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Solar fencing to check elephant menace in Kodagu
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Solar fencing to check elephant menace in Kodagu

Bengaluru: The State Government has decided to install solar fences to check the elephant menace in Kodagu district. Elaborating on the measures, Minister of State for Statistics, Planning and Science and Technology M.R. Sitaram, who is also the Kodagu district in-charge Minister, said the government will install solar fences across the borders of forests and…

Hanagodu Dam full after a gap of 20 years
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Hanagodu Dam full after a gap of 20 years

Thanks to heavy rain in Virajpet Taluk of Kodagu district, the Lakshmanatheertha River has filled up with water. Heavy rain in Kutta, Brahmagiri ranges, Nagarahole National Park, Balele and Nittoor in Kodagu has increased the water flow. The Hanagodu Dam that is about 14 kms from Hunsur has been filled after a gap of over…

Four wild elephants electrocuted at Kannangala village in Kodagu  
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Four wild elephants electrocuted at Kannangala village in Kodagu  

Siddapur (Kodagu): Four wild elephants, all of them female, were electrocuted after they came in contact with live power cables passing through a private estate at Ammathi Vontiangadi village in Virajpet taluk of Kodagu district yesterday. The elephants included a calf and the incident took place at Kannangala Gram Panchayat near Siddapur. The incident occurred…

Heavy rains in Kodagu
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Heavy rains in Kodagu

Mysuru: After weeks of lull, it has been raining in most parts of Kodagu, raising hopes of a normal monsoon this year. Large parts of the district, especially the Northern and Southern parts have been receiving moderate to heavy showers, feeding the Cauvery catchment areas with the much-needed moisture and water for the parched Krishna…

Five arrested in Kodagu for honey-trapping, extortion
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Five arrested in Kodagu for honey-trapping, extortion

Ponnampet (Kodagu District): A gang that used to extort money by honey-trapping gullible businessmen has been arrested in Kodagu district. Then five-member gang used to target businessmen and the Police have seized Rs. 96 lakh cash from them. In this case, a resident of Kerala was honey-trapped by the accused who hailed from Kodagu, Dakshina…

“Indian men’s hockey team will have more players from Kodagu”
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“Indian men’s hockey team will have more players from Kodagu”

Indian men’s hockey team will feature at least 4-5 players from Kodagu in a year to come, said Indian team’s former captain V.R. Raghunath. He was speaking to media persons after visiting the Vanabhadrakali temple at Hathur near Gonikoppal along with his wife Surya. The hockey star expressed his happiness over the Indian hockey team’s…

Two elephants electrocuted in Kodagu
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Two elephants electrocuted in Kodagu

Mysuru: Two female elephants, aged between 19 and 26 years, which had come to an estate in Kanangala village, Virajpet taluk in Kodagu, were electrocuted late last night after they came in contact with a live wire passing through the estate when they were plucking leaves from a tree. Forest officials conducted an inspection of…

Kodagu lasses selected for State U-19 football team
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Kodagu lasses selected for State U-19 football team

Three girls from Kodagu, have been selected for the Karnataka Under-19 girls’ football team. Payal Machaiah and S.P. Sheethal of Kalathmadu Lions High School and C. Shruthi of Vivekananda College, Kushalnagar, are the girls who have been selected to State Under-19 team and will take part in the Prime Minister Cup (South India) to be…

‘Save Kodagu’ rally in Madikeri receives good response
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‘Save Kodagu’ rally in Madikeri receives good response

Madikeri: Hundreds of environmentally concerned residents of Kodagu, supported by various organisations and voluntary organisations took out a massive “Save Kodagu, Save Cauvery” rally in Madikeri this morning opposing the indiscriminate development of Kodagu that is leading to irreparable damage of the pristine environment. Holding banners, placards and signages, protestors marched along the main streets…

Rally against indiscriminate development of Kodagu on June 2
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Rally against indiscriminate development of Kodagu on June 2

Madikeri: A protest rally will be organised on June 2 in Madikeri against the indiscriminate development of Kodagu district that is leading to irreparable damage of the pristine environment. The agitation will promote awareness among people and drum up support against projects including Railway line, National Highways and proposed dams. Addressing reporters in Madikeri on…

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