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Kodava Heritage Centre deserted
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Kodava Heritage Centre deserted

Plans on to revive the unique Centre at Madikeri after Lok Sabha Elections By Prasad Sampigekatte While a unique Kodava Cultural Centre on a sprawling 15-acre land at the sleepy and picturesque Balugodu, 6 km from Virajpet in Kodagu is attracting Kodava community members in hordes for marriages and other social, cultural and community gatherings,…

Bofors Gun at ‘Sunny Side’
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Bofors Gun at ‘Sunny Side’

Host of Indian Army weapons to be displayed at  Gen. K.S. Thimayya Memorial Museum in Madikeri First it was an Army Tank that arrived at ‘Sunny Side’, Gen. Kodandera Subayya Thimayya’s house in Madikeri that is being converted into a museum. Next is the turn of weapons used by the soldiers of Indian Army to…

Complete house constructions on a war-footing, Kodagu officials told
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Complete house constructions on a war-footing, Kodagu officials told

Madikeri: Kodagu District In-charge Secretary Anbu Kumar has directed the officials to complete the work on constructing houses for the natural calamity victims on a war-footing. Monsoon will begin in another two months and the construction of houses, roads, bridges, retaining walls should be accelerated, he said and directed the officials to concentrate on building…

Childhood friend murders coffee merchant in Kodagu
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Childhood friend murders coffee merchant in Kodagu

Three including rowdy-sheeter arrested; alert neighbour foils escape attempt Madikeri: A coffee merchant, who was also a real estate dealer, was murdered on Tuesday night at Virajpet in Kodagu district. Three persons, including the victim’s childhood friend and a labourer from Assam, have been arrested in this regard. Forty-two-year-old Shafiq, a realtor and a coffee…

Rain, Rain go away… say Napoklu coffee growers
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Rain, Rain go away… say Napoklu coffee growers

Madikeri: At a time when Kodagu’s coffee growers are busy picking coffee from their estates hoping for a good harvest, rain has played a spoilsport. Yesterday it rained in Napoklu, the coffee belt, hampering cherry picking and drying activities. Those growers who had put their coffee to dry in yards were shocked to see rain…

Mysuru youth drowns at Mallalli Falls
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Mysuru youth drowns at Mallalli Falls

Madikeri:  A Mysuru youth, who had come on a trip along with his friends to Mallalli Falls at Somwarpet taluk in Kodagu, was drowned after he went for a swim yesterday. The deceased youth is Skanda (24), son of Shankar, Asst. Registrar, University of Mysore and Revathi, residents of Vivekananda Circle in Mysuru. Skanda, who…

Telangana youth goes missing; car found abandoned in Madikeri
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Telangana youth goes missing; car found abandoned in Madikeri

Madikeri:  Telangana-based mining businessman Maruthi Prasad’s son 26-year-old Vinay who had come to Kodagu on a tour is missing since Jan 17. His car has been found abandoned in Madikeri on Jan. 19. According to Madikeri Police sources, Vinay, hailing from Saroornagar in Telangana, who runs a garment business, had taken loans up to Rs….

Home Stay Rave Party: All five accused get bail
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Home Stay Rave Party: All five accused get bail

Madikeri: All the five accused persons in the Kodagu Rave Party incident, where a huge quantity of ganja (marijuana) and other banned substances were seized at a Home Stay, have been released on bail. The bail was granted            on Jan. 13. The accused are M.A. Appanna, the owner of the Home Stay, Jude Pereira of…

Three-day Kodagu Pravasi Utsav begins: Floral Cauvery Statue beckons tourists
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Three-day Kodagu Pravasi Utsav begins: Floral Cauvery Statue beckons tourists

Madikeri: A three-day Kodagu Pravasi Utsav, the first-ever tourism promotional event held after floods-and-landslide-ravaged Kodagu district, began at Madikeri last evening. Karnataka Tourism Department and Kodagu District Administration are jointly organising the event with support from various stakeholders to boost tourist arrivals. Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, who is also the Kodagu District Minister, inaugurated the…

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