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Combing operation begins after Naxal’s visit in Shiradi

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Personnel of Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) began combing operations near Shiradi on Tuesday after the suspected Naxals made their presence in a nearby hamlet. Three people including a woman were seen with arms at a settlement in a village under the Uppinangadi police station limits on Sunday. Apart from ANF, Dakshina Kannada district police too […]

900 families in M’luru South to get flats in 15 months: Lobo

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Nagarashraya Samiti on Tuesday allotted flat numbers to 900 homeless families, who will be given houses in the G+3 apartments to be built at Shaktinagar in the city. All the beneficiaries from Mangaluru South constituency are expected to receive the keys of their allotted houses within 15 months. While each house will be constructed […]

Muslim family prepare Birudavali for this Paryaya

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Udupi: At a time when the coast is simmering with communal tension, the Paryaya crosses religious boundaries. No Paryaya procession is complete without the colorful ‘Birudavali’ , umbrellas, decorated pallaki, ‘Suryapanna’, ‘Chandrapadha’ flags and other decorative items. It’s a Muslim family from Hosadurga, Chitradurga district, that spends about six months to complete this work. Says […]

Udupi gets ready for Paryaya festival

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Udupi: The stage is set for the grand biennial Paryaya festival here on January 18. The Paryaya festival, which the marks the transfer of power of management and worship of Lord Krishna at the 800-year-old Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple from one seer to another seer of the Ashta Mutts or eight mutts of Udupi biennially, is […]

Farmers bring ‘Mattu Gulla’

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Udupi: The farmers of Mattu and surrounding hamlets donated the vegetable, Mattu Gulla, a special type of brinjal, which enjoys the Geographical Indication (GI) tag of ‘Horekanike’ here on Tuesday. People donate foodgrain and vegetables for the Paryaya festival. This is called Horekanike. Vidyadheesha Tirtha Swami of Palimar Mutt will be ascending the Paryaya Peetha […]

Mysuru introduces Wi-Fi-enabled buses to offer free internet connectivity

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mysuru: Good news for passengers in city buses of Mysuru as they will soon have free access to the internet. The KSRTC unit in Mysuru will hold the title of the first city transport authority in the state to set up Wi-Fi modem in the city buses. The city has 430 city buses which move […]

800 loads of sand seized

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: A team of officials, led by Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil, raided an illegal sand extraction area in Gurpura river bank at Padushedde near Maravoor vented dam in Mangaluru taluk and seized 800 loads of sand. The raid was carried out on Saturday and the officials from Revenue and Mines and Geology Department who had […]

SC to hear plea against ‘Kambala’ after 4 weeks

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said it would hear after four weeks a plea of an animal rights’ body challenging a bill to legalise traditional buffalo race ‘Kambala’ and bullock cart races in Karnataka. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said the fresh plea […]

Ilyas wife writes an open letter to the Police

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Wife of slain Ilyas has appealed to the police to nab the culprits behind his murder. Farzana has written a letter to the police to seeking justice in this case. In her letter she expressed a conversation with her husband and said that Ilyas had taken an oath of not being involved in any […]

At 37.8C, Sunday was City’s hottest day

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangaluru on Sunday recorded its hottest day in the past decade with mercury levels touching 37.8 degree Celsius, a six degree Celsius departure from the normal maximum temperature recorded for the month of January. However, the minimum temperature remained at 20.5C without any change with reference to mean low temperature recorded for January month. […]

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