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Deforestation, heavy rainfall caused destruction in Kodagu: Report
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Deforestation, heavy rainfall caused destruction in Kodagu: Report

Technical Team from Mysuru recommends immediate afforestation, ban on commercial exploitation of land Mysuru: A report by the Technical Team of The Institution of Engineers (India), Mysuru Local Centre, has identified the causes for the recent destruction in Kodagu by catastrophic floods and landslides. The report has pointed fingers at indiscriminate development, cutting of trees,…

Central team arrives in Kodagu to take stock of flood situation
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Central team arrives in Kodagu to take stock of flood situation

Kushalnagar: A three-member Central team arrived in Kodagu today to analyse the havoc caused by floods and landslides across the district last month. The Central Committee comprising Anil Mallick, Jitender Panwar and Dr. Ponuswamy will conduct an inspection at Harangi Dam near Kushalnagar this afternoon to take stock of the situation. The team met Kodagu…

PM to send Central teams to assess flood damage in Karnataka
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PM to send Central teams to assess flood damage in Karnataka

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday assured Karnataka that the Centre will send two official teams to assess the flood damages in Kodagu, Malnad districts and coastal districts. This followed a meeting of a delegation, led by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, with the Prime Minister to apprise him of the flood havoc in certain…

‘Submit report on crop loss in Kodagu by Sept.12’
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‘Submit report on crop loss in Kodagu by Sept.12’

Chief Secretary tells District Administration Madikeri: State Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar has directed Kodagu District Administration to submit a comprehensive report on crop loss due to floods, by Sept.12. Addressing a review meeting of officials at the DC’s Office here on Saturday, Vijay Bhaskar sought inputs from the officials on the extent of damages…

NDMA team to visit Kodagu next week: MP Pratap Simha
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NDMA team to visit Kodagu next week: MP Pratap Simha

Madikeri: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has said that a team from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will visit flood-ravaged Kodagu next week. Speaking to presspersons here on Friday, Pratap Simha said that 1,709 houses have been lost to floods and landslides in Kodagu and Rs.5.45 crore has been paid as compensation to the hhouse ownersfrom…

Ban lifted on tourist entry to Kodagu
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Ban lifted on tourist entry to Kodagu

Madikeri: The Kodagu District Administration has lifted the ban on entry of tourists to Kodagu with effect from tomorrow (Sept.10). Tourist entry to the flood-ravaged district was earlier banned till Sept.9. In a press release, Deputy Commissioner P.I. Sreevidya said that the ban has been lifted from Sept.10 due to the decrease in rains over…

Composite material technology to construct houses in Kodagu
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Composite material technology to construct houses in Kodagu

Madikeri: To provide the much-needed assistance to those who lost their homes in Kodagu, the State Government will use composite material house construction technology to complete construction. Targeted to replace wood, steel and concrete block and dramatically shorten build times in the residential housing market, the technology is touted as the means to create more…

Volunteers lend a helping hand to displaced animals in Kodagu
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Volunteers lend a helping hand to displaced animals in Kodagu

Kushalnagar: The calamitous monsoon in Kodagu has left thousands of families without shelter and hundreds of animals displaced. While the Kodagu District Administration and volunteers from social organisations are doing every bit to ensure that the families are rehabilitated, a group of animal NGOs are trying their best to treat and comfort the animals who…

Over Tourism Killing Kodagu
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Over Tourism Killing Kodagu

Scaling down Dasara is bad for tourism: The show must go on… By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Coorg has been devastated. Yes, it is true but only parts of it. So why close the full Kodagu district for tourists? We do not respond to a situation but react. The result is hasty decisions taken…

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