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Nine arrested in Kodagu for trying to sell liquid metal Mercury
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Nine arrested in Kodagu for trying to sell liquid metal Mercury

September 7, 2020

8 kg Mercury, swords, daggers, knife, iron rods, chilli powder, seized Virajpet (Kodagu): Virajpet Town Police have arrested nine persons who were trying to sell liquid metal Mercury and have seized 8kg Mercury, chilli powder, swords, daggers, knives and iron roads  from them. The arrested are 35-year-old D.H. Vadiraj of Brindavan Layout in Mysuru, 34-year-old…

Captain Maletira S. Muthappa is ADC to Army Chief
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Captain Maletira S. Muthappa is ADC to Army Chief

August 28, 2020

Virajpet: Captain Maletira S. Muthappa has been appointed as aide-de-camp (ADC) to Chief of Army Staff. Muthappa is at present serving in the Defence Ministry and joined as Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army in 2016. He hails from Kedamulloor village near Virajpet and is the son of Maletira Rathna Subbaiah and Usha. Muthappa is…

Kodagu Hotels, Lodges, Home Stays closed for 21 days
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Kodagu Hotels, Lodges, Home Stays closed for 21 days

June 25, 2020

Four doctors of a Private Hospital in Madikeri test COVID-19 positive; total 26 cases 12 areas in Madikeri, Virajpet and Somwarpet Taluks sealed down for 28 days Madikeri: In view of the rising COVID-19 positive cases in Kodagu, all Hotels, Lodges and Home Stays will be closed for 21 days in the district from today….

Man dies after falling from stairs of his under-construction house
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Man dies after falling from stairs of his under-construction house

June 17, 2020

Virajpet: A 42-year-old man, who had gone to inspect his house under construction, died after falling from the steps of the stairs of the house on the outskirts of Virajpet. The deceased is Chandapanda Anil Appanna, son of C.M. Poovaiah, residing in Arji Panchayat limits in Virajpet taluk. Anil, who was constructing a house at…

Lt. Gen. Codanda Somanna passes away
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Lt. Gen. Codanda Somanna passes away

June 14, 2020

Madikeri: Lieutenant General (retd) Codanda Somanna passed away at his residence at Panjaraparte in Virajpet last evening. He was 94. He was down by age related ailments. He is survived by his wife Renu Somanna, son and daughter. His son Nived Nanjappa is serving as a doctor in the US. Somanna led the ‘blue star’…

Two arrested for poaching deer
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Two arrested for poaching deer

April 28, 2020

Virajpet: The Virajpet Forest Division officials have arrested two persons, who had hunted a deer illegally at Karadigodu village in Virajpet taluk and had stored the meat in their house. The arrested are 48-year-old P.K. Harish and 56-year-old Mani of Karadigodu. Acting on a tip off, the Forest officials led by Assistant Conservator of Forests…

Five persons arrested while attempting to sell Sand Boa
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Five persons arrested while attempting to sell Sand Boa

February 14, 2020

Madikeri: The Forest Mobile Squad personnel have arrested five persons, who were trying to sell a Sand Boa snake at Thithimathi in Virajpet taluk on Feb. 12 and have rescued the snake from them. The accused are 57-year-old Mulla Mehaboob Vali, 45-year-old Sheik Mulla Chand Pasha, 27-year-old S. Fayaz, 45-year-old Boya Rangaswamy and 29-year-old Sheik…

Elephant tramples man to death
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Elephant tramples man to death

February 8, 2020

Virajpet: In a reported incident, a man has been found apparently trampled to death by a wild elephant in Hanchitittu village near Maldare of Virajpet taluk yesterday morning. The deceased has been identified as Pemmaiah (68) of Avaregunda village in Virajpet taluk. Pemmaiah was reportedly missing since Tuesday. Following a search operation conducted by villagers,…

Labourer from Assam kills wife, daughter in Kodagu
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Labourer from Assam kills wife, daughter in Kodagu

January 24, 2020

Flees after dumping bodies into school well Virajpet: A labourer, working at a coffee estate at Kolatodu Bygodu village near Virajpet in Kodagu, has allegedly killed his wife and daughter and has fled from the place after dumping the bodies into a well at a school nearby. The accused, claiming to be from Assam had…

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