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Include Kodavas in ST list of Constitution: CNC

Include Kodavas in ST list of Constitution: CNC

Members of Codava National Council (CNC) led by its President Nandineravanda U. Nachappa recently met Scheduled Caste Welfare Department and Justice H.N. Nagamohan Das Commission in Bengaluru urging him to include Kodava tribe in the ST list of the Constitution. The meeting took place at Yavanika, the One-man Commission’s office on Nrupathunga Road in Bengaluru. Nachappa presented…

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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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A Tribute to Ancestry & Heritage – Book on Ainmanes of Kodagu

Inputs courtesy: Boverianda Chinnappa and Nanjamma, researcher-writers P T Bopanna, author and journalist and Mohan Devaiah Ain-manés are the ancestral homes of the native communities in Kodagu, and have an important role in their socio-cultural traditions. Each ainmané belongs to an okka (patrilineal clan) that is identified by its mané péda (name of the okka).…

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Glimpses of Kakkada Padinet Celebrations at Coorg

Image: Madh Kool being served at Kutta

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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

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

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 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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Hockey in my Blood raises 6.5 Lakh from Donors

Since I last wrote about it in March, Sandhya Kumar’s Hockey in My Blood Project has raised around 6.5 Lakhs from donors at Orangestreet.in . The project is still short of 1 lakh, with 2 weeks left. Donors interested in funding can visit : https://www.orangestreet.in/projects/hockey The funds will be utilized to edit the 60+ hours of footage…

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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

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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