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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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Womens empowerment Or A woman’s power ?

Image: Not Actual. For Representation Only – © Andrew Kudrin  By: Air Marshal( Retd) K.C. Cariappa A few nights ago what could have been a horrendous crime took place in a somewhat isolated home a few kilometers from Kushalnagar township. It was about 8.45 pm when someone knocked at the front door and called out to…

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MY LETTER TO THE RBI GOVERNOR

By Liala Indira Alva In September last year, I read in the papers that our economy was facing a crisis and the rupee was weak compared to the dollar. Also due inflation and corruption, our economy was suffering. I also heard my parents discussing it during dinner. I read in the papers that Dr. Raghuram…

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Kachampuli – The Preservative and Liver Saver

Kachampuli – The Preservative and Liver Saver

By: K K Aiyamma, This post first appeared at https://aiyamma.blogspot.in Lately, when nothing to do, I have been spending some quality time in Kitchen. Experimenting more than cooking is what I do. Soon the quality time turns into a hopeless venture, and I escape the Kitchen, leaving the mess behind for my mother to take…

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Hockey in my Blood – Help fund the project

A still from the film I came across a very interesting documentary film in the pipeline about  Kodava Hockey Festival by Sandhya Kumar. Sandhya through the documentary aims to showcase the festival and the love for Hockey among Kodavas and hopefully rekindle the pride that that hockey once held among sport lovers in the country.…

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General Kondandera Thimmaiah(Thimayya)

A Personal Experience with General K S Thimayya

Image:  © Joseph Scherschel/Time & Life Pictures By Col N.C. Cariappa This article which I write on General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, is a personal account that stretches back to 1926 when I was five years old till the date of his demise in December 1965. In 1925, my father Codanda Madaiah Cariappa was then stationed at Sivasamudram…

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The Coorg Ballad – I Am A Mountaineer

The Coorg Ballad – I Am A Mountaineer

The Ballad was sung by young Coorgs(Kodavas) during the Kailpodh Festival. I have put it as documented by Richter, with edits. To the taste of “Young Coorg” the Kaylmurta is the most glorious of all festivals and the popular song of the Coorg Mountaineer does full justice to this sentiment. Behold a jolly mountaineer !…

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