Air Marshal Nanda Cariappa releases ‘War – The Ugly Mistress’

Air Marshal (Retd.) K.C. Cariappa (Nanda) released Dr. Lata Muthanna’s novel “War – The Ugly Mistress” at a programme organised by Mysuru Book Clubs-2015 at Sri Kanteerava Narasimharaja Sports Club (Mysore Sports Club) on Lalitha Mahal Road here last evening.
Speaking on the occasion, Air Marshal Nanda Cariappa said that his profession is related to the book. Read More

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A visual treat at Raja’s Seat

The annual fruit and flower show which began at Raja’s Seat in Madikeri, yesterday has proved a crowd-puller as thousands of tourists are thronging the venue.
The special feature of the flower show is the depiction of the lifestyle and traditions of Kodavas through floral depiction of ‘Kodava Ainmane’ or ancestral homes (in picture) that has been recreated using lakhs of flowers. Read More

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Three-day Flower Show to open in Madikeri tomorrow

The annual Flower Show will be held from tomorrow till Feb.10 at the Raja Seat Garden.
A preliminary meeting was chaired by Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy yesterday to review the preparations for the event.
Horticulture Deputy Director Chandrashekar disclosed that cultural shows will be presented by the Department of Kannada and Culture tomorrow, by Kodava Sahitya Academy on Feb. Read More

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CM B.S. Yediyurappa attends foundation ceremony for multi-specialty hospital

– CM assured that he will boost tourism and help Coorg to regain its past glory
– District In-charge Minister V Somanna said the conversion of land will start again
– Madikeri & Virajpet MLA’s submitted a memorandum to the CM with a list of demands
The MLA’s asked for:
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CM B S Yediyurappa will lay foundation for Multi-Specialty hospital on 27th Jan

CM B S Yediyurappa will lay foundation for the construction of the multi specialty hospital at Madikeri on 27th Jan at 3.00 PM.
Mysore-Coorg MP Pratap Simha tweeted that the long standing demand of the people at Coorg will bear fruit soon. Read More

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Rashmika Mandanna appears before IT Officials

Rashmika Mandanna and her father appeared before the Income Tax Officials at the Regional I-T Commissioner’s Office of the Principal Income Tax Department at Mysore, yesterday to submit documents asked by the department.  IT officials are suspecting under reporting of income and it is alleged that Rashmika got payments in cash for several of her hit movies. Read More

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Works on Super Specialty Hospital in Madikeri to begin soon

The demand for a Super Speciality Hospital in Coorg seems to get fulfilled with a 450-bed hospital to come up soon at the campus of Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences in Madikeri at a cost of Rs. 100 crore.
As per the guidelines of Medical Council of India, a teaching hospital of a Medical College should have 750 beds but the present hospital has only 300 beds. Read More

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Mini-Airport to come up at Kushalnagar

Bidding open under UDAN 4.0 by Civil Aviation Ministry
Airport first proposed by Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan

Kushalnagar: In a significant development, Kushalnagar in Kodagu has been selected among the four airports in Karnataka for which bids have been announced under the fourth round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) or the Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik (UDAN) 4.0 recently. Read More

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Puthari celebrations at Mysore and Kodagu

Huthri(Puthari) festival was celebrated with grandeur and traditional fervor in Mysuru and Kodagu districts yesterday. It is a festival of harvest and getting the harvested paddy crop home.
Kodavas and members of  Kodagu Gowda community visited paddy fields in their traditional attire and harvested the new crop after offering prayers. Read More

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Barefoot Marathon held at Coorg

The 5th Edition of the Barefoot Marathon for the people of Coorg, organised under the joint aegis of The Coorg Wellness Foundation and Milind Soman was held at Pollibetta in Kodagu this morning.  The Barefoot Marathon, which was a fund-raiser event was held to create oneness with mother earth. Read More

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