• Legendary theatre actor Enagi Balappa passes away at 103

    Bengaluru: Theatre actor Enagi Balappa passed away on Friday morning. from age related illness at Enagi village, near Savadatti in Belagavi district. He was 103. Born Balappa Karibasappa Lokur in 1914, he came to be known as Enagi Balappa, as drama enthusiasts connected the actor with his native v...

  • Declare PFI a terrorist organization: VHP leader

    Mangaluru: The district unit of the VHP has demanded the inclusion of the PFI in the list of terrorist organizations. "We congratulate the district police for arresting the accused in the Sharath Madival murder case. There are rumours that local PFI leaders had joined hands with other PFI leaders in...

  • Kota Srinivas Poojary slams Khader over delays in issuing ration cards

    Udupi: Former minister Kota Srinivas Poojary asked state Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader to stop making publicity stunts and take immediate measures to issue ration cards to the poor. Speaking during the padayatra from Mabukal to Kundapur, organized by the district BJP OBC morcha on Wedn...

  • Naga Students' Forum, Mangaluru, holds freshers meet

    Mangaluru: The Naga Students' Forum Mangaluru (NSFM) held its freshers meet at Summer Sands Resort, Ullal.Addressing the meet, Kevin Mendonsa, education correspondent with the Times of India, urged students of North-Eastern states to dispel myths about the North-East while pursuing their education."...

  • I-day gift for Thalassemics in coastal Karnataka

    Mangaluru: The stakeholders of day care centre for Haematological disorders in Wenlock's RAPCC, the first centre under public private partnership (PPP), took a pledge on improving quality of life of Thalassemics on Tuesday.The day care centre with six beds was inaugurated by the oldest Thalassemic ...

  • Prabhakar Bhat refused mid-day meal for his school: Ramanath Rai

    Mangaluru: District in-charge Minister Ramanath Rai finally broke his silence over the cancellation of grant for two schools located in Kalladka and Punacha. Rai alleged that Prabhakar, who runs the schools, refused the mid-day meal offer. "Instead of making students beg for him, let Prabhakar Bhat ...

  • Overseas students at dental summer training in MCODS

    Manipal: Fifteen dental students from Poland, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Jordan and Malaysia began their two-week Manipal International Dental Summer Training (MIDST) programme at Manipal College of Dental Sciences here. Dr. Karunakar A. Kotegar, Deputy Director for International Collabora...

  • 35-yr-old arrested for making derogatory comment on FB against UT Khader

    Mangaluru: The Kadri police have arrested a man for making derogatory comment against Minister for Food and Civil Supplies UT Khader on social media. The arrested has been identified as Divya Prasad (35) from Moodbidri. According to the police, two weeks ago, the programme "Hello Minister" was shar...

  • Kalladka Bhat hits out at govt over cancellation of grant to schools

    Mangaluru: RSS veteran Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat lashed out at the Karnataka government for withdrawing financial grant, given through the Kollur Mookambika Temple, to two government-aided private schools managed by the Sri Rama Vidyakendra Trust. Bhat accused Dakshina Kannada district in-charge minis...

  • Thousands take to streets in M'luru demanding justice for Kavya

    Mangaluru: Thousands of people took part in a massive rally in Mangaluru on Wednesday demanding a thorough probe into the alleged suicide Kavya Poojary. The protest was organised by Justice for Kavya Action Committee. The procession started from Ambedkar Circle and concluded in front of the DC offic...

  • Fishermen delegation led by Kateel meets agriculture minister

    Bengaluru: A delegation of fishermen led by MP Nalin Kumar Kateel called on Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh at his official residence on Ashoka Road in New Delhi on Wednesday. Kateel appealed to Radha Mohan Singh to release funds to complete the third phase of expansion and moderniz...

  • Kavya case: Kannada groups ask govt to hand over case to CBI

    Bengaluru: Pro-Kannada groups on Tuesday asked the state government to hand over the Kavya Poojary suicide case to the CBI.Members of various groups protested at State Bank of Mysore circle in Bengaluru demanding a CBI inquiry into the alleged suicide of Kavya. Kavya's father Lokesh Poojary, former ...