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Mahendra & Bhima to assist in capture of the elusive tiger

Mahendra & Bhima have been called in to capture the elusive Tiger that has been criss-crossing through forests and coffee estates and is attacking cattle in South Coorg.
The tiger capture camp has been set-up at Thuchmakeri Govt High School.
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War Heroes Museum to come up at Gonikoppal

Cauvery College Gonikoppal to hand over required land
Madikeri: After the resounding success of Sunny Side, General Kodandera S. Read More

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CM to announce Kodava Development Corporation

Community members meet Bommai at Belagavi; funds to be sanctioned in coming budget
Belagavi: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has assured that he would make an announcement in the coming budget regarding establishment of Kodava Development Corporation on the lines of Development Corporations announced for the welfare of other communities in Karnataka. Read More

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MLC Candidates file nomination and declare assets. Suja is the richest.

Image: Suja Kushalappa
All 3 candidates, Suja Kushalappa, Dr.Mantar Gowda & H U Isaq have filed their nominations and declared their assets. Suja was the first to reach DC’s office in the morning and file his nomination, with MP Pratap Simha and his brother, the sitting Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan & Virajpet MLA K G Bopaiah accompanying him.
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MP Pratap Simha extends helping hand

MP Pratap Simha has extended a helping hand to accident victims after a car toppled on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway near Maddur yesterday afternoon.
A group of people were travelling in a Toyota Innova MUV when the driver lost control of the vehicle as one of the tires of the car burst and toppled. Due to the impact, the vehicle toppled and was dragged for about 100 mts. before coming to a halt. Read More

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37 Coorg Medium Regiment celebrates Cauvery Sankramana

The Officers and ladies of 37 Coorg Medium Regiment (situated in forward army base in Western Sector) celebrate all Kodava festivals by following the customs and traditions of Kodavas. Incidentally, there is no Kodava Officer in the Regiment at present. Read More

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Coorg DC Charulatha Somal transferred to Raichur

Deputy Commissioner Charulatha Somal has been transferred to Raichur. Raichur DC B C Satish has been transferred to Coorg.

He will be taking charge soon. Read More

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Cauvery Theerthodbhava At Talakaveri On Oct. 17

The Kaveri Theerthodbhava will occur at Talacauvery in Coorg on October 17.
A decision on whether to allow devotees to witness the occasion will be taken soon after the meeting to be chaired by the Minister in-charge of Kodagu district, said Deputy Commissioner Charulatha Somal. Last year, devotees were not allowed to witness the Theerthodbhava event due pandemic. Read More

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Forest Department red flags Thalassery-Mysore Rail Line

Following an adverse report by the Karnataka Forest Department that pristine forests of Western Ghats (in South Kodagu and Mysuru) will be destroyed if the proposed Thalassery-Mysore project is implemented, the State Government has stalled the project and has conveyed the same to the Centre, reports said.
The ambitious project, costing more than Rs. Read More

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SP launches Emergency Response Vehicles

SP Khsama Mishra launched 7 ‘Emergency Rapid Response’ vehicles at the District Parade Grounds here yesterday.
Speaking after flagging off the vehicles, Kshama Mishra said that Emergency Rapid Response vehicles are meant for the benefit of public. Pointing out that the public can call the National Helpline No. Read More

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