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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…

Hunting goes wrong: Hunter shoots man mistaking for a wild animal
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Hunting goes wrong: Hunter shoots man mistaking for a wild animal

Madikeri: A hunter, mistaking a man to be a wild animal shot and killed him at Yemmetalu village, Madikeri taluk in Kodagu district yesterday evening. While the deceased has been identified as Ranjith Machaiah (31), a resident of Yemmetalu village, the hunter who reportedly shot Ranjith is 40-year-old Kalimada Dinesh, who is absconding. Yesterday, evening,…

BJP leader shot dead in Kodagu by GP Member
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BJP leader shot dead in Kodagu by GP Member

Madikeri:  Even as Kodagu is yet to recover from the natural disaster which hit the district in August, a BJP leader was shot dead by a JD(S) supported Gram Panchayat member at Maragodu in the taluk on Monday. Kaanadka Tilakraj (40), a local BJP leader of Maragodu is the victim. The murder is said to…

People squabble over ownership of uprooted trees
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People squabble over ownership of uprooted trees

Madikeri:  The recent rain and landslide havoc in Kodagu has uprooted thousands of trees. State Chief Secretary and the Deputy Commissioner of the district have entrusted the responsibility of clearing the uprooted trees to the Forest Department. But the forest officials are now faced with a piquant problem as the owners of the lands are…

15 arrested for assault on Tahsildar at relief centre
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15 arrested for assault on Tahsildar at relief centre

Madikeri: Kushalnagar Police have arrested 15 persons, including two women, in connection with the assault on Somwarpet Tahsildar Mahesh at a relief centre in Kushalnagar town on Tuesday night (Sept.18). The arrested have been identified as B.T. Sanjeev, P.V. Vasanth Kumar, T.G. Siddu, R. Annappa, P.K. Sanju, P.K. Thimmappa, P.K. Majunath, M.N. Mohan, Anand, T.V….

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