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Missing Rs.16 lakh in Kodagu SP Office: Three suspended
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Missing Rs.16 lakh in Kodagu SP Office: Three suspended

July 11, 2021

Madikeri:  Three personnel attached to the Office of the Kodagu Superintendent of Police at Madikeri have been suspended in connection with the missing of cash to the tune of Rs.16.96 lakh belonging to the Police Department. The Kodagu District Police had collected Rs.16.96 lakh, including Rs. 7.68 lakh from sale of Police flags in 2020-21…

Lockdown relaxed in Kodagu district
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Lockdown relaxed in Kodagu district

July 10, 2021

Businesses allowed to function from 6 am to 9 pm Madikeri: The District Administration of Kodagu, which is the only district in the State which had tight lockdown restrictions, even after the restrictions were lifted in all other districts with effect from July 5 following  dip in COVID Test Positivity Rate, too has now relaxed…

PIL questions gun licence exemption extension to Kodavas
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PIL questions gun licence exemption extension to Kodavas

July 9, 2021

Bengaluru: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Karnataka High Court (HC) challenging the Centre’s decision to continue the British-era rule of exempting Kodavas and Jamma land holders in Kodagu district from obtaining licence for firearms such as pistols, revolvers and double-barrelled shotguns till 2029. On Oct.19, 2019, the Union Ministry of…

Kushalnagar formally gets Taluk status amid fracas
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Kushalnagar formally gets Taluk status amid fracas

July 8, 2021

People who fought for Taluk cry foul for making it ‘all-BJP’ affair Madikeri: Six months after issuing a final notification for the formation of Kushalnagar taluk, the taluk was officially dedicated on Tuesday by Revenue Minister R. Ashoka. The State Government had notified the taluk on Jan. 1 this year and a new taluk was…

Coffee growers seek revival package, loan restructuring
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Coffee growers seek revival package, loan restructuring

July 4, 2021

Madikeri: delegation of coffee growers has demanded the Centre to implement schemes to revive the sector as more than a lakh growers are facing a number of challenges including price crash, fall in production and increasing cost of production. Meeting Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Karnataka Growers’ Federation, an organisation of coffee planters in Hassan,…

Ban on tourist stay in Kodagu till July 5
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Ban on tourist stay in Kodagu till July 5

July 1, 2021

Entry of migrants allowed after hand-stamping; estate owners to take their full responsibility Madikeri/Kushalnagar: Following an uproar against the free movement of tourists from various destinations into Kodagu spreading COVID infections, the District Administration has clarified that the stay of tourists in home stays, resorts, star hotels and lodges is totally banned till July 5…

Strict surveillance at all Kodagu borders
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Strict surveillance at all Kodagu borders

June 30, 2021

Despite stringent measures tourists come unabated, proving a headache to the Police, health staff Kushalnagar/Madikeri: In an effort to contain the number of COVID-19 cases, the Kodagu District Administration, in accordance with the State Government guidelines, has begun stringent checking at borders and all the tourists, general public and other travellers towards Mangaluru from Mysuru…

No buses to Kodagu district till July 5
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No buses to Kodagu district till July 5

June 29, 2021

Madikeri: The KSRTC bus service will not be available to Kodagu district in the wake of extension of lockdown till July 5. The District Administration of Kodagu has imposed restriction on the entry of State Transport Corporation buses from other districts. On Monday, the bus service to Kodagu district remained suspended.  Buses were operated till…

Madikeri Raja’s Seat disfigured by development
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Madikeri Raja’s Seat disfigured by development

June 20, 2021

Lush green space destroyed; landslide threat looms large Madikeri: First it was ‘Coorg Village’ in the premises of Raja’s Seat at Madikeri that was built despite opposition from the local residents and now it is the overall development works taken up at the same venue. The Kodagu District Administration and the powers that be seems…

Heavy vehicle ban in Kodagu from June 23 to Aug. 16
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Heavy vehicle ban in Kodagu from June 23 to Aug. 16

June 17, 2021

Madikeri: Ahead of monsoon season which has already begun in full force in Kodagu district, the District Administration has banned the movement of heavy vehicles from June 23 to Aug. 16.  In an official statement issued here, Deputy Commissioner Charulata Somal has said that as the flow of water in rivers will increase, there is…

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