KSP says Kannada language neglected in Udupi Krishna Mutt

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
Krishna Mutt

Udupi : Zilla Kannada Sahitya Parishat president Surendra Adiga raised objection on the removal of Kannada name plate at the entrance of the Krishna Mutt in Udupi. The removal of the Kannada board may create rift among languages. “First priority should be given to Kannada. Later, other languages should be used. By removing Kannada name […]

High Court sought from BBMP on name boards for Kannada

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court sought response from the BBMP’s on a petition challenging the civic body’s circular asking businesses to reserve 60% of space on their name boards for Kannada. The Retailers Association of India challenged the BBMP(Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) order seeking all licensed retailers to ensure 60% of display in Kannada language […]

Two Kasargod youth arrested for distributing IS pamphlets in Goa

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Kasargod: Two persons hailing from Kasargod district in Kerala were arrested near Panaji late on Monday while canvassing for a convention of Salafi Muslims scheduled to be held in Mangaluru later this month. A police official said that the two persons identified as Ilyas U, 34 and Abdul Nazir, 24, were arrested from the Dona […]

Take MPs into confidence before approaching Centre, Simha tells govt

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Mysuru: MP Pratap Simha alleged that the Congress government has failed to take BJP MPs from the state into confidence on major issues including National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). Speaking to reporters here on Sunday, the MP said, “Except Energy Minister D K Shivakumar, no minister has brought the issues to the notice of the […]

Four-day literary-cultural festival Alva’s Nudisiri concludes at Moodabidri

Monday, November 30th, 2015
Alvas Nudisiri 15

Mangaluru : The four-day literary-cultural extravaganza, the 12th edition of Alva’s Nudisiri concluded at Moodabidri near here on Sunday with the felicitation of 10 prominent personalities who have rendered yeomen service to the country and the language with Alva’s Nudisiri Awards. T.V. Venkatachala Shastri Nudisiri Sarvadhyaksha,In his validatary speach, said, he had attended many ‘national’ […]

Kannada should be the administrative language of the government : Rai

Monday, November 2nd, 2015
Kannada Rajyotsava

Mangaluru : DK district administration celebrated the 60th Karnataka Rajyotsava and District In-Charge Minister B Ramanath Rai hoisted the flag at the Kannada Rajyotsava celebrations at Nehru Maidan here on Sunday Nov 1. District in-charge minister Ramanath Rai hoisted the national flag and he received guard of honour from the parade commander on the occasion. […]

Central approved renaming the 12 cities of Karnataka, Mangalore is now Mangaluru

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Mangalore : The Centre on Friday Oct.17 cleared renaming 12 cities and towns of the state including Belgaum as Belagavi and Bangalore as Bengaluru. Mangalore as Mangaluru. Eight years after approved the proposal received from Karnataka government. Mangalore has many religions people and they called like Kudla, Kodial, Maikala, Mangalore, Mangalapura and Mangaluru. Now Mangalore’s official name […]

Kannada can’t be compulsory medium of instruction in schools: SC to Karnataka

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
Kannada language

Bangalore: The Supreme Court, in a landmark judgement on Tuesday, struck down a Karnataka government order imposing Kannada language as the medium of instruction in all primary schools of the state. A Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court said that imposing the mother tongue as the medium of instruction violated the fundamental rights. This highly […]

Dr Sara Abubaker releases KSRTC sponsored book ‘Nadabhimana’

Thursday, May 1st, 2014
KSRTC Nadabhimana

Mangalore : Dr Sara Abubaker, senior writer released the book ‘Nadabhimana’, brought out by Karnataka State Road Transportation Corporation’s Kannada Action Committee at press club on Wednesday, April 30. The book was edited by Chenne Gowda. Speaking after releasing the book, she said that pertaining to education, Government introduces certain guidelines, but it comes to […]

‘Develop pride about Kannada’

Monday, April 8th, 2013
Lilavathi S Rao.

Mangalore : Though Though Kannada enjoys the status of classic language, and has to its credit eight Jnanapeeth awards, there is dearth of pride among Kannadigas towards the language, opined Kannada litterateur Lilavathi S Rao. She was delivering her presidential address in the Taluk Kannada literary convention held in Vishnumurthy Temple, Kulai in Mangalore on […]