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‘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…

Composite material technology to construct houses in Kodagu
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Composite material technology to construct houses in Kodagu

Madikeri: To provide the much-needed assistance to those who lost their homes in Kodagu, the State Government will use composite material house construction technology to complete construction. Targeted to replace wood, steel and concrete block and dramatically shorten build times in the residential housing market, the technology is touted as the means to create more…

Volunteers lend a helping hand to displaced animals in Kodagu
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Volunteers lend a helping hand to displaced animals in Kodagu

Kushalnagar: The calamitous monsoon in Kodagu has left thousands of families without shelter and hundreds of animals displaced. While the Kodagu District Administration and volunteers from social organisations are doing every bit to ensure that the families are rehabilitated, a group of animal NGOs are trying their best to treat and comfort the animals who…

Over Tourism Killing Kodagu
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Over Tourism Killing Kodagu

Scaling down Dasara is bad for tourism: The show must go on… By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Coorg has been devastated. Yes, it is true but only parts of it. So why close the full Kodagu district for tourists? We do not respond to a situation but react. The result is hasty decisions taken…

Adichunchanagiri Seer leads ‘Kodagige Namma Koduge’ padayatra in Bengaluru
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Adichunchanagiri Seer leads ‘Kodagige Namma Koduge’ padayatra in Bengaluru

Bengaluru” Adichunchanagiri Mutt had organised a padayatra titled ‘Kodagige Namma Koduge’ in city on Sunday to collect contributions for flood relief works in Kodagu. The padayatra was led by the Mutt Seer Sri Nirmalanandanatha Swamiji. Former Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashok, MLAs V. Somanna, M. Krishnappa, K. Gopalaiah, former MLA Shivaramegowda and others too participated….

Kodagu DC inspects ravaged places
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Kodagu DC inspects ravaged places

Madikeri:  Kodagu Deputy Commissioner P.I. Sreevidya inspected the places hit by recent floods and landslides on Hattihole-Mukkodlu Road recently. The DC was accompanied by officers of Revenue and other Departments. They collected information on the damaged road, power supply problems and damages to public property. The team later inspected Galibeedu, Devasthur and other places. The…

HDK calls on Rajnath Singh; seeks Rs.1,118 crore aid
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HDK calls on Rajnath Singh; seeks Rs.1,118 crore aid

New Delhi: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) on Aug.30 called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and sought Rs.1,118.40 crore financial assistance for the flood-hit districts of Karnataka. Deputy Chief Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara and Revenue Minister R.V. Deshpande, Cooperative Minister Bandeppa Kashampur and senior State Government officers were present during the meeting. In the…

Kodagu Rain Disaster: Preparing a Road Map for the Future
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Kodagu Rain Disaster: Preparing a Road Map for the Future

By Col. (Retd.) C.P. Muthanna, President, Coorg Wildlife Society Foreword According to Col. C.P. Muthanna, President, Coorg Wildlife Society, in the aftermath of the recent devastation of landslides that flattened a few hills in North Kodagu following unprecedented heavy rains, it is wise and imperative to adopt Ecologist Madhav Gadgil Committee Recommendations to stop environmental…

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