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Online dating fraud: Kodagu Police arrest 8-member gang
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Online dating fraud: Kodagu Police arrest 8-member gang

July 9, 2024

Madikeri: Kushalnagar Police in Kodagu have arrested an eight-member gang, including a juvenile offender, allegedly involved in cheating the public through an online dating app in Bengaluru. The accused, all natives of Hassan district, have been identified as Manjunath (29), a resident of Sullakki village in Sakaleshpur; C.S. Sandeep Kumar (25); C.B. Rakesh (24); K….

Bhagamandala flyover ends threats of floods
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Bhagamandala flyover ends threats of floods

July 3, 2024

Madikeri: The Bhagamandala flyover, the first flyover built in Kodagu district, has brought significant relief to the residents of Bhagamandala, where River Cauvery flows as a confluence of Cauvery, Kannike and Sujyothi after taking birth at Talacauvery.  The flyover begins opposite the entry arch of Bhagamandala, connects Talacauvery Road and ends at the bridge linking…

Flood water cuts off village in Kodagu
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Flood water cuts off village in Kodagu

June 30, 2024

Movement of heavy goods vehicles banned in district from July 1 to 30 Madikeri: Heavy rains over the past few days have flooded the Doni Kadavu area of Benguru village near Cherambane in Madikeri taluk, Kodagu district. Villages along the Cauvery River, including Nelaji, Kakkabbe, Bhagamandala, Talacauvery and Napoklu, are surrounded by overflowing water. The…

Lone landslide survivor’s story of resilience, hope
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Lone landslide survivor’s story of resilience, hope

June 28, 2024

Through her grit and determination, Pallavi of Madikeri has now earned a doctorate degree In the heart of Madikeri, during the devastating 2006 monsoon, a tragedy unfolded that claimed the lives of many, including an entire family. Amidst the chaos and despair, one young girl miraculously survived, her story becoming a beacon of hope and…

Monsoon revives in Kodagu with incessant rains
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Monsoon revives in Kodagu with incessant rains

June 27, 2024

Kushalnagar: Over the past 48 hours, incessant rain has severely disrupted normal life in Kodagu district, with the entire region experiencing moderate to heavy rainfall. The continuous downpour has caused minor but widespread damage, including fallen trees that have disrupted power and telephone lines. In Madikeri, the heavy rainfall triggered a landslide late last night,…

Tourists assaulted at Kotebetta in Somwarpet
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Tourists assaulted at Kotebetta in Somwarpet

June 24, 2024

Madikeri: Two youths have allegedly assaulted tourists who had come to Kotebetta in Somwarpet taluk of Kodagu district yesterday. A family, consisting of men, women and children, had come to Kotebetta from Puttur during which two bike-borne youths picked up a fight with the family and allegedly assaulted them before fleeing from the spot. The…

Kodava Heritage Centre faces delays in completion stage
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Kodava Heritage Centre faces delays in completion stage

June 19, 2024

Tourism Department officials await an additional Rs. 4.95 crore to expedite works Madikeri: The ambitious ‘Kodava Heritage Centre’ project at Karavale Badaga village near Madikeri, designed to showcase the unique culture, customs and    traditions of the Kodava community to tourists from across the district, State and beyond, remains incomplete. This Government initiative aimed at preserving…

MP Yaduveer Wadiyar offers special puja at Talacauvery, Bhagamandala
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MP Yaduveer Wadiyar offers special puja at Talacauvery, Bhagamandala

June 16, 2024

Madikeri: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar performed special puja at Talacauvery, the birth place of River Cauvery and Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple in Bhagamandala in Kodagu district on Saturday. Yaduveer, who visited the district for the first time, after his recent election to Lok Sabha, was accorded a grand welcome by BJP workers at Koppa,…

Ajjinikanda Mahesh Nachaiah takes office as Kodava Sahitya Academy Chairman
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Ajjinikanda Mahesh Nachaiah takes office as Kodava Sahitya Academy Chairman

June 16, 2024

Madikeri: Ajjinikanda Mahesh Nachaiah took charge as the new Chairman of Karnataka Kodava Sahitya Academy at Madikeri on Saturday. The Academy Registrar Ajjikuttira Girish handed over the Order letter to the new Chairman at the Academy Office here. Soon after he took charge, Nachaiah was greeted by the Academy’s past President Biddatanda S. Thammaiah, Ammatanda…

Three held in Kodagu for smuggling precious stones
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Three held in Kodagu for smuggling precious stones

June 14, 2024

2,500 kgs of precious stones worth lakhs of rupees were being transported from Madikeri to Mysuru Kushalnagar: In a significant operation, officials from the Kushalnagar Range Forest Office arrested three individuals involved in the illegal transportation of precious stones from the reserve forests in Madikeri Taluk to Mysuru. The operation also led to the seizure…

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