Biggest Hindu temple Lord Venkateswara Temple built in 162 acres at 100 crore in New Jersey, US

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

New Jersey : Lord Venkateswara temple situated at Robbinsville township of New Jersey has been built with Rs 100 crore and is spread across 162 acres. It is the world’s costliest and largest Hindu temple. The Sri Rangaswami temple in Srirangam, Tamil Nadu, which covers 155.92 acres, was the biggest Hindu temple earlier. The Bochasanvasi […]

Police claims Hoax call at railway station made from Mangalore

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Kasargod: The Kasargod police are on their way to Mangalore for the investigation on account of a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax. It is learnt that, police control room had received three phone calls alerting them on a bomb that was planted at the Kasargod railway station on Sunday at around […]

New mobile tower radiation norms from today

Saturday, September 1st, 2012
Mobile Tower

Mumbai: India has the worst cellular tower radiation norms in the world. But from Saturday new guidelines are being implemented. Cellular towers will have to reduce the amount of radiation they emit to 1/10th of the current level. But is the new limit sufficient to reduce serious health risks, given that most countries in the […]

Madras High Court gives green signal for Kudankulam nuke project

Friday, August 31st, 2012
Kudankulam nuclear project

Chennai: The Madras High Court has given a green signal today for the two 1,000 MW Russian reactors at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP). Rejecting a petition, the court said there are no impediments against the mega atomic power project, around 650 kms from Chennai. The court has also asked all safety recommendations of task […]

Colourful politics of Sarekoppa Bangarappa

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011
S Bangarappa

Bangalore: In 1932, late S. Bangarappa was born in Kubatoor village of Soraba Taluk as the son of Kallappa and Kallamma. He entered politics as a lawyer, through Shantaveri Gopala Gowda, along with SM Krishna, in Samajwadi (socialist) party, and becme an orator who could pull crowds to his meetings and speeches. R.M. Lohia was […]

A visit of Ancient Greek and Roman cultures in Turkey

Sunday, October 30th, 2011
Ancient Greek and Roman cultures

Anthaliya : Turkey, known officially as the Republic of Turkey is a Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia and Thrace in the Balkan region of southeastern Europe. Ephesus was an ancient Greek city, and later a major Roman city, on the west coast of Asia Minor, near present-day Selïuk, Izmir […]

Who is this Tadahathi, 102 year old GP member of Pudukulam

Monday, October 24th, 2011
Madurai District

Madurai: A102-year old grandmother, Tadahati, from Pudukaulam village in Madurai district here, made democratic history by getting elected the GP, when youngsters were still hesitating even to compete, let alone win, such a grassroot election in India. She has a large family of children and grand-children, who with local people family of children and grand-children, […]

“Safron Terror” – does it exist?

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

(from P. Ramesh Rao) Desk : Only in the mind of Union Home Minister, and not even any Police Inspector in any state including Karnataka is afraid of this so called ochre-coloured (kenunciatory) terror that Palaniappan Chidambaram simply imagines. He should be more concerned about Taliban & Al Qaida terrorism in a Hindu India and […]

Bharat Seva Dal observes Founders’ Day.

Thursday, August 26th, 2010
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Mangalore: The 35th death anniversary of  Na. Su Hardikar, founder of Bharat Seva Dal and an honouring ceremony were conducted at the teachers’ Training College in Mangalore today by District unit of BSD and Tagore Park Public Education Deptt in Mangalore. Basher Baikampady who presided over the function lighted the traditional lamp, to inaugurate the […]

Cell (mobile) phones can be dangerous in overuse.

Friday, August 6th, 2010
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Desk : Today a child also uses mobile phones to talk to parents in office when it is in a children’s camp. But over-use of mobile cell phones can be dangerous to the ear and brains of those who indulge in them day and night for long hours, encouraged by the industrial giants to go […]