Devotees not to visit Kukke Subrahmanya for the next two days : D

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022
kukke Subrahmanya

Mangaluru :  The Dakshina Kannada district administration on Monday issued an advisory to devotees not to visit Kukke Subrahmanya for the next two days in view of the waters of the swollen Kumaradhara entering Adi Subrahmanya temple. Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra shared an input from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) that a small convective system […]

Teenager drowns at Kumaradhara

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Puttur : A teenager drowned at Kumaradhara river near Shantimogaru bridge on the evening of June 12th. The deceased is identified as Mohammed Ashwan (15), son of Hameed, originally from Vittal, presently residing at a rented house at Parane. The teenager was pursuing 9th std education at St Philomena’s High School in Puttur. Ashwan had […]

Yuva Brigade and Sister Niveditha Foundation volunteers clean river Kumaradhara

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Mangaluru : Yuva Brigade and Sister Niveditha Foundation volunteers removed Several tonnes of filthy garbage from River Kumaradhara and Darpana Theertha at Kukke Subrahmanya. Yuva Brigade and Sister Niveditha Foundation volunteers cleaned the water body where hundreds of devotees take bath before visiting the famed Kukke Subrahmanya temple everyday. In a social media post, Naresh […]

Storing water in all the dams will help drinking water: DC

Sunday, November 6th, 2016
dc jagdish

Mangaluru : All the companies that produce hydro power by drawing water from major rivers — Netravati, Kumaradhara and Phalguni — in Dakshina Kannada can generate electricity after December 10 only if there is surplus inflow into the rivers. Deputy Commissioner K.G. Jagadeesha, who is also the District Magistrate, passed this order at a meeting […]

Devotee of Subrahmanya temple lost life by drowning in Kumaradhara

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Subrahmanya: A 31-year-old devotee of Subrahmanya temple lost his life while taking ‘Theerthe Snana’ at Kumaradhara Snanaghatta on Sunday. The deceased is identified as D R Venkatesh of Bengaluru. He was driven by the force of water and lost his life by drowning in the river. He was taxi driver as a profession. He was […]

Students bodies recovered from the Kumaradhara

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Subrahmanya : The bodies of two II PU students who were said to have drowned in the Kumaradhara at Kukke Subrahmanya on Monday were recovered on Tuesday. The Subrahmanya police said Jitesh A.R. (17) and Stephan Raj (17), students of Kukke Subrahmanya Pre-University College, and eight of their classmates went to the bathing ghat for […]

Heavy rains in the city; low-lying areas inundated

Monday, July 20th, 2015
Rain Mangalur

Mangaluru : The rains continued in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district even on Sunday . Landslides, artificial flood, and rise in water-level of rivers have been reported from various parts of the district. In the last 24 hours, Moodbidri has received the highest rainfall of 164.4 mm followed by Belthangady—117 mm, Bantwal—87.2 mm, Puttur—72.1 mm, […]

The six day Shashti festival comes to an end at Kukke on Monday

Monday, December 9th, 2013
Kukke Subramanya Shashti

Kukke Subramanya : The Shashti festival lasting six days is completed on Monday, December 9 with a decorated boat ride by priests on river Kumaradhara and devotees having a bath to refresh them selves after a six day long ritualistic programme. The temple elephant ‘Yashashwi’ was seen enjoying a free bath in the river. On […]

Body of Manjeshwar man who drowned in Kumaradhara not yet traced

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
Manjeshwar man

Subrahmanya: The body of one Sachin (43) from Belyangodu in Manjeshwar who had slipped and drowned in the Kumaradhara Bathing Ghat has not yet been traced. Sachin who had been to Subrahmanya Shrine with hisfamily for a Naga Dosha Parihara and Sarpa Sanskara Ritual had drowned while taking a holy dip. He was a vegetable […]

Doctor meets watery grave in Gundya river

Monday, May 28th, 2012
Gundya Kumaradhara River

Puttur: A physician hailing from Kuttar in the outskirts of Mangalore met a watery grave in the Gundya river in Puttur taluk on May 27, Sunday. The incident took place when the physician Dr Dinesh Amin was at the river banks along with his brother’s family on their return from the pilgrim shrine of Subrahamanya. […]