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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…

Kodagu Pravasi Utsav at Madikeri from tomorrow
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Kodagu Pravasi Utsav at Madikeri from tomorrow

12 feet floral statue of Goddess Cauvery to be main attraction Madikeri: To attract tourists to Kodagu that was ravaged by flash floods and landslides, the Tourism Department and the District Administration have organised a three-day ‘Kodagu Pravasi Utsav-2019’  from Jan. 11 to 13 at Gandhi Maidan in Madikeri. The intention of the festival is…

Dr. Veerendra Heggade distributes cheques to flood victims in Kodagu
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Dr. Veerendra Heggade distributes cheques to flood victims in Kodagu

Madikeri: Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade distributed a total of Rs. 8 crore as relief to flood and landslide victims of Kodagu at a programme organised at Gandhi Maidan in Madikeri this afternoon. He distributed cheques to 1,106 victims. Following the natural calamity in August last year, the Srikshetra Dharmasthala Gramabhivruddhi Yojane had carried…

Massive protest in Madikeri held to Save River Cauvery
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Massive protest in Madikeri held to Save River Cauvery

Another group agitates to demand National Highway expansion Madikeri:  A massive protest by environmentally concerned citizens was organised under the banner of “Save Kodagu, Save Cauvery” in Madikeri this morning where over 1,500 people participated. They agitated against the proposed expansion of National Highway 275 (Bengaluru-Bantwal via Kushalnagar, Suntikoppa, Madikeri and Sampaje) and implementation of…

Public Square at old private bus stand in Madikeri
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Public Square at old private bus stand in Madikeri

Madikeri:  Kodagu District Minister S.R. Mahesh, who is also the Tourism Minister, after taking note of suggestions made by Star of Mysore Editor-in-Chief K.B. Ganapathy in his column ‘Choomantra,’ published in Mysooru Mithra, sister concern of SOM on Nov.1, held talks with Deputy Commissioner P.I. Sreevidya, City Municipal Council President Kaveramma Somanna and former City…

Old private bus stand at Madikeri likely to be an open public space
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Old private bus stand at Madikeri likely to be an open public space

Madikeri: Taking note of suggestions made by Star of Mysore Editor-in-Chief K.B. Ganapathy in his column ‘Choomantra,’ published in Mysooru Mithra, sister concern of Star of Mysore on Nov.1, Kodagu District Minister S.R. Mahesh, who is also the Tourism Minister held a meeting with officials to chalk out a plan to construct a tourist-friendly park…

Madikeri’s Tourist Express stops chugging since three months
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Madikeri’s Tourist Express stops chugging since three months

Madikeri: Mysuru has a sizable population of people from Kodagu and for Mysureans too, Kodagu is a favourite nearby hill station to enjoy their holidays in cool environs. Apart from this, Mysuru and Madikeri (capital of Kodagu) has one thing in common – defunct toy train. While Mysuru’s famed toy train is located in Bannimantap…

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