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Muslim family prepare Birudavali for this Paryaya

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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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
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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
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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 […]

800 loads of sand seized

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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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 […]

Ilyas wife writes an open letter to the Police

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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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
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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. […]

BJP protests over CM’s recent remarks in Udupi

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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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 […]

Deepak Rao murder case: Two arrested

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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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 […]

DC raids illegal sand mining units in Dakshina Kannada

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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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
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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 […]

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