• 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...

  • 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...

  • SOLS, KMC researchers identify cancer causing mutations

    Manipal: Researchers from the School of Life Sciences and Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, have performed DNA analysis by targeted exome sequencing in long standing ulcerative colitis subjects at risk of progressing into colorectal cancer and identified cancer causing mutations in new a...

  • Manipal varsity gets another rooftop solar power plant

    Manipal: Chikkananjappa, Managing Director, MESCOM, Mangaluru, on Tuesday inaugurated the solar rooftop PV plant at the indoor sports complex. With that, Manipal University now has eight buildings with rooftop solar plants. This has helped the university to meet 55pc of its energy needs from a green...

  • In M'luru, relatives abandon nine-year-old girl with AIDS

    Bengaluru: Despite years of awareness campaigns, the AIDS stigma still persists. In Mangaluru, a nine-year-old, who had contracted AIDS from her parents, both of whom had AIDS, was abandoned by relatives for fear of contracting the disease, even though it is not contagious.The child's parents, a Mus...

  • Joseph's journey: How an auto driver became a saviour for the homeless in M'luru

    Mangaluru: Joseph Crasta, 45, used to drive an auto for a living in Mangaluru. When he would finish his work, he would hit the bottle. In other words, he thought of himself and his cravings. But that life changed.One day, Joseph watched a mentally challenged woman drinking water from fisher monger's...

  • Manipal's father-daughter duo honoured with Aryabhata Award

    Manipal: Father-daughter duo, Jai Vittal and Archana were on Wednesday presented with the Aryabhata Award in recognition of their contributions to social service and sports by the Aryabhata Cultural Organisation in Bengaluru. The award was presented at the 42nd annual function held at Ravindra Kala ...

  • MUP achieves a milestone with a century of books

    Manipal: Manipal University Press celebrated the release of its 100th publication on Wednesday at the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities. There was no pomp and show, but the joy in every heart was discernible. It was a great moment for the MUP team as a milestone was achieved. It came soon...

  • Tulu Koota Qatar holds annual day celebrations

    Doha: The annual day celebration of Tulu Koota Qatar held on Friday was a grand success. The Chief Guest of the evening was P Kumaran, Indian Ambassador to Qatar, and Guests Of Honor Dr.HS Ballal and first female president of ICC, Milan Arun, Tulunaada Bolpu awardees Hajjabba Harekala, Sunil D'Souza...