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Discovering alphabets of old Kodava script
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Discovering alphabets of old Kodava script

January 24, 2022

Two inscriptions, previously assumed to be in mixed language, contain a unique character set By Mookonda Nitin Kushalappa, Engineer, Historian, Author and Researcher In his 1914 revised Coorg Inscriptions volume of the Epigraphy Carnatica book series, B.L. Rice has listed two peculiar 14th century inscriptions. These were deciphered for Rice by Narasimhachar and Krishna Shastri….

Precious stones plundered from Pattighat in Kodagu
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Precious stones plundered from Pattighat in Kodagu

January 8, 2022

Forest Dept. complicit, says MLA; seeks high-level investigation Madikeri: Rampant illegal mining of precious stones has been reported from Pattighat Reserve Forests (Nishane Motte) near Bhagamandala of the Western Ghats under the very nose of the Forest Department and those who are duty-bound to protect it have now been accused of openly allowing plunderers to…

Cows killed in tiger attack at Kodagu, H.D. Kote
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Cows killed in tiger attack at Kodagu, H.D. Kote

January 4, 2022

Ponnampet/H.D. Kote: In separate incidents, tigers have attacked and killed two cows at Bellur village in Ponnampet of Kodagu district and at Antharasanthe village in H.D. Kote taluk recently. In the first incident, a tiger, which raided a cow shed at Bellur, has killed a pregnant cow on Jan. 1 night. The cow belonged to…

Newly-wed couple killed in road accident
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Newly-wed couple killed in road accident

January 3, 2022

Nagamangala: A newly-wed couple from Kodagu is among three persons of the same family who were killed on the spot in a head-on collision between a car and a private bus near Kempanakoppal Gate in the taluk yesterday afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Thangamma (65), a retired teacher from Somwarpet in Kodagu and…

Don’t wear Kodava traditional dresses for political events
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Don’t wear Kodava traditional dresses for political events

December 30, 2021

Akhila Kodava Samaja appeals not to trivialise tradition to appease politicians Madikeri: The Akhila Kodava Samaja has unanimously decided not to use the Kodava traditional dresses to appease any political party and not wear it to any event that is political or have any connection to politics. Samaja President Mathanda Monnappa had recently issued a…

Hockey player dies in the middle of a game
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Hockey player dies in the middle of a game

December 28, 2021

Madikeri: A young hockey player collapsed when playing hockey at Murnad in Kodagu district on Saturday and died while being shifted to a hospital. Thottiyanda Somaiah alias Pretham (23) is the deceased and the incident took place during the ongoing Chowrira Hockey Championship that was inaugurated in Lalu Muddaiah Grounds. It is suspected that Somanna…

COVID curbs spoil party plans for second year
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COVID curbs spoil party plans for second year

December 27, 2021

People from Mysuru, Bengaluru head to Kodagu; Home Stays report full occupancy Mysore/Mysuru: In the busiest days of the year for the hospitality industry, hotels, pubs, resorts, clubs and bars have been forced to keep things low-key for the second year in a row. They have to observe a subdued New Year’s eve as the…

War Heroes Museum to come up in Kodagu
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War Heroes Museum to come up in Kodagu

December 26, 2021

They are not to be forgotten… Cauvery College Gonikoppal to hand over required land Madikeri: After the resounding success of Sunny Side, General Kodandera S. Thimayya Museum and War Memorial in Madikeri that once housed the residence of the celebrated General that is now attracting a steady stream of visitors, thanks to its brilliant collection…

Rs. 50 lakh released for new elephant camp at Harangi
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Rs. 50 lakh released for new elephant camp at Harangi

December 20, 2021

Madikeri: The State Government has released Rs. 50 lakh to set up a new elephant camp at Harangi in Kodagu District. Already, Kodagu has two elephant camps, one at Dubare and another at Mathigodu near Anechowkur Gate that borders Mysuru. The aim of the new camp is to decongest the existing eight camps across Karnataka…

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