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Woman killed as giant tree comes crashing in Kodagu
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Woman killed as giant tree comes crashing in Kodagu

Mysuru: Rain fury has started in Kodagu even before the entry of Southwest Monsoon. One woman was killed last midnight when a giant tree came crashing on her house when she was sleeping. The incident was reported from Tarikatte near Pollibetta in Virajpet Taluk which is witnessing heavy to very heavy rains accompanied by thunder…

Mild tremors cause panic in Kodagu villages
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Mild tremors cause panic in Kodagu villages

NDRF teams to reach New Mangalore Port today for quick deployment in case of emergency in Kodagu Madikeri:  Panic gripped parts of Kodagu district as residents in different villages said they experienced tremor on Thursday night. Nellihudikeri, Nalvathekare and surrounding villages, which witnessed heavy rain, experienced tremors. Residents said utensils, doors and windows shook for…

Kodagu District braces to tackle Southwest monsoon emergencies
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Kodagu District braces to tackle Southwest monsoon emergencies

Rehabilitation work still under progress Madikeri: With the Southwest Monsoon expected to set in around June 2 in Kerala, fear and dread had gripped the people of Kodagu this year too.       Residents of the district which was ravaged by landslips and floods last year — are bracing for the rain with caution even as…

Officials discuss co-ordinated plan to tackle elephant menace in Kodagu
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Officials discuss co-ordinated plan to tackle elephant menace in Kodagu

Madikeri: A result-oriented action is needed to control the menace of wild elephants in Kodagu  district. This was discussed at length at the Co-ordination Committee Meeting in which Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF), Madikeri Circle Santosh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy, Superintendent of Police Suman D. Pennekar, District Forest Officer Christu Raj and forest…

Project Radio Collar launched to track elephants in Kodagu
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Project Radio Collar launched to track elephants in Kodagu

Siddapura: Concerned at the increasing instances of elephant-human conflict, the Forest Department, for the first time in Kodagu, has put radio collars on elephants to study their migration patterns. The Department has decided to put radio collars on selected elephants so that their migration patterns can be studied. An analysis of their movements will help…

Close shave for couple in tusker attack
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Close shave for couple in tusker attack

Madikeri: A couple saved life from an angry elephant when the wild tusker attacked a  car and tried to crush it on the fringes of Nagarahole National Park. This spine-chilling incident happened at Kutta in South Kodagu when a wild elephant suddenly came out from a coffee estate and charged at the car and tried…

Kodagu gears up for monsoon
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Kodagu gears up for monsoon

Madikeri:  Kodagu District Administration has geared up itself and has cautioned people about possible landslips during the monsoon season this year also and take precautionary measures to mitigate its impact. Karnataka Principal Secretary of Revenue Department (Disaster Management) Rajkumar Khatri on Friday took stock of the ground situation in the district following last year’s devastation…

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