Star of Mysore

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Widening of NH 275 between Kushalnagar and Sampaje: Public opinion builds against Project

Widening of NH 275 between Kushalnagar and Sampaje: Public opinion builds against Project

Massive rally in Madikeri on Dec. 8 Mysuru/Madikeri: A massive public opinion is building in Kodagu district against the State Government’s proposal to widen National Highway (NH) 275 between Kushalnagar, Madikeri and Sampaje. At a public hearing held in Kushalnagar recently, the project was opposed as it will destroy the green environs in a land…

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District-In-Charge Minister comes to rescue an injured deer

District-In-Charge Minister comes to rescue an injured deer

District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh won the hearts of the people when he stopped his car on Madikeri-Kushalnagar Highway yesterday and nursed an injured deer lying by the roadside which could have been hit by a speeding vehicle. Mahesh was on his way to Madikeri to address a meeting of officers after assuming change as…

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District-In-Charge Minister S R Mahesh sets up his office in Madikeri

District-In-Charge Minister S R Mahesh sets up his office in Madikeri

District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh inaugurated his office at the District Administration Block (First floor)  here, yesterday. After performing puja at the office, Mahesh, speaking to press persons, said that he would attend to the grievances of the public at the office on second Friday of every month exempting holidays. He further said that he was quite…

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A S Ponnanna promoted as First Grade Additional Advocate General

A S Ponnanna promoted as First Grade Additional Advocate General

Additional Advocate General (AAG) Ajjikuttira S. Ponnanna from Kodagu district has been promoted as First Grade Additional Advocate General. An Advocate General is a legal advisor to a State Government. The post is created by the Constitution of India and corresponds to that of Attorney General of India at the federal or Central or Union…

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Ichettira Uthaiah appointed as Rear Admiral

Ichettira Uthaiah appointed as Rear Admiral

Madikeri: Ichettira B. Uthaiah from Kodagu(Coorg) District has been appointed as Rear Admiral of the Indian Navy. This is for the first time in the history of the district such an appointment has been made in the Indian Navy. In the Army, however, Kodandera M. Cariappa has risen to the rank of Field Marshal (Commander-in-Chief)…

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PM Narendra Modi releases MP Pratap Simha’s achievement booklet

PM Narendra Modi releases MP Pratap Simha’s achievement booklet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seen releasing the achievements booklet of Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha in New Delhi yesterday. The booklet, titled “Saaf Niyath, Sahi Vikas” (clean administration and right development), lists out the Rs. 11,000 crore grants that has been sanctioned to Mysuru by the NDA government. Various development works including road, railways and airport…

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Jagat Najappa & Chethan Chengappa win RAINFOREST CHALLENGE INDIA 2018

Jagat Najappa & Chethan Chengappa win RAINFOREST CHALLENGE INDIA 2018

International car Rallyist Maletira Jagat Nanjappa and his co-driver Uddapanda Chetan Changappa, both from Coorg, have emerged as the winners of the prestigious ‘Rain Forest Challengers India – 2018’ rally held at Goa recently. The rally was held in narrow forest terrain located between Caficum and Dona Paula in Goa. The rally was an adventure…

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PIL against Railway lines via Kodagu: High Court gives two weeks to Govt. to make its stand clear

Government has to either say Yes or No to the project or it must say that the project is under consideration or underway NOTE: The Railway Ministry’s ‘advice’ to the Kerala government to ‘seek specific approval’ from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) to carry out a survey for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru…

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Book on Sri Ramakrishna in Kodava language released

Book on Sri Ramakrishna in Kodava language released

Guru Poornima was celebrated in a grand manner at Sri Ramakrishna Sharada Ashrama Ponnampet in South Kodagu. A series of programmes have been organised since yesterday at the Ashrama premises at Ponnampet and several other places including Kushalnagar and Madikeri. At the event held at Ponnampet this morning, Swami Mukthidanandaji Maharaj, President of Advaitha Ashrama…

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Dharmasthala Rural Development Project hands over Rs. 1 lakh cheque to Kodagu Model School

Dharmasthala Rural Development Project hands over Rs. 1 lakh cheque to Kodagu Model School

Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (DRDP) has come forward to assist Kodagu Model School run by Sri Kavery Kodava Association, Mysuru East, under its development projects. DRDP District Director Vijayakumar Naganal handed over a cheque for Rs. 1 lakh to School President K.K. Aiyappa at a function held at the school premises in Vidyashankar Layout, Sathagalli…

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