Shiroor to get school teaching Indian, Western music

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Udupi: The foundation stone for a music school which would impart training in Indian and Western music was laid near the moola Shiroor Mutt here on Friday. Lakshmivara Tirtha Swami of Shiroor Mutt, Ishavittaladasa Swami of Kemar Sandipani Ashram, and percussionist Sivamani laid the foundation stone here. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sivamani said that […]

Indian-origin Miss America Nina Davuluri unfazed by racist comments

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
Miss America Nina Davuluri

Washington: The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media on Monday but 24-year-old Nina Davuluri played down the issue, saying she had to “rise above” such things. On Twitter, some users uncharitably referred to Davuluri, the daughter of a gynaecologist who emigrated from India 30 years […]

Maharashtra CM condoles death of Indian soldier from Kolhapur

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan condoled the death of Indian army soldier Pundalik Mane from Kolhapur, who lost his life during an ambush at Poonch sector today, and said the country would not forget his sacrifice. Mane hailed from Pimpalgaon village in Kagal taluka of Kolhapur district. “Be it protecting the country or […]

London Olympics: Mystery woman stirs trouble

Saturday, July 28th, 2012
London Olympics

London: The Indian contingent at the Olympics has got itself drawn into a controversy after a mysterious woman was found to be marching along with them during the Opening ceremony on Saturday. The woman, whose identity isn’t known, was seen marching ahead of the Indian contingent, just behind flag-bearer Sushil Kumar.  Has learnt that the […]

Indian Red Cross Society felicitated Blood Donors at DC Office

Sunday, June 20th, 2010
Krishna J Palemar, District in charge minister inaugurated World Blood Donors Day

14.06.10 Mangalore : The Indian Red Cross Society felicitated seven donors on account of ‘World Blood Donors Day’ at Conference Hall of DC Office on June 14, Monday. Speaking after inaugurating the event, Krishna J Palemar, District in charge minister, said that donating blood to the needy is the great job. The Indian Red Cross […]