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Kodagu District needs additional three Taluks
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Kodagu District needs additional three Taluks

By Addanda C. Cariappa This is the story of Kodagu and its original inhabitants in Kodagu who are facing the threat of losing their unique identity. The story also explains the actions of the powerful people who are the cause for it. Outwardly, Kodagu appears to be a beautiful, splendid place full of natural richness….

Demand for Taluk Status: Ponnampet observes bandh
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Demand for Taluk Status: Ponnampet observes bandh

Ponnampet (Kodagu): With Chief Minister Siddharamaiah scheduled to visit Kodagu tomorrow (Jan.9), Ponnampet town in South Kodagu observed a voluntary bandh this morning to demand Taluk status for it. The bandh call was given by various associations and organisations supporting Taluk status for Ponnampet and accordingly, all shops, commercial and business establishments in four Hobli…

Ponnampet bandh tomorrow
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Ponnampet bandh tomorrow

Gonikoppa (Kodagu): Ponnampet Taluk Horata Samiti has decided to stage Ponnampet bandh tomorrow to draw the attention of the Government which is said to be hesitating to give a taluk status to Ponnampet. The struggle, launched by the Committee, entered 66th day on Friday and the Samiti members decided to call for Ponnampet Bandh tomorrow…

Five arrested in Kodagu for honey-trapping, extortion
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Five arrested in Kodagu for honey-trapping, extortion

Ponnampet (Kodagu District): A gang that used to extort money by honey-trapping gullible businessmen has been arrested in Kodagu district. Then five-member gang used to target businessmen and the Police have seized Rs. 96 lakh cash from them. In this case, a resident of Kerala was honey-trapped by the accused who hailed from Kodagu, Dakshina…

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