General News

Monsoon to become active again from tomorrow: DC issues Orange Alert

With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting very heavy rains in the district (115.6mm to 204.4mm), for five days from July 18 to 22, Kodagu Deputy Commissioner (DC) Annies Kanmani Joy has issued ‘Orange Alert’ across the district. Orange level weather warnings is for weather conditions which have the capacity to make a significant impact on people living in…

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South West Monsoon takes a break this year

District receives only 9 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours; waterfalls weaken. KRS water level stands at 89.85 feet against a maximum level of 124.80 feet. Weatherman predicts that rains might pick up pace after July 17. Monsoon has taken a break in Coorg and in the last 24 hours, the average rainfall recorded in…

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Shilpi Najappa to pursue research in Kodava language

Shilpa Nanjappa, an acclaimed Bharatanatyam dancer from Coorg(Kodagu), has also been awarded the prestigious Fellowship by the Indian Government’s Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) for 2019-2021 for being an outstanding artiste. Speaking to Star of Mysore, an elated Shilpa said that the two-year Fellowship meant a lot for her and she has chosen to…

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Land Acquisition process on for Mysuru-Madikeri Expressway

Existing National Highway 275 will not be widened due to land hurdles New Expressway will directly connect Madikeri to Paschimavahini in Srirangapatna Vehicle pressure on National Highway (NH) – 275, the lifeline between Mysuru and Madikeri, will be a thing of the past and the present scenario of bumper-to-bumper traffic during weekends and holidays will…

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Coorg Hockey Championship and Champions League Trophy Tournaments begin

Kodava family Coorg Hockey Championship and Kodava Champions League Trophy Tournaments, organised by ‘Hockey Coorg’ commenced at Kakotuparambu Government Primary School Grounds yesterday. Earlier to that, special puja was performed at Kalabhyrava Temple. Former International Hockey Karnataka General Secretary Dr. A. Subbaiah inaugurated the Tourney by lighting the traditional lamp. Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa Forum…

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Mysuru-Coorg LS Constituency Has 18,95,056 Voters And 2,187 Booths

The District Administrations of Mysuru and Coorg have made adequate arrangements for the LS elections to be held in the Twin Constituency on Apr.18. A total of 18,95,056 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in Mysuru-Kodagu(Coorg) LS Constituency of which 9,50,087 are women, 9,44,819 men and 150 others with women outnumbering men. The Assembly…

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War Memorial & Wall of Heroes inaugurated at Sainik School

A War Memorial and Wall of Heroes was inaugurated at the Sainik School premises in Kudige village near Kushalnagar, last Thursday. The memorial was built to invoke patriotism among students and to show gratitude to the soldiers who had sacrificed their lives for the nation. The memorial comprises graphic panels, stone murals and an inverted…

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Smriti Irani addresses rally at Gonikoppal in South Coorg

Gonikoppal:  Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani, who is contesting against Congress President Rahul Gandhi at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, was in Gonikoppal yesterday to address a massive election rally at the Government High School Grounds here. In a scathing attack on Congress and JD(S) coalition government, she said that the people are being fooled jointly…

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Kodava Samajas celebrate General K.S. Thimayya’s birth anniversary

Marking the 113th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru, had organised a function at its premises in Vijayanagar 1st Stage here this morning. Officer-bearers of the Samaja offered floral tributes to a portrait of Gen. Thimayya . Speaking on the occasion, Samaja President B.M. Nanaiah hailed Gen. Thimayya as a great patriot.…

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113th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya on Mar 31

Madikeri: Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa-General K.S. Thimayya Forum will be celebrating the 113th birth anniversary of General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya in association with  the Kodagu District Administration on Mar.31. The Forum office-bearers, who met the Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy at her office here on Monday, urged  the district administration to celebrate the birth…

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