Madikeri

A Kiosk is govt’s plan to develop tourism “holistically” in Coorg

By K K Aiyamma According to tourism department sources, this is said to be first of its kind kiosk in India to leverage IT technology and holistic approach to developing tourism in Kodagu besides facilitating the tourists visit. Thats from the new report in TOI. No infrastructure is required in Coorg. A kiosk is the…

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Desire to have “maximum” friends on Facebook gets Madikeri Girl in trouble and lands her Mechanic FB friend in police station

Disclaimer:  The girls in the image are not the victim. They are much smarter. The cat is a racist. According to the report in Star of Mysore, Bangalore police arrested a 24 year old youth for creating a fake profile of a girl on Facebook and for sending her friends and relations obscene images and…

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3 Kids arrested for defiling Field Marshal’s statue

The police yesterday arrested 3 youngsters for defiling Field Marshal Cariappa’s statue on November 15. The police state that the youngsters were drunk and high on drugs while they did the act and the youngsters have said that they did it just as a mischief.

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The statue needs lighting and fencing, not police protection: Air Marshal Cariappa

Field Marshal’s son Air Marshal(Retd) K.C. Cariappa opined that the statue of Field Marshal Cariappa requires more lighting around the area and the place needs to be fenced off, instead of deploying police staff to protect it. Speaking to Indian Express he said that though the Field Marshal’s statue is found in other parts of…

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Fabindia exhibition in Madikeri

Fabindia is holding a special exhibition on 8th & 9th April 1, 2011 at The Rotary Club of Mercara, General Thimmaiah Road, Madikeri. On offer is an an exciting range of products ranging from garments for men, women, jewellery, home linen, floor coverings, gift-ware and personal care products.

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Field Marshal Cariappa College gets 80 Lakh grant

FM Cariappa College has been provided a grant of 80 lakh to set up library and class rooms. Mangalore University has also permitted the college to to start three new courses which includes BA in human relations.

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Opposition against railway link to Coorg rises

Oppostion from Like minded  Locals and NGO’s against the railway link to Coorg  is rising by the day. Speaking to Deccan Herald the Former MP F M Khan has stated that: The railway connectivity will harm environment. On the one hand forest will be destroyed and on the other hand, private estates will be destroyed.…

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Ranjan angry over induction of Renukacharya.

There are signs of revolt in the BJP with a bunch of MLAs being unhappy with Chief Minister Yeddyurappa granting a ministerial berth to the scandalous MLA Renukacharya. Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan has expressed his displeasure and frustration over sidelining him and other senior MLA’s, while expanding the ministerial berths in the Karnataka Govt.

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High Court refuses to stay the Hydel project coming up at Madikeri.

The Karnataka High Court has refused to stay the 10 MW mini-hydel project coming up at Manjadka reserve forest area at Madikeri, while issuing notices to state and centre regarding the grant of license to Bhoruka Power Corporation Ltd. The PIL was filed by Coorg Wildlife Society. The division bench that passed the order was…

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