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Theerthodbhava occurs at Talacauvery amidst curbs
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Theerthodbhava occurs at Talacauvery amidst curbs

October 17, 2021

Madikeri: The annual Holy Cauvery Theerthodbhava took place at Talacauvery, the birth place of River Cauvery in Madikeri taluk of Kodagu district at 1.11pm today in the auspicious Makara Lagna of Tula Sankramana. Mist had covered the entire place and though it was cloudy, it did not rain.  The holy event took place exactly at…

Governor, CM felicitate Kodava sportspersons
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Governor, CM felicitate Kodava sportspersons

October 12, 2021

Bengaluru: Following hue and cry from the Kodava community that two Olympians from the community Subedar Chenanda Kuttappa (chief Indian boxing coach) and Kelappanda Ganapathy (sailor) were ignored by the Karnataka Government by not felicitating them for their participation in the Tokyo Olympics, the duo were called to the Banquet Hall of the Raj Bhavan…

Dr. B.C. Satish is new Kodagu DC
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Dr. B.C. Satish is new Kodagu DC

October 12, 2021

Madikeri: In a major reshuffle of bureaucracy, the State Government on Monday transferred as many as 27 IAS Officers. As per the Government order, Dr. B.C. Satish, who was serving as Raichur Deputy Commissioner  (DC), has been posted as new Kodagu DC while Charulatha Somal, who was Kodagu DC, has been posted as Raichur DC,…

Avid Birder’s Wildlife Message Cards-2021
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Avid Birder’s Wildlife Message Cards-2021

October 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. S.V. Narasimhan, a family physician based at Virajpet in Kodagu, is an avid birder, nature lover, adept at computers, Karnatak music and astronomy. Author of Feathered Jewels of Coorg, a field-guide to 310 species of birds found in Coorg, Dr. Narasimhan is the pioneer in spreading wildlife conservation messages through his unique hand-painted…

Border Knot!
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Border Knot!

October 6, 2021

Couple gets married at Kodagu-Kerala border as groom not allowed to cross into Karnataka amid COVID curbs Kushalnagar: When COVID restrictions made it difficult for a Kerala groom to travel to Kodagu along with his relatives to fetch his bride, the bride did the next best thing — she along with her family brought the…

‘KSTRI study of Kodava tribe an eye-wash’
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‘KSTRI study of Kodava tribe an eye-wash’

September 29, 2021

Codava National Council demands another meticulous ethnographic study   Mysore/Mysuru: Codava National Council (CNC) led by its President Nandineravanda U. Nachappa has urged the State Government to issue a fresh order to conduct a comprehensive and meticulous ethnographic study on Kodava tribe with ‘Emic’ approach with judicious perspective. Addressing a press conference at Pathrakarthara Bhavan in…

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…

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