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Cauvery Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery on Oct. 17
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Cauvery Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery on Oct. 17

September 23, 2021

Public entry to witness the  holy event yet to be decided Mysore/Mysuru: The Cauvery Theerthodbhava will occur at Talacauvery in Kodagu on October 17. A decision on whether to allow devotees to witness the occasion will be taken soon after the meeting to be chaired by the Minister in-charge of Kodagu district, said Deputy Commissioner…

Football: A Man’s Game? No
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Football: A Man’s Game? No

September 23, 2021

City girl, team-mates of Kodagu Football Club shine in prestigious ‘A Division’ League Kodagu, the land of coffee has a girl’s football club now and it has already made a mark in the on-going prestigious ‘A Division’ League matches being held in Bengaluru at Bangalore Football Stadium. In all, 17 teams are participating in the…

Elephant walk in wilderness amidst rain…
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Elephant walk in wilderness amidst rain…

September 22, 2021

This was the scene in the forest area of Hunsur-Gonikoppa (Kodagu) Road last evening with a herd of elephants and baby elephants emerging from the forest on to the clearance by the side of the main road. It was a most exciting feast to the passing motorists. [Pic. by KBG]

Anti-Corruption Bureau traps Kodagu Executive Engineer
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Anti-Corruption Bureau traps Kodagu Executive Engineer

September 20, 2021

Accused throws money out of office window to forest area Madikeri: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths in Kodagu caught the Executive Engineer (EE) of Panchayat Raj Engineering Division of Kodagu Zilla Panchayat and four others red-handed while they were allegedly accepting bribe from a contractor for sanctioning a work order to carry out rain damage…

Driver panics after seeing wild elephant, rams car into tree
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Driver panics after seeing wild elephant, rams car into tree

September 20, 2021

Madikeri: A man, who was proceeding in his car towards Siddapura from Polibetta in Kodagu, rammed the vehicle into a tree after seeing a wild elephant on the road near Hundi village in Virajpet taluk yesterday. It is learnt that the man, working as a Manager of a private Bank, was driving his car, when…

Mini Vidhana Soudha to come up at Kushalnagar
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Mini Vidhana Soudha to come up at Kushalnagar

September 19, 2021

Bengaluru: With Kushalnagar in Kodagu district becoming a Taluk Centre, a Mini Vidhana Soudha will be built at Kushalnagar at a cost of Rs. 10 crore, according to Revenue Minister R. Ashoka. Replying to a question by Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan in the Legislative Assembly on Friday, R. Ashoka said that the process of identifying…

Not so sweet…: Honey trade falls in Kodagu
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Not so sweet…: Honey trade falls in Kodagu

September 16, 2021

By Prasad Sampigekatte  Madikeri: Pollution and disappearing green cover have driven away nearly 40 percent of the visiting bee populations and the last decade has seen little activity from the regular bee keepers due to sustainability factors and due to gross neglect by the Government and officers who had taken up the responsibility of producing…

Kodava organisation demands establishment of Kodava Development Corporation
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Kodava organisation demands establishment of Kodava Development Corporation

September 16, 2021

Madikeri: The United Kodava Organisation has appealed Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to set up a Kodava Development Corporation exclusively for the welfare of Kodava community. In a press statement, the Organisation’s Convenor Manju Chinnappa said that the previous Government headed by B.S. Yediyurappa, responding to  pleas and representations, had formed Veerashaiva-Lingayat, Vokkaliga and Maratha Development…

8 Kodagu soldiers in United Nations Peacekeeping Force
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8 Kodagu soldiers in United Nations Peacekeeping Force

September 12, 2021

Madikeri: Kodagu has the honour of having enriched our armed forces since ages. Now, eight soldiers from the district have been selected for the United Nation Peacekeeping Force in Lebanon.  Soldiers who are currently serving in various regiments in the Army will join the camp soon. Pemmanda S. Ravindra from Ponnampet, Karotira Lokesh from Pollibetta,…

Dancer adapts Kodava poems to Bharatanatyam
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Dancer adapts Kodava poems to Bharatanatyam

September 7, 2021

Submits two-year Fellowship thesis to Centre for Cultural Resources and Training Mysore/Mysuru: Acclaimed Bharatanatyam artiste from Kodagu Mukkatira Shilpa Nanjappa has recently completed her two-year fellowship research with the Central Government’s Ministry of Culture. She was awarded the prestigious Fellowship by the Indian Government’s Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) for 2019-2021.  Her topic…

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