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Kodagu dancer to pursue research in Kodava language
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Kodagu dancer to pursue research in Kodava language

Mysuru: Shilpa Nanjappa, an acclaimed Bharatanatyam dancer from Kodagu, has also been awarded the prestigious Fellowship by the Indian Government’s Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) for 2019-2021 for being an outstanding artiste.  Speaking to Star of Mysore, an elated Shilpa said that the two-year Fellowship meant a lot for her and she has…

Youths take out bike rally for Super-Speciality Hospital in Kodagu
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Youths take out bike rally for Super-Speciality Hospital in Kodagu

Mysuru: Following a massive social media campaign over the demand for an Emergency Super-Speciality Hospital in Kodagu, over 30 youths from Bengaluru under the banner of Kodava Riders Club had organised a Motorcycle Rally this morning from Bengaluru to Kodagu.  The rally route is Bengaluru-Mysuru-Gonikoppal-Virajpet-Madikeri and it was flagged off from Bengaluru Kodava Samaja premises…

Official nod for 207 Home Stays to operate in Kodagu
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Official nod for 207 Home Stays to operate in Kodagu

Madikeri: The serene coffee district of Kodagu, nestled on the bowl of Western Ghats, has been facing severe economic crisis due to dwindling tourist arrivals owing to last year’s natural calamity where floods and landslides ravaged many parts of the district. Tourism is in deep crisis with many hotel properties in Madikeri and Kushalnagar, the…

Save Kodagu from over-tourism
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Save Kodagu from over-tourism

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Aaj ka taaja khabar: The tourist  spots, Nainital, Rishikesh and Haridwar have been  submerged. Not by nature but by tourists! The unusually hot weather conditions in North India combined with holidays, these Hill Stations have been completely submerged by tourists. All the hotels are overflowing so much so…

Monsoon to gain momentum in Kodagu after June 20
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Monsoon to gain momentum in Kodagu after June 20

District administration directs for relocation of 236 families living in disaster-prone areas Madikeri: With the Meteorological Department force-casting that Monsoon may pick up in Kodagu after June 20, the people residing in villages, which were devastated in last year’s floods, are feeling scared, apprehending monsoon fury. The Geological Survey of India has listed 13 villages…

Minister S.R. Mahesh, actor Harshika Poonacha in verbal duel
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Minister S.R. Mahesh, actor Harshika Poonacha in verbal duel

Quality of house construction for flood victims in Kodagu Minister questions her educational background to comment on house quality; Harshika says she an engineering graduate Mysore: During the Mandya Lok Sabha constituency election, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy had asked, ‘There is someone called ‘D Boss’, who is this ‘D Boss’ questioning Challenging Star Darshan’s role…

People living in flood-prone areas of Kodagu to be shifted
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People living in flood-prone areas of Kodagu to be shifted

Madikeri CMC serves notices to residents who have built houses in hilly terrain Madikeri:  Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy has asked District officials to shift people from flood-prone and vulnerable areas to relief centres in case monsoon wreaks havoc this year too like last year. At a meeting with Nodal Officers held at DC…

Timber worth crores of rupees stocked at a house in Kodagu seized
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Timber worth crores of rupees stocked at a house in Kodagu seized

Accused remanded to judicial custody Gonikoppal:  The District Crime Investigation Bureau (DCIP) personnel, following a tip off, raided an estate at Nalkeri village, Srimangala in South Kodagu and have seized timber worth crores of rupees which were illegally stored in the premises of the estate besides arresting a person yesterday. While the arrested person is…

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