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Star of Mysore is a pioneering daily from Mysore. SOM contributes news stories related to Coorg at Coorg.com

Special lecture on civil services exam at CIT

Special lecture on civil services exam at CIT

Coorg Institute of Technology, Ponnampet, will be organizing a special lecture on “An insight into Civil Services Exam” at its premises in Ponnampet at 11 am on Apr. 28. Mysore SP R. Chetan, an alumnus of the college will deliver the special lecture, which is organized by the Alumni Association of the College. For details,…

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Cariappa Park at Baramulla in Kashmir renovated with new library

Cariappa Park at Baramulla in Kashmir renovated with new library

Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa’s son, family visit Park, War Memorials; recall warm ties The Cariappa Park at Baramulla in Kashmir, named after India’s first Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa has been renovated at a cost of Rs 3 crore. Baramulla is located on the banks of River Jhelum, downstream of Srinagar. It is a…

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Four wild elephants radio-collared in Thithimathi Forest

Four wild elephants radio-collared in Thithimathi Forest

The Forest Department officials have radio collared four wild elephants in Thithimathi yesterday and are on a look out to radio collar another elephant. The four wild elephants were radio collared after conducting operations at Abbur, Tarikatte, Hosahalli and Devarapura Devarakadu and the Forest officials have named these four wild elephants as Ananya, Akanksha, Makhna and Aiyappa.…

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Mysuru-Kushalnagar Railway line: Project revived as Centre grants Rs. 1,000 crore

Mysuru-Kushalnagar Railway line: Project revived as Centre grants Rs. 1,000 crore

The Centre has granted Rs. 1,000 crore for the 87.2-km Mysuru-Belagola-Kushalnagar Railway line that is expected to cost Rs. 1,854.62 crore. The allocation has been made in the Union Budget 2022-2023. The cost factor has been estimated in a survey that was conducted in 2019. If implemented, Kodagu will be placed in India’s Railway map and will…

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Akhila Kodava Samaja appeals not wear Kodava traditional garb for political events

Akhila Kodava Samaja appeals not wear Kodava traditional garb for political events

Akhila Kodava Samaja appeals not to trivialize tradition to appease politicians Madikeri: The Akhila Kodava Samaja has unanimously decided not to use the Kodava traditional garb to appease any political party and not wear it to any event that is political or have any connection to politics. Samaja President Mathanda Monnappa had recently issued a…

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War Heroes Museum to come up at Gonikoppal

War Heroes Museum to come up at Gonikoppal

Cauvery College Gonikoppal to hand over required land Madikeri: After the resounding success of Sunny Side, General Kodandera S. Thimayya Museum and War Memorial in Madikeri that once housed the residence of the celebrated General that is now attracting a steady stream of visitors, thanks to its brilliant collection of war relics and armaments in…

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CM to announce Kodava Development Corporation

CM to announce Kodava Development Corporation

Community members meet Bommai at Belagavi; funds to be sanctioned in coming budget Belagavi: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has assured that he would make an announcement in the coming budget regarding establishment of Kodava Development Corporation on the lines of Development Corporations announced for the welfare of other communities in Karnataka. Meeting a delegation of Kodava community…

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MP Pratap Simha extends helping hand

MP Pratap Simha extends helping hand

MP Pratap Simha has extended a helping hand to accident victims after a car toppled on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway near Maddur yesterday afternoon. A group of people were travelling in a Toyota Innova MUV when the driver lost control of the vehicle as one of the tires of the car burst and toppled. Due to the…

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37 Coorg Medium Regiment celebrates Cauvery Sankramana

37 Coorg Medium Regiment celebrates Cauvery Sankramana

The Officers and ladies of 37 Coorg Medium Regiment (situated in forward army base in Western Sector) celebrate all Kodava festivals by following the customs and traditions of Kodavas. Incidentally, there is no Kodava Officer in the Regiment at present. The above group photo of the 37 Coorg Medium Regiment Officers and ladies, all attired…

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Cauvery Theerthodbhava At Talakaveri On Oct. 17

Cauvery Theerthodbhava At Talakaveri On Oct. 17

The Kaveri Theerthodbhava will occur at Talacauvery in Coorg on October 17. A decision on whether to allow devotees to witness the occasion will be taken soon after the meeting to be chaired by the Minister in-charge of Kodagu district, said Deputy Commissioner Charulatha Somal. Last year, devotees were not allowed to witness the Theerthodbhava event…

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