Madikeri

Reluctant tribals in Kodagu coaxed to take COVID vaccine, only handful yet to be inoculated

A video shot at the Chennangi Haadi in Virajpet shows an ASHA worker patiently asking a tribal girl to take the vaccine and explaining to her that no one will give injections to kill

published on : 12th October 2021

'Bengaluru Chalo' rally demands cabinet berth for Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan

When the supporters demanded a meeting with CM Basavaraj Bommai, they were stopped by Bengaluru police who barricaded the area. However, a few supporters were later allowed to meet the CM.

published on : 10th August 2021

Ex-military personnel protest in Madikeri over attack on soldier, demand police action

Ashok Kumar, a soldier in the Indian Army, met with a minor road accident near Boikeri. He and his family were subsequently attacked by the driver who caused the accident and ten others.

published on : 30th July 2021

Heavy rainfall: First relief centre opens in Madikeri

The first relief centre  opened in Madikeri taluk at Koyanadu area in Sampaje limits on Friday.

published on : 17th July 2021

Beef sale? Cow shot dead on Madikeri estate

In the complaint, Yatish also alleged that miscreants kill cattle on the estate regularly with the help of a few people from Assam. 

published on : 24th June 2021

After mother tests positive, Karnataka auto driver offers free rides for Covid patients

BV Prashanth Kumar offers free transport to residents who have tested positive. He has so far helped ferry 55 COVID patients and will continue to do so until the end of the lockdown.

published on : 31st May 2021

Family of Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of US, sends medical supplies to hospitals in Madikeri and Mandya 

Lakshmi Narasimha Murthy, Vivek's father, informed that these supplies will be distributed in 12 small hospitals where there is a shortage of medical resources. 

published on : 31st May 2021

Assaulted by police in Madikeri, TNIE scribe narrates ordeal

The unknown man grabbed me by my hand, pushed me and pulled my phone from my hand.

published on : 29th May 2021

Ex-Army personnel wait in long queues for monthly supplies in Madikeri, many turned away

“I am waiting outside the canteen from 3 am. The canteen will stay open only till 10 am and Monday will be our last chance to avail the monthly quota for May,” said a customer waiting in the line

published on : 28th May 2021

Karnataka: Accused caught in mobile theft case at Madikeri COVID Hospital

Following the police investigation, accused Sumanth, a worker who supplied beverages at the Hospital has been arrested. Police sources confirmed the accused to possess a history in theft cases.

published on : 26th May 2021

Sandalwood actor Bhuvan Ponnanna distributes food kits to the needy across Kodagu

Through his four-year-old ‘Bhuvanam Foundation’ and initiative ‘Feed Karnataka’, Bhuvan with support from actress Harshika Poonacha handed over 200 food kits to the Municipal Council Commissioner

published on : 25th May 2021

Karnataka: Suspect taken into custody in mobile theft case at Madikeri Hospital 

On Sunday, Hrithiksha (9) of Kushalnagar had appealed to the district administration to help her find the mobile phone of her mother Prabha

published on : 24th May 2021

Madikeri COVID hospital becomes hub of theft, kin of victims file police complaints

After a girl who lost her mother requested the authorities to help find her mother’s phone that went missing from the hospital, many other residents have come forward to file complaints with the cops

published on : 24th May 2021

Hospital discharges 60-year-old Covid patient, ambulance drops her off half way in Karnataka

Ponnamma then started to walk towards her house alone. Since the village was shut following the lockdown, she walked from Aiguru to Kiruguru.

published on : 24th May 2021

Karnataka: Negative RTPCR mandatory for shopkeepers in Madikeri limits

The shops have to display the negative RTPCR reports to offer service to the residents on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6 am to 10 am.

published on : 23rd May 2021
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