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Rains destroy not only houses, but marriages too in Kodagu
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Rains destroy not only houses, but marriages too in Kodagu

By Prasad Sampigekatte Madikeri: Torrential rains in Kodagu has not only caused floods and landslides but also destroyed marriages. Soon after the rainy season (monsoon), the Shravana begins and with that, the marriage season which is suspended during Ashada, begins again. Whether one is rich or poor, months and years of planning goes into a…

Heavy rains wreak havoc in grower’s life
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Heavy rains wreak havoc in grower’s life

Madikeri: A farmer who was living an uncluttered life since the past 40 years growing coffee, pepper in his two acres of land, today is without a home or land and is taking shelter empty handed, in the city’s Lakshminarismha Kalyan Mantap Relief Centre. The helpless victim is Shivaram who had worked hard all his…

Milkman injured in jumbo attack
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Milkman injured in jumbo attack

Madikeri: A milkman, who was on his way to deliver milk was injured seriously when an elephant attacked him this morning. The seriously injured milkman is Pattada Mani, a resident of Doddalli village in Alur Siddapur Gram Panchayat limits in Somwarpet taluk. Mani was proceeding on his TVS moped to deliver milk this morning when…

Landslide: Woman’s body found under debris
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Landslide: Woman’s body found under debris

Madikeri: The body of a woman was found under the debris of landslide at Hebbettageri village by the rescuers. The woman has been identified as Muthamma, a resident of Hebbettageri and the rescuers pulled out her body from under the debris yesterday. About 14 people are said to have lost their lives in landslides and…

KSRTC resumes service to Madikeri on trial basis
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KSRTC resumes service to Madikeri on trial basis

Mysuru:  KSRTC has resumed bus service on a trial basis from Mysuru to Madikeri on Saturday. The service had been stopped since Thursday following landslides owing to heavy rain around Suntikoppa town. The first bus to Madikeri left city at 1 pm. One more left in the afternoon. Speaking to Star of Mysore KSRTC Divisional…

Shortage of toilets, doctors hits Kodagu relief centres
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Shortage of toilets, doctors hits Kodagu relief centres

Madikeri: Over 9,000 displaced and homeless people have been sheltered at more than 600 Ganji Kendras (Gruel Centres) established at various parts of Kodagu district, especially in Madikeri and Somwarpet taluks that have witnessed the worst floods in the district so far. The Ganji Kendras have been established in towns, village and hobli-levels and local…

Kodagu Devastated: Rain continues, relief and rescue operations hampered
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Kodagu Devastated: Rain continues, relief and rescue operations hampered

Madikeri/Kushalnagar: Rescue operations to evacuate stranded residents of Kodagu from flash floods, landslides, house collapse and overflowing rivers have been hampered due to inclement weather. Though Army personnel and teams from National Disaster Relief Force have reached Kushalnagar from Bengaluru, they are unable to reach Madikeri Taluk as roads are blocked either by floods or…

3 killed in landslide near Madikeri
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3 killed in landslide near Madikeri

Madikeri: Three people have been killed in landslides near Madikeri this morning and several people are feared trapped in landslides near Makkandur. Army has been called in and three helicopters have already left Bengaluru to reach Kodagu. However, the choppers are unable to land in Madikeri due to adverse weather conditions and the pilots were…

Kodagu reels under rain fury
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Kodagu reels under rain fury

Madikeri: With no let up in rains which has continued to lash Kodagu over the past one week, the district administration has declared a holiday for all schools and colleges in the district for the second day today. Even as the heavy rains continue to create havoc, the district administration is gearing up for Independence…

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