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Special package urged for coffee industry to survive
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Special package urged for coffee industry to survive

March 1, 2021

Madikeri: Coffee planters in Kodagu are still suffering from the effects of incessant rainfall and landslides of August 2018 and 2019 that resulted in loss of topsoil, crops and yield. Apart from low yield, spotty summer showers, planters are also facing an acute shortage of labour to pluck beans as most of workers that come…

Threat of landslides: 40-f t wall to fortify Kodagu DC Office
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Threat of landslides: 40-f t wall to fortify Kodagu DC Office

February 27, 2021

Building stands on a steep gradient on the Madikeri-Mangaluru Road GSI scientists suggest retaining wall to secure structure worth Rs. 14.43 crore Kushalnagar: Following the threat of landslides due to heavy rain, a huge 40-ft retaining wall is being built to protect the Kodagu Deputy Commissioner’s Office at Madikeri. The Office, located on a steep…

NDRF conducts mock rescue, emergency operations in Kodagu
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NDRF conducts mock rescue, emergency operations in Kodagu

February 25, 2021

Madikeri: The Kodagu District Administration, along with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and emergency teams, recently conducted a mock rescue operation at Gajagiri Hill in Talacauvery towards getting acquainted with adverse situations during landslides and floods. Two houses at the foot of Gajagiri Hill with its five residents, including the Chief Priest of the Talacauvery…

Home-alone woman found brutally murdered in Madikeri
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Home-alone woman found brutally murdered in Madikeri

February 23, 2021

Miscreants hack her to death before decamping with cash, jewels Madikeri: A home-alone woman has been found brutally murdered last night and her body was found hacked in the bathroom of her house at Kalakeri Nidugane village near Madikeri. The deceased is Lalitha, wife of late Byladi Honnappa. She is survived by her son Gopalakrishna,…

Kodagu Medical College gets permission to start B.Sc Nursing Course
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Kodagu Medical College gets permission to start B.Sc Nursing Course

February 22, 2021

Madikeri: Years after it was formed, the Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences at Madikeri, the District Headquarters, has been granted permission by the Government for introducing B.Sc Nursing Course. The course was a long-standing demand from the people of Kodagu, which did not have any medical institute until 2014, when the Medical College  was announced….

Kushalnagar-Srirangapatna Highway works to begin in 15 months: MP
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Kushalnagar-Srirangapatna Highway works to begin in 15 months: MP

February 18, 2021

Madikeri: The works on the new Mysuru-Kushalnagar Highway project to be taken up by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will begin in 15 months. Called the Mysuru-Madikeri Economic Corridor Expressway Project along Mysuru-Madikeri NH-275, the project will directly connect Kushalnagar in Kodagu to Paschimavahini in Srirangapatna, Mandya District.  The land acquisition process is already…

Gen. Thimayya Museum at Madikeri dedicated to Nation
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Gen. Thimayya Museum at Madikeri dedicated to Nation

February 7, 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates grand museum showcasing memorabilia of the celebrated General Madikeri: A museum celebrating the life of former Army Chief General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, housing a variety of antique weaponry and war relics, was inaugurated last evening by President Ram Nath Kovind. First Lady Savita Kovind was present along with the President….

President in Kodagu
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President in Kodagu

February 6, 2021

First Couple offers special pujas at Talacauvery; Ram Nath Kovind to dedicate General K.S. Thimayya Museum at Madikeri to the Nation at 3.15 pm  Madikeri: India’s First Citizen President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savitha Kovind arrived in Kodagu this morning. An Indian Air Force chopper carried the First Couple from the HAL Airport…

President’s visit on Feb. 6: Madikeri gets quick facelift
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President’s visit on Feb. 6: Madikeri gets quick facelift

February 4, 2021

Environmentalists irked over chopping of trees along Madikeri-Bhagamandala-Talacauvery Road  Madikeri: Preparations are in full swing for the visit of President Ram Nath Kovind to the hilly district on Feb. 6 where he will inaugurate ‘Sunny Side’, a museum dedicated to celebrated General, Chief of Armed Forces and War Hero General Kodandera S. Thimayya. The museum,…

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