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Experts to help find out reasons for landslides, road cracks: MP Simha
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Experts to help find out reasons for landslides, road cracks: MP Simha

August 1, 2021

Madikeri: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has said that experts’ help will be sought to know the reasons for landslide and cracks on Mangaluru Highway during rains and take necessary steps to address these issues. He inspected cracks developed on Highway near Monnangeri and water spring in the centre of Highway from Madikeri to Mangaluru yesterday….

Four injured as KSRTC bus swerves into roadside drain
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Four injured as KSRTC bus swerves into roadside drain

July 28, 2021

Madikeri: Four passengers of a KSRTC bus sustained injuries, when the bus in which they were travelling slipped into a roadside drain after the driver lost control of the bus and swerved the bus to his left side. The mishap took place near Koinadu on Monday night. The bus was proceeding towards Mangaluru from Madikeri…

Rain batters Kodagu
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Rain batters Kodagu

July 24, 2021

Madikeri/Kushalnagar: The delayed South-West Monsoon has intensified in Kodagu and has gained vigour since the last four days. The constant downpour has led to massive damage of roads, bridges and have also caused landslides at many places, blocking vehicular traffic.  Major roads like the Chettalli-Madikeri Road, Ponnampet-Srimangala Road near Nalkeri has been blocked and many…

Two killed in Kodagu as cement-mixer topples
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Two killed in Kodagu as cement-mixer topples

July 18, 2021

Case registered against PWD Contractor, vehicle driver Madikeri: Two labourers were killed on the spot, while five others escaped miraculously, when a concrete mixing vehicle toppled during the construction of a retaining wall near Cherambane in Kodagu yesterday. The deceased are Santosh Bandari (27) and Praveen (21) from Gadag. The bodies were retrieved late last…

Kodagu District Minister offers Bagina at Harangi Dam
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Kodagu District Minister offers Bagina at Harangi Dam

July 17, 2021

Madikeri: With the Harangi Dam in Kodagu district full to the brim, thanks to copious rainfall in the past few days, Kodagu District Minister V. Somanna yesterday offered bagina at the Dam, in keeping with the tradition. During the offering of the Bagina, Somanna performed puja to four crest gates of the Dam and also…

Mudslide near Kodagu DC Office causes concern
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Mudslide near Kodagu DC Office causes concern

July 17, 2021

Pipeline breaks leading to loosening of soil; Engineer says no threat to the building Madikeri/Kushalnagar: A minor landslide in front of the Kodagu District Administrative Office (DC Office) located on a steep gradient along the Madikeri-Mangaluru Road has caused concern. The portion of the land next to the retaining wall that is being built at…

Rain fury throws normal life out of gear in Kodagu
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Rain fury throws normal life out of gear in Kodagu

July 15, 2021

One person washed away in Madikeri while crossing rivulet  Harangi Reservoir nearing full capacity; Dam open to tourists Madikeri: Normal life has been thrown out of gear due to incessant rains in Kodagu district since the last four days. The rainfall has intensified with electricity lines and telephone cables snapping at many places and landslides…

Missing Rs.16 lakh in Kodagu SP Office: Three suspended
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Missing Rs.16 lakh in Kodagu SP Office: Three suspended

July 11, 2021

Madikeri:  Three personnel attached to the Office of the Kodagu Superintendent of Police at Madikeri have been suspended in connection with the missing of cash to the tune of Rs.16.96 lakh belonging to the Police Department. The Kodagu District Police had collected Rs.16.96 lakh, including Rs. 7.68 lakh from sale of Police flags in 2020-21…

Lockdown relaxed in Kodagu district
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Lockdown relaxed in Kodagu district

July 10, 2021

Businesses allowed to function from 6 am to 9 pm Madikeri: The District Administration of Kodagu, which is the only district in the State which had tight lockdown restrictions, even after the restrictions were lifted in all other districts with effect from July 5 following  dip in COVID Test Positivity Rate, too has now relaxed…

PIL questions gun licence exemption extension to Kodavas
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PIL questions gun licence exemption extension to Kodavas

July 9, 2021

Bengaluru: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Karnataka High Court (HC) challenging the Centre’s decision to continue the British-era rule of exempting Kodavas and Jamma land holders in Kodagu district from obtaining licence for firearms such as pistols, revolvers and double-barrelled shotguns till 2029. On Oct.19, 2019, the Union Ministry of…

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