Car accident elderly man dead, another critical

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021

Mangaluru  : In an tragedy incident an elderly man who was travelling in a car lost his life while his wife sustained injuries after their car rammed into an telephone pole and overturned near the Koodli Durgaparameshwari Gadduge Mariamma Temple Cross in Herady village on December 21, Tuesday. The deceased is U B Prabhaker Rao […]

Senior Yakshagana artiste collapses on stage, dies of cardiac arrest

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
Sadhu Kottary

Udupi: A Yakshagana artiste of Mandarthi Yakshagana Mela died on the stage while he was performing at Kajralli near Siriyara during the early hours of January 5. The deceased has been identified as Sadhu Kotari (58), a resident of Barkur. He was working as a Yakshagana artiste in the well-known Mandarthi Yakshagana Mela. According to sources, […]

Rare ‘Lajja Gauri’ idol discovered on roadside at Barkur

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Mangaluru : In an astonishing find, a rare sixth century granite idol of ‘Lajja Gauri’ has been discovered fixed on the road in Barkur village of Udupi district, according to information furnished by Dr. Shivakant Bajpai, Superintending Archaeologist of ASI Bangalore Circle. Lajja Gauri is depicted in nude form and is said to be a […]

Minister Jaimala flags off festivities three-day Alupotsava at Barkur

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Udupi : The three-day Alupotsava, organised by the district administration, to promote tourism got off to a colourful start here on Friday. Jaimala, Women and Child Development Minister, flagged off the fest by unfurling a flag with two fishes, the symbol of the Alupa dynasty which ruled Tulunadu. She also inaugurated the 4-km heritage walk […]

Little Bunting sighted in Barkur wetlands

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Udupi: A group of four birders, Adithya Bhat, Sahana M., Arun Prabhu and Kumudini Prabhu, sighted a Little Bunting at the wetlands in Barkur village of Udupi district on January 28. According to a press release issued here by Coastal Karnataka Bird Watchers Network on Monday, the Little Bunting is a small passerine bird belonging […]

Katthale Basadi at Barkur set to illuminate in oil wick lamps

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Katthale Basadi

Udupi : World Tourism Day celebration in this district is all set to present Katthale Basadi in a whole new light. While the celebration per se will be held on Wednesday, district administration is all set to illuminate this basadi in the erstwhile capital of the Alupas that ruled this part of the state at […]

One day children’s literary camp held in Barkur on Jan.14

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Udupi: It was as day for young children of age between 8 and 16, budding as writers and authors of poetry and other literatures that attracted hundreds of children at Barkur for an extracurricular activates camp in literature and Yoga on Tuesday Jan.14. Dr Jayant Kaikini, a former editor of a monthly magazine in a […]

One day Tulunad Jatre concludes on Sunday at Nehru Maidan (Jan.5, 2014)

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Mangalore: 3 chariots starting from Barkur, Sullia and Kasargod all the way to Mangalore converged at Jyothi circle in the afternoon of Sunday Jan.5th, 2014 carry in the massage of Tulu language, state and culture dating back to over 26 centuries on the west coast, and proceeded along with thousands of waiting Tuluva people on […]