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2016: Honouring BV Narayan, Cyclist

He is a handicap motorbike, Indian national B V Narayan set off from the city of Bangalore in February 2015 on a single-minded, globetrotting mission to create awareness about safe driving. An ex-cyclist and handicapped, he arrived in Kuwait from Bahrain on March 6 as part of his expedition to cover 25 countries. KKK honoured … Continue reading “2016: Honouring BV Narayan, Cyclist”

2016: Honouring Martyr Soldiers

On February 3, 10 soldiers, were hit by an avalanche at an altitude of 19,600 feet in Siachen. Sepoy Mahesha from H.D. Kote, Mysuru district, and Subedar T.T. Nagesha at Tejur in Hassan district were dashed with the Army confirming their deaths. Lance Naik Hanumanthappa’s miraculous rescue triggered celebrations in Indians all around the world, … Continue reading “2016: Honouring Martyr Soldiers”

2015: Cardiac Care seminar and Sitar Recital

Koota organizied an “Outreach Program “on Cardiac Care with the support of Indain Doctors Forum Kuwait.Thevent was inaugurated by HE Shri Sunil Jain, Ambassdor of India to Kuwait. The Seminar was intended to help Indian Community by providing awareness about proper health and life style care to conserve heart functions and timely actions in case … Continue reading “2015: Cardiac Care seminar and Sitar Recital”

2010: Donation to Aruna Chetana School for differently abled children

During this year Koota donated Rupees ten lakhs to a Aruna Chetana School for differently abled children in Malleswaram, Bangalore for construction of the 1st floor of the school building.

2007: World Kannada Cultural Convention 2007

The World Kannada Cultural Convention was inaugurated in Kuwait under the president ship of Rashtrakavi Shri G. S. Shivarudrappa on 30th Nov 2007 at Dr. Kamel Al-Rayees Auditorium of American International School, Kuwait, with lot of pomp and show and got concluded on 1st December 2007. The event was hosted by Kuwait Kannada Koota (KKK) … Continue reading “2007: World Kannada Cultural Convention 2007”

2006: Inauguration of Suvarna Mahotsava Celebrations-Inter School Talent Competition

The Suvarna Mahotsava of Karnataka statehood was inaugurated on the 12th of May at the Indian Community School Khaitan. It was an outreach program with the involvement of the Indian community. Such a Community outreach program, involving many Indian Schools, was the first of its kind in the history of the Koota. The Koota arranged … Continue reading “2006: Inauguration of Suvarna Mahotsava Celebrations-Inter School Talent Competition”

2002: Special Talk – Studies in USA

Keeping in mind the youth of the Koota, the Executive Committee organised a special talk on the topic “ Studies in USA”. This was presented by Mr. Iyengar and proved very useful for the youth of the Koota for further study in the USA.

2001: Gujarat Relief Fund

In response to our Prime Minister’s appeal through His Excellency, The Indian Ambassador to Kuwait, the Koota members contributed generously for the ‘Gujarat Relief Fund’.

1999: Contribution to Army Welfare Fund and Care Today Fund

Perhaps the year 1999 will best be remembered, at least in India, for 2 major events – the Kargil intrusion and the Orissa Cyclone. KKK rose to the occasion by organizing a special fund raising drive whereby approximately INR 2,16,000 was contributed to the Army Central Welfare Fund. Also, an amount of INR 50,000 was … Continue reading “1999: Contribution to Army Welfare Fund and Care Today Fund”

1997: Art workshop for KKK children

Through Mr Vasuki’s contact we invited Mr Ravi Varma, an accomplished, renowned artist for his thread work painting from Bangalore to conduct workshop for the KKK members, members of Indian community school, and Carmel School Kuwait. Further, we organized a presentation of his work in Kuwait Art Association where his work was greatly appreciated. The … Continue reading “1997: Art workshop for KKK children”