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Council Elections: Chandramouli is the Congress Candidate

Council Elections: Chandramouli is the Congress Candidate

T.John. According to reports, The Congress list is out for the council elections. T.John has been denied the ticket for Coorg and Chandramouli has been selected.

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A New Era Beckons

A New Era Beckons

By Kalengada Machaiah The state of affairs in Coorg has left me frustrated and I am sure it’s the same with a lot of my brethren. The time has come for us to stop brushing things under the carpet. As responsible individuals, I believe that it is important that we start a conversation now, rather…

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Hockey in my Blood to Premiere on 7th May

Hockey in my Blood to Premiere on 7th May

Sandhya Kumar’s Hockey in my Blood will premiere during after the  Semi-Finals Semi-Finals of the Kuppanda Hockey Festival on May 7th. The film is about the Kodava(Coorg) community’s passion for hockey, told through the story of the Kodava Hockey Festival, the world’s largest hockey tournament played between the families of Kodavas(Coorgs) in the coffee hills of South India. Entry is open…

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Govt plans Cauvery Tourism Development Authority to develop tourism along the cauvery belt

Govt plans Cauvery Tourism Development Authority to develop tourism along the cauvery belt

According to a report in Deccan Herald: A proposal of Rs 60 crore has been sent to the Centre for the development of Mysuru, Mandya, Kodagu and Chamarajanagar as part of the Cauvery Mega Tourism Circuit. Govt is also looking for private investment. The Minister for Tourism R V Deshpande said that “they have received interest from…

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Madikeri CMC needs to change the name of Kundamestri and then show dreams of water for Madikeri

Madikeri CMC needs to change the name of Kundamestri and then show dreams of water for Madikeri

By K.K.Aiyamma Madikeri CMC presented its budget yesterday. Kundamestri project, which was launched in 2010 has been allocated 15.70 lakh for constructing sand bunds, in this budget. Kundamestri started in 2010. When will it be completed ? We should better ask the contractor and not CMC. Why ??? . Because of the generosity that CMC has…

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Critics not so thrilled with Coffee Bloom

Critics not so thrilled with Coffee Bloom

The Character Dev Anand(Arjun Mathur), doing Coffee Pani in the Movie. By K.K.Aiyamma Coffee Bloom, a movie shot in Coorg, has released today. I had an eye on this movie. From the youtube promo, I felt this movie is about a confused coffee estate labourer, trying to hit on the planter’s wife, vice-versa. Some love…

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National Green Tribunal stays all tree-felling clearances issued by the Central Govt, so no more tree cutting at Coorg for the power line

Ravi Chengappa(First from Left) By K.K.Aiyamma TOI reported that The National Green Tribunal has stayed felling of trees for all linear projects like roads, canal, power lines passing through forests in the country even if they have been granted Stage 1 clearance. The Ministry of Forest and Environment had had permitted tree felling and construction…

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Rally against Kasturirangan Report. Have our leaders mislead us ?

Rally against Kasturirangan Report. Have our leaders mislead us ?

By T.C.Thimmaiah The rally jointly organised by all the political parties, to oppose the Kasturirangan Committee report (K Report) at Madikeri on 2-1-2015 was indeed a success if we go by the numerical strength it attracted.   The leaders who spoke there got thunderous applause from the gathering. Most of the people who gathered at…

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‘Storm’ Front to hit Coorg

‘Storm’ Front to hit Coorg

Music Festivals have become a toast of the country’s live entertainment scenario. With the audiences preferring music festivals and new travel destinations, the makers of the much coveted Storm Festival are creating an entire year’s musical engagement across India. Starting with Chasing Storm, New year’s Eve event,  at the Ethnic Resort in Bittangala  Coorg on…

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Duo from Coorg Triumph at Coffee Day Rally 2014

Duo from Coorg Triumph at Coffee Day Rally 2014

Coffee Day Rally 2014 (earlier known as coffee 500) organised by the Motor sports club of Chikmagalur and this rally was the Last round of the Indian Rally Championship (IRC). Kongettira Bopaiah, co-driven by Konganda Karumbaiah driving a Maruthi Esteem placed 1st in FMSCI 1600 cup class & 2nd in IRC1600 class beating more powerful…

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