Category: Coorg News

Kodava cultural pageant held at Balugodu

Is Kodava culture still alive? This reporter wanted to find an answer to this question when he set out to visit Balugodu near Virajpet to witness the recent Kodava festival at the newly started...

Kodagu roads: A study in contrast

RICH VERSUS THE POOR IN KODAGU: This reporter was recently in Kodagu. He was both shocked and surprised by the condition of the roads in the district. It was a study in contrast. While...

Rain pounds Kodagu: Holiday for schools

As rains continued to pound Kodagu since Sunday, the district administration has declared holiday for schools and colleges on August 7 and 8. Normal life has been paralysed in the district as heavy showers...

From Kodagu with love to London Olympics

It is a matter of pride and joy that five players from Kodagu (Coorg), the tiny hill district in Karnataka, famous for its outstanding sportspersons, will be participating in 2012 London Olympics. Appanervanda Appanna...

Coorg homestays website gets a new look

Do you want to know the top 10 luxury homestays in Coorg? Log on to the newly re-designed website www.coorghomestays.co.in. The top 10 homestays have been selected on the basis of tariff, guest feedback...

Appachu Ranjan sworn-in as minister

It was a pleasant spectacle to watch Appachu Ranjan, the third time MLA from Kodagu, being sworn-in as a minister on Thursday in his traditional Kodava costume – kupya, chele, peechekathi and mandethuni. Mandepanda...