The tribal community highlighted the various problems faced by them in the district including the failure in implementation of the Forest Rights Act and requested solutions to their growing troubles.
From Yoga classes by Art of Living to ‘Transformation through learning’ initiatives, the district prison is holding several initiatives to keep the prison inmates busy.
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Power disruptions were recorded across Virajpet, with trees being uprooted and electric poles damaged in the heavy rainfall.
Kodagu Rakshana Vedike members blamed gram panchayat corruption for the illegal construction of resorts in eco-sensitive areas and said these facts would be presented before the court soon.
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It was nearly three decades ago that 12 Jenukuruba families received rights to the land at Hunasepare located by the fringe of the Yadavanadu-Hudugaru Reserve Forest area.
The tirade began at a public function held in Virajpet recently, which witnessed participation from Kodagu-Mysuru MP Prathap Simha and Virajpet MLA AS Ponnanna.
The district PU Board has vacancies of over 50% even as the few guest lecturers who are working amidst the staff crunch have not been paid for nearly two months.
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The uniqueness of the Kodava community has garnered appreciation globally, even as the films aim at preserving its culture.
A total of 60 kg of caustic caramel and over 2,000 empty liquor bottles with liquor labels were seized.
Shivprasad, a 61-year-old farmer in Cherambane limits of North Kodagu, said, “For the first time, I am pumping water from a nearby water source to cultivate paddy.”
While tourism supports the economy of the district, several residents oppose the boom of mass tourism.
The capture mission began on Monday alongside support from tamed elephants from Dubare and Mathigodu elephant camps.
After rigorous training, the tusker was out of the crawl after training and was friendly with the other inhabitants of the camp.
A PIL has been filed regarding this and a court case is going on. Besides, the Harangi Project Division officials have now sought a ground report from scientists.
The fire department reached the spot immediately to conduct a search operation for the missing Sandeep even as the water outflow from the reservoir was stopped.
While the state has not yet ordered for the crop loss survey to release compensation, the district administration has ordered the Coffee Board to conduct the survey and ready the report.
Several students might even drop out from the schools as the next nearest school is in Sulia that is 25 km away and Bhagamandala in Kodagu, which is 30 km away.
The water level is rising fast across Bethri and Balamuri regions.
The cases of drug abuse are increasingly being reported across Kodagu and several youngsters are being nabbed by the Kodagu police in drug peddling cases.