• Muslims performed namaz in mutt's hall. What wrong in that? asks Pejawar seer

    Udupi: With the iftar issue refusing to die down, Pejawar seer Vishwesha Teertha on Tuesday once again defended the move, stating that the issue was being blown out of proportion.Taking his critics head on, the seer said,"They performed namaz in public dining hall and not in the mutt. What's wrong i...

  • Movement for Ram mandir from Udupi?

    Udupi: Lok Sabha MP Sakshi Maharaj on Tuesday dropped hints that the movement to build Ram mandir in Ayodhya could begin from Udupi.The MP made the statement after meeting the Pejawar seer at Udupi's Sri Krishna Mutt.Pejawar seer later spoke to the media and said that Sakshi Maharaj had spoken about...

  • Sree Rama Sene announces state-wide agitation over iftar event at Udupi mutt

    Udupi: Hindutva outfit Sree Rama Sene has announced a state-wide agitation on July 2 over iftar being hosted at Krishna mutt.Speaking in Udupi on Monday, Sree Rama Sene chief said Pejawar seer by giving permission to the iftar event had hurt Hindu sentiments and sent a wrong message to the society.

  • Iftar in Krishna Math: Muthalik warns of protest, says Hindu dharma insulted

    Udupi: Sree Rama Sene's Pramod Muthalik on Monday said the hosting iftar in Krishna Math had insulted Hindu religion and warned of protests.Speaking after meeting the seer of Krishna Math, Muthalik said, "I came here to discuss the iftar issue with swamiji. We are fighting to protect cows but cow ki...

  • Teachers get a rare hands-on experience at Manipal University

    Manipal: Departments of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal, conducted a workshop on "Understanding the human body - Part 1" for school teachers recently. Fifty seven teachers, mostly from high schools and a few from pre-university colleges of Udupi district...

  • Tulu movie 'Nemada Boolya' to release on Aug 4

    Mangaluru: Tulu movie 'Nemada Boolya', based on spirit worship known as 'bhootaradane', will be released in theatres across coastal Karnataka on August 4.Directed by BK Gangadhar Kirodian and produced by Kudradiguttu Chandrashekar Mada, the film has Preetam Shetty, Rajani and Padeepchandra in lead r...

  • Police arrest five in SDPI activist murder case: Reports

    Mangaluru: The Mangaluru police reportedly arrested five accused in connection with the murder of SDPI activist Ashraf Kalai on Friday night.Ashraf (33), president SDPI's Ammunje zonal unit, was hacked to death by a gang of miscreants at Benjanapadavu in Bantwal taluk in broad daylight on June 21. T...

  • Sec 144 in Mangaluru city till June 27

    Mangaluru: Prohibitory orders were clamped in Mangaluru city for a week on Thursday in view of violence in adjacent Bantwal taluk.The prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC will be in force till the midnight of June 27.As of now, Section 144 has been clamped in four taluks of Dakshina Kann...

  • Manipal University celebrates Yoga Day

    Manipal: Staff and students of Manipal University celebrated International Day of Yoga with a practical session at the Manipal Institute of Technology food court on Wednesday morning. About 200 staff and students were guided through different asanas by MSc students from the Yoga Centre For Integrati...

  • 51pc of M'luru women find public transport unsafe at night: Study

    Mangaluru: An astonishing 83.5pc of commuters in Mangaluru find the city's roads unsafe while 51pc of women feel unsafe while travelling in public transport at night. These are the findings of a new study on Mangaluru's public transport.The report "Study of commuter problems and opinions in a fast d...

  • Konkanis in Bengaluru recall forgotten traditions at two-day workshop

    Bengaluru: The importance of preserving one's traditions was emphasized at a two-day workshop on Konkani songs organised by the Kanara Catholic Association (KCA) at The Park Residency Hotel in Bengaluru.The workshop was held on Jun 18-19 and graced by musician and philanthropist Eric Ozario.In the w...

  • President calls for better healthcare in rural areas

    Udupi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said quality healthcare was a necessity for every individual and underlined the need to ensure better infrastructure in rural areas so that doctors serve there.At the foundation of the Shambhu Shetty Memorial Haji Abdullah Super Speciality Hospital here, t...