Eight avatars of Lord Ganesh and 5 things lord Ganesha loves

Friday, August 29th, 2014
Sarvajanika Ganeshotsava

Mangalore : Most people know that Lord Ganesh is known by as many as 108 names. But very few may know that the elephant headed god has taken eight different avatars or incarnations from time to time. The eight incarnations of the lord as mentioned in religious scripture, Mudgala Pura, depicts different characteristics of the […]

Dubai hopes to attract more tourists with new visa system

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
Dubai new visa system

Mumbai : Dubai hopes to attract more tourists after regulatory changes to the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) visa system which are expected to have a transformative effect on the city’s cruise and medical tourism sectors. “This positive announcement of the new visa system will have an encouraging impact on the attractiveness of Dubai as a […]

It was an endless struggle of millions faceless Indians

Friday, August 15th, 2014
Independence day

Mangalore : The History of Mangalore dates back to the Mythological times and is accounted to as part of Parashurama Shristi. Mangalore has been ruled by a number of rulers like the Kadambas and Vira Harihararaya II. It was later conquered by the Portuguese, who lost it to Hyder Ali. Until India’s independence Mangalore remained […]

Rakhi: The Thread of Love

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

In India, festivals are the celebration of togetherness, of being one of the family. Raksha Bandhan is one such festival that is all about affection, fraternity and sublime sentiments. It is also known as Raksha Bandhan which means a ‘bond of protection’. This is an occasion to flourish love, care, affection and sacred feeling of […]

Chicken could make you resistant to antibiotics

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

New Delhi: Claiming that it found several antibiotic residues in chickens tested in Delhi-NCR region, an environment body on Wednesday said “large-scale and indiscriminate” use of antibiotics in poultry industry might be “strongly linked” to growing antibiotic resistance in Indians. Seventeen per cent of the samples tested had more than one drug, found the Centre […]

37 Indian suicides in UAE in 2014

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Dubai: At least 37 Indian nationals committed suicide in six of the seven emirates of the UAE in the first half of 2014, latest figures from the Indian consulate in Dubai show. These suicides were reported from Dubai and the Northern Emirates comprising Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm al-Quuwain and Ras al-Khaimah. These, along with Abu […]

Villagers perform weddings of donkeys, frogs to appease rain God

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
frog Marriege

Shimoga: Shaken by the inordinate delay in the onset of monsoon, farmers and villagers across Shimoga district celebrated “weddings” of donkeys and frogs besides offering food to rain God, praying for rains. All the villagers of Devra Narsipura in Bhadravathi taluk thronged their village temple to perform the weddings of a pair of donkeys, which […]

Sai Baba worshipped Allah, how can he be a Hindu god: Shankaracharya

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth,

New Delhi: Objecting to the worship of Shirdi Sai Baba by the Hindus, Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth, Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati said Sai Baba was someone who worshipped ‘Allah’ and ate meat and a man like him can never be a Hindu god. He also said Sai Baba of Shirdi tried to project himself as a […]

PM to witness launch of ISRO’s PSLV C-23 rocket on Sunday

Saturday, June 28th, 2014
ISRO's PSLV C-23 rocket

Chennai: In his first visit to Tamil Nadu after becoming Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will make a brief stopover here tomorrow enroute to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO’s PSLV C-23 rocket. Modi has no official engagements in the city even as state BJP sources said they have not planned any function for the […]

Malaysia jet passengers likely suffocated, Australia says

Friday, June 27th, 2014
Malaysia jet

Sydney : The passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 most likely died from suffocation and coasted lifelessly into the ocean on autopilot, a new report released by Australian officials on Thursday said. In a 55-page report, the Australian Transport Safety Board outlined how investigators had arrived at this conclusion after comparing […]

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