General News

Gen. K.S. Thimayya Memorial to be ready in 3 months

Belagavi:  The renovated General K.S. Thimayya Memorial in Madikeri will be dedicated to the nation in three months, said Kannada and Culture Minister Umashree. She was replying to a question raised by MLC Veena Achaiah at the Winter Session of the Assembly in Belagavi yesterday. The Minister said that General Thimayya’s house “Sunny Side” at Madikeri…

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Huthri festival on December 3

Napoklu (Kodagu): Huthri, the harvest festival of Kodagu, will be celebrated on Dec.3. As per tradition, members of Bhakta Jana Sangha, 13 Thakkas of the district and elders assembled at Padi Igguthappa Temple recently and decided on the date of the festival. Devara Kallacha Festival will be celebrated on Dec. 2. As part of Huthri festival in…

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Justice K.S. Keshava Narayana Judicial Commission grills Kodagu SP

Bengaluru: Close on the heels of CBI team beginning a detailed investigation into the alleged suicide of Dy.SP M.K. Ganapathy, Justice (retired) K.S. Keshava Narayana Judicial Commission that was formed by the State government to probe the case interrogated Kodagu Superintendent of Police P. Rajendra Prasad in Madikeri on Monday. SP FUMBLES: Sources said that Rajendra…

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Dy.SP M.K. Ganapathy’s death: CBI recovers bullet from Madikeri lodge

Recovery of bullet nearly a year-and-a-half after the incident raises questions on botched up probe Mystery deepens: The mystery of this “suicide” has further deepened as there is no investigation report of the 3 shots fired out of a service pistol of  9 mm calibre which is a very powerful and loud weapon when fired. It…

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Kodagu Mahila Sangha hosts Food Fest

Hundreds of Kodava women took part in the ‘Fun Fair and Food Fest’ organised by the City’s Shree Kaveri Kodagu Mahila Sangha at Kodava Samaja, Vijayanagar 1st Stage here this morning. Prof. K.C. Belliappa, Chairman of Sree Cauvery Educational Institutions, Kuvempunagar, inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp. The event featured a number of stalls…

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New President For BJP Kodagu

In a sudden development, former ZP Member B.B. Bharateesh has been appointed as the new President of District BJP wing unseating Manu Muthappa, who has lost the position after a very short period. After former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa took over as the State BJP President, new heads were appointed to all district BJP wings…

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Bus Topples Near Virajpet: 43 Kerala Students Injured

Forty-three girl students from a Kerala highschool, who had come to Kodagu on a tour, were injured in a road accident at Perumbadi near here yesterday. In all, 68 students had come to Kodagu from Pulil Village of Iritti in Kerala in a Kerala-registered private bus. They were asked to board another bus  (KA-12 B-4272)…

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Zilla Panchayat President and CEO trade angry exchanges

By K K Aiyamma The simmering differences between Kodagu Zilla Panchayat president B.A.Harish and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Charulatha Somal came to fore again, reports Deccan Herald. Harish claimed that; Panchayat development officer (PDOs) are not issuing no objection certificates (NOCs) for the construction of farm houses.  Also that officials are also not taking action against…

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Col. M. K. Belliappa Takes Over As Group Commander, NCC Mysuru

Col. Mallengada Kishore Belliappa has assumed charge as Group Commander, NCC (National Cadet Corps) Group, Mysuru. The NCC Group Mysuru has over 10,000 Cadets enrolled from different Schools and Colleges in Mysuru and adjoining Districts of Mandya, Hassan, Chikkamagalur and Chamarajanagar. Col. M.K. Belliappa is an Infantry Officer commissioned into the Mahar Regiment of the…

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Dr. Charishma Kaliyanda Elected Liverpool City Councillor

Dr.Charishma Kaliyanda, hailing from Kodagu, has been elected as Councillor of City of Liverpool in Sydney, Australia. A native of Kolakeri near Napoklu in Kodagu district, Dr. Charishma is the daughter of Kaliyanda Madappa (Jaya) and Bhanumathi (daughter of Chottera Kaverappa) couple. At present, her entire family is based in Liverpool City. Born on Dec.…

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