General News

Zilla Panchayat President and CEO trade angry exchanges

By K K Aiyappa 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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Col. M. K. Belliappa Takes Over As Group Commander, NCC Mysuru

Col. Mallengada Kishore Belliappa has assumed charge as Group Commander, NCC (National Cadet Corps) Group, Mysuru. The NCC Group Mysuru has over 10,000 Cadets enrolled from different Schools and Colleges in Mysuru and adjoining Districts of Mandya, Hassan, Chikkamagalur and Chamarajanagar. Col. M.K. Belliappa is an Infantry Officer commissioned into the Mahar Regiment of the…

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Dr. Charishma Kaliyanda Elected Liverpool City Councillor

Dr.Charishma Kaliyanda, hailing from Kodagu, has been elected as Councillor of City of Liverpool in Sydney, Australia. A native of Kolakeri near Napoklu in Kodagu district, Dr. Charishma is the daughter of Kaliyanda Madappa (Jaya) and Bhanumathi (daughter of Chottera Kaverappa) couple. At present, her entire family is based in Liverpool City. Born on Dec.…

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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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B G Jasmita awarded Gold Medal In B.Sc Horticulture

B.G. Jasmitha was awarded College of Horticulture, Sirsi Faculty Gold Medal, for best overall performance in the degree programme among the Bachelor of Science (Horticulture) Graduates of College of Horticulture, Sirsi, during the academic year 2015-16 at the 6th Convocation held recently. She is seen with Horticulture Minister S.S. Mallikarjunappa and University of Horticultural Sciences…

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Yet Another Hockey Talent From Kodagu

Nestled in the Western Ghats, in the south-west corner of Karnataka and bordered by Kerala on one side, the little district known as Coorg or Kodagu, is the heartland of Indian hockey. For the inhabitants of this district, which has churned out more than 50 international hockey players, the game is inextricably woven into the…

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Dr.Napanda C Sujatha conferred with Dr.Radhakrishna Shikshana Ratna National Award

Dr. Napanda C. Sujatha, Assistant Professor and Chairperson, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), has been awarded ‘Dr. Radhakrishna Shikshana Ratna National Award’ for her distinguished contributions to the development of the Nation and achieving outstanding excellence in the field of Teaching, Research and Publications. The Award was present by…

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Kodagu Model School Celebrates 8th Annual Day

 The 8th Annual Day of Kodagu Model School, run by Sri Kavery Kodava Association-Mysore East, was celebrated in a grand way at the School premises at Vidyashankaranagar, Sathagalli, on Feb. 8. The highlight of the celebration was the cultural programme where students displayed their talent. Dressed in colourful attires and smiles on their faces, children…

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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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