Star of Mysore

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

120th Birth Anniversary of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa

120th Birth Anniversary of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa

A great son of Kodagu(Coorg), tweets President in four languages including Kodava Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa being handed the Field Marshal’s baton by former President Giani Zail Singh. Only a Field Marshal/ Five Star General carries a baton and salutes with his baton. These photos were posted by President Ram Nath Kovind along with his tweets in…

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Kodagu Mahila Sangha holds contests

Kodagu Mahila Sangha holds contests

Chendrimada Sushila Subramani seen lighting the lamp to inaugurate the cultural competitions organised by Shree Kaveri Kodagu Mahila Sangha at Kodagu Sahakara Sangha in Jayalakshmipuram here yesterday as Chendanda Nirmala Subramani, Mahila Sangha Secretary; Ponjanda Lovely Appaiah, Vice-President; Moovera Bollamma Kuttappa, President; Ittira Dotti Cariappa, Advisor-cum-Founder-President and Machanda Jaya Muthappa, Treasurer, look on. Sangha members…

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Proposed Road, Railway Projects – HC orders govt. to maintain status quo

Proposed Road, Railway Projects – HC orders govt. to maintain status quo

Image: Charan Kumar These projects will wreak havoc in the district, warns IISc report The Karnataka High Court (HC) has directed the State Additional Advocate General and Special Public Prosecutor to maintain status quo pending disposal of the petitions filed by Coorg Wildlife Society (CWS) against the proposed Railway and Highway projects that are bound…

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Cultural contests to be held by Kodagu Mahila Sangha on Jan. 20

Cultural contests to be held by Kodagu Mahila Sangha on Jan. 20

Mysuru: Shree Kaveri Kodagu Mahila Sangha has organised various cultural competitions like Dance, Drawing, Singing, Kodava Paat and Pick-and-Speak at Kodagu Sahakara Sangha in Jayalakshmipuram here on Jan.20 from 10.30 am. Chendrimada Sushila Subramani will be the chief guest. Moovera Bollamma Kuttappa, President, Shree Kaveri Kodagu Mahila Sangha, will be preside. Sangha members and their…

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Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line echoes in Parliament: Get eco clearances first, Centre tells Kerala MP

Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line echoes in Parliament: Get eco clearances first, Centre tells Kerala MP

The railway line wants to pass through pristine forests of Coorg, the forests are the main catchment area for Kaveri River. Image: Manish Pandey New Delhi: Elected representatives from Kerala seem to be lobbying hard for the implementation of the controversial Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line that will pass through lush green forests in South Kodagu despite…

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Madikeri Square proposed at old private bus stand

Madikeri Square proposed at old private bus stand

Madikeri: A special meeting of Madikeri City Municipal Committee was called yesterday to discuss the construction of “Madikeri Square” in the vacant place at the heart of Madikeri Town where the private bus stand once stood. While the ruling Congress fully supported the “Madikeri Square” that will provide an open space for tourists to relax…

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Nellakki Kodava Koota wins Throwball Tourney for 10th consecutive year

Nellakki Kodava Koota wins Throwball Tourney for 10th consecutive year

The Kodava Samaja Cultural and Sports Club, Mysuru, conducted an Inter-Kodava Association Games and Adengada Seethamma & Achaiah Memorial Throwball Tournament recently at Sree Cauvery School Grounds in Kuvempunagar. Adengada Tara Aiyamma of Neela Estate, Devanoor village, Balele, South Kodagu, who was the chief guest, inaugurated the event. Balyamanda M. Nanaiah, President, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru and Moovera K. Kuttappa, Chairman, Sree Cauvery…

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Defence Pension Adalat held at Madikeri

Defence Pension Adalat held at Madikeri

Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension), Allahabad, Praveen Kumar, seen addressing the defence pensioners at the Defence Pension Adalat being held at the Lower Kodagu Gowda Samaja in Madikeri this morning. Earlier, veteran Flt.Lt. and Joint Director, Department of Sainik Welfare and Resettlement, Bengaluru S. Lolaksha inaugurated the Pension Adalat by lighting the lamp. Picture above shows…

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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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