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Will step up vigil on Naxal activities in Kodagu: IGP
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Will step up vigil on Naxal activities in Kodagu: IGP

Madikeri: Stating that the Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) and the District Police were capable of crushing any Naxal activities in Kodagu district, IGP (Southern Range) Soumendu Mukherjee has said that, however, vigil will be stepped up across the district as a security measure. Soumendu Mukherjee, who was on his first visit to Madikeri after taking charge…

The Day War was Declared on Coorg
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The Day War was Declared on Coorg

By C.P. Belliappa Courtesy our friends Pemmanda Jepu and Jemy Ganapathy, we spent four wonderful days at the Ooty Club, a place steeped in colonial history. The trophies, the silverware, the honour lists and the photographs of the ‘Masters of the Fox Hunt’ date back to early 1840s. During our stay, I got an opportunity…

Man-animal conflict continues unabated in Kodagu
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Man-animal conflict continues unabated in Kodagu

Six wild elephants were electrocuted near Siddapur in Kodagu during June last year in two separate incidents. Many more elephants died in Kodagu in 2017 due to electrocution, gunshot wounds and drowning. Tracing the causes behind these deaths reveal that all the elephants had ventured out of the forests in search of food. Dwindling forest…

Kodagu Sahakara Sangha opposes Rail line through Kodagu
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Kodagu Sahakara Sangha opposes Rail line through Kodagu

Mysuru: The Kodagu Sahakara Sangha, Jayalakshmipuram, Mysuru, has strongly opposed the proposed Railway line project passing through Kodagu district. In a press release, the Sangha President A.C. Nanjamma said that the proposed rail project is an ecological disaster for the district as the unique geographical features and the social fabric of the district gets destroyed….

Train via Kodagu Scrapped
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Train via Kodagu Scrapped

New Delhi/Mysuru: The controversial Railway Line between Thalassery in Kerala to Mysuru via South Kodagu has been scrapped. An official announcement in this regard will be made in the Parliament tomorrow by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. The Union Government will not take up any project that is harmful to the environment and the Thalassery-Mysuru project…

Wild elephants have killed 28 persons in Kodagu in 3 years
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Wild elephants have killed 28 persons in Kodagu in 3 years

Bengaluru:  Human-wildlife conflict across Karnataka has killed 149 people in the past three years — accounting for almost one death every week.  Most lives were lost in Virajpet (16 deaths) and Madikeri (12), both in Kodagu district. The data was collated by the Forest Department from its 36 forest/ wildlife divisions between 2014-15 and 2016-17,…

CNC’s demand for autonomy for Kodagu: MP Dr. Subramanian Swamy to move Private Member Constitution (Amendment) Bill
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CNC’s demand for autonomy for Kodagu: MP Dr. Subramanian Swamy to move Private Member Constitution (Amendment) Bill

Madikeri:  Former Union Minister and MP Dr. Subramanian Swamy has agreed to move a Private Member Constitution (Amendment) Bill in the ensuing Session of the Parliament in support of the demand of Codava National Council (CNC) seeking autonomy status for Kodagu. This was disclosed by CNC President N.U. Nachappa. A delegation led by Nachappa had…

Kulletira Cup Hockey Tournament to commence from April 15
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Kulletira Cup Hockey Tournament to commence from April 15

The popular Kulletira Cup Hockey Tournament featuring Kodava families will commence from April 15 at General Thimmaiah Stadium here with the final to be held on May 13, according to the Tournament Organising President K.P. Shambu Mandappa, Secretary K.K. Ajit Nanaiah and Convenor K.M. Aruna Beba. Speaking at a press meet yesterday at Ainmane (Ancestral…

Short circuit destroys house, furniture in Kodagu
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Short circuit destroys house, furniture in Kodagu

Wooden furniture worth over Rs. 40 lakh was gutted in a short circuit at a house in Srimangala village in South Kodagu. The incident occurred two days back at the house of Ajjamada Pushpa where the wooden ceiling, staircase and the furniture of the house were destroyed. Family members said that valuables including gold, silver…

Thalassery-Mysuru Railway line through Kodagu: Conserve natural forests for future generations
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Thalassery-Mysuru Railway line through Kodagu: Conserve natural forests for future generations

By Dr. Kodira A. Kushalapa Every educated person is now conscious and knowledgeable about the role of forests, their need for conservation to live safely and comfortably on this planet Earth, thanks to Supreme Court directions to introduce environmental science as a compulsory subject in all colleges and schools. Forests play a significant role in…

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