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Police attacked in Betoli

The policemen who rushed to the spot on hearing about disturbances in Betoli village were attacked by a gang. Rafiq and others assaulted Shamsu who allegedly informed the police about the disturbances in the village. When the police rushed to the spot, the accused attacked the policemen and their vehicle with clubs and stones.  The Virajpet police…

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Madhavpet and Ganapathy Road to be widened

The madikeri city municipal council will widen the congested Madhavpet and Ganapathy road by 40 feet. Shops and residential houses along the road shall have to be demolished as the road widening will require 20 feet form each side. Any illegal structure along the road will be removed. If need be, the government will invoke…

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Census 2011 to start from April 15

The first phase of Census 2011 shall start on April 15 till June 1. A total of 291 villages and 5 urban centers in Coorg will be covered under the 2011 census. Deputy Commissioner K.H. Ashwatha Narayana Gowda has appointed Joint Director of Agriculture K.R. Krishnaiah as the district nodal officer for the census. As per…

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Nagarhole National Park under great pressure

Many issues, some of them quite shocking, are jeopardizing the future of Nagarhole(Rajiv Gandhi) National Park. A few of them are mentioned below; Increase in man-animal conflict due encroachment of forests, mushrooming of resorts and the menace of poaching. No buffer zone. Long standing demand of the forest officials and NGOs ignored by the Government. Illegal…

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Bane Land Issue: Coorg gears up for protest again

Revenue Secretary G.S.Narayanan circular stating that the rights over the bane lands rests with the government and not the land holders in Coorg has met with unified rejection in Coorg. The Land holders have questioned the government’s repeated U-turn’s on the issue. The government had previously withdrawn a similar notification.

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Events

Events is a Free Section where you can find about events happening in Coorg and if you know of any event taking place in Coorg, do let us know.

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CPI(M) welcomes the rail link to Coorg

Madikeri:  Welcoming the proposal for a rail link to Kodagu, the Coorg CPI(M) secretary I.R.Durgaprasad said the railway line is going to benefit the local people. He critisized the NGOs and Locals who are opposed to the railway link. He further said that  hydel projects near the reserve forests  should be allowed  stating that the…

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Castrating the Elephants of Coorg

In a high level meeting of Ministry of Forests and Environment on 2nd April, castrating the elephants was  one of the solution discussed for the ever increasing Man-Elephant conflict in districts like Coorg, Hassan, and other districts of Karnataka. Ever increasing human population and illegal settlements near forest areas has escalated the Man-Elephant conflict in districts like…

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Super Division Hockey League kick starts at Madikeri

For the first time, the Super Division Hockey League is being played in Coorg. The matches will be played  on the synthetic turf at the SAI ground at Madikeri. The league was inaugurated by MLC Nanaiah yesterday. A total of 14 teams from IOCL, BPCL, Fortis, Army XI Red, Canara Bank, KSP, Army XI Green, MEG, ASC, IAF,…

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Agriculture Minister assures no shortage of fertilizers

Speaking to press persons at the College of Forestry yesterday the  Agriculture minister S.A. Ravindranath assured that the Government would ensure that there was adequate stock of fertilizers for farmers, and necessary steps have been taken to meet the demand. He said the Government has spent Rs 400 crore to buy a stockpile of 3 lakh…

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