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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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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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