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Hanging in balance
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Hanging in balance

Kushalnagar: The hanging bride built across Cauvery River near Sri Ramalingeshwara Temple at Kanive close to Kushalnagar in Somwarpet taluk of Kodagu District has been severely damaged by recent floods that devastated Kodagu. The hanging bridge connects villages along the border between Kodagu and Mysuru Districts. It also acted as a bond between villagers. The…

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…

Body waits for burial as cemetery is flooded
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Body waits for burial as cemetery is flooded

Kushalnagar:  Floods in Kodagu has brought unique reports of distress like this one from Kushalnagar where a cemetery was flooded when a pit was being dug to bury a dead body. Water, which started to spring from the pit, soon covered the entire cemetery and a sucking machine had to be used to draw out…

Flood victims reluctant to shift to Kushalnagar
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Flood victims reluctant to shift to Kushalnagar

Kushalnagar: Nearly 220 flood victims taking shelter in the relief centres in Madikeri were reluctant to leave the centres and they took umbrage against the authorities trying to shift them here. Since the authorities insisted, they were moved to Valmiki Bhavan and the Government Hostel yesterday. As soon as they reached here, they found to…

ISKCON arranges food for flood victims
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ISKCON arranges food for flood victims

Kushalnagar: ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) distributed food to the victims put up at the Sai Layout. The food was prepared at Vasavi Convention Hall and distributed in  three vans. Social worker Addangada Harish Thammaiah working with ISKCON, speaking to Star of Mysore, said that if they were informed, they were ready to supply…

Fraud after flood
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Fraud after flood

Kushalnagar: Shocking, but true. Truckloads of relief items that were meant to provide some succour to the flood victims sheltered in Kodagu have been diverted to private godowns by politicians and party workers to be used to woo voters in the forthcoming Kushalnagar and Somwarpet Town Panchayat elections. Following a series of complaints from the…

Suttur Seer visits flood-hit village in Kodagu
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Suttur Seer visits flood-hit village in Kodagu

Kushalnagar: Even as there is a let up in rains across Kodagu district and relief-cum-rescue operations going on at a brisk pace, Suttur Mutt Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji visited Megathalu village near Mukkodlu in Somwarpet taluk this morning, where over a dozen families from Veerashaiva-Lingayat community had lost homes and properties due to floods…

Yeddyurappa visits flood-hit areas in Kushalnagar, Suntikoppa
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Yeddyurappa visits flood-hit areas in Kushalnagar, Suntikoppa

Kushalnagar:  Opposition leader B.S. Yeddyurappa visited the flood affected areas in town yesterday and took stock of the gravity of calamity. Yeddyurappa visited Sai Layout and Kuvempu Extension accompanied by MPs Pratap Simha and Shobha Karandlaje  and other officials. He gathered information on the extent of damage due to floods, relief measures undertaken and facility…

Flood situation eases in Kushalnagar
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Flood situation eases in Kushalnagar

Kushalnagar: With water levels in rivers Cauvery and Harangi receding slightly many extensions in the town have been spared from inundation with residents heaving a sigh of relief. The flood situation in Koodige, Koodumangaluru and Gudde Hosur Gram Panchayat limits has come under control with water level going down by 4 feet. With the flood…

Kodagu Devastated: Rain continues, relief and rescue operations hampered
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Kodagu Devastated: Rain continues, relief and rescue operations hampered

Madikeri/Kushalnagar: Rescue operations to evacuate stranded residents of Kodagu from flash floods, landslides, house collapse and overflowing rivers have been hampered due to inclement weather. Though Army personnel and teams from National Disaster Relief Force have reached Kushalnagar from Bengaluru, they are unable to reach Madikeri Taluk as roads are blocked either by floods or…

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