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Monsoon to gain momentum in Kodagu after June 20
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Monsoon to gain momentum in Kodagu after June 20

District administration directs for relocation of 236 families living in disaster-prone areas Madikeri: With the Meteorological Department force-casting that Monsoon may pick up in Kodagu after June 20, the people residing in villages, which were devastated in last year’s floods, are feeling scared, apprehending monsoon fury. The Geological Survey of India has listed 13 villages…

Minister S.R. Mahesh, actor Harshika Poonacha in verbal duel
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Minister S.R. Mahesh, actor Harshika Poonacha in verbal duel

Quality of house construction for flood victims in Kodagu Minister questions her educational background to comment on house quality; Harshika says she an engineering graduate Mysore: During the Mandya Lok Sabha constituency election, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy had asked, ‘There is someone called ‘D Boss’, who is this ‘D Boss’ questioning Challenging Star Darshan’s role…

People living in flood-prone areas of Kodagu to be shifted
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People living in flood-prone areas of Kodagu to be shifted

Madikeri CMC serves notices to residents who have built houses in hilly terrain Madikeri:  Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy has asked District officials to shift people from flood-prone and vulnerable areas to relief centres in case monsoon wreaks havoc this year too like last year. At a meeting with Nodal Officers held at DC…

Timber worth crores of rupees stocked at a house in Kodagu seized
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Timber worth crores of rupees stocked at a house in Kodagu seized

Accused remanded to judicial custody Gonikoppal:  The District Crime Investigation Bureau (DCIP) personnel, following a tip off, raided an estate at Nalkeri village, Srimangala in South Kodagu and have seized timber worth crores of rupees which were illegally stored in the premises of the estate besides arresting a person yesterday. While the arrested person is…

Dr. C.V. Sneha is Kodagu ADC
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Dr. C.V. Sneha is Kodagu ADC

Madikeri: The State Government on Thursday appointed Dr. C.V. Sneha as the new Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Kodagu, in place of P. Shivaraju who has been transferred. Dr. Sneha, a KAS officer,  was serving as the Chief Administrative Officer of the directorate of Medical Education at Bengaluru. With appointment of Dr. Sneha, all top…

DCF suspended for allowing resort to cut 800 trees
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DCF suspended for allowing resort to cut 800 trees

Madikeri: The State Government, citing dereliction of duty has ordered suspension of Deputy Conservator of Forest (DCF)  M.L. Manjunath of Madikeri Division with immediate effect yesterday (June 14). The suspension comes in wake of DCF Manjunath reportedly issuing permission for unauthorised felling of 800 trees in K. Nidugani Gram Panchayat of the district. According to…

Reign of Rain begins in Kodagu
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Reign of Rain begins in Kodagu

Movement of multi-axle trucks banned as they damage roads Compared to last year, this year’s rainfall is less, says data Madikeri: Parts of Kodagu have been receiving intermittent rains since the last three days signalling the onset of the Southwest Monsoon. Though the intensity of monsoon is yet to set in, cloud cover and rainfall…

Kodagu District Minister orders distribution of houses for flood victims
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Kodagu District Minister orders distribution of houses for flood victims

Madikeri: Kodagu District in-charge Minister S.R. Mahesh has directed the district administration to publish the list of houses meant for distribution among flood victims in all Gram Panchayats within two days. Presiding over a flood relief meeting  here on Friday, Mahesh instructed the officials to prepare a list of victims who lost their houses completely…

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