Admar Mutt senior seer hands over responsibility to junior

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Udupi: Udupi Admar Mutt senior seer Sri Vishwapriya Tirtha Swamiji has said that he has handed over the entire responsibility of the mutt to his junior, Sri Ishapriya Tirtha Swamiji. Sri Vishwapriya, having been ordained into Sanyasa in 1972 by his Guru Late Vibhudapriya Swamiji, is 60 now. He told reporters in Udupi on Saturday […]

Man runs 3 km to alert about crack in track

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Udupi: A man’s presence of mind that helped prevent a probable railway accident has come for much praise here. The man saw a crack in the railway track and immediately informed the Udupi Railway Station Master. Krishna Poojary (53) is a daily wage worker and who works as an assistant cook at an eatery at […]

Seized ganja: 20 kgs burnt on the premises of district Police office

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Udupi: Seized ganja weighing around 20 kg was burnt by the Drug Disposal Committee, on court orders in the premises of the district police office here on Friday, October 26. The entire process of destroying the ganja, seized during raids in 15 cases coming under Udupi Town police Station, Manipal Police Station, Karkala Police Station […]

Udupi administration responsible for artificial sand scarcity: Raghupati Bhat

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Udupi: Raghupati Bhat, MLA and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, said on Thursday that the district administration was directly responsible for creating artificial sand shortage in Udupi district. He was speaking at the indefinite day-and-night relay dharna organised by the district unit of BJP, Maraligagi Horata Samiti and 10 other organisations, in front of the […]

Harvesters make it easy for farmers

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Agricultural fields that otherwise would have been left uncultivated are being worked on thanks to mechanisation, said Ganesh, a farmer at Maravanthe village in Udupi district pointing to a paddy harvester in his field. As the harvester cuts paddy shoots, separating the grains and disposing of the grass systematically, Mr. Ganesh, who owns about […]

Sand problem: Tipper owners Protest gherao Shobha Karandlaje

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Kundapura: Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje who came to Koteshwar on Friday, Ocober 19, to meet tipper and lorry owners and drivers who are on protests all over Udupi, parking their tippers and other vehicles on roadsides urging for a solution for sand problem gheroaed the MP and expressed their anguish. The MP asked the delegation […]

Gangolli set to emerge as a major fisheries centre

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Udupi: With the work on the breakwaters expected to be completed in a couple of months, the Gangolli fisheries harbour is set to emerge as a second major fisheries centre in Udupi district. The work on the breakwaters is nearly complete and would help in smooth movement of boats from the harbour to the sea […]

Padubidri beach to get Blue Flag tag soon

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Udupi: The Padubidri beach is likely to receive the Blue Flag tag shortly. It is the first beach in Karnataka and one among the 13 beaches chosen across the country to have bagged this preferred distinction which is likely to promote tourism. The Blue Flag is a stringent international standard for beaches and in order […]

LS by-election at Shivamogga: model code of conduct applicable in Udupi district

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Udupi: Due to the upcoming by-election in Shivamogga Lok Sabha (LS) constituency, the model code of conduct is applicable not just to Byndoor assembly constituency, but to the entire Udupi district, said Udupi deputy commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis at a press meet on Sunday, October 7th. Polling is to be held in a single phase […]

People protest against proposed tolgate at belman

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Udupi: A mass protest will be staged by the members of Belman Tollgate Kendra Horata Samiti against the state government opposing its decision to collect toll from the commuters in Belman with effect from October 15th, said N Suhas Hegde, president of the Horata Samithi, speaking at a press conference at Udupi press club on […]

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