Mahaveer Peace award for Shravanabelagola seer

Saturday, December 9th, 2017
Shravanabelagola Swami

Bangalore: The state government has selected Shravanabelagola seer Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swami for the National Mahaveer Peace Award for the year 2017. The award, instituted by the Department of Kannada and Culture, carries a purse of Rs 10 lakh and a citation, according to an official press release. The seer has been selected for the award […]

Rs 1070-Cr budget for Mahamastakabhisheka; Karnataka seeks central aid

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Hassan: Hassan District In-charge Minister A Manju on Friday called on Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and sought central assistance for organising the biggest Jain festival, ‘Mahamastakabhisheka’, at Shravanabelagola in Hassan district which is estimated to cost Rs 1,070 crore. Celebrated once in 12 years, the ‘Mahamastakabhisheka’ – the anointment of Gomateshwara statue at Shravanabelagola […]

Reduce the travel time to reach Bangalore from Mangalore via Shravanabelagola : DVS

Sunday, August 17th, 2014
DVS press

Mangalore : Union Minister for Railways D V Sadananda Gowda has said that the budget has allocated Rs 150 crore to the Shravanabelagola–Bangalore railway line. By March 2016, the Mangalore-Bangalore train will ply directly via Shravanabelagola. Speaking at an interaction with the journalists of Mangalore organised by the Dakshina Kannada Working Journalists Association here on Saturday, he […]

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