• 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...

  • 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...

  • For the love of paddy: A farmer's story

    Belthangady: Dakshina Kannada was once known for its paddy cultivation. Most of the commercial plantations used to be paddy plantations in the 90s. But over the years, paddy gave way to crops such as areca, which assured farmers of high income and lower production costs. Though commercial crops are ...

  • Asare inmates plant paddy saplings

    Manipal: The inmates of Asare, a home for the mentally challenged in Manipal, planted paddy saplings at their centre on Wednesday. Col.Prakash Chandra Director General Services Manipal University, Manipal was present on the occasion. Parents of the inmates and governing council members of Asare were...

  • BJP's Kateel blames Cong's 'dirty politics' for DK communal violence

    Mangaluru: MP Nalin Kumar Kateel said the Congress government's dirty politics for the rise in communal violence in Dakshina Kannada. At a press conference at the BJP office on Wednesday, Kateel said the government was filing cases against protestors instead of arresting the culprits.Kateel said a n...

  • Manipal University achieves ISO 50001

    Manipal: Manipal University's efforts to maintain global best practices in energy management, energy use and energy performance, factors that impact global climate change, were duly recognized by M/s TUV Rheinland (I) Pvt. Ltd. At a function here at the University on Tuesday, Bernd Hagen, Regional ...

  • KPCC chief lands in Udupi, lauds Pejaweer seer for iftar event

    Udupi: KPCC President Parameshwara along with General Secretary Venugopal met Pejawar seer in Udupi on Saturday. Speaking after meeting the seer, Parameshwara said the visit was not 'political' in nature and supported the seer's decision to hold iftar at Sri Krishna Mutt. On ticket distribution, Par...

  • Rare sight: Waterspout in Nethravati river captured on camera

    Mangaluru: In a rare sighting, a waterspout was spotted in Nethravati river near Jeppinamogaru under Ullal bridge on Tuesday evening. The rare sight was captured on camera by an angler who was out fishing. A waterspout is an intense columnar vortex that occurs over water.

  • Determined M'luru girl gets stalker behind bars

    Mangaluru: A stalker landed in jail after the victim wrote about the ordeal in a FB post following which the city police swung into action and apprehended the man. On June 25, Mangaluru resident Rashmi Shetty was walking from Aloysius College to Balmatta when a man in a scooter began honking trying ...

  • 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.

  • 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...