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Govt to Center & UNESCO: Development in Western Ghats will take precedence over Conservation

This monkey does not like it. Lion Tailed Macaque is one of endangered species found in Western Ghats.
Image:By Kalyanvarma via Wikimedia Commons
The State Govt has decided to reject the proposal of UNESCO to allow certain contagious areas in Western Ghats to be nominated as UNESCO World Heritage site.  The state govt is going to write to the center refusing UNESCO the permission for the same. Read More

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CNC celebrates 19th as “National Day”

N.U. Nachappa, President of the C.N.C., who addressed a gathering at the Gandhi Maidan in Madikeri on Wednesday to mark the 19th year of the eventful struggle for ‘Codavaland’, urged the Union Government and the State Government to consider the demands of the  Codava’s, for which the organisation has been struggling for Nineteen years now.
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Crucifix damaged – suspect in police custody

Miscreants entered the Christian cemetery and allegedly  damaged the Crucifix at Athur in Gonikoppal, late on Saturday night.
Gonicoppal Police have arrested one Anand, a resident of Hosalli, near here on Sunday  in this regard. Anand  who is allegedly mentally unstable  is suspected of being involved in damaging the statue at Polibetta Poojamma Temple as well. Read More

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Rotarians Conduct dental camp

The Rotary Club of Gonikoppal,  organised a dental camp for students and public at the  Govt Primary health centre Kutta.
Dr K.P.Chinappa with committee members C. Immie Uthappa. Kolera Jamuna, M.K.Dheena and P.B.Poonacha arrived at the hospital and saw to the arrangements.
The Doctors arrived from Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences at 9 a.m. Read More

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District Minister claims release of funds

In a press release issued by  the District in Charge and Forest Minister C.H. Vijayashankar it was stated that  Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa  had directed the Finance Department to release Rs. 22.25 crores to take up various development works in Kodagu.
The Press release further  stated that of the total amount, Rs. one  crores will be spent on General Thimmaiah’s  memorial,  Rs. Read More

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Office bearers of K.P.A. elected

The Fifty Second Annual General Meeting of the Karnataka Planters’ Association was held on Thursday the 4th November 2010 at the premises of the Atria Hotel, No.1, Palace Road, Bangalore.
The following have been elected to the Executive Committee of the Association for the year 2010-11.
Sahadev Balakrishna Chairman and  Marvin Rodrigues Vice-Chairman
Members : Nishant R. Gurjer, K. Read More

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CLN Editor’s bottom line

The visit, of the CM, to Kodagu has raised the hopes of the residents. The Chief Minister, has promised to release the amount earmarked for the ‘General Thimmaiah Memorial’,  and I do hope, this will result in “Sunny Side” being converted into a Memorial worthy of the great man himself. Read More

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Parliament discusses world heritage site list

India has submitted a proposal to UNESCO World Heritage Centre for inscription of 39 serial sites in Western Ghats on its World Heritage List, the Government said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
“These sites are in the States of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. Read More

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Promote Kodava culture & tradition : KGB

Inaugurating a seminar organized jointly by the Karnataka Kodava Sahitya Academy, Thook-Bolak Art and Sports and Literary Academy of Virajpet at Gonikoppa on Wednesday, Speaker K.G. Bopaiah called upon  cultural ambassadors  to spread Kodava tradition and culture in  positive manner. Read More

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