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CM stays put in resort
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CM stays put in resort

Madikeri:  Even as the State is reeling under a long spell of drought, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy who is taking rest along with his family at ‘The Ibnii’ resort on the outskirts of Madikeri on Madikeri-Mysuru road chose not to come out of the resort on the second day of his stay on Saturday. Kumaraswamy…

Close shave for couple in tusker attack
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Close shave for couple in tusker attack

Madikeri: A couple saved life from an angry elephant when the wild tusker attacked a  car and tried to crush it on the fringes of Nagarahole National Park. This spine-chilling incident happened at Kutta in South Kodagu when a wild elephant suddenly came out from a coffee estate and charged at the car and tried…

One held for misbehaving with actress Harshika Poonacha
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One held for misbehaving with actress Harshika Poonacha

Madikeri:  One person has been arrested and a hunt is on for another accused, both of whom allegedly misbehaved with Sandalwood actor Harshika Poonacha at an engagement function in Madikeri on Thursday night. According to sources, actors Harshika and Bhuvan Ponnanna were attending the function at a resort at Kadagadalu near Madikeri.  A verbal duel…

Youth urged to join armed forces
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Youth urged to join armed forces

Madikeri: Several former Army Officers have called upon the youths to join the Army in higher numbers. Speaking after releasing the English book titled ‘The Major who kept his cool’ brought out by Codava Makkada Coota at a programme organised at Kodagu Press Club in Madikeri on Sunday, Air Marshal Kodandera C. Nanda Cariappa PVSM,…

Rehab on a slippery  slope in Kodagu
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Rehab on a slippery slope in Kodagu

Out of the target 840 houses, only 133 have reached the completion stage Once construction is over, basic facilities like roads, power and water have to be provided Homeless families spend their days in rented houses staring at bleak future With rains to arrive in first week of June, victims sceptic of housing project completion…

Works in full swing to restore water supply in Madikeri
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Works in full swing to restore water supply in Madikeri

Madikeri:  Even as scanty rainfall has given signs of a severe water crisis in Madikeri, thunder showers in the last couple of days has brought some hope to the residents. Kundamestri natural sand bund and Kootupole River are the main sources of drinking water to more than 35,000 residents of Madikeri. Even the Kootupole River…

Coorg Hockey Championship and Champions  League Trophy Tournaments begin
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Coorg Hockey Championship and Champions League Trophy Tournaments begin

Kodava family Coorg Championship Hockey Championship and Kodava Champions League Trophy Tournaments, organised by ‘Hockey Coorg’ commenced at Kakotuparambu Government Primary School Grounds yesterday. Earlier to that, special puja was performed at Kalabhyrava Temple. Former International Hockey Karnataka General Secretary Dr. A. Subbaiah inaugurated the Tourney by lighting the traditional lamp. Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa…

When General Thimayya’s grandson comes calling at ‘Sunny Side’
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When General Thimayya’s grandson comes calling at ‘Sunny Side’

Madikeri: ‘Sunny Side’, General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya’s house in Madikeri that is being converted into a museum and a war memorial, had a special moment last week when the celebrated General’s grandson   Kongetira Belliappa visited the museum. ‘Sunny Side’ is located on G.T. Road in Madikeri and it is being renovated at an estimated cost…

Don’t immerse Talacauvery Agasthyeshwara Linga: HC
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Don’t immerse Talacauvery Agasthyeshwara Linga: HC

Madikeri: The Karnataka High Court has passed an interim order restraining the removal of Agasthyeshwara Shivalinga from Agasthyeshwara temple in Talacauvery, Kodagu district, the birthplace of River Cauvery. A Division Bench, headed by Acting Chief Justice L. Narayana Swamy, passed this order after hearing a petition filed by Lohitt Urs, a resident of Mysuru and…

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