Virajpet

Bus Topples Near Virajpet: 43 Kerala Students Injured

Forty-three girl students from a Kerala highschool, who had come to Kodagu on a tour, were injured in a road accident at Perumbadi near here yesterday. In all, 68 students had come to Kodagu from Pulil Village of Iritti in Kerala in a Kerala-registered private bus. They were asked to board another bus  (KA-12 B-4272)…

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State Government plans to interlink rivers and construct a dam at Virajpet

During a review meeting in Mysuru district recently, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had ordered a feasibility study on the river inter-linking project. It is believed that the project would provide Karnataka with nearly 5 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) of water, which can be supplied as potable water to the villages of Hunsur Taluk, the Bangalore Mirror…

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15 Clans from Chickpet(Virajpet) to clash in Rink Hockey Tournament at Bangalore

15 Clans from Chicket, Virajpet have come together to organise 5-a-side (Rink Hockey) Tournament in Bangalore. The matches will be played from Jan 24 to 26 at the KSHA Stadium in Richmond Town. Speaking to Bangalore Mirror, K D Ganapathy said; We are a team of 30 members from 15 different families of Chickpet in…

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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. She took…

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