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  • Kodagu limps back to normalcy

    Kodagu: Flood-hit Kodagu district in Karnataka is limping back to normalcy as hundreds of people returned to their homes from relief camps, said an official on Sunday. 'Kodagu is getting back to normalcy. A total of 1,800 people returned from the relief camps to their villages wherever the houses...

  • With coffee estates ravaged, Kodagu farmers stare at huge losses

    Bengaluru: With heavy rains and floods devastating Kodagu district, the country's largest coffee-growing region is staring at heavy losses as many of its plantations are in ruins, a top official said. 'We were expecting a good coffee output this year, but due to heavy rains and floods, about 60...

  • We are not inferior to Centre: Dr G Parameshwara to Nirmala Sitharaman

    Bengaluru: Deputy Chief Minister Dr G Parameshwara has come out in support of his colleague and district in-charge minister Sa Ra Mahesh who was at the receiving end of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman when she visited flood-hit Kodagu.Union Minister had openly blasted JD(S) leader for...

  • Govt to pay Rs 7.4 cr interest to clear Rs 30,160 cr farm loan

    Bengaluru: To waive farm loans to the tune of Rs 30,160 crore - raised from nationalised banks - the State government will pay Rs 7,419 crore alone as interest on the loan!Although, it is estimated that total loans from nationalised banks would sum up to Rs 30,160 crore, if loans raised from...

  • Kodagu, Kerala students miss counselling. It's their personal problem, says minister

    Bengaluru: Many students aspiring for medical and engineering careers from flood-hit Kodagu and Kerala were in for a rude shock when they were denied another opportunity in offline counselling on Friday.The Karnataka Examinations Authority held the offline counselling for the second day on Friday....

  • This is not the end. I will be CM once again: Siddaramaiah

    Bengaluru: Is former chief minister Siddaramaiah not happy with Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy? It seems so, if one carefully examines Siddaramaiah's statement that he made in Hassan on Friday. Congress leader Siddaramaiah told reporters that he would once again become the chief minister of...

  • Nirmala Sitharaman visits flood-hit Kodagu, promises help

    Kodagu: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited the flood-hit Kodagu district and assured the people of Indian Army's help in rebuilding the devastated region's roads. 'I can assure you that the task force of the Indian Army's Border Roads Organisation (BRO) will visit as consultants...

  • Army to rebuild battered roads in Kodagu

    Bengaluru: The Indian Army's engineering task force will help the district administration in restoring the severely battered roads in flood-hit Kodagu district, an official has said.'About 75 Army engineering task force personnel will be assisting the district officials in restoring the critical...

  • State government identifying land to rehabilitate victims of flood-hit Kodagu

    Bengaluru: The State government has taken up relief works on a war footing to rebuild rain-ravaged Kodagu.Gas geysers and gas cylinders are being supplied to relief centres provide hot water to the victims. Relief materials are being supplied to all gram panchayats and urban local bodies from five...

  • ISRO team to visit Jodupala to study massive damage

    Bengaluru: After a team of geologists visited Jodupala and surrounding areas that suffered a massive destruction in the rains on Wednesday, a team of scientists from ISRO are expected to visit Madikeri and Somwarpet on Thursday.The scientists are expected to study the scientific reason behind...

  • NDRF recovers three bodies in Kodagu

    Bengaluru: Three bodies have been recovered by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) members who undertook a search for the missing persons in Kodagu that was devastated by torrential rains and multiple landslides. At Accharpady, the volunteers and the NDRF team recovered the body of Pavan...

  • Shiroor Mutt seer died of liver cirrhosis: FSL report

    Udupi: Putting an end to speculation whether Shiroor Mutt seer Lakshmivarathirtha Swami was poisoned to death, the FSL report claims that the seer died of liver cirrhosis. According to sources, the seer was not poisoned as being alleged earlier but died due to multiple organ failure.Shiroor Mutt...