Guns & Kodavas – The Rite of Passage

It is also an established custom among the natives to clothe every male child when only three years old with a kumberbund, at the age of seven they assume the Kuttee and at twelve carry a matchlock. Read More

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Tribal Tunes from Coorg to feature in Deep Forest’s – Deep India

Eric Mouquet of Deep Forest / Image: deep-forest.fr
Deep Forest is in India and according to Hindustan Times, their new album will have folk tunes from India. And yes, one of them will be Tribal Tunes from Coorg. According to their press release one of the tracks is of the tracks from the album is a tribute to “Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri, Coorg. Read More

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Acron Group plans to invest in Coorg

Goa based company, Acron Group is planning to construct retirement complexes in Coorg to attract senior citizens from Mangalore and Bangalore. The company plans to invest 150 crore in near future for the same. Read More

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The Spa at Club Mahindra

Svaastha – the Harmony Spa, was inaugurated at Club Mahindra yesterday by none other than the Mahindra Group honch, Mr.Anand Mahindra.
Svaastha is a 9000 sq ft spa with six indoor & two outdoor spa therapy rooms, a gym, beauty salon, relaxation, yoga and meditation deck. Read More

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Experience Coorg by staying at a homestay

By Ajay Machado
Homestays are surely more exciting than hotels. Many homestays are surrounded by coffee plantations and located in some of the most
scenic desitinations in Coorg. By staying at a homestay, you have all the time to explore the place at your own relaxed pace .At a homestay
you shall feel more like a resident, and less of a traveller.
Home stays are surely more exciting than hotels. Read More

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C B Muthamma passes away

Chonira Belliappa Muthamma, the First women IFS ( India Foreign Service ) Officer passed away in Bangalore on Wednesday. She was 85.
Born at Virajpet in Coorg on Jan 24, 1929, she was the first women to appear for the Indian Civil services examination in 1948. She joined the Foreign Service in 1949. Read More

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Kodagu BJP goes after NGO’s

Cauvery Sene and few other NGO’s are the receiving end of BJP’s anger, after the sene alleged that bribe had exchanged hands in the Nagpur Variety of Oranges being distrubed in Coorg by the Horticulture Department.
The BJP even threathed Cauvery Sene and Other NGO’s “with severe action” if they do not stop opposing development activities in Coorg. Read More

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COORG IN IMMINENT ECOLOGICAL, DEMOGRAPHIC DANGER

StaryofMysore.com –
“Kodagu(Coorg) is our motherland and it should be protected now before it is too late.” This was the resolve of the Kodavas for the conservation of Kodagu, the source of Cauvery river. Read More

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The First Lady SI of Coorg

S.M.Veena who was serving as the S.P. in Mysore has taken charge as sub-inspector at Madikeri.
This will the first posting of a lady sub-inspector in Coorg. Read More

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15 weather stations coming up at Coorg

ISRO to set up weather auto record centres in Kodagu
Madikeri (PTI): ISRO on Sunday announced its plans to establish 15 ‘weather auto recording centres’ at Kodgagu district in Karnataka, each covering a radius of 50 km and requiring minimal maintenance.
Each of these centres would be provided with batteries and solar-run machinery, ISRO scientists told a press meet here. Read More

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