Madikeri City Municipal Council elections held amid Covid-19 pandemic

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

Madikeri  : The Madikeri City Municipal Council 23 wards elections were held peacefully on Tuesday. The voters took part enthusiastically during the voting process, despite the fear of the Covid-19 pandemic. The future of the candidates will be known on April 30. People waited in a queue as early as 7 am at the polling […]

No differences between B S Yediyurappa and K S Eshwarappa : Kota Srinivas Poojary

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
Kota Srinivas

Madikeri : Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and Rural Development Minister K S Eshwarappa are not different. Both of them are the same, said Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary. Speaking to reporters in Madikeri on Monday, he said that in any government there will be minor differences and confusions. Such things need not have to be […]

Customs officials seizes 44.2 lakh gold from a passenger

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Mangaluru : Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport  seized 0.8 kg of gold valued at 44.2 lakh from a passenger hailing from Madikeri on Thursday. Joint Commissioner, Customs, Mangaluru, Joannes George said in a statement that based on intelligence inputs, officials intercepted the passenger, Ubaid Baliyath Azeez, after he arrived from Dubai by an Air […]

A shop loses permit violating seal down rules

Thursday, July 16th, 2020
shop permit

Madikeri : The permit of a shop in the containment area in Cherambane village, Benguru Gram Panchayat limits, has been cancelled for violating seal down regulations. Following complaints, Taluk Panchayat executive officer Lakshmi had asked the official in charge of the containment zone to conduct an inspection. Based on the report that the shop was […]

19-year-old hindu pregnant woman killed by her husband at Madikeri

Saturday, May 9th, 2020
madikeri Murder

Madikeri : A 19-year-old pregnant woman was murdered by her husband in Madikeri town. The woman, Bhagyashree, had married Sahul Hameed (31) of Madikeri in August last year. However, the two registered their marriage at the registrar’s office in Madikeri only on April 29 this year. Bhagyashree also changed her name to Suhan. On Tuesday […]

Madikeri covered in litter after Dasara celebrations

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Madikeri : As the Dasara celebrations came to an end, the arterial and interior roads of the town were found covered in waste paper and plastic items on Wednesday morning. Even though the City Municipal Council had campaigned for a plastic-free Dasara, the awareness campaign seemed to have had no impact. Clearing the huge amount […]

Govt had planned to develop Year-long cultural events: H D Kumaraswamy

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Mysuru: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said on Friday said that the state government had planned to develop Mysuru as a tourist hub and the cultural events will be organised throughout the year to attract more tourists to the City of Palaces. Addressing a press meet, the chief minister said that around 25 lakh people visited Mysuru […]

Restoration work on Sampaje Ghat on war footing

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has commenced operation of mini buses between Sullia and Madikeri via Sampaje Ghat, which has been partially restored after it was completely devastated during the rainfall in August. Mini buses, being operated by the Madikeri Depot of the Puttur Division, run only between Madikeri and Jodupala of […]

Sampaje Ghat road opens for light vehicles

Friday, September 14th, 2018

  Sullia: After a month of closure, Sampaje Ghat road (NH 275) has been opened to light vehicles from Wednesday, September 12th. A major landslide had occurred at Jodupala along Sampaje Ghat Road on August 17th. On August 12, multiple landslides at Madenadu along the stretch had affected the road connectivity between Madikeri and Mangaluru. […]

3,225 kg of rice and other materials sent to Madikeri

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Mangaluru : The second consignment of relief materials to Kodagu were sent by the Dakshina Kannada District Disaster Management Authority on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil S. said the consignment had materials sought by Kodagu district administration. “We are in constant touch with our counterparts working in Kodagu and they had given us the list […]

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