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Tusker Kusha returns to Dubare; joins herd

Tusker Kusha, who was radio-collared and left inside the Bandipur Tiger Reserve from his original place at Dubare Elephant Camp, has returned to its familiar territory. He has been spotted inside the Dubare Range Forest abutting the camp and is roaming around with a herd that has a couple of female elephants. Read More

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Centre Sanctions Rs. 25 Crore For Critical Care Centre At Madikeri

The long-pending and legitimate demand of the people of Kodagu for a Critical Care Centre comprising advanced facilities for ailments like heart and kidney and emergencies will soon become a reality as the Centre has released Rs. 25 crore to set up a new Critical Care Centre (CCC) at Madikeri under the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure (PMABHI) Mission. Read More

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Mini Airport At Kushalnagar: Team Inspects Land

Works to begin for a 20-seater aircraft to land or to build a heli-port
Kushalnagar: Days after Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai mentioned at the World Economic Forum Summit in Davos that a mini-airport or a heliport will be constructed on a 49. Read More

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Coorg Coffee Makes Its Presence Felt In Davos

CM Bommai says focus is Beyond Bengaluru; Tier 2 and 3 cities to get importance

Davos: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai yesterday launched the global investors meet at the Karnataka pavilion on the main promenade at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meet being held in Davos. Read More

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Special lecture on civil services exam at CIT

Coorg Institute of Technology, Ponnampet, will be organizing a special lecture on “An insight into Civil Services Exam” at its premises in Ponnampet at 11 am on Apr. 28. Mysore SP R. Chetan, an alumnus of the college will deliver the special lecture, which is organized by the Alumni Association of the College. For details, contact Mob: 95355-42005 or visit https://www.citcoorg.edu. Read More

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Cariappa Park at Baramulla in Kashmir renovated with new library

Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa’s son, family visit Park, War Memorials; recall warm ties
The Cariappa Park at Baramulla in Kashmir, named after India’s first Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa has been renovated at a cost of Rs 3 crore.
Baramulla is located on the banks of River Jhelum, downstream of Srinagar. Read More

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Four wild elephants radio-collared in Thithimathi Forest

The Forest Department officials have radio collared four wild elephants in Thithimathi yesterday and are on a look out to radio collar another elephant.
The four wild elephants were radio collared after conducting operations at Abbur, Tarikatte, Hosahalli and Devarapura Devarakadu and the Forest officials have named these four wild elephants as Ananya, Akanksha, Makhna and Aiyappa. Read More

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Mysuru-Kushalnagar Railway line: Project revived as Centre grants Rs. 1,000 crore

The Centre has granted Rs. 1,000 crore for the 87.2-km Mysuru-Belagola-Kushalnagar Railway line that is expected to cost Rs. 1,854.62 crore. The allocation has been made in the Union Budget 2022-2023. The cost factor has been estimated in a survey that was conducted in 2019. Read More

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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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Akhila Kodava Samaja appeals not wear Kodava traditional garb for political events

Akhila Kodava Samaja appeals not to trivialize tradition to appease politicians
Madikeri: The Akhila Kodava Samaja has unanimously decided not to use the Kodava traditional garb to appease any political party and not wear it to any event that is political or have any connection to politics. Read More

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