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General K.S. Thimayya’s statue reinstalled at Madikeri
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General K.S. Thimayya’s statue reinstalled at Madikeri

March 10, 2024

Madikeri: The statue of General K.S. Thimayya was reinstalled with full honours at the Circle in Madikeri with hundreds of people taking part in the ceremony organised by the Madikeri City Municipal Council in association with Madikeri Kodava Samaja and other organisations on Friday. The statue was unveiled by offering floral tributes to it by…

Man sentenced to 10 years jail for assaulting Forest Guard
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Man sentenced to 10 years jail for assaulting Forest Guard

March 5, 2024

Madikeri: The Principal District and Sessions Court has sentenced an accused to 10 years rigorous imprisonment after he was found guilty of assaulting a Forest Guard with a knife and injuring him (Forest Guard) seriously. The accused, who was convicted, is Thimmaiah, a resident of Gaalibeedu Kaanekandi in Kodagu. On May 11, 2022, when Forest…

‘Ranger Chinnappa’ passes away at 84
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‘Ranger Chinnappa’ passes away at 84

February 26, 2024

Madikeri: Retired Forest Ranger Kotrangada M. Chinnappa, fondly known as ‘Ranger Chinnappa,’ a resident of Kumatoor Village at Srimangala in South Kodagu, passed away at 11.50 am today. He was 84 and was serving as the President of Wildlife First. Family sources said that the last rites will be held tomorrow. Profile: Born in 1941…

Kodagina Gowramma
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Kodagina Gowramma

February 18, 2024

A well-known short story writer, leading feminist and freedom fighter, who met her tragic end at the young age of 27   By C.P. Belliappa Ramaiah couple in Madikeri, Kodagu, welcomed their youngest girl child Gowramma, on 5th March 1912 (not to be mistaken with Victoria Gowramma of Coorg, who was born in 1841).  The little…

Elderly man hangs self after youth dies in bike collision
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Elderly man hangs self after youth dies in bike collision

February 12, 2024

Kushalnagar: A 57-year-old man took his own life after an accident resulted in the death of a 24-year-old youth. The elderly person, who is said to have taken the extreme step overwhelmed with grief, is identified as H.D. Thammaiah. The incident occurred in Madikeri last Friday when the youth Dhanal Subbaiah’s motorcycle collided head-on with…

Republic Day Flower Show at Raja’s Seat in Madikeri
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Republic Day Flower Show at Raja’s Seat in Madikeri

January 25, 2024

Paadi Igguthappa Temple to bloom in 5 lakh flowers  Madikeri: A vibrant Fruit and Flower Show is scheduled to take place at the renowned tourist destination Raja’s Seat in Madikeri from Jan. 26 to 28 as part of the Republic Day celebrations. The Kodagu Horticulture Department is actively engaged in necessary preparations.  The Raja’s Seat…

Kodagu to get Sub-Regional Science Centre, Planetarium
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Kodagu to get Sub-Regional Science Centre, Planetarium

January 25, 2024

Kushalnagar: Madikeri, often referred to as the Scotland of India, is on the brink of witnessing a ground-breaking development with the establishment of a state-of-the-art Sub-Regional Science Centre and Planetarium. The Department of Science and Technology is spearheading this endeavour, at an estimated cost of approximately Rs. 12.26 crore. The foundation stone for this significant…

Madikeri-Kushalnagar Highway accident: Ex-Serviceman, daughter killed in  SUV-van collision
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Madikeri-Kushalnagar Highway accident: Ex-Serviceman, daughter killed in  SUV-van collision

January 18, 2024

Madikeri: An Ex-Serviceman and his three-year-old daughter were killed when a Bolero SUV and a Maruti Omni van collided head-on on Madikeri-Kushalnagar Highway near Aanekadu in Kodagu yesterday. The deceased have been identified as Rajesh Devaiah (38), an Ex-Serviceman and his daughter Nancy Bollamma (3), residents of Basavanahalli village in Kushalnagar taluk. Rajesh, who had…

Massive Pandava-era Shivalinga unearthed in South Kodagu
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Massive Pandava-era Shivalinga unearthed in South Kodagu

January 9, 2024

Madikeri: A massive Shivalinga, believed to dating back to the era of Pandavas, has been unearthed in South Kodagu, evoking astonishment among the residents and coffee estate owners. Situated at the base of Kunda Hill (Kunda Betta) in Ponnampet taluk of South Kodagu, this giant Shivalinga was uncovered beneath a majestic tree within the coffee…

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