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Mystery shrouds death of Kodagu-born dentist, daughter in Bengaluru
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Mystery shrouds death of Kodagu-born dentist, daughter in Bengaluru

August 9, 2022

Bengaluru: Mystery shrouds death of a Kodagu-born dentist and her daughter, who were found hanging at the house in Banashankari Police limits, Bengaluru. The incident took place on Saturday, which came to light lately. The deceased are Dr. Nellachanda Shyama Muthappa (39), a native of Virajpet in Kodagu and her daughter Aradhana (10). Shyama Muthappa’s…

Nearly two lakh cusecs water released from KRS Dam
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Nearly two lakh cusecs water released from KRS Dam

August 8, 2022

Ranganathittu partially submerged; Historic Wellesley Bridge on the verge of getting submerged Srirangapatna: Following heavy rains in Kodagu and other Cauvery River basin catchment areas since over a week, there is an increased inflow of water to KRS Dam and for the safety of the Dam, 1,00,719 cusecs of water was let out from the…

Rain pounds Kodagu, normal life in disarray
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Rain pounds Kodagu, normal life in disarray

August 8, 2022

Landslides, tree falls wreak havoc; rivers, rivulets flowing above danger mark Houses crumble and coffee saplings, seeds decay due to excess moisture  Madikeri: Relentless rain in the last one week or so has caused extensive damage to roads connecting important commercial towns in Kodagu and normal life has been disrupted for the third consecutive day….

Elephant handlers live in miserable conditions
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Elephant handlers live in miserable conditions

August 3, 2022

Roofs leak, mud walls ooze moisture inside hutments; unequal access to toilets at Dubare Elephant Camp Kushalnagar: Dubare Elephant Camp in Kodagu District might be a tourist spot for many that earns handsome revenue both to the Tourism and Forest Departments, but the living conditions of the Mahouts and Kavadis in the camp are miserable….

Rafting thrill draws tourists to rapids at Dubare, Barapole
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Rafting thrill draws tourists to rapids at Dubare, Barapole

July 24, 2022

Kushalnagar: Adventure lovers who have been pining to get some adrenaline rush are heading towards Dubare and Barapole in Kodagu district for whitewater river rafting and rappelling in the rapids. Rafting in the Cauvery and at Barapole is an exhilarating experience. Rafting usually starts once the inflow into the Cauvery and Barapole increases and the…

Experts inspect cracks on Ramakolli Hills in Madikeri
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Experts inspect cracks on Ramakolli Hills in Madikeri

July 24, 2022

Thick fog, heavy rains hamper detailed inspection Madikeri: Senior geologists and experts from the Kodagu District Disaster Management team and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel on Friday visited Ramakolli Hills and other hilly areas of Second Monnangeri in Madikeri which have developed cracks due to heavy rains. Villagers and residents have expressed concern over…

Kodagu DC Office retaining wall fiasco: MLAs visit spot, to raise issue in Petition Committee
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Kodagu DC Office retaining wall fiasco: MLAs visit spot, to raise issue in Petition Committee

July 21, 2022

Action sought against contractor, consultants, engineers Madikeri: Lashing out at the contractors, project consultants, engineers and PWD officials, Kodagu MLAs K.G. Bopaiah and M.P. Appachu Ranjan have sought an inquiry into the work taken up to construct a retaining wall to protect the Kodagu Deputy Commissioner’s Office from future dangers. They demanded action against those…

Traffic on Madikeri-Mangaluru alternative road restored
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Traffic on Madikeri-Mangaluru alternative road restored

July 19, 2022

Madikeri: The traffic on the alternative Madikeri-Mangaluru Road passing through Mekeri and Talathmane, which was closed for vehicular movement for a few hours on Monday late night following landslide at two points — Mekeri and near Monnangeri — has been restored early this morning. Following landslides last evening, the authorities had closed the road for…

Insult to Kodavas, Goddess Cauvery:  Protest in Madikeri on July 22
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Insult to Kodavas, Goddess Cauvery:  Protest in Madikeri on July 22

July 14, 2022

Madikeri/Mysuru: Kodava community members are up in arms against derogatory comments on social media on the community and Goddess Cauvery. Several complaints have been registered in this regard in Bengaluru and Kodagu, urging the Police to take action against the people who spread communal disharmony. An FIR has been registered at the Madikeri Town Police…

Kodagu receives 748 mm rainfall from July 1 to 13
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Kodagu receives 748 mm rainfall from July 1 to 13

July 14, 2022

98 percent more rains compared to previous year data High inflow and outflow from Harangi, KRS reservoirs Kushalnagar: The Southwest Monsoon this year has brought bountiful rains to Kodagu and the district has experienced above-normal rainfall in the month of July. As a result, the outflow from the Harangi Reservoir to the Krishna Raja Sagar…

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