Coffeeland News

Coffeeland News is a weekly english newspaper from Coorg. Coffeeland contributes Coorg specific news stories to Coorg.com

Teams from Coorg dominate 8th Palar Challenge

Teams from Coorg dominate 8th Palar Challenge

Two teams from Coorg battled hostile terrain and energy sapping weather to return home triumphant from the 8th Palar Challenge which was held in Cheyar near Kanchipuram. It was a 3 days team based event consisting of 6 people in 3 vehicles, there were a total of 12 teams (36 vehicles) the first days competition…

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Glimpses of Kakkada Padinet Celebrations at Coorg

Glimpses of Kakkada Padinet Celebrations at Coorg

Image: Madh Kool being served at Kutta

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Duo from Kodagu triumph

Duo from Kodagu triumph

Vehicle number 26 (Driver) Kongettira Bopaiah  (Co Driver) Konganda Karumbaiah secured the third place in only their second rally  at the AVT Premium South India Rally, Chennai.(3rd round of Indian Rally Championship) organised by Madras motor sports club. The overall  title was won by Samir Thaper of Jct rally team driving a Mitsubishi evo 10,…

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Rafting in Dubare. A Disaster waiting to happen

Rafting in Dubare. A Disaster waiting to happen

The District administration, Police as well as Civil had recently visited Dubare and ordered all raft operators to get themselves registered and licensed. Even two weeks after the deadline set by the district administration has expired, illegal operators are ruling the roost at Dubare. A licensed operator (there are only two) speaking to Coffeeland News…

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Kodagu gets first Lady  Police Chief

Kodagu gets first Lady Police Chief

Vartika Katiyar, a native of Uttar Pradesh and an officer of the  2010 batch  took over as the Superintendent of Police of Kodagu on Tuesday. Vartika had  earlier  served at Gokak in Belagum as a  probationary officer. Vartika’s husband Nithin Katiyar is an Indian  Foreign Service (IFS) officer and is currently posted at the Indian…

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Manepanda Ganapathy promoted to the rank of Additional Secretary

Manepanda Ganapathy promoted to the rank of Additional Secretary

Manepanda Appaiah Ganapathy, an officer of the 1986  batch  from the UP/ Uttarakhand cadre, has been promoted to the rank of Additional Secretary and is presently on  the Personal Staff of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. M.A. Ganapathy,  is also the spokesperson of  the Home  Ministry. Ganapathy has been awarded the President’s Medal for Meritorious…

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Indian documentary “SILENT SCREAMS – India’s fight Against Rape” bags 3 Awards at 2014 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards

Indian documentary “SILENT SCREAMS – India’s fight Against Rape” bags 3 Awards at 2014 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards

Silent Screams – India’s fight against Rape directed by Pria Somiah, written by Manira A Pinto and produced by Miditech for Channel NewsAsia, Singapore, won 3 Awards at the 2014 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards. Gold World Medal – Silent Screams (Best Investigative Report) Bronze World Medal – Silent Screams (Current Affairs)…

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Womens empowerment Or A woman’s power ?

Womens empowerment Or A woman’s power ?

Image: Not Actual. For Representation Only – © Andrew Kudrin  By: Air Marshal( Retd) K.C. Cariappa A few nights ago what could have been a horrendous crime took place in a somewhat isolated home a few kilometers from Kushalnagar township. It was about 8.45 pm when someone knocked at the front door and called out to…

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MY LETTER TO THE RBI GOVERNOR

MY LETTER TO THE RBI GOVERNOR

By Liala Indira Alva In September last year, I read in the papers that our economy was facing a crisis and the rupee was weak compared to the dollar. Also due inflation and corruption, our economy was suffering. I also heard my parents discussing it during dinner. I read in the papers that Dr. Raghuram…

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Glimpses of Puthari from Kodagu