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Cultural contests to be held by Kodagu Mahila Sangha on Jan. 20

Mysuru: Shree Kaveri Kodagu Mahila Sangha has organised various cultural competitions like Dance, Drawing, Singing, Kodava Paat and Pick-and-Speak at Kodagu Sahakara Sangha in Jayalakshmipuram here on Jan.20 from 10.30 am. Chendrimada Sushila Subramani will be the chief guest. Moovera Bollamma Kuttappa, President, Shree Kaveri Kodagu Mahila Sangha, will be preside. Sangha members and their…

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Madikeri Square proposed at old private bus stand

Madikeri: A special meeting of Madikeri City Municipal Committee was called yesterday to discuss the construction of “Madikeri Square” in the vacant place at the heart of Madikeri Town where the private bus stand once stood. While the ruling Congress fully supported the “Madikeri Square” that will provide an open space for tourists to relax…

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Nellakki Kodava Koota wins Throwball Tourney for 10th consecutive year

The Kodava Samaja Cultural and Sports Club, Mysuru, conducted an Inter-Kodava Association Games and Adengada Seethamma & Achaiah Memorial Throwball Tournament recently at Sree Cauvery School Grounds in Kuvempunagar. Adengada Tara Aiyamma of Neela Estate, Devanoor village, Balele, South Kodagu, who was the chief guest, inaugurated the event. Balyamanda M. Nanaiah, President, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru and Moovera K. Kuttappa, Chairman, Sree Cauvery…

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Defence Pension Adalat held at Madikeri

Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension), Allahabad, Praveen Kumar, seen addressing the defence pensioners at the Defence Pension Adalat being held at the Lower Kodagu Gowda Samaja in Madikeri this morning. Earlier, veteran Flt.Lt. and Joint Director, Department of Sainik Welfare and Resettlement, Bengaluru S. Lolaksha inaugurated the Pension Adalat by lighting the lamp. Picture above shows…

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District Court to be shifted out of Madikeri Fort

Image: Arnab Dey/2018/Google Deccan Herald is reporting that the new District Court Complex at Madikeri will be ready soon, hopefully by April. The current court complex housed in Madikeri Fort, which is in shambles. The Archaeological Department has been requesting the government since long to shift government offices out of the fort so that they…

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General P C Thimmaiah appointed as chief of training command

Mysuru: Lieutenant General Pattacheravanda Chengappa Thimmaiah has been posted as the Commander of the Training Command in Shimla, which is one of the seven Commands of the Army. Lt. Gen. Thimmaiah is the third Commander from Kodagu to have been appointed to the post after K.C. Cariappa and B.C. Nanda. He studied in Sainik School…

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District-In-Charge Minister S R Mahesh sets up his office in Madikeri

District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh inaugurated his office at the District Administration Block (First floor)  here, yesterday. After performing puja at the office, Mahesh, speaking to press persons, said that he would attend to the grievances of the public at the office on second Friday of every month exempting holidays. He further said that he was quite…

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A S Ponnanna promoted as First Grade Additional Advocate General

Additional Advocate General (AAG) Ajjikuttira S. Ponnanna from Kodagu district has been promoted as First Grade Additional Advocate General. An Advocate General is a legal advisor to a State Government. The post is created by the Constitution of India and corresponds to that of Attorney General of India at the federal or Central or Union…

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Ichettira Uthaiah appointed as Rear Admiral

Madikeri: Ichettira B. Uthaiah from Kodagu(Coorg) District has been appointed as Rear Admiral of the Indian Navy. This is for the first time in the history of the district such an appointment has been made in the Indian Navy. In the Army, however, Kodandera M. Cariappa has risen to the rank of Field Marshal (Commander-in-Chief)…

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PM Narendra Modi releases MP Pratap Simha’s achievement booklet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seen releasing the achievements booklet of Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha in New Delhi yesterday. The booklet, titled “Saaf Niyath, Sahi Vikas” (clean administration and right development), lists out the Rs. 11,000 crore grants that has been sanctioned to Mysuru by the NDA government. Various development works including road, railways and airport…

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