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God’s grace behind second Paryaya, says seer

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Udupi: Vidyadheesha Tirtha Swami of Paryaya Palimar Mutt said on Thursday that it was his good fortune that “Lord Krishna had blessed him” to conduct the Paryaya for a second time. He was speaking at the Paryaya Durbar function after ascending the ‘Paryaya Peetha’ at the 800-year-old Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple here. The Palimar seer has […]

Cathedral consecration begins

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Udupi: The consecration of the renovated St. Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Cathedral began with prayers at Brahmavar in Udupi district on Thursday. Prior to the consecration prayer, a Hore Kanike procession was taken out from the Akashvani Junction to the cathedral. Yakob Mar Elias, Metropolitan of Brahmavar Diocese, flagged off the procession at the Gandhi Maidan […]

Trawl boat fishermen seek ban on fishing using lights

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Members of the Malpe Fishermen’s Deep Sea Trawl Boat Association on Wednesday staged a dharna in front of the office of the Department of Fisheries, seeking a ban on fishing done using lights by purse seine boats off the Malpe coast. . Kishore Suvarna, president of the association, said the State and Union governments […]

Shelter for urban homeless yet to become operational in Udupi

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Udupi: Though the shelter for the urban homeless was inaugurated with much fanfare here six months ago by the Udupi City Municipal Council (CMC), it has not yet started functioning. The shelter was constructed at a cost of ₹37.32 lakh under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) scheme, on 11 cents […]

Trawlers hit by purse seine boats using lights for fishing off Malpe

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Mangaluru: The Malpe Fishermen’s Deep Sea Trawl Boat Association has criticised the lack of implementation of the rule banning purse seine boats from fishing using lights off the Malpe coast. This, it alleged, was being done deliberately under instructions from the Minister of Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports Pramod Madhwaraj. Addressing presspersons here on Tuesday, […]

Pramod Madhwaraj inaugurates eco-tourism activities at St Mary’s Island

Friday, December 1st, 2017
St Mary’s Island

Malpe: Udupi District-in-Charge Minister Pramod Madhwaraj inaugurated eco-tourism and travel activities at St Mary’s Island on Thursday. Addressing the gathering, Madhwaraj said St.Mary’s Island is a beautiful island. The columnar rock formation found here is unique and is similat to the ones found in African Islands. The island was neglected for a very long time […]

CM Siddaramaiah coming tomorrow

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Mangaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will visit Belthangady to attend a marriage on Sunday. He will come by a flight from Bengaluru to Mangaluru International Airport at 5.15 p.m. and will proceed to Belthangady. Mr. Siddaramaiah will return to Bengaluru by another flight at 9.20 p.m. In Udupi, Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and […]

Minister Pramod Madhwaraj skips Tippu Jayanti

Saturday, November 11th, 2017
tipu jayanti

Udupi: District minister Pramod Madhwaraj skipped the Tipu Jayanti programme organized at the deputy commissioner’s officer, though he attended other programmes in his itinerary. The minister attended a workshop at Pambur at 9.30am and a preliminary meeting on the implementation of Anila Bhagya project at the DC’s office at 11.30am. However he skipped Tipu Jayanti […]

Adventure water sports to give fillip to tourism at Padukere

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Udupi: Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, said on Wednesday that the State government will promote water adventure sports activities at the Malpe-Padukere beach to give a fillip to tourism in the district. He was addressing the gathering after unfurling the national flag at the Mahatma Gandhi Bayalu Ranga Mandira […]

Foundation stone laid for sea walkway at Malpe

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Sea walkway

Udupi: Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, laid the foundation stone for the construction of a Sea Walkway Point at the tourist jetty on the Malpe beach here on Wednesday. The sea walkway point will be 500 m long and 8.5 m wide. It will be completed by the end of this […]

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