• 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 gra...

  • 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...

  • US Akka Federation to State Farmers’ Rescue

    Submitted by Newseditor on Mon, 2015-11-30 20:31 USA:  The members of AKKA Federation of Kannada Association in United States of America which is a federation of Kannadigas living outside the country has extended its helping hands for the farmers of Karnataka and their 182 bereaved family...

  • Lead India Foundation Organises 'Dr Kalam Memorial Sustainable Development Conference'

    Submitted by Subeditor on Tue, 2015-11-10 19:53 USA, Nov 10: To commomorate the 84th birthday of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Lead India 2020 Foundation along with Lions District 16 J-New Jersey and other various NGOs organized “Dr Kalam Memorial Sustainable Development Conference” at Hickman Ha...