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CM B.S. Yediyurappa attends foundation ceremony for multi-specialty hospital

CM B.S. Yediyurappa attends foundation ceremony for multi-specialty hospital

– CM assured that he will boost tourism and help Coorg to regain its past glory – District In-charge Minister V Somanna said the conversion of land will start again – Madikeri & Virajpet MLA’s submitted a memorandum to the CM with a list of demands The MLA’s asked for: 1). 130 crore for clearing…

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CM B S Yediyurappa will lay foundation for Multi-Specialty hospital on 27th Jan

CM B S Yediyurappa will lay foundation for the construction of the multi specialty hospital at Madikeri on 27th Jan at 3.00 PM. Mysore-Coorg MP Pratap Simha tweeted that the long standing demand of the people at Coorg will bear fruit soon. ?????? ??? ???????? ?????? ???????? ??? ??????! 450 ???? ???????? Multi-Speciality ???????? ???????????…

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Rashmika Mandanna appears before IT Officials

Rashmika Mandanna appears before IT Officials

Rashmika Mandanna and her father appeared before the Income Tax Officials at the Regional I-T Commissioner’s Office of the Principal Income Tax Department at Mysore, yesterday to submit documents asked by the department.  IT officials are suspecting under reporting of income and it is alleged that Rashmika got payments in cash for several of her…

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World’s only Barefoot Marathon at Pollibetta on Dec.8

World’s only Barefoot Marathon at Pollibetta on Dec.8

The 5th Edition of the world’s only Barefoot Marathon for the people of Coorg will take place at Pollibetta in Kodagu on Dec.8, under the joint aegis of The Coorg Wellness Foundation and Milind Soman. The category-wise prize money is as follows: 42-km: Rs.42,000 – 1st place and Rs.30,000 – 2nd place; 21-km: Rs.21,000 –…

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NCC Day celebrated at Kudige Sainik School

NCC Day celebrated at Kudige Sainik School

A road cleaning drive marked the NCC Day celebrations at Sainik School in Kudige near here recently. More than a hundred ninth standard students of the school undertook a cleaning drive of the roads near Ganapathy Temple, Forest Office, KSRTC Bus Stand and Ayyappa Swamy Temple at Kushalnagar town and cleared the roadsides of all…

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Chenanda Kuttappa & Lt Gen BNBM Prasad presented Rajyotsava Award

Chenanda Kuttappa & Lt Gen BNBM Prasad presented Rajyotsava Award

Chendanda Kutttappa(left) with Mr.Vijayakumara Salimath, Conservator of Forests, Karnataka Indian boxing coach, Chenanda Kuttappa &  Lt Gen BNBM Prasad were honored with the Karantaka Rajyotsava Award. Both hail from Coorg. Dronacharya awardee, Chenanda Kuttappa is credited with the success of ace boxers – Vijendra Singh, Amit Panghal, Suranjoy Singh, Shiva Thapa and others. Kuttappa is…

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K G Bopaiah: Tipu Sultan was a fox

The Virajpet MLA claimed that Tipu Sultan was not the Tiger of Mysore, but a fox. Stating that the government had cancelled Tipu Jayanti and the Sultan was not a freedom fighter as the Class 7th textbook is trying to portray him. He further claimed that Tipu Sultan was  had caused a lot of suffering…

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Committee formed to look into the chapter on Tipu Sultan

Committee formed to look into the chapter on Tipu Sultan

Education Minister S Suresh Kumar has formed a committee to submit a report regarding a chapter on Tipu Sultan. Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan had requested the education minister S Suresh kumar to have the chapter removed. CM Yeddyurappa said that based on the committee’s report a decision will be taken. When queried about the ruling…

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Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan demands exclusion of a chapter on Tipu Sultan from school textbooks

Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan demands exclusion of a chapter on Tipu Sultan from school textbooks

Appachu Ranjan(left) with R Ashoka . File photo Claiming that Tipu Sultan was no freedom fighter, Rajan visited Bangalore to hand over a letter to Education Minister S Suresh Kumar requesting the minister to remove a chapter in the school book which claims that Tipu was a freedom fighter. The MLA claimed that Tipu Sultan…

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Railway Line Alternative to Coorg – Co-ordination needed between Ministries of Roadways, Railways, Civil Aviation and Environment

Railway Line Alternative to Coorg – Co-ordination needed between Ministries of Roadways, Railways, Civil Aviation and Environment

By  U.B. Acharya Sir, This refers to the recent news item that the cost of Rail Line between Mysuru-Belagola and then on to Kushalnagar has entered the “pink book”. This would mean that it is practically ready for execution. Considering that Railways are building a huge office in Madikeri, it is clear that their immediate…

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