heavy rains lashing Virajpet taluk in Kodagu since Saturday has prompted the authorities to close down schools and colleges in the taluk today (Sept. 18). Rains, which escalated on Sunday, continued to lash today too. Following the downpour, water level in Lakshmantheertha River has increased. Heavy rains in the taluk has also rendered many…

TN Police raid Kodagu Resort where AIADMK MLAs are holed up
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TN Police raid Kodagu Resort where AIADMK MLAs are holed up

Suntikoppa (Kodagu): A team of Police personnel from Tamil Nadu (TN) raided the posh Paddington Resort near here yesterday where a group of 15 AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to party’s sidelined leader and Sasikala confidant T.T.V. Dhinakaran has been camping. The raiding team was headed by the Deputy Superintendent of the CCB. It is said,…

Mild tremors in Kodagu
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Mild tremors in Kodagu

Kodagu: The residents of Napoklu and surrounding were in for an early morning shock as they felt two mild tremors between 7.45 am and 7.51 am. Tremors were felt at Napoklu, Ballamavati, Cheriyaparumbu, Pulikotu and other surrounding areas. Soon as the tremors were felt, the residents, fearing for their lives, came out of their houses….

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