Artistes apply for Covid relief package

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

Mangaluru : Nearly 1,279 artistes in Dakshina Kannada district have applied for Covid relief package, as announced by the state government. The government in its relief package had announced that artistes and art troupes will be given Rs 3,000 each, benefiting 16,095 people, at an expense of Rs 4.82 crore through Kannada and Culture Department. Accordingly, […]

Konkani Lokotsav 2017 kicks off with traditional touch

Saturday, February 11th, 2017
Konkani Lokotsav 2017

Mangaluru : Konkani Lokotsav 2017, a three-day festival of Konkani language and culture,  jointly organised by the Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy and Kannada and culture department was inaugurated at Town Hall here on Friday February 10. Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) mayor inaugurated Konkani Lokotsav 2017, by playing and the ‘Gumatt’ Konkani traditional drum. In his inaugural address […]

By going paperless, Kannada and Culture department shows the way

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Mangaluru: Kannada and Culture department of the Government of Karnataka has set a good trend by effectively implementing the e-office system, thereby going paperless. Kannada and Culture Department director K A Dayanand, who received Sarvottama Award during the Republic Day celebrations in Bengaluru recently for the successful implementation of e-office in the department, spoke to media […]

‘Vishwa Manava Dinacharane’ observed in the city

Friday, December 30th, 2016
Vishwa Manava Dinacharane

Mangaluru: “A man while his birth will be a universal person, but as he grows he restricts himself. We should become universal persons by keeping faith on language and region,” said SDM College Kannada HOD Dr Sampath Kumar. He was addressing the gathering in ‘Vishwa Manava Dinacharane’ organised by district administration, Kannada and culture department […]

CM attacks BJP top guns for ‘double standards’ on Tipu

Friday, November 11th, 2016
Tipu Jayanti Bangalore

Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday accused BJP leaders of double standards on Tipu Jayanti and said that his government would continue organising Tipu Jayanti despite protest. He was speaking after inaugurating Tipu Jayanti organised by the Kannada and Culture department at the Vidhana Soudha, amidst tight security. Siddaramaiah ridiculed former chief ministers B S Yeddyurappa […]

Let’s not contort the history and social harmony says Ramanath Rai during Tippu Jayanthi

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Mangaluru: “We should not contort the history and the social harmony. Social harmony should be increased during the celebration of Tippu Jayanthi,” said district in-charge Minister Ramanath Rai. He was addressing the gathering in Hazarath Tippu Sultan Jayanthi organised by ZP and Kannada and culture department, on Thursday at ZP Netravati hall. “People belonging to […]

Govt planning to grant official status to Kannada flag

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Bengaluru: The state government is contemplating grant of official status to the Kannada flag. The Kannada flag, rectangular in shape, with a strip of yellow (top half) and red in equal measure, symbolises Kannada and Karnataka. “We are contemplating enacting a law to give the Kannada flag an official status,” Chief Minister Siddaramaiah told reporters […]

No need for separate literary meet for women: Kamala Hampana

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Mysuru: Writer Kamala Hampana said that there is no need to organise a separate literary meet for women. She was speaking during the inaugural function of the two-day Dalit Mahila Sahitya Sammelana, organised by Kannada and Culture department, Kannada Book Authority and Belaku organisation at Kuvempu Institute of Kannada Studies of the University of Mysore, […]

Thousands witness Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Talacauvery: Thousands of devotees witnessed the Cauvery Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery, the birth place of River Cauvery on Monday. A slew of rituals were performed, near the Cauvery Brahmakundike where the river originates, from the morning by a group of priests led by K P Gopalarishna Achar. The Brahmakundike was decked up with gold and silver […]

Discussions will be held to include Narayana Guru’s life history in text books: Madhwaraj

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Udupi: “Discussions will be held with leaders and education minister to include Narayana Guru’s message and life history in the text books,” said district in-charge Minister Pramod Madhwaraj. He was addressing the gathering in Brahmashree Narayana Guru 162 birth anniversary celebration programme, organised by district administration, ZP and Kannada and culture department, on Friday. “Narayana […]