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Home Stay Rave Party: All five accused get bail
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Home Stay Rave Party: All five accused get bail

Madikeri: All the five accused persons in the Kodagu Rave Party incident, where a huge quantity of ganja (marijuana) and other banned substances were seized at a Home Stay, have been released on bail. The bail was granted            on Jan. 13. The accused are M.A. Appanna, the owner of the Home Stay, Jude Pereira of…

Three-day Kodagu Pravasi Utsav begins: Floral Cauvery Statue beckons tourists
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Three-day Kodagu Pravasi Utsav begins: Floral Cauvery Statue beckons tourists

Madikeri: A three-day Kodagu Pravasi Utsav, the first-ever tourism promotional event held after floods-and-landslide-ravaged Kodagu district, began at Madikeri last evening. Karnataka Tourism Department and Kodagu District Administration are jointly organising the event with support from various stakeholders to boost tourist arrivals. Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, who is also the Kodagu District Minister, inaugurated the…

Kodagu Pravasi Utsav at Madikeri from tomorrow
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Kodagu Pravasi Utsav at Madikeri from tomorrow

12 feet floral statue of Goddess Cauvery to be main attraction Madikeri: To attract tourists to Kodagu that was ravaged by flash floods and landslides, the Tourism Department and the District Administration have organised a three-day ‘Kodagu Pravasi Utsav-2019’  from Jan. 11 to 13 at Gandhi Maidan in Madikeri. The intention of the festival is…

Dr. Veerendra Heggade distributes cheques to flood victims in Kodagu
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Dr. Veerendra Heggade distributes cheques to flood victims in Kodagu

Madikeri: Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade distributed a total of Rs. 8 crore as relief to flood and landslide victims of Kodagu at a programme organised at Gandhi Maidan in Madikeri this afternoon. He distributed cheques to 1,106 victims. Following the natural calamity in August last year, the Srikshetra Dharmasthala Gramabhivruddhi Yojane had carried…

Kodava ethnographic survey to be a scientific one
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Kodava ethnographic survey to be a scientific one

Codava National Council delegation meets Tribal Research Institute Director Mysuru: With the State Government re-commissioning an ethnographic and socioeconomic survey to see whether the Kodava community qualifies for tribal status, Codava National Council (CNC) President N.U. Nachappa and other members of Kodava community recently met the Director of Karnataka State Tribal Research Institute, Mysuru, Dr….

Attempt to murder Mysuru youth in Kodagu: One arrested
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Attempt to murder Mysuru youth in Kodagu: One arrested

Somwarpet: A youth from Mysuru, who had been to Makkalagudi Betta near Somwarpet in Kodagu, was brutally assaulted by a person last evening. The victim, who has suffered serious injuries, was provided first-aid at Kodagu District Hospital in Madikeri and was later shifted to a private hospital in Mysuru. The victim is 24-year-old Rakesh, son…

3-day ‘Kodagu Utsav’ from Jan. 11
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3-day ‘Kodagu Utsav’ from Jan. 11

Mysuru: After devastating floods and landslides ravaged Kodagu district, the District administration is trying hard to bring back the district, once known for serene hilly landscapes, eye-catching coffee estates and its sacred groves, into the tourism circuit map. And as part of the efforts to boost tourism, a three-day “Kodagu Utsav” or “Pravasi Utsav” is…

Providential escape for 57 persons as bus overturns
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Providential escape for 57 persons as bus overturns

Madikeri: Fifty-seven persons including 48 children had a providential escape when a speeding bus overturned near Suntikoppa in Kodagu district in the wee hours of today. However, one student was killed in the accident. The impact of the accident was such that the bus had to be lifted with the help of a crane. The…

Kannur Airport to boost tourist arrivals to Mysuru, Kodagu
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Kannur Airport to boost tourist arrivals to Mysuru, Kodagu

A delegation from Mysuru Travels Association invited to visit Kannur Airport Mysuru:  Tourism industry in Mysuru and Kodagu is hoping for a surge in tourist footfall, thanks to Kannur International Airport, a Greenfield Airport in Kerala, which was inaugurated on Dec. 9. Stakeholders in Mysuru argue that the airport has opened a new gateway for…

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