General News

Kodagu Mahila Sangha hosts Food Fest

Hundreds of Kodava women took part in the ‘Fun Fair and Food Fest’ organised by the City’s Shree Kaveri Kodagu Mahila Sangha at Kodava Samaja, Vijayanagar 1st Stage here this morning. Prof. K.C. Belliappa, Chairman of Sree Cauvery Educational Institutions, Kuvempunagar, inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp. The event featured a number of stalls…

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New President For BJP Kodagu

In a sudden development, former ZP Member B.B. Bharateesh has been appointed as the new President of District BJP wing unseating Manu Muthappa, who has lost the position after a very short period. After former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa took over as the State BJP President, new heads were appointed to all district BJP wings…

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Bus Topples Near Virajpet: 43 Kerala Students Injured

Forty-three girl students from a Kerala highschool, who had come to Kodagu on a tour, were injured in a road accident at Perumbadi near here yesterday. In all, 68 students had come to Kodagu from Pulil Village of Iritti in Kerala in a Kerala-registered private bus. They were asked to board another bus  (KA-12 B-4272)…

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Save Cauvery, Save Kodagu And Save Ourselves

By Col. (Retd.) C.P. Muthanna Kodagu landscape is dominated by forests, coffee estates, paddy fields, sacred groves, rivers and streams. It is inhabited by a number of local communities who are like animals in the forests and just as these animals they too will disappear if forests are destroyed. This is because these communities are…

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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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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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