General News

MP Vijay Mallya questions the development in coorg.

NEW DELHI:”The responsibility of evicting the encroachers from the Raja Seat area, the historic garden in Madikeri, Kodagu district, lies with the State Government and not the Centre,” said Union Tourism Minister Ambika Soni.
She was replying to a query in the Lok Sabha by MP Vijay Mallya recently. Read More

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MLC Arun Machaiah Lambasts officials.

MLC Arun machaiah addressed a village development meeting near Virajpet and alleged that the official delay is hampering the development of the district.
Continuing his talk in Maggula village yesterday, he lambasted the officials and said that lakhs of rupees sanctioned for the development was returned, as the funds could not be utilized on time. Read More

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Dr.Gregg Cox develops script for Coorg Language

Madikeri: Kodavas and Kodava-related issues have been in the news. Be it inventing a new script for the Kodava language or determining the origin of the Kodavas through DNA tests. Reactions, barring a few individuals and organisations, have been few in comparison with the slew of write-ups that have appeared in the media. Read More

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Kodagu ZP against delimitation.Govt moots to remove Somwarpet constituency.

MADIKERI: The Kodagu Zilla Panchayath unanimously resolved to oppose the proposal of delimitation of district. The monthly review meeting of the Kodagu Zilla Panchayath chaired by its president H S Ashok has decided to sent the resolution to the government passed by it.
Zill Parishath members and the MLA K G Bopaiah addressed the meeting opposing the delimitation. Read More

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Dr.Raj Kumar dies due to cardiac arrest, at age 77.

Superstar of kannada movies,Dr Raj Kumar passed away in bangalore. The 77-year-old actor died of a cardiac arrest.He was a recipient of the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for his contribution to the Kannada film industry.
He was one of the most cherished actor of Kannada movies.Growing up in his village in Gajanur, he followed his father onto stage with the theatre company Gubbi Veerana. Read More

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Sharath Coorg bags 6th Rank in PGDM at IIM,Ahmedabad.

Madikeri, Apr 12: Sharath Coorg, son of K B Shanthappa, general secretary of Karnataka state AHINDA, has secured the fifth rank in the post-graduate diploma in Management (2005-2006) with distinction from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). Read More

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CIT gets donation of Rupees 10 Lacs

Ponnampet (South Kodagu)- Apr. 11 (DN)- Mukkatira N. Cariappa, a coffee planter of repute and a philanthropist, has donated Rs. 10 lakh to Coorg Institute of Technology (CIT), the only Engineering College in Kodagu district, sponsored by Kodava Education Society. Read More

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Madikeri students to get EDUSAT connection

The President assures the students to provide tools for enriching their minds. 
 Dr Kalam assured the student community of Kodagu district that they would soon get a connectivity to EDUSAT to help them enrich their educational pursuit.
”I want students of Madikeri to be linked through satellite so that you all can interact freely. Read More

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Grand old man Gundu Rao dies

MADIKERI, Apr. 2: Centenarian M N Gundu Rao – the first assistant commissioner of Kodagu passed away at the age of 101 years during midnight of April 2 (12.30 am).
He was cremated at Brahmins Grave Yard in Madikeri on Sunday afternoon.
He leaves behind two daughters and a son.
M N Gundurao has served in various capacities in the state govt. Read More

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“Kodagu’s development will be key agenda” . District In-Charge Minister

MADIKERI: “Kodagu’s development will my main agenda as the district In – Charge Minister,” said new District – In – Charge Minister Ramachandra Gowda.
Addressing the media in Kushalnagar he said that the district had great warriors like Field Marshal K M Cariappa and General Thimmaiah. The Budget has allocated Rs 1.7 crores for Kodagu. Read More

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