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Missing Kodagu boy traced in Mysuru
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Missing Kodagu boy traced in Mysuru

Madikeri/ Mysuru: A Madikeri youth, who left his house on July 5 saying that he was going to the college to see his 2nd PUC preparatory exam results and went missing, has been traced in Mysuru. The missing youth, who has been found, is Tej Kumar. Following Tej Kumar going missing, his parents had lodged…

South West Monsoon takes a break in Kodagu
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South West Monsoon takes a break in Kodagu

District receives only 9 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours; waterfalls weaken. KRS water level stands at 89.85 feet against a maximum level of 124.80 feet. Weatherman predicts that rains might pick up pace after July 17. Madikeri:Monsoon has taken a break in Kodagu and in the last 24 hours, the average rainfall recorded…

Restrictions at Mallalli Falls
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Restrictions at Mallalli Falls

Madikeri: Anticipating more rains after July 15 and the rush of water at the famed waterfalls of Kodagu, the District Administration has decided to file case against offenders who refuse to follow precautionary rules at Mallalli Falls in Somwarpet taluk.  After over 14 lives were claimed at Mallalli Falls, the Administration has taken up protective…

Finally, monsoon gains vigour in Kodagu
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Finally, monsoon gains vigour in Kodagu

Triveni Sangama at Bhagamandala is nearing submersion; monsoon 54% below normal in Kodagu Madikeri: After taking an initial long break, the Southwest Monsoon has picked up pace in Kodagu and it has been raining cats and dogs since the last three days. Rains have resulted in inundation of several low-lying areas and overflowing of rivulets…

Ban lifted; river rafting resumes in Kodagu
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Ban lifted; river rafting resumes in Kodagu

Madikeri: A year after Kodagu District Administration banned White Water River Rafting activity on River Cauvery in Dubare and other rivers, the activity has resumed in full swing. Yesterday, around 10 water rafts were made operational at Dubare following the lifting of the ban by Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy.  The rafting activity was officially…

Cracks develop on crucial Madikeri-Mangaluru Highway
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Cracks develop on crucial Madikeri-Mangaluru Highway

Madikeri: Monsoon has picked up in Kodagu and as an indication to heavy rains that has been lashing the district since the last couple of days, the Madikeri-Mangaluru Highway has seen cracks — a sad reflection of the quality of road repair works that was carried out last year following heavy rains and landslides.  Last…

Save Kodagu from over-tourism
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Save Kodagu from over-tourism

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Aaj ka taaja khabar: The tourist  spots, Nainital, Rishikesh and Haridwar have been  submerged. Not by nature but by tourists! The unusually hot weather conditions in North India combined with holidays, these Hill Stations have been completely submerged by tourists. All the hotels are overflowing so much so…

DCF suspended for allowing resort to cut 800 trees
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DCF suspended for allowing resort to cut 800 trees

Madikeri: The State Government, citing dereliction of duty has ordered suspension of Deputy Conservator of Forest (DCF)  M.L. Manjunath of Madikeri Division with immediate effect yesterday (June 14). The suspension comes in wake of DCF Manjunath reportedly issuing permission for unauthorised felling of 800 trees in K. Nidugani Gram Panchayat of the district. According to…

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