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Madikeri’s Tourist Express stops chugging since three months
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Madikeri’s Tourist Express stops chugging since three months

Madikeri: Mysuru has a sizable population of people from Kodagu and for Mysureans too, Kodagu is a favourite nearby hill station to enjoy their holidays in cool environs. Apart from this, Mysuru and Madikeri (capital of Kodagu) has one thing in common – defunct toy train. While Mysuru’s famed toy train is located in Bannimantap…

Widening of NH-275 via Kodagu draws flak
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Widening of NH-275 via Kodagu draws flak

Mysuru: The project to widen a section of NH-275 connecting Bengaluru, the commercial capital of Karnataka and Mysuru, the cultural capital, linking it with Mangaluru, Kodagu and parts of Kerala, has received criticism especially in the places like Kodagu that will see widespread destruction of pristine jungles. The existing four-lane road will be extended to…

HDK holds interaction with flood victims in Kodagu
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HDK holds interaction with flood victims in Kodagu

Madikeri: Even as relief measures and rehabilitation of flood victims of Kodagu is underway, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) held an interaction with the flood victims at Gandhi Maidan in Madikeri this noon. About 1,000 flood-affected victims took part in the interaction, during which the CM assured of all government help. Even though the interaction…

Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery tomorrow evening at 6.43 pm
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Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery tomorrow evening at 6.43 pm

Madikeri:  With just a day left for Cauvery Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery, the birth place of Goddess Cauvery in Kodagu on Oct. 17, preparations are in full swing at Talacauvery and Bhagamandala temples for the famous religious event. Hitachi machines are working overtime at Triveni Sangama in Bhagamandala to remove silt and the district administration is…

An unusual heart-rending last rites performed in Kodagu
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An unusual heart-rending last rites performed in Kodagu

Madikeri:  Jodupala village in Kodagu which bore the brunt of floods and landslides in the recent natural calamity witnessed a heart-rending incident yesterday. Parents of one Manjula (15),  who was lost in the floods and landslides on Aug.16 performed the final rites for a look-alike doll of Manjula made from Areca leaves. The doll was…

Moily demands Rs. 10,000 cr. special package for Kodagu
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Moily demands Rs. 10,000 cr. special package for Kodagu

Madikeri:  With Kodagu witnessing its worst natural disaster till date, former Chief Minister and MP Dr. M. Veerappa Moily has demanded a Rs. 10,000 crore special package for Kodagu. Moily, who is also the Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance held a meeting with officials at Harangi in the  district recently and sought…

ULB polls in Kodagu on Oct.28; Counting on Oct.31
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ULB polls in Kodagu on Oct.28; Counting on Oct.31

Mysuru:  The Urban Local Body (ULB) polls in Kodagu, which was postponed due to floods and landslides across the district in August, will now be held on Oct. 28. The polls will be held for Somwarpet Town Panchayat, Virajpet Town Panchayat and Kushalnagar Town Panchayat. The Election Commission issued a notification in this regard on…

Kodagu District in-Charge Secretary reviews flood relief works
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Kodagu District in-Charge Secretary reviews flood relief works

Madikeri: District in-Charge Secretary Anbu Kumar has instructed the officers of the Agriculture Department to expedite the disbursement of compensation to flood victims who have lost crops. He was presiding over a progress review meeting of various Departments of the district at the DC’s office here on Friday. Anbu Kumar asked the Tahsildars of the…

Housing Minister inspects flood-ravaged places in Kodagu
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Housing Minister inspects flood-ravaged places in Kodagu

Madikeri: Minister for Housing U.T. Khader has clarified that the State Government alone would construct the houses to rehabilitate the flood victims in Kodagu. The Minister recently visited Jodupala, Arekallu and Monnangeri villages in Kodagu and heard the grievances of the    flood victims. The victims urged the Minister to expedite the relief works and sought…

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