Nurse’s death: Family’s wait for mortal remains gets next week!

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Udupi: The wait for the mortal remains of Shirva-based nurse Hazel Jyotsna Mathias, who died under mysterious circumstances in Saudi Arabia may finally be over. Reportedly, a NOC (No Objection Letter) has been obtained from the Saudi Embassy and all processes in connection to the repatriation of her body have been completed. Hazel’s mortal remains […]

Udupi farmers worried due to lack of rains in Sept

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Udupi: The sudden absence of rainfall in Udupi district has left farmers, and also people, worried. The decline in rainfall has reduced the inflow into rivers and the level of water in wells and other water bodies too has gone down. According to information provided by the district administration, the average rainfall in the district […]

St Mary’s Island opens for tourists

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Udupi: Boat services to St Mary’s Island which is situated about 6.5 km from Malpe beach began on Sunday. The boat services were prohibited for three months during the monsoon by the district administration. The island is full of hexagonal linear columns stacked together. Millions of years ago the molten lava of basaltic rock overflowed […]

vented dams were being constructed to improve irrigation facilities: C.S. Puttaraju

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Udupi: Minister for Minor Irrigation C.S. Puttaraju said on Friday that his department would design the new vented dams in such a manner that they would allow light vehicles to travel on it. He was chairing a review meeting of the Department of Minor Irrigation and Groundwater Development at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office. Mr. Puttaraju […]

Central team visits Udupi to assess rain damage

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Udupi: A team of senior officers deputed by the Union government to study rain damage visited various places in Udupi district on Wednesday. The district received heavy rains in the last three months. The team came from Mangaluru to Karkala. Priyanka Mary Francis, Deputy Commissioner, accompanied the team. They inspected damaged roads, buildings, basic infrastructure […]

Race begins for elections to top posts of Udupi CMC

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Udupi: With the government releasing the list of reservation for urban local bodies (ULBs), the race for the posts of the president and the vice-president of the Udupi City Municipal Council (CMC) has begun. The post of the president is reserved for Backward Communities ‘A’ woman, while that of the vice-president is reserved for the […]

Udupi CMC president among notable losers

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Udupi: The notable losers in the local body elections for Udupi City Municipal Council (CMC) included CMC President, Meenakshi Bannanje of the Congress from Bannanje ward. She was defeated by Vijay K. of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by 804 votes. The Bailoor ward in Udupi got a lot of attention as the BJP had fielded […]

BJP retains its sway in coastal region

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Udupi: The Bharatiya Janata Party continued its sway in its stronghold, coastal Karnataka, by winning 193 seats out of 386 seats of different urban local bodies that went to polls on August 31. The Congress came second by winning 145 seats, followed by 12 seats by the Janata Dal (Secular), 11 seats by the Social […]

Preparations for ‘Monti Fest’ begin

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Mangaluru: The Konkani Catholics in Karavali will be celebrating Mother Mary’s birthday as Monti Fest on September 8th and in preparation to the feast have already begun the 9 day novena and prayers since Thursday, August 30th. During these 9 days novena, little children take flowers with them to the church daily and dedicate it […]

Udupi set for Sri Krishna Jayanti celebrations on Sunday

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Udupi: The stage is set for Sri Krishna Jayanti and Sri Krishna Leelotsava (popularly known as ‘Vittal Pindi’) celebrations here on Sunday (September 2) and Monday (September 3), respectively. The Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple would be the cynosure of all eyes during both these festivals. The exponent of Dwaita philosophy Sri Madhwacharya installed the beautiful idol […]

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