Tag: Kodagu

Former Minister’s call to create Kodava Janapada Loka
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Former Minister’s call to create Kodava Janapada Loka

November 24, 2020

M.C. Nanaiah disappointed over inordinate delay in construction of Kodava Heritage Centre Madikeri: Former Law Minister M.C. Nanaiah has called upon the Kodava Samajas to build a Janapada Loka in Kodagu district on the lines of the one built on a 12-acre land in Ramanagara district at a cost of Rs. 1 crore. He was…

Harangi Dam now open to tourists
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Harangi Dam now open to tourists

November 20, 2020

Entry Ticket: Adults : Rs. 10; Children : Rs. 5 Kushalnagar: Harangi Reservoir, one of the important tourist places in Kodagu district, was thrown open for tourists from  Nov. 16. MLA M.P. Appachu Ranjan inaugurated a new ticket counter. Speaking on the occasion, he said opening of this dam has added to the list of…

Huthri Fest on Nov. 30
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Huthri Fest on Nov. 30

November 17, 2020

Madikeri: Huthri, the harvest festival of Kodagu district and one of the major festivals of Kodavas, will be celebrated on Nov.30. The date was fixed at Padi Shri Igguthappa Temple at Kakkabbe in Napoklu, at a meeting of the Temple Management Committee held on Sunday. The rituals will take place on Nov. 30 at Igguthappa temple…

State Cabinet approves Rs. 130 cr. to desilt Harangi Dam
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State Cabinet approves Rs. 130 cr. to desilt Harangi Dam

November 13, 2020

Bengaluru/Mysuru: The Karnataka Cabinet has accorded administrative approval to release Rs. 130 crore to remove silt from Harangi Dam at Somwarpet Taluk in Kodagu District. Harangi is the main Cauvery water supply reservoir from the catchment areas to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya, the lifeline of South Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The Cabinet…

Odiyanda Aiyanna, the man behind clean environs at Kote Abbey Falls
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Odiyanda Aiyanna, the man behind clean environs at Kote Abbey Falls

November 11, 2020

Madikeri: With used water bottles, plastic covers, cups and such other wastes littered all along the roads leading to popular tourist spots in the district, here is a veteran environmentalist who stands guard to keep the ‘Kote Abbey Falls‘ in Makkandur Gram Panchayat (GP) limits always free of wastes and garbage. The splendorous Kote Abbey…

Rare or Rear Shooting !
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Rare or Rear Shooting !

November 10, 2020

Two years ago, a lady from Kodagu, the land of warriors, came to Mysuru to witness a circus with her family members. She was very much inspired by a person who hit the target by aiming the gun backwards.  After going back to her native Tavalageri village in Virajpet taluk, she literally took up the…

Citizens Forum demands inauguration of newly formed Ponnampet taluk
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Citizens Forum demands inauguration of newly formed Ponnampet taluk

November 9, 2020

Virajpet: Months after it notified the formation of Ponnampet taluk, carved out of Virajpet taluk in Kodagu district, the Government is yet to inaugurate the newly formed taluk, which has become a cause of worry for the residents of the new taluk. The State Government had issued an official notification on the formation of Ponnampet…

‘Swachh Bharat’ lesson!
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‘Swachh Bharat’ lesson!

October 31, 2020

Alert ex-GP President in Kodagu makes Mysuru youths return to Madikeri to pick up their trash  Thanks the tourists for responding positively Madikeri: A vigilant Kodava has made the entire Kodagu District proud by making a group of tourists from Mysuru, who had thrown garbage on roadside, to come back and pick it up. His…

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