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  • SEZARI'S – BAANDHAVYA 2018 enthralls audience

    Bengaluru: SEZARI'S Baandhavya 2018 held at St. John's Auditorium in Koramangala, Bengaluru, was a mighty success. Spectators from various parts of Dakshina Kannada settled in Bengaluru packed the auditorium for an evening filled with wit, humor and just the right amount of theatre. The...

  • Dr Kameshwari receives 'Manavaseva Award' for cancer care

    Bengaluru: Social worker Dr Kameshwari Devi received Pullokaran Manavaseva Award from the Bangalore Christian Writers' Forum (BCWF) at a function in Bengaluru recently. She received the award for her selfless service to thousands of cancer patients. The award comprised a plaque and...

  • Govinda Pai Research Centre: A magnet for research scholars

    Mangaluru: The Rashtrakavi Govinda Pai Research Centre, located in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College, Udupi, is a place where scholars can do their research out of public glare. "Though great work is done here, it has hardly got any publicity," says Prof. Varadesh Hiregange, coordinator of...

  • Catholic edition of the ESV Bible launched

    Bengaluru: The Catholic edition of the ESV Bible, one of the most distributed Bibles in the world, has been launched. The book has been published by the Asian Trading Corporation (ATC). The launch of ESV-CE (English Standard Version – Catholic Edition) Bible took place on February 4....

  • SEZARI's 'BAANDHAVYA-2018' to feature Tulu drama, dance

    Bengaluru: SEZARI, a Konkani association affiliated with the FKCA, is organizing "BAANDHAVYA-2018", a cultural programme to bring together people of Dakshina Kannada settled in Bengaluru. As part of the event, a Tulu drama will be staged by Devadas Kapikad and team followed by a dance...

  • More than 2 mn Indians visited Dubai in 2017

    Dubai: Of the 15.79 million tourists who visited Dubai in 2017, a staggering 2.1 million were from India. According to the just-released data by Dubais Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), India has become the first country to cross the 2 million mark in a single...

  • FKCA celebrates 21st Federation Day in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Federation of Konkani Catholic Associations celebrated its 21st Federation Day on Sunday at Good Shepherd Auditorium, Museum Road, Bengaluru. The programme began with the Konkani drama "Yours Obediently" by Arun Raj and team from Mangaluru. The award ceremony commenced at 6.30...

  • Konkani play on Job wins hearts

    Mangaluru: The Biblical Konkani play 'Thun Vortho Dhaniyan' (You are great Lord) is getting such a good response from the public that though it was staged twice during Lent last year, it has confirmed shows on February 18 and 25 at Don Bosco Hall and St Antony Ashram Jeppu, Mangaluru...

  • Three eminent Konkanis to receive FKCA awards

    Bengaluru: The Federation of Konkani Catholic Association will be honouring three eminent Konkanis - Paul Moras, Corrine Antoinette Rasquinha and Vivek Aranha - for their achievement in their respective fields to mark its 21st Federation Day. The awards will be presented on Feb 4 at 4:30pm in Good...

  • Bureaucratic apathy delays work on World Konkani Museum

    Mangaluru: Work on the much-awaited World Konkani Museum at Shaktinagar in Mangaluru, for which Chief Minister Siddaramaiah laid the foundation stone on April 21, 2016, has been delayed thanks to bureaucratic apathy. The museum is the brainchild of Mandd Sobhann, the world's premier...

  • Saudi ups India's Haj quota by 5,000

    New Delhi: More pilgrims can now proceed for Haj this year as Indias quota of pilgrims has been hiked by 5,000 by Saudi Arabia, the government announced on Tuesday. The decision by Riyadh came days after Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi signed a bilateral annual agreement...

  • Crucial Kerala diaspora study begins, as Gulf no longer what it was

    Thiruvananthapuram: With the Middle East, which was once the dream of many a Keralite, no longer that attractive on account of falling oil prices and with no proper records of the actual number of returnees, a new diaspora study covering 25,000 households has been launched to find out what the...