Citizens should enjoy freedom in daily life: Santhosh Kamath

Monday, August 15th, 2022
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Mangaluru : “Independence becomes meaningful only when the citizens are able to enjoy freedom in their daily life. The Aam Aadmi Party is everybody’s party. Our five main goals are patriotism, eradicating corruption, and providing education, health, and infrastructure. If these five goals are achieved, then all citizens can enjoy freedom. Yet, in present-day governance, things […]

Towards united, integrated, democratic and secular India

Sunday, August 15th, 2021
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Leaders of the freedom movement ingeniously prevented British attempts to balkanize India by allowing 565 princely states to remain independent By Ashok Bhan Mangaluru ; On the eve of India’s Independence, towards midnight on Aug. 15, 1947, first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru delivered a “Tryst with Destiny” speech, which spoke on the aspects that transcended […]

Online lecture series under the title of “Vichara Kalarava”

Saturday, May 29th, 2021
Santhosh Hegde

Bengaluru : National Service Scheme (NSS) Cell, Bangalore University in Commemorating 75 Years of Indian Independence is organising daily online lecture series under the title of “Vichara Kalarava” (Spreading intellectual Information).Hon’ble Justice Santhosh Hegde Former Judge, Supreme Court of India & Former Lokayukta, Govt.of Karnataka will be inaugurating by delivering First Lecture on the topic […]

Venkaiah Naidu recalls Mahatma Gandhi’s suggestion to disband congress after independence

Saturday, December 14th, 2019
Venkaiah-Naidu

Gujarat : Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday invoked Mahatma Gandhi’s “suggestion” to disband the “Congress as a platform” after India attained independence from the British in 1947. Naidu also said everybody celebrated the Supreme Court’s unanimous verdict on the Ayodhya dispute, clearing the decks for the construction of a Ram temple. The vice […]

GST is a significant tax reform after the independence: Y C Shiva Kumar

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016
GST

Mangaluru: “GST is a significant tax reform implemented in India after the independence,” said State Income Tax Department Additional Commissioner Y C Shiva Kumar. He was addressing the gathering in a GST awareness programme organised by Canara Commerce and Industrial Institution on Friday. “All the necessary works have been done to implement GST by April […]

Honoring 1971 Bangla freedom war martyrs from India at Kadri Park

Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Mangalore: In a memorial meeting held at the martyrs’ structure outside the Kadri Park held on Monday morning IGP G. Prathap Reddy informed the gathering of Ex-service men and other dignitaries, that the Bangla war of 1971 will be remembered on this day for the sacrifices of our soldiers who fot the war against Pakistan […]

Independence Cup Football tournament concludes

Thursday, August 16th, 2012
Cup Football tournament

Mangalore : The football tournament  for the Independence Cup organized by the Dakshina Kannada District Football Association concluded on August 15. In the Higher Primary category, Morning Star School, Bajpe, emerged winners in both girls and boys section. In the High School level, St. Joseph’s School, Bajpe and  B.E.M. School, Ullal, bagged first place in […]

Open Fide- Rated district-level chess tournament held in city

Monday, August 13th, 2012
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Mangalore: Ratnakar Shetty, treasurer of Udupi District Chess Association, inaugurated the Open Inter-District Independence Cup Chess Tournament in Mangalore on August 12, Sunday. The tournament was organized by the South Kanara District Chess Association. Around 70 people, in the age group of 6 – 30, are taking part in this one-day tournament. Dr. Jessy Maria […]

Thoughts on Independence.

Monday, August 16th, 2010
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(from P. Ramesh Rao) Mangalore : It is 63 years since we Indians secured freedom from the British colonial rulers. We agreed to partition in a Shimla meeting called by Mountbatten of Burma, who ruled last, in June 1947. The Muslims led by M. A. Jinnah were present, so also Sikhs. It was Congress led […]

City Prepares to celebrate 63rd Independence Day

Saturday, August 14th, 2010
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Mangalore : Preparation for the 63rd Indian Independence Day celebration is under way at Mangalore. As part of Independence Day celebration the Nehru Maidan will be decorated with the tri colour bunting and flags. Most of the shops in the city have displayed the national flags of various varieties like in plastic and satin cloth […]