An Army Recruitment Rally will be held at the District Sports Stadium in Madikeri from October 13 to 18 for the posts of Sainiks (General and Technical), Trademen, Clerks, Store-keepers, Nursing Assistants and Pharmacists. Candidates, who have passed SSLC, PUC and D.Pharma, are eligible to participate. Read MoreRead More...
IISc. Scientists warn of further natural disasters
The disaster caused in Coorg(Kodagu) due to landslides, floods and cloudbursts will further aggravate if the Governments implement the proposed Railway and Highway projects in the district. The projects will spell doom for the ecologically fragile district, warns a new study by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) Bengaluru. Read More
Image: Rescue boats being sent from Mysore to Coorg
So far, seven people have lost their lives in Coorg and over eight persons are missing. 58 places in Coorg have been marooned and landslides have occurred in 15 places. Latest reports from Coorg say that 34 relief centres have been established and 2,866 people from 817 families have been accommodated in the centres. Read More
Image: WOMEN POWER: When a disaster strikes, it always calls for a joint effort by the District Administration to bring solace for the people affected by floods. This picture shows three women officers (from left) Kodagu DC Annies Kanmani Joy, SP Dr.Suman D. Pennekar and ZP CEO Lakshmipriya walking the talk at Karadigodu in Siddapura yesterday. Read MoreRead More...
The annual ritual of selecting Dasara elephants is on and the Forest Department officials are going to different elephant camps in Mysore and Coorg to prepare a preliminary list of elephants that are eligible to participate in the grand event. An initial list of 14 elephants has been prepared. Read MoreRead More...
K.C. Biddappa, President, Coorg Wildlife Society (CWS) and Hon. Wildlife Warden of Kodagu District, visited Apollo BGS Hospital in city recently, to enquire about the health condition of Kavitha, a victim of an elephant attack in Valnur village, Kodagu.
She had suffered multiple injuries and has recovered. Read More
Road link to Kerala severed as Highway caves-in; DC bans traffic for three days; Vehicles moving towards Kerala diverted via Gonikoppal, Manandavadi
Virajpet/ Madikeri: The dark clouds have finally opened up in Coorg after a long break and it has been raining heavily since the last three days. Read More