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Zilla Panchayat President and CEO trade angry exchanges

By K K Aiyamma The simmering differences between Kodagu Zilla Panchayat president B.A.Harish and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Charulatha Somal came to fore again, reports Deccan Herald. Harish claimed that; Panchayat development officer (PDOs) are not issuing no objection certificates (NOCs) for the construction of farm houses.  Also that officials are also not taking action against…

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Bike Rental faces opposition in Coorg

Bike Rental faces opposition in Coorg

Virajpet MLA K.G.Bopaiah at the inauguration of Royal Brothers at Madikeri. Image: Twitter By: K K Aiyamma Tour operators have protested against the bike rental services being offered at Coorg. According to the Economic Times report; Taxi Drivers have also supported the protest. Royal Brothers a bangalore based biked rental  company has been offered permission…

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CWS reiterates its request to declare Coorg as Eco-Sensitive Zone

CWS reiterates its request to declare Coorg as Eco-Sensitive Zone

By K K Aiyamma Taking note of the urbanization leading to sweeping changes in the landscape of Coorg (which forms a part of Western Ghats) –  Coorg Wildlife Society has reiterated their request to declare Coorg as eco-sensitive zone. According to the report in Deccan Herald, the president of the Society, Col.(Retd) C.P.Muthanna, asserted that; River…

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State Government plans to interlink rivers and construct a dam at Virajpet

State Government plans to interlink rivers and construct a dam at Virajpet

During a review meeting in Mysuru district recently, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had ordered a feasibility study on the river inter-linking project. It is believed that the project would provide Karnataka with nearly 5 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) of water, which can be supplied as potable water to the villages of Hunsur Taluk, the Bangalore Mirror…

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Dasara Sports meet to be conducted on 5th and 6th October

According to the report in Deccan Herald, the District Level Dasara Sports meet will be organized on 5th & 6th Oct. According to the Report; Dasara Sports Committee President M D Sada Muddappa said Additional Deputy Commissioner M Sathish Kumar would flag off a marathon at General Thimmaiah Stadium. The district-level men’s Kabaddi will be…

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International Coffee Day celebrated at Dubare

International Coffee day which falls every year on 1st Oct was celebrated in Coorg, yesterday. According to report in TOI, coffee was served to tourists at Dubare Elephant Camp. The Deputy Commissioner R V D’Souza inaugurated the coffee show. Madikeri District Forest Officer Edukondalu was also present. Convener of the women team of coffee awareness campaign Chitra Subbaiah appealed…

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KSCA granted 12.70 Acres land on lease at Coorg

KSCA granted 12.70 Acres land on lease at Coorg

According to a report in Deccan Herald, the cabinet has granted 12.70 Acres to Karnataka State Cricket Association, at Hoddur village near Murnad for constructing a cricket stadium. The land granted is on lease. Last year Brijesh Patel, the secreatary of KSCA was in Coorg meeting the DC regarding the acquisition. He was quoted by TOI, stating that:…

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Council Elections: Chandramouli is the Congress Candidate

Council Elections: Chandramouli is the Congress Candidate

T.John. According to reports, The Congress list is out for the council elections. T.John has been denied the ticket for Coorg and Chandramouli has been selected.

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A New Era Beckons

A New Era Beckons

By Kalengada Machaiah The state of affairs in Coorg has left me frustrated and I am sure it’s the same with a lot of my brethren. The time has come for us to stop brushing things under the carpet. As responsible individuals, I believe that it is important that we start a conversation now, rather…

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Hockey in my Blood to Premiere on 7th May

Hockey in my Blood to Premiere on 7th May

Sandhya Kumar’s Hockey in my Blood will premiere during after the  Semi-Finals Semi-Finals of the Kuppanda Hockey Festival on May 7th. The film is about the Kodava(Coorg) community’s passion for hockey, told through the story of the Kodava Hockey Festival, the world’s largest hockey tournament played between the families of Kodavas(Coorgs) in the coffee hills of South India. Entry is open…

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