The 3 Member State Govt appointed committee has given the go-ahead to th 400 KV power line to pass through Coorg, and the route will be same.
Interestingly, J Santosh, the reporter at TNIE had tweeted some interested information regarding the power line. The tweets are self-explanatory. Read More
Pollibetta: A labourer was allegedely trampled to death by a wild elephant at Tata Coffee Estate, at Emmegundi, near Pollibetta.
The unfortunate victim has been identified as Palraj (46), a worker of Tata coffee estate. He died of injuries on his chest and back.
A cowherd is said have reported the death to the authorities. Read More
Speaking during the zero hour in the Legislative Council, M.C. Nanaiah requested the Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, that permission be granted to shoot rogue elephants. The CM inhis reply said that shooting rogue elephants is not the solution to the problem, instead , they would be radio-collared and translocated. Read MoreRead More...
Two persons were reportedly killed by wild elephants near Hampapura. The deceased have been identified as Revappa (52) and Ramesh (25).
According to reliable sources, Revappa had gone to graze sheep near Hemavati back-waters on Monday. As he failed to return home, villagers, including Ramesh, went in search of him. During the search, Ramesh too was allegedly attacked by a herd of elephants. Read More
Compensation to be paid to the next of kin of a person killed by a wild elephant has been increased to Rs. 2 lakhs.
Announcing this in the Assembly on Tuesday, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said an order regarding this would be issued soon. At present, the compensation amount is Rs. 1.5 lakh. Read More