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Tourist Ban to Kodagu stays
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Tourist Ban to Kodagu stays

Madikeri: The ban on visit of tourists to Kodagu district has been extended till Sept.9. The Kodagu District Administration had earlier banned tourist entry to the flood-ravaged district till Aug.31. A press release from Deputy Commissioner P.I. Sreevidya said that road connectivity in several parts of the district was yet to be established. The DC…

KPA Probationary Officers undergo natural calamity training in Kodagu
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KPA Probationary Officers undergo natural calamity training in Kodagu

Mysuru: Over 333 Probationary Police Officers from the Karnataka Police Academy (KPA) in Mysuru have obtained practical training in Kodagu on handling a natural calamity. They were sent to Kodagu to see and  participate in relief and rescue operations and also understand the role of Police in the wake of such disasters. Speaking to Star…

Support pours in for Kodagu Sports Star
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Support pours in for Kodagu Sports Star

Kushalnagar: Tashma Muthappa, an International-level Throwball player who was living in a flood relief camp along with her family has now been rehabilitated. She, along with her parents, will move to a rented accommodation in Madikeri on Monday. Also, Kodagu District Minister S.R. Mahesh has promised her a government job. It may be recalled that…

S. Sadashivaiah is new DD of Food Dept. in Kodagu
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S. Sadashivaiah is new DD of Food Dept. in Kodagu

Madikeri: S. Sadashivaiah has assumed charge yesterday as the new Deputy Director (DD), Department of Food and Civil Supplies of Kodagu district. Earlier he was holding the same position in Ramanagaram district. The previous incumbent Puttaswamy has been transferred to same position in Ramanagaram district.

Seismograph Centre records two mild quakes in Kodagu
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Seismograph Centre records two mild quakes in Kodagu

Madikeri: The Seismograph Centre, established at Navodaya Vidyalaya at Galibeedu in Kodagu, has yesterday recorded two mild earthquakes in flood-hit areas. The mild quakes were recorded on Aug.27 and 28 at Galibeedu, Kaloor, Sampaje — all those places that have been severely affected by floods and landslides. The findings of the Seismograph have been recorded…

Admit flood-affected children to residential schools
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Admit flood-affected children to residential schools

Lokayukta tells DDPI Madikeri: Lokayukta Justice P. Vishwanath Shetty has suggested to the Deputy Director of Department of Public Instruction (DDPI) to take keen interest to see that the flood-affected children of Kodagu are admitted compulsorily to residential schools. He was chairing a meeting of officials at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office and gathering information about…

Nature strikes terror in Kodagu
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Nature strikes terror in Kodagu

District Administration lacks professional approach; Mysore Citizens Forum visits Relief Centres Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. — Leo Tolstoy On August 22, 2018, Wednesday, a dozen members representing Mysore Citizens Forum (Mysuru Nagarikara Vedike) headed by Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji of Suttur Mutt went to Kodagu…

Government to build pre-fabricated houses to homeless in Kodagu
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Government to build pre-fabricated houses to homeless in Kodagu

Bengaluru: The State Government will build pre-fabricated houses in over 42 acres of land to rehabilitate around 750 families who are rendered homeless due to floods and landslides in Kodagu district. The government would evolve a separate policy for regulating residential structures in hilly terrain in the district. Minister for Housing and Urban Development U.T….

Kodagu district administration bans Disaster Tourism
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Kodagu district administration bans Disaster Tourism

Madikeri: With a large number of people visiting flood and landslip-hit areas in Kodagu district following the recent natural calamity, the district administration has ordered a crackdown on ‘Disaster Tourism.’ Earlier this month, following landslides and floods caused by incessant rains, the district administration had imposed a ban on tourist entry to Kodagu, while also…

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