First floating bridge of the state inaugurated at Malpe beach

Saturday, May 7th, 2022
First floating bridge of the state inaugurated at Malpe beach

Udupi : The first floating bridge of the state was inaugurated at Malpe beach on May 6, Friday by Udupi MLA Raghupathi Bhat. Speaking on the occasion, Bhat said the beach which is already attracting tourists from different parts of the nation as well as abroad, would attract still more people due to the latest […]

Two engineering students drown near St. Mary’s island sea, one missing

Thursday, April 7th, 2022
Mangalam Students

Udupi : Two engineering students from Kerala drowned in the sea off St. Mary’s island in Udupi around 1 p.m. on April 7. Another student is missing. The deceased have been identified as Allen Reji, 22, and Amal C. Anil, 22. Another student Antony, 21, is missing. Expert swimmer Eshwar Malpe is part of a […]

Women cover 4-km distance between Malpe Beach and St. Mary’s Island in 75 minutes

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
womens day

Mangaluru : The district administration in association with Udupi Zilla Panchayat, General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure, Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports and G. Shankar Government First Grade College  jointly organised  International Women’s Day in a unique way. Making a difference on the International Women’s Day and braving sea waters, the 40 girls from different […]

Udupi : Appoint five more lifeguards at Malpe beach; DC Jagadeesha

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

Udupi : G. Jagadeesha, Deputy Commissioner, on Friday directed the members of the Malpe Development Committee to appoint five more lifeguards in addition to the existing five on  DC Jagadeesha He was chairing a meeting of the Malpe Development Committee at the District Offices Complex here. Mr. Jagadeesha said that safety of the tourists should […]

Malpe beach bomb blast – Youth arrested

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Udupi: Maple police have arrested a youth who had posted a video on social sites threatening to conduct bomb blast on Malpe beach. The arrested youth is identified as Srijan (18), a resident of Thottam near Malpe. Srijan had circulated a 1 minute 24 seconds video in which, having his face covered with cloth, he […]

Matsya mela to be held at Malpe beach tom

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Udupi: A state-level ‘Matsya mela’ (fish fest), jointly organised by Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Zilla Sahakari Fish Marketing Federation and the Fisheries Department will be held at Malpe beach in Udupi on December 30. Addressing reporters at a press meet held at Udupi Press Club on Friday, December 28 DK and Udupi Cooperative Fish Marketing […]

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 […]

‘Udupi Parba’ off to a colourful start on Malpe beach

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Udupi: The three-day Udupi Parba and Adventure Festival got off to a colourful start on the Malpe beach here on Friday with cultural troupes giving performances and other events. The beach itself looked colourful with buntings, festoons, arches arches and sky lanterns. While there was a competition of sand sculptures on one side, on the […]

‘Udupi Parba’ to focus on sports, culture, cuisine

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Mangaluru: The ‘Udupi Parba and Adventure Sports Festival’ focusing on adventure sports, culture, coastal cuisine, and a variety of competitions would be held at several places in the district from December 24 to 31. One of the major highlights of the adventure sports festival would be the National Junior Open Water Swimming Championship, which would […]

Sea walkway point to come up at Malpe beach

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
sea walkway

Udupi: A sea walkway point will come up at Malpe beach here. It will be the first such sea walkway in the State. For the tourists visiting Malpe, it will be yet another attraction. The point will be located near the tourist jetty, which transports tourists on boats from Malpe to the St. Mary’s Island. The […]