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Railway Line via Kodagu will decimate local populace, culture
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Railway Line via Kodagu will decimate local populace, culture

December 28, 2017

Madikeri: The proposed two Railway Lines (Thalassery-Mysuru via South Kodagu and Hunsur-Periyapatna-Kushalnagar-Madikeri-Mangaluru) cutting across the green and ecologically sensitive Kodagu district will completely destroy the environment and will result in a major influx of Keralites into Kodagu. Already a sizable number of Keralites live in Kodagu and they are controlling the economy of Kodagu and…

Fire near Raja Seat in Kodagu
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Fire near Raja Seat in Kodagu

December 27, 2017

Madikeri: A fire in the hill in the vicinity of Raja Seat destroyed over 15 acres of garden yesterday afternoon. The fire was later brought under control. Thousands of people visit the Raja Seat Gardens especially for the mesmerising sunrise and sunset. The fire was noticed at the watch tower at about at 2 pm…

Tourist vehicles clog Mysuru-Bengaluru Road
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Tourist vehicles clog Mysuru-Bengaluru Road

December 24, 2017

Mysuru: Long weekend, Christmas Holidays leading up to the New Year and the 10-day extravagant Mysuru Winter Festival are bringing tourists to Mysuru in droves. So much so that the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway is choked since yesterday afternoon with a maximum number of vehicles on the Mysuru side and with a handful of vehicles towards Bengaluru….

Jeep driver shot dead by miscreants in Kodagu
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Jeep driver shot dead by miscreants in Kodagu

December 23, 2017

Somwarpet (Kodagu): In a gruesome incident, a 47-year-old jeep driver was shot dead in front of his house by unidentified miscreants at Iggodlu village in the taluk, early this morning. The victim has been identified as Kalachanda Ranjan Poovaiah, a native of Mukkodlu. Ranjan who used to ferry visitors to Mandalapatti tourist spot in his…

Kodagu to be Kerala’s appendage if Railway Line is not stopped
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Kodagu to be Kerala’s appendage if Railway Line is not stopped

December 11, 2017

By Kambeyanda Sunil Biddappa, Retired Senior Vice-President, ITC Ltd., Mysuru The proposed Railway line from Thalassery to Mysuru, cutting across South Kodagu, is not only an ecological disaster but also profoundly impacts the socio-economic and the cultural landscape of Kodagu and its people. Kerala, with its burgeoning population, has facilitated the migration of lakhs of…

Youth commits suicide on his engagement day
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Youth commits suicide on his engagement day

December 8, 2017

Madikeri: An incident of a 31-year-old youth committing suicide on the day of his engagement has been reported from Kakkabe near Napoklu, Kodagu yesterday. The deceased youth has been identified as Sharath Somanna, son of Apparanda Suresh, proprietor of a resort in Kakkabe. As Sharath’s engagement was organised yesterday in Virajpet, his relatives and friends…

Amicable settlement to land dispute at Bettageri in Kodagu
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Amicable settlement to land dispute at Bettageri in Kodagu

November 27, 2017

Gonikoppal: The long-standing dispute between Chowrira family and a Bettadapura Kannada Mutt over a land measuring 193 acres at Bettageri in Kodagu was amicably settled on Saturday with the Mutt head Sri Chennabasava Deshikendra Swamiji taking possession of land records. The documents were signed and handed over to the Seer along with land acquisition mahazar…

Greens cry foul over Railway line cutting through Kodagu
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Greens cry foul over Railway line cutting through Kodagu

November 15, 2017

Mysuru: Following the announcement of a survey work for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru Railway line that will pass through Kutta, Kanoor, Balele and Thithimathi in Kodagu district cutting across thick forest area, Green groups in Kodagu have opposed the project. They have threatened even to stop the survey work that will be a prelude to the…

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