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Kerala wants to lift blockade; Kodagu MLAs, MP say no
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Kerala wants to lift blockade; Kodagu MLAs, MP say no

March 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention to lift the blockade of the Thalassery-Kodagu State Highway-30 by the Karnataka Police.  However, this move is opposed by the MLAs and MP of Kodagu who have urged the Karnataka Government not to lift the blockade as there is…

Bird Flu scare amidst Coronavirus in Kodagu
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Bird Flu scare amidst Coronavirus in Kodagu

March 20, 2020

More than 20 crows found dead at Kottamudi Napoklu: Residents of Kodagu, who are panicked following a man being tested positive for Coronavirus, are now a worried lot after more than 20 crows were found dead behind the Anganwadi Centre at Kottamudi in Hodduru Gram Panchayat limits yesterday, which has triggered Bird Flu scare. Dead…

Man from Kodagu tests positive
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Man from Kodagu tests positive

March 19, 2020

Kodagu DC asks hotels, home stays, resorts, dormitories to shut till Mar. 31 Madikeri, Bengaluru: One person tested positive for COVID-19 in Kodagu this morning, taking the tally of confirmed cases in the State to 15. Health Minister B. Sriramulu, in a post on Twitter said, the State’s 15th patient is from Kodagu district and…

Poachers with deer meat nabbed
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Poachers with deer meat nabbed

March 19, 2020

Siddapura (Kodagu): Meenukolli Division Forest personnel have arrested three poachers, who had hunted a Sambar in the Reserve Forest area and were transporting th meat illegally. The arrested are 42-year-old Mahesh, 60-year-old Vishwanath and 38-year-old Chandrashekar, all residents of Hosapatna near Nanjarayapatna. The accused had hunted the Sambar at Dubare Reserve Forest and were transporting…

Crops grown in 86,000 hectares washed away in Kodagu floods
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Crops grown in 86,000 hectares washed away in Kodagu floods

March 18, 2020

Madikeri: The Kodagu district which was devastated by last year’s floods, lost  crops grown in over 86,000 hectares due to the floods. Replying to a question by Madikeri MLA Appachhu Ranjan in the Legislative assembly recently, Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil said that agriculture crops grown in 2,460 hectares, horticulture crops grown in 10,331 hectares and…

Kodagu man issued notice for violating home quarantine orders
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Kodagu man issued notice for violating home quarantine orders

March 18, 2020

Madikeri: The Kodagu District Administration has served a notice to a person in Siddapura village for allegedly violating the home quarantine orders. A statement issued by Annies Kanmani Joy, Deputy Commissioner of Kodagu district, stated that the Administration had identified a total of 131 residents of the district, who had returned from foreign visits and…

Number of Coronavirus suspect cases touch six in Kodagu
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Number of Coronavirus suspect cases touch six in Kodagu

March 16, 2020

Madikeri: Even as the District administration and the Health Department are taking all measures to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19, the number of suspected cases in the district touched six on Sunday. A person, who complained of fever and throat pain after his return from abroad, was  shifted to the isolation ward at…

Ponnampet Taluk to be launched in April
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Ponnampet Taluk to be launched in April

March 16, 2020

Gonikoppa: A year after the previous JD(S)-Congress Coalition Government, headed by H.D. Kumaraswamy, announced the formation of 12 new taluks in the State, including Ponnampet and Kushalnagar in Kodagu district, the Ponnampet Taluk Action Committee and the Citizens Committee have jointly decided to bring Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa for the official launch of Ponnampet taluk…

Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down
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Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down

March 15, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore:  As a precautionary measure to contain the COVID-19  spread, the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has ordered shut down of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) and Karanji Lake Nature Park in city for nine days from today (Mar.15) till Mar.23. The ZAK Has also ordered closure of Bannerghatta National Park at Bengaluru and…

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