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Losar, Tibetan New Year, celebrated at Bylakuppe
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Losar, Tibetan New Year, celebrated at Bylakuppe

February 14, 2021

Kushalnagar: Tibetans at Bylakuppe are celebrating their annual festival Losar under COVID-19 shadow with junior monks taking over the festival while all their senior counterparts have gone to Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh to spend the New Year with their loved ones. As per the Tibetan calendar, this is 2148th year and Losar which began on…

Row over Cauvery Statue on Mysuru-Kodagu border
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Row over Cauvery Statue on Mysuru-Kodagu border

February 5, 2021

Bengaluru-based advocate sends legal notice to clear the Statue near Kushalnagar; Kannada activists oppose move Kushalnagar/Periyapatna: The Statue of Cauvery on the border of Mysuru-Kodagu near Kushalnagar has become a flashpoint with a Bengaluru-based advocate sending a legal notice to Periyapatna Tahsildar to clear the Statue as it obstructs smooth traffic.  This legal notice has,…

Water shortage hits power generation at Harangi Dam
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Water shortage hits power generation at Harangi Dam

January 19, 2021

Despite bountiful rains, maximum power cannot be generated due to uncontrolled water release Kushalnagar: Hydroelectricity generation by Energy Development Company Limited (EDCL) in Kodagu district using water from Harangi Reservoir is having a setback as there is a water shortage in the Reservoir.  Though Kodagu has been receiving bountiful rains since 2018, power cannot be…

Woman, daughter drown as car falls into Lake in Suntikoppa
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Woman, daughter drown as car falls into Lake in Suntikoppa

January 16, 2021

Madikeri: Makara Sankranthi holiday turned tragic for a family in Kushalnagar when the car in which they were travelling met with an accident and fell into a Lake. A woman and her daughter drowned while the woman’s husband managed to get out and swim to safety.  The accident occurred at Balekadu on the National Highway…

Kodagu resorts, home stays grapple with tourist boom
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Kodagu resorts, home stays grapple with tourist boom

January 1, 2021

Severe shortage of staff forces them not to accept full bookings  Post-lockdown, workers find coffee picking, masonry more profitable Kushalnagar: Since the last five to six days there has been a tourist boom in the hilly district of Kodagu but the hotels, resorts and home stay industry is finding it extremely difficult to handle tourist…

Kushalnagar Taluk formed; Kodagu now has five taluks
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Kushalnagar Taluk formed; Kodagu now has five taluks

January 1, 2021

Government issues final notification; process of infrastructure identification, appointment of officers set in motion Bengaluru/Kushalnagar: The Government has notified — final notification — Kushalnagar Taluk and with this, a new Taluk has come into existence in Kodagu. Kodagu now has five Taluks — Madikeri, Virajpet, Ponnampet, Somwarpet and Kushalnagar.   The Government had recently notified Ponnampet…

Tourists head towards Kodagu for year end holiday
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Tourists head towards Kodagu for year end holiday

December 26, 2020

Heavy rush at Dubare, Nisargadhama Hotels, resorts report full occupancy Kushalnagar: Craving for a break and a year-end trip, several tourists from Mysuru and Bengaluru are heading towards Kodagu to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Hotels and resorts have reported full occupancy while tourist destinations are seeing heavy footfalls — the first after the emergence…

River rafting resumes at Dubare
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River rafting resumes at Dubare

December 14, 2020

Popular tourist activity was closed since March following COVID outbreak  Kushalnagar: River rafting, a popular activity among tourists coming to Dubare near Kushalnagar in Kodagu, has resumed after a long break. This comes in the wake of Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy permitting operators to resume rafting after stringently following COVID precautions.  The activity began…

River rafting to resume at Dubare
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River rafting to resume at Dubare

November 30, 2020

Madikeri: In a move that could bring cheers to river rafting enthusiasts, Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy has permitted resumption of river rafting at Dubare near Kushalnagar. The DC who chaired a meeting of River Rafting Management and Monitoring Committee at her office here recently, said that river rafting at Dubare will be allowed…

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