Star of Mysore

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

Project Radio Collar launched to track elephants

Project Radio Collar launched to track elephants

Siddapura: Concerned at the increasing instances of elephant-human conflict, the Forest Department, for the first time in Kodagu, has put radio collars on elephants to study their migration patterns. The Department has decided to put radio collars on selected elephants so that their migration patterns can be studied. An analysis of their movements will help…

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Land Acquisition process on for Mysuru-Madikeri Expressway

Land Acquisition process on for Mysuru-Madikeri Expressway

Existing National Highway 275 will not be widened due to land hurdles New Expressway will directly connect Madikeri to Paschimavahini in Srirangapatna Vehicle pressure on National Highway (NH) – 275, the lifeline between Mysuru and Madikeri, will be a thing of the past and the present scenario of bumper-to-bumper traffic during weekends and holidays will…

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Coorg Hockey Championship and Champions League Trophy Tournaments begin

Coorg Hockey Championship and Champions League Trophy Tournaments begin

Kodava family Coorg Hockey Championship and Kodava Champions League Trophy Tournaments, organised by ‘Hockey Coorg’ commenced at Kakotuparambu Government Primary School Grounds yesterday. Earlier to that, special puja was performed at Kalabhyrava Temple. Former International Hockey Karnataka General Secretary Dr. A. Subbaiah inaugurated the Tourney by lighting the traditional lamp. Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa Forum…

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Mysuru-Coorg LS Constituency Has 18,95,056 Voters And 2,187 Booths

The District Administrations of Mysuru and Coorg have made adequate arrangements for the LS elections to be held in the Twin Constituency on Apr.18. A total of 18,95,056 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in Mysuru-Kodagu(Coorg) LS Constituency of which 9,50,087 are women, 9,44,819 men and 150 others with women outnumbering men. The Assembly…

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War Memorial & Wall of Heroes inaugurated at Sainik School

War Memorial & Wall of Heroes inaugurated at Sainik School

A War Memorial and Wall of Heroes was inaugurated at the Sainik School premises in Kudige village near Kushalnagar, last Thursday. The memorial was built to invoke patriotism among students and to show gratitude to the soldiers who had sacrificed their lives for the nation. The memorial comprises graphic panels, stone murals and an inverted…

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Smriti Irani addresses rally at Gonikoppal in South Coorg

Smriti Irani addresses rally at Gonikoppal in South Coorg

Gonikoppal:  Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani, who is contesting against Congress President Rahul Gandhi at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, was in Gonikoppal yesterday to address a massive election rally at the Government High School Grounds here. In a scathing attack on Congress and JD(S) coalition government, she said that the people are being fooled jointly…

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Kodava Samajas celebrate General K.S. Thimayya’s birth anniversary

Kodava Samajas celebrate General K.S. Thimayya’s birth anniversary

Marking the 113th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru, had organised a function at its premises in Vijayanagar 1st Stage here this morning. Officer-bearers of the Samaja offered floral tributes to a portrait of Gen. Thimayya . Speaking on the occasion, Samaja President B.M. Nanaiah hailed Gen. Thimayya as a great patriot.…

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113th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya on Mar 31

Madikeri: Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa-General K.S. Thimayya Forum will be celebrating the 113th birth anniversary of General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya in association with  the Kodagu District Administration on Mar.31. The Forum office-bearers, who met the Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy at her office here on Monday, urged  the district administration to celebrate the birth…

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Bofors Gun at Sunny Side

Bofors Gun at Sunny Side

Host of Indian Army weapons to be displayed at  Gen. K.S. Thimayya Memorial Museum in Madikeri First it was an Army Tank that arrived at ‘Sunny Side’, Gen. Kodandera Subayya Thimayya’s house in Madikeri that is being converted into a museum. Next is the turn of weapons used by the soldiers of Indian Army to…

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Rs.36 crore Central Road Fund for Mysuru – Coorg Roads

Rs.36 crore Central Road Fund for Mysuru – Coorg Roads

Mysuru: The Union Government has released Rs.36 crore Central Road Fund (CRF), second phase, for the improvement of roads across Mysuru-Kodagu Constituency, informed Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha. Of the 36 crore, Rs. 4 crore has been released for the development of Yelwal-Nagavala-Bisanunde Road and Rs. 10 crore for Circuit House Road in Chamundeshwari Assembly segment.…

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