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Horticulture Department watchman assaulted near Raja Seat
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Horticulture Department watchman assaulted near Raja Seat

June 6, 2023

Madikeri: The watchman of the Horticulture Department has been hospitalised after he was assaulted by a trader outside Raja Seat in Madikeri on Sunday night. While the injured watchman is Jayanna, the trader, who allegedly assaulted him, is Khaleel. Jayanna was working as a watchman at Raja Seat on contract basis and his wife Susheela…

Rain havoc in Kodagu
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Rain havoc in Kodagu

June 1, 2023

584 electric poles, 26 transformers worth about Rs. 70 lakh damaged Madikeri: Though the countdown for monsoon has begun, pre-monsoon rains, accompanied by gusty wind, thunder and lightning which lashed Kodagu from Apr. 1 till yesterday (May 31), has caused huge loss to Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC). The rains and wind have damaged 584…

Mysuru-Kushalnagar four-lane Highway: Project work to begin in a month, says MP
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Mysuru-Kushalnagar four-lane Highway: Project work to begin in a month, says MP

May 31, 2023

Madikeri: Work on the four-lane Highway between Mysuru and Kushalnagar will start in a month, said Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha. He was participating in a District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting at Madikeri yesterday. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already launched the Rs. 4,130 crore project to lay a 93-km-long Highway between Mysuru…

Kodava Heritage Centre in Madikeri 80 percent complete
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Kodava Heritage Centre in Madikeri 80 percent complete

May 29, 2023

Tourism Secretary asks Kodagu DC to submit fresh estimate for project completion By Prasad Sampigekatte Madikeri: With the completion of nearly 80 percent of the works of the Kodava Heritage Centre near K. Badaga village on the outskirts of Madikeri, the structure is now awaiting the attention of the authorities to finish the remaining tasks….

‘Heritage Centre can save culture from modernisation onslaught’
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‘Heritage Centre can save culture from modernisation onslaught’

May 29, 2023

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Madikeri: The impact of modernisation, globalisation, liberalisation and privatisation has significantly eroded indigenous customs and traditions, leading to their gradual decline. Nevertheless, the establishment of the Kodava Heritage Centre at Madikeri in Kodagu dedicated to preserving these customs and traditions for future generations is commendable, said Dr. M. Nanjaiah Honganur, Head,…

TN BJP Chief Annamalai visits General Thimayya Museum
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TN BJP Chief Annamalai visits General Thimayya Museum

May 25, 2023

Madikeri: Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief K. Annamalai visited the General K.S. Thimayya Museum and War Memorial in Madikeri yesterday. The Museum celebrates the life of former Army Chief General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, housing a variety of antique weaponry and war relics. Accompanied by wife Akhila Swaminathan, son Arjun and daughter Aradhana, Annamalai…

NDRF team to Kodagu in June first week: DC
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NDRF team to Kodagu in June first week: DC

May 25, 2023

Madikeri: A team from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is set to arrive in Kodagu in the first week of June, said Kodagu Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. B.C. Satish during a press briefing in Madikeri. “Till now, the NDRF team was accommodated at Maithri, Police Community Bhavan in Madikeri. This year, they will be…

Gem-studded ivory bracelets seized
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Gem-studded ivory bracelets seized

May 25, 2023

Madikeri: Two exquisite gem-studded bracelets made of elephant tusks were seized in Madikeri yesterday by the CID Forest Unit Police and one person has been arrested. The accused was trying to sell the jewellery in the town.  Based on definite information, the CID sleuths raided a bus shelter near Sudarshan Circle on the Madikeri-Siddapur Road…

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