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CM launches housing project for flood-hit families in Kodagu
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CM launches housing project for flood-hit families in Kodagu

Madikeri:  Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) yesterday laid the foundation stone for the construction of houses on a 50-acre plot at Jamboor village near Madapura in the district. The foundation stone was symbolically laid in an e-way by pressing a remote-controlled button. Later, a physical foundation laying ceremony was also held where priests performed rituals….

Goa businessman to construct 100 houses in Kodagu
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Goa businessman to construct 100 houses in Kodagu

Madikeri: Here is some good news for the residents of Kodagu who have lost their houses due to floods and landslides in August this year. A private company in Goa has come forward to build 100 houses. Disclosing this to reporters at Sudarshan Guest House in Madikeri last evening, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha said that…

Centre sanctions Rs. 546 Crore for flood relief in Karnataka
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Centre sanctions Rs. 546 Crore for flood relief in Karnataka

Bengaluru: The Union Government on Monday approved Rs.546.21 crore for flood relief in Karnataka. The funds were approved following report of an inter-Ministerial team that visited areas affected in Karnataka, including Kodagu district — the Country’s largest coffee-growing region — which was hugely affected by floods and landslips in August. The relief was announced after…

Kodagu woman scales Russia’s highest mountain
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Kodagu woman scales Russia’s highest mountain

A lady from Kodagu has successfully climbed Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain peak of Russia. She is Bhavani, daughter of Tekkada Nanjunda and Parvathi couple from Perooru in Napoklu, Kodagu District. Mount Elbrus is not technically a mountain but is an inactive volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range, near the Georgian border in…

Natural disaster and disease hit honey production in Kodagu
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Natural disaster and disease hit honey production in Kodagu

Madikeri: Floods and landslides that struck Kodagu in August this year not only affected human beings and wildlife but also honey bee families that have a special relationship with nature. Vanishing natural food and biting cold, has resulted in the spread of Thai Sac Brood disease, which is said to have originated in Thailand. The…

Tourist spots in Kodagu deserted; hopes dashed
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Tourist spots in Kodagu deserted; hopes dashed

Madikeri:  Kodagu, called the Scotland of South India, has been a perfect holiday destination for ages because of its pristine beauty and alluring nature. Tourists always flock to this hill station in droves during holidays and weekends. But sadly after the nature’s fury that the district experienced in August this year with heavy rains and…

Kodagu turns fortress ahead of Tipu Jayanti
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Kodagu turns fortress ahead of Tipu Jayanti

Madikeri: High alert has been sounded in Kodagu District as Tipu Jayanti Virodhi Horata Samithi, Kodava Makkada Koota, BJP, Bajarang Dal, VHP and Hindu Jagaran Vedike members are opposing Tipu Jayanti celebrations by Karnataka Government on Nov. 10 and have called for a bandh to oppose the celebrations.   Police personnel from different parts of…

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