Schools reopen for lower primary classes (1 to 5) on October 25

Monday, October 25th, 2021
School Reopen

Mangaluru : After 19 months, lower primary classes  (1 to 5)  reopened on October 25. While government and aided schools welcomed students in standards I to V back to the classroom. As the covid19 positivity rate in the district is quite low, the classes are being opened to an enthusiastic response. In Dakshina Kannada, 1,57,562 students studying […]

Festivals over, veggie prices show no sign of coming down

Friday, October 27th, 2017
vegetable price

Mangaluru: Consumers in city are bearing the brunt of high prices of vegetables even after the festival season is over. Contrary to the prediction of leading vegetable vendors in the city that prices would drop after Deepavali, the rates have shot up considerably. Vegetable rates in Mangaluru have a direct link with rain in Malnad […]

Invite Hindus for Deepavali Souharda Koota : Pejawar seer

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Pejawar seer

Udupi : Roshan Baig, Urban Development Minister, said on Monday that the Souharda Upahara Koota (Iftaar), organised by Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Paryaya Pejawar Mutt for a gathering of Muslims to break their fast here on June 24 was a model for everybody. Speaking to presspersons after meeting the Pejawar seer at the Sri Krishna […]

Preparations for Deepavali are in full swing

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Mangaluru: Entire city of Mangaluru is busy with the preparations of three days Deepavali festival. Preaparations are going in full swing and the markets are filled with the buyers. Things like goodu deepa, diyas, lanterns, flowers, jewellery, cloth and especially fireworks are being sold in a rapid manner. The motto of celebrating Deepavali is to […]

Before celebrating Deepavali let Ivan to convert to Hinduism says VHP

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Mangaluru: In a joint press conference of Vishwa Hindu Parishat (VHP), BJP, Bhajaranga Dal and ABVP on Wednesday, condemned Ivan D’Souza’s move to celebrate Deepavali at Kadri Temple premises. Addressing the press personnel VHP district President Jagadeesh Shenava said that let Ivan D’Souza to covert as a Hindu before celebrating Deepavali festival in temple. Christians […]

“Deepavali” “festival of lights” Begins

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Mangaluru : The city is busy in Diwali celebrations for three days from Nov. 10 to 13. People crouded to buy Diyas, Lantern, Lights, Flowers to celebrated Deepavali in grandeur. Diwali is more than a “festival of lights”. The word “deepavali” is a Sanskrit word meaning “the array of lights”. The festival is celebrated are […]

47th Pattabhisheka of Dr Heggade celebrated at Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala

Friday, October 24th, 2014
Veerendra Hegde

Dharmasthala : Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala is decked with festive mood to celebrate the 47th Pattabhisheka Vardhanthyutsava (anniversary) of its Dharmadhikari Dr. D Veerendra Heggade on October 24, Friday. The anniversary and Deepavali celebrations coincide this time making the day with a big event. As a part of event, a special poojas were arranged at the […]

City decked with earthen lamps to celebrate Deepavali

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Mangalore Diwali

Mangalore : Deepavali or festival of lights is an important festival for Indians, celebrated across the country on the five days from the 13th day of the dark half of the lunar month Ashvina to the second day of the light half of Kartika as per the Hindu calendar. The Hindu community celebrates Deepavali by […]

Deepavali splendor at Malpe Beach

Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Malpe Beach

Malpe : All roads led to Malpe on November 14 evening, Wednesday-There was a reason- The Deepavali Festival organised by  Malpe Friends. Nearly one lakh people had gathered to celebrate the occasion which was marked by a variety of cultural programmes. Dr G Shanker  of G Shanker Family Trust inaugurated the programme. MLA Raghupathi Bhat […]

Goodu- deepa competitions at Sri Krishna Math

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Udupi : On October 24 it is Yamadeepa, on 25th  evening housewives fill the large vessels in bathroom  with water and add kumkum, accompanied by cymbals sounds on Naraka Chaturdashi and on October 26 morning, Amavasya reigns with Diwali or lamp lines all over the residential colonies. At 5.30am (brahmi muhurtam, down) and after an […]