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Man from Kodagu tests positive
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Man from Kodagu tests positive

March 19, 2020

Kodagu DC asks hotels, home stays, resorts, dormitories to shut till Mar. 31 Madikeri, Bengaluru: One person tested positive for COVID-19 in Kodagu this morning, taking the tally of confirmed cases in the State to 15. Health Minister B. Sriramulu, in a post on Twitter said, the State’s 15th patient is from Kodagu district and…

Crops grown in 86,000 hectares washed away in Kodagu floods
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Crops grown in 86,000 hectares washed away in Kodagu floods

March 18, 2020

Madikeri: The Kodagu district which was devastated by last year’s floods, lost  crops grown in over 86,000 hectares due to the floods. Replying to a question by Madikeri MLA Appachhu Ranjan in the Legislative assembly recently, Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil said that agriculture crops grown in 2,460 hectares, horticulture crops grown in 10,331 hectares and…

Kodagu man issued notice for violating home quarantine orders
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Kodagu man issued notice for violating home quarantine orders

March 18, 2020

Madikeri: The Kodagu District Administration has served a notice to a person in Siddapura village for allegedly violating the home quarantine orders. A statement issued by Annies Kanmani Joy, Deputy Commissioner of Kodagu district, stated that the Administration had identified a total of 131 residents of the district, who had returned from foreign visits and…

Number of Coronavirus suspect cases touch six in Kodagu
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Number of Coronavirus suspect cases touch six in Kodagu

March 16, 2020

Madikeri: Even as the District administration and the Health Department are taking all measures to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19, the number of suspected cases in the district touched six on Sunday. A person, who complained of fever and throat pain after his return from abroad, was  shifted to the isolation ward at…

In Neglect the Warriors Rest
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In Neglect the Warriors Rest

March 10, 2020

Sad saga of forsaken tombs of British Officers, Soldiers in Madikeri By Prasad Sampigekatte Madikeri: Centuries ago, the battlefields of Coorg (Kodagu) thundered with their war cry as they took on marauding armies of the invaders. The British had their own army in Kodagu with thousands of soldiers and officers assisting the Empire to rule…

Complete Madikeri Fort renovation by April 18:  High Court tells Archaeology Department
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Complete Madikeri Fort renovation by April 18: High Court tells Archaeology Department

March 9, 2020

Bengaluru/Madikeri: The Karnataka High Court has directed the Archaeology Department (Archaeological Survey of India) to complete Madikeri Fort Palace renovation works by April 18. A two-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Ashok passed the order while hearing a PIL filed by J.S. Virupakshaiah, a retired IAS officer from Kodagu.  Archaeology Department…

State withdraws 46 cases of violence during Tipu Jayanti
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State withdraws 46 cases of violence during Tipu Jayanti

March 9, 2020

18 cases were lodged in Kodagu, the epicentre of protests  Madikeri: Over 18 cases related to protests and riots during Tipu Jayanti celebrations in Kodagu have been withdrawn by the State Government. The cases were filed during 2015-2018 over clashes between majority and minority communities over Tipu’s birth anniversary events. In all, 46 cases were…

Chain-link finance fraud busted; three arrested
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Chain-link finance fraud busted; three arrested

March 4, 2020

Investors deposited Rs. 3,000 and referred more and more people  Statewide, the accused managed to pocket Rs. 15 crore to Rs. 20 crore Madikeri: The Kodagu Police have busted an online scam — a chain-link networking fraud — and have arrested three people, all residents of Kushalnagar. A search is on to trace four other…

Coorg Wildlife Society Hon. Treasurer resigns
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Coorg Wildlife Society Hon. Treasurer resigns

March 4, 2020

Madikeri: Coorg Wildlife Society (CWS) Hon. Treasurer C.S. Poovaiah, has tendered his resignation from the post over violations of the Society bylaws by certain individuals in CWS. In his letter to the President of CWS dated Feb. 18, 2020, Poovaiah has stated, “It is with anguish and a heavy heart I am writing this letter…

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