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Apparanda Dala Subbaiah
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Apparanda Dala Subbaiah

Apparanda Dala Subbaiah (67), a resident of Kakkabe in Kodagu, passed away at his daughter’s residence in Bengaluru yesterday. He leaves behind five daughters, four sons-in-law and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were performed this afternoon at Kakkabe.

Elephant tramples student to death in Kodagu
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Elephant tramples student to death in Kodagu

A 20-year-old student of Cauvery College, Gonikoppal was trampled to death by a wild elephant near Devarapura (Nellikadu) in Thithimathi Forest Range of Nagarahole National Park this morning. She was on her way to the college with her brother on a scooter. The victim is P.M. Safana, daughter of P. A. Mustafa and P.Y. Sainaba,…

Kodagu youth in Pak jail: HC seeks info from MEA
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Kodagu youth in Pak jail: HC seeks info from MEA

The Karnataka High Court has yesterday asked Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to inform within four weeks about the measures taken to secure the release of a person from Kodagu, who has been languishing in Lahore Central Prison in Pakistan since several years. Justice A.S. Bopanna passed the interim order on a petition filed last…

New President for Kodagu Dist. BJP
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New President for Kodagu Dist. BJP

In a sudden development, former ZP Member B.B. Bharateesh has been appointed as the new President of District BJP wing unseating Manu Muthappa, who has lost the position after a very short period. After former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa took over as the State BJP President, new heads were appointed to all district BJP wings…

Coffee growers  associations to meet BJP leaders on March 6
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Coffee growers  associations to meet BJP leaders on March 6

A meeting to discuss the long-pending demands of coffee growers has been called in Bengaluru on Mar. 6, said Mysuru-Kodagu Member of Parliament Pratap Simha. The meeting will be held with State BJP leaders to discuss the problems faced by coffee growers and attention of State and Union governments will be drawn, he said. The…

Save Cauvery, save Kodagu and save ourselves – 2
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Save Cauvery, save Kodagu and save ourselves – 2

The environment of Kodagu is being destroyed at an alarming rate. With many destructive development projects planned, the landscape of Kodagu is being destroyed, endangering the indigenous communities. In this article, President of Coorg Wildlife Society Colonel (Retd.) C.P. Muthanna looks at three aspects: The importance of protecting Kodagu landscape and environment, the threats and…

Save Cauvery, save Kodagu and save ourselves – 1
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Save Cauvery, save Kodagu and save ourselves – 1

The environment of Kodagu is being destroyed at an alarming rate. With many destructive development projects planned, the landscape of Kodagu is being destroyed, endangering the indigenous communities. In this article, President of Coorg Wildlife Society Colonel (Retd.) C.P. Muthanna looks at three aspects: The importance of protecting Kodagu landscape and environment, the threats and…

An Elementary Grammar  of the Coorg Language
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An Elementary Grammar of the Coorg Language

By C.P. Belliappa I was pleasantly surprised by an e-mail a few months ago from Mr. Nigel Cole, a great-grandson of Captain Robert Andrews Cole, who had three stints in Coorg as the Superintendent: March 1865 to October 1865, February 1866 to July 1869, and October 1869 to December 1869.  Mr. Nigel Cole, who lives…

A good 36 years ago with R. Gundu Rao………….
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A good 36 years ago with R. Gundu Rao………….

Last week I happened to meet an old friend in Kodagu after a long time. Maneyapanda Mohan (in pic) to his friends and relatives aka Muthanna. A lively person always, ‘hail the fellow well met’ kind. In the 80s, he was the President of Gonikoppa APMC who turned it into a profit-making body for the…

Yet another hockey talent from Kodagu
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Yet another hockey talent from Kodagu

Nestled in the Western Ghats, in the south-west corner of Karnataka and bordered by Kerala on one side, the little district known as Coorg or Kodagu, is the heartland of Indian hockey. For the inhabitants of this district, which has churned out more than 50 international hockey players, the game is inextricably woven into the…

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