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Bofors Gun at Sunny Side

Host of Indian Army weapons to be displayed at  Gen. K.S. Thimayya Memorial Museum in Madikeri First it was an Army Tank that arrived at ‘Sunny Side’, Gen. Kodandera Subayya Thimayya’s house in Madikeri that is being converted into a museum. Next is the turn of weapons used by the soldiers of Indian Army to…

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Rs.36 crore Central Road Fund for Mysuru – Coorg Roads

Mysuru: The Union Government has released Rs.36 crore Central Road Fund (CRF), second phase, for the improvement of roads across Mysuru-Kodagu Constituency, informed Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha. Of the 36 crore, Rs. 4 crore has been released for the development of Yelwal-Nagavala-Bisanunde Road and Rs. 10 crore for Circuit House Road in Chamundeshwari Assembly segment.…

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Felicitation to HC Advocate P C Vinitha on March 10

Karnataka High Court (HC) Advocate P.C. Vinitha (Puggera), wife of Medura Bipin, Devanageri, Virajpet taluk and a resident of Sheshadripuram in Bengaluru, will be felicitated during the International Women’s Day celebrations organised by Samartha Sahitya mattu Samskrutika Pratishtana at Veera Rani Kittura Chennamma Vedike’s Kuvempu auditorium, Chamarajpet, Bengaluru, on Mar.10 at 10 am. A native…

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Centenarian PDG Col. B.M. Chengappa passes away

Madikeri: Rtn. PDG Col. Biddanda Mandappa Chengappa (101), a native of Virajpet here, passed away at Ahmedabad last night. He leaves behind three sons and a host of relatives and friends. He had served as the Madikeri Rotary District Governor during 1983-84. He had joined Indian Army at the age of 24 (1941) and had…

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MP dismisses doubts on him getting LS ticket

Mysuru:  Dismissing doubts in some circles on his getting the BJP ticket again to contest from Mysuru-Kodagu Lok Sabha Polls as mere speculations, MP Pratap Simha has expressed confidence of his renomination for the LS Polls. Speaking to press persons at the DC office here on Friday, Pratap Simha said that he had done much…

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Rifle Shooting Range inaugurated at Coorg Public School

M.M. Thimmaiah, President of Kodagu Academy for Education and Culture (KAEC), inaugurated the Rifle Shooting Range at Coorg Public School (COPS) in Gonikoppal by cutting the ribbon. School Trust Vice-President M.N. Belliappa, Secretary K.A. Poonacha and Treasurer K.A. Subbaiah were also present along with coach Dhirender Singh and COPS Principal Benny Kuriakose. School Head Boy Chehul Chinnappa…

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120th Birth Anniversary of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa

A great son of Kodagu(Coorg), tweets President in four languages including Kodava Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa being handed the Field Marshal’s baton by former President Giani Zail Singh. Only a Field Marshal/ Five Star General carries a baton and salutes with his baton. These photos were posted by President Ram Nath Kovind along with his tweets in…

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Kodagu Mahila Sangha holds contests

Chendrimada Sushila Subramani seen lighting the lamp to inaugurate the cultural competitions organised by Shree Kaveri Kodagu Mahila Sangha at Kodagu Sahakara Sangha in Jayalakshmipuram here yesterday as Chendanda Nirmala Subramani, Mahila Sangha Secretary; Ponjanda Lovely Appaiah, Vice-President; Moovera Bollamma Kuttappa, President; Ittira Dotti Cariappa, Advisor-cum-Founder-President and Machanda Jaya Muthappa, Treasurer, look on. Sangha members…

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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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