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August rain in Kodagu due to global warming: IISc. Scientist
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August rain in Kodagu due to global warming: IISc. Scientist

August 6, 2020

Kushalnagar: The earlier May-June-July monsoon in Kodagu has been delayed and rains are occurring only in the month of August-September since the last two years — and continuing this year — due to global warming and where changes to climate are happening, said Dr. T.V. Ramachandra, Coordinator, Energy and Wetlands Research Group (Centre for Ecological…

Rain pounds Kodagu; all rivers in spate
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Rain pounds Kodagu; all rivers in spate

August 5, 2020

Normal life thrown out of gear; Indian Meteorological Department forecasts heavy to very heavy rains till August 9 Madikeri: Similar to the pattern that began in 2018 and continued last year, Kodagu is receiving heavy to very heavy rainfall in August coupled with gusty winds. Rain has been pounding the district since the last four…

Harangi Dam Full: Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan offers ‘Bagina’
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Harangi Dam Full: Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan offers ‘Bagina’

July 31, 2020

Kushalnagar: Following copious rains across Kodagu district, the Harangi reservoir is almost full. The dam is two feet short of reaching its maximum level of 2,859 feet at 2,857 feet this morning. Before the crest gates were opened, Madikeri MLA M.P.  Appachu Ranjan offered ‘Bagina’ to River Cauvery after performing puja to the statue of…

Thanks to rains, Chiklihole Dam beckons visitors
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Thanks to rains, Chiklihole Dam beckons visitors

July 21, 2020

Kushalnagar: Due to heavy rains in the region, Chiklihole Dam, located near Rangasamudra in Somavarpet taluk, has filled to the brim and cascading waterfall is attracting local crowds. One of the smallest reservoirs of Cauvery basin, Chiklihole Dam is the first dam to be filled to the brim due to heavy rains in the region…

Col. G. Kannan takes charge as Kudige Sainik School Principal
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Col. G. Kannan takes charge as Kudige Sainik School Principal

July 13, 2020

Kushalnagar: Col. G. Kannan recently took charge as the new Principal of Kudige Sainik School located in Kudige Agricultural Farm premises near Kushalnagar in Kodagu district. He was received by Vice-Principal Lt. Col. Seema Tripathi. Soon after taking over, Col. Kannan paid floral tributes to martyred soldiers memorial in the campus. Speaking on the occasion,…

Project on to remove silt from Cauvery River in Kushalnagar
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Project on to remove silt from Cauvery River in Kushalnagar

May 11, 2020

Kushalnagar: Ground-breaking ceremony for a mega Rs. 89-lakh project to remove silt from River Cauvery in the Kushalnagar belt to prevent flooding of the town was performed this morning. Madikeri MLA M.P. Appachu Ranjan performed the ceremony in the presence of Kodlipet’s Kirkodli Mutt Seer Sadashiva Swamiji. The Kodagu District Administration had agreed for the…

Youth in soup for catching rare Mahseer fish at Harangi
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Youth in soup for catching rare Mahseer fish at Harangi

May 2, 2020

The species is critically endangered Hump Backed or Orange Fin Mahseer Kushalnagar/ Mysuru: The youth who had caught a 38-kg fish at Harangi backwaters in Kodagu district on Apr. 29 is in a fix now as the fish has turned out to be Mahseer  (not Catla as reported earlier). Angling Mahseer is prohibited as it…

Catch of the Day! 38-kg fish caught from Harangi backwaters
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Catch of the Day! 38-kg fish caught from Harangi backwaters

April 29, 2020

Kushalnagar: A group of youths who were fishing at Harangi backwaters in Kodagu District this morning were in for a pleasant surprise as they caught a giant fish that weighed 38 kgs. The fish was caught with the traditional method of fishing rod and angler. The fish, Catla variety, was caught at Nakoor village along…

Ration articles distributed to Mahouts at Dubare Elephant Camp
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Ration articles distributed to Mahouts at Dubare Elephant Camp

April 12, 2020

Kushalnagar: The Forest Department  distributed ration to over 60 Mahouts and Kavadis of Dubare Elephant camp near here on Saturday. Speaking after distributing ration, Madikeri Sub-Division Conservator of Forests (CF)Prabhakar said that the families of Mahouts and Kavadis who live in tribal hamlets  were facing a lot of difficulties due to the lockdown. The Department,…

Tibetans welcome New Year ‘Losar’ with fanfare at Bylakuppe
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Tibetans welcome New Year ‘Losar’ with fanfare at Bylakuppe

February 24, 2020

Kushalnagar: Festive atmosphere is prevailing at Tibetan settlements in Bylakuppe, Mysuru district, as Tibetans are observing ‘Losar’, their New Year in a grand way. The entire settlement is wearing a bridal look with thousands of Tibetan monks and the Tibetan workforce celebrating the arrival of the New Year.  Losar celebrations have begun a month ago…

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