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Sarita Mandanna’s Tiger Hills released

Sarita Mandanna’s novel Tiger Hills has been released. The novel set in Coorg is a love story. The novel reportedly claimed the second highest advance by an Indian origin author. You can catch Sarita speaking about her novel here. Sarita Mandanna’s novel Tiger Hills has been released. You can pre-order before it hits that stand.…

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Revenue Secretary rakes up Jamma Land Rights issue again.

If you thought the Jamma Land Rights issue in Kodagu with done and over  after the CM had withdrawn a similar notification previously, the new Revenue Secretary G S Narayanan has once again issued a new circular denying the the rights over Jamma Land in Coorg.  The Deputy Commssioner of Coorg Ashawathnarayana Gowda has requested…

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PIL seeks to find answers for Tiger deaths in Nagarhole National Park

The Karnataka Government has asked f0r more time to file an ATR (Action Taken Report ) against Dr. Ullas Karanth & other local NGO’s on their alleged invovlement in the deaths of Tiger’s at the Nagarhole National Park.

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Go Thirsty. Water Shortage may hit hard this summer in the Land of Cauvery

Kodagu Zilla Panchayat is requesting the Govt to release 12.5 crore to implement the various ” drinking water projects “ in Coorg. Even if the Govt releases the funds the Zilla Panchayat claims to be not in a situation to utlize the funds as its too late as the summer is already approaching. Kodagu Zilla…

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Government Cancels 2 Crore Grant to Ashwini Nachappa’s sports academy

Ashwini Nachappa’s plan to start a athlectics academy in Coorg has met a set-back. The Karnataka Government has withdrawn the 2 Crore grant to the academy after certain local bodies and politicians from Coorg opposed the move accusing that Mrs.Nachappa is doing so for personal gains. K.G.Bopaiah, the assembly speaker from Coorg had even “threathend…

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Opposition against railway link to Coorg rises

Opposition against railway link to Coorg rises

Oppostion from Like minded  Locals and NGO’s against the railway link to Coorg  is rising by the day. Speaking to Deccan Herald the Former MP F M Khan has stated that: The railway connectivity will harm environment. On the one hand forest will be destroyed and on the other hand, private estates will be destroyed.…

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Railway Link connects with Opposition in Coorg

The Railway minister’s annonoucement on as survey for a Railway link through Mysore-Kushalnagar-Madikeri and the proposal for a railway link from Mangalore to Madikeri has the environmentalists in Coorg worried. Enviromentalists pointed out that the bus service to Coorg has been excellent and the govt would do a better job by maintaining the roads. The…

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Ecotourism in Coorg

By Ajay Machado Ecotourism has become quite popular in Coorg. Ecotourism is an approach in tourism in which tourists seek out difficult to access and scenic areas such as forests or mountains, for a trip or a vacation. Ecotourism has become popular in Coorg among visitors interested in environmental conservation, ensuring not to disturb the…

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Experience Coorg by staying at a homestay

By Ajay Machado Homestays are surely more exciting than hotels. Many homestays are surrounded by coffee plantations and located in some of the most scenic desitinations in Coorg. By staying at a homestay, you have all the time to explore the place at your own relaxed pace .At a homestay you shall feel more like…

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