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BJP protests over CM’s recent remarks in Udupi

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Udupi: The members of the district unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest at the Brahmagiri Circle on the way to the Congress Bhavan here recently against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s remarks against the BJP and RSS. The agitators were taken into preventive custody and later released. Mattar Ratnakar Hegde, president, BJP district […]

VHP leader Pravin Togadia goes “missing”, says Ahmedabad police

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Ahmedabad: VHP leader Dr Pravin Togadia has gone “missing” and Ahmedabad police have formed four teams to locate his whereabouts, said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ahmedabad J.K. Bhatt, while denying that he has not been arrested either by Gujarat or Rajasthan police as was being speculated by VHP workers and followers. “We are trying […]

Deepak Rao murder case: Two arrested

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Panambur and CCB police have arrested two persons in connection with the Deepak Rao murder case in Katipalla. Abdul Aziz alias Aziz (42) and Abdul Azim alias Azim (34), residents of Katipalla 2nd Block, were arrested. In addition, the number of detainees in this case is 6. Aziz was the principal instructor of the […]

Cracker bursts in church kills 12 year old boy

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Bangaluru: This horrific incident took place at Our Lady Lourdes Church premises on Sunday, 14t January at around 9 pm when a 12 year old boy who was watching firework display at an event during the St. Sebastian Festival died on spot when a rocket cracker fell and burst on his head. The deceased is […]

DC raids illegal sand mining units in Dakshina Kannada

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada DC Sasikanth Senthil, raided various places in the district and seized around 800 trucks of sand and dredging machines. DC formed a squad to raid at different locations including Moodushedde, Padushedde, Manjalpade and Jappinamogaru. The team was comprised of tahasildar, Guruprasad, assistant commissioner, Renuka Prasad, senior geologists, Niranjan and Murthy, officials of […]

Vidyadeesha swami to ascend Paryaya Peeta on Jan 18

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Udupi: The stage is set for the 249th Paryaya – the biennial transfer of power among heads of Udupi ashta mutts- on January 18. The event confers the rights of worshipping the presiding deity of Sri Krishna Temple on the seer ascending the Sarvajna Peeta. Vidyadeesha Tirtha swami, seer of Palimaru mutt, will take over […]

Street in Illinois in US to be named after Kudla man

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Very soon, a street in Illinois in the US will be named after a Mangalurean. The mayor of Forest Park, Illinois, US, has passed a resolution to name Dunlop Avenue from Harrison Street to York after city-born philanthropist Austin (Prabhu) D’Souza, 67, taking into consideration his social services there. The formal arrangements for this […]

Senior congress leaders to seek people’s inputs for strategy: CM Siddaramaiah

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Bangaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and senior Congress leaders will soon start a mass contact programme seeking contributions from the voters to know their expectations from the party if the party is voted to come to power in the upcoming assembly elections. On 13th January, All India Congress President Rahul Gandhi had asked the congress leaders […]

Traditional gaiety marks Churnotsava in Udupi

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Udupi: Traditional pomp and gaiety marked Churnotsava or Suvarnotsava at the Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple here on Monday. The Churnotsava is held the day after the Three Chariot Festival, which happened here on Sunday. The Churnotsava marks the culmination of the Sapthotsava. Many rituals marked the Churnotsava. The utsava murtis (the idols taken out during procession) […]

Mayor rules out water rationing this summer

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mayor Kavita Sanil on Monday said that Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) will not resort to water rationing this summer as water has been impounded up to 6 metres at the Thumbe Vented Dam across the Netravathi, the main source of water to Mangaluru. Ms. Sanil told reporters after a site visit at Thumbe near […]

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