• BANA 2017 in Cancun a great success

    Washington: The Washington D.C branch of the Bunts Association of North America (BANA) hosted the BANA 2017 in Cancun, Mexico from July 1st - July 4th 2017. The convention held at the Moon Palace Resort was a great success. Started in 1979-1980 in New York, the BANA event is held once every two year...

  • Renowned surgeon Dr. AA Shetty receives prestigious Hunterian Medal

    Bengaluru: Renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. A.A. Shetty was presented with the Hunterian Medal on Friday at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The medal was presented by Steve Cannon, Vice-President of the Royal College of Surgeons.The ceremony was attended by several top dignitaries, politic...

  • Nottingham: Pius Rasquinha elected president of MUKA

    Nottingham/UK: Pius Rasquinha has been elected President of Mangalorean United Konkani Association (MUKA) at the recent Biennial General Body Meeting held after the Easter celebrations at Bramcote Memorial Hall, Nottingham. Vincent D'Souza, outgoing president, welcomed members and expressed gratitud...

  • Indian-origin doctor in US held for child genital mutilation

    Washington: An Indian-origin female doctor in the US was arrested and charged with performing female genital mutilation on girls as young as six-year-old.Jumana Nagarwala, 44, was charged with performing the procedure on six- to eight-year old girls at a medical clinic in Livonia, Michigan, reported...

  • KCF London to host Meelad conference

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-12-07 16:41 United Kingdom: The Karnataka Cultural Foundation United Kingdom, national committee will organsie ‘Meelad conference - Ilal Habeeb – 2016’ on December 10 at Tiny Twinkles Nursery, 3 Winchester Avenue, London to mark the 1491st birth anniversary...

  • Bengalurean's short movie 'Chirayu' wins second prize at the Akka film fest

    Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2016-11-01 13:49 Bengaluru: One of the highlights of this year’s Akka Kannada Short Film Festival was ‘Chiraayu’ (Living life that has no end), which deservedly won the second place. Directed by budding film-maker Nagaraj M, the short film talks of the importan...

  • First step to check corruption? Stop respecting those who have ill-gotten wealth: Justice Hegde

    Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-10-06 14:40 Texas: Former Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde who was responsible for bringing many corrupt – that included a chief minister and high-profile politicians to – book hoped that India, despite the rampant corruption and lack of moral values, will b...

  • A child actor wows Kannada audience in Qatar

    Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-07-18 11:47 Bengaluru: The venue was Doha in Qatar and it It was a Kannada play based on the climactic scene from the mythological drama Bhakta Prahlada.The child actor who performed the role of Prahlada stole hearts. Great emoting and flawless dialogue del...

  • Navikotsava: Belagavi boys and girls wow audience on ‘Malla Kambha’

    Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-07-16 12:22 Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who was to inaugurate ‘Navikotsava’, the two-day cultural fest of North America Vishwa Kannada Agara (Navika), did not arrive on time, delaying the programme for a while. However, the programme went underwa...

  • North America Kannadigas to celebrate cultural festival in city on July 16, 17

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-07-13 13:43 Bengaluru: North America Vishwa Kannada Agara (NAVIKA) and Kannada and Culture Department, NRI Committee and Kannada Development Authority are jointly organising the two-day Navikotsava-2016 onJuly 16 and 17.The two-day meet will also hold discu...

  • Actor and writer OmGanesh Uppunda to participate in Konkani convention

    Submitted by alvin on Sun, 2016-06-26 10:54 Atlanta: Magician and Kannada actor OmGanesh Kamath Uppunda, also known for his writings in Kannada and Konkani languages, has been invited to participate at the three-day long World Konkani convention in Atlanta, Georgia, US.Since 1996, Konkani...

  • Mississippi names street after KMC alumnus

    Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-04-25 17:56 Manipal: On Saturday, the US state of Mississippi has named a street after Dr Sampat Shivangi – an alumnus of Kasturba Medical College in Manipal (1962 batch) – in recognition of his services in the health sector.Chancellor Manipal University, D...