Harekala Hajabba to receive Padma Shri Award on November 8

Friday, October 22nd, 2021
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Mangaluru : Harekala Hajabba, who has been chosen for the Padma Shri Award 2020, will receive the prestigious honour in New Delhi on November 8. Hajabba, the orange seller who saved money to build a school in his village, was declared the recipient of one of the highest civilian honours of India on January 25, […]

‘Saint of letters’ Harekala Hajabba chosen for Padma Shri award

Sunday, January 26th, 2020
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Mangaluru : The illiterate fruit vendor devoted nearly 20 years of his life and life’s earnings towards educating children in his village will be honoured with Padma Shri award. The orange seller Harekala Hajabba who is known as the ‘saint of letters’ chosen for the Padma Shri award for the year 2020, the award were announced on […]

Padma Shri award winner Sulagitti Narasamma no more

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Bengaluru: Padma Shri awardee and a well-known midwife Sulagitti Narasamma (98), who had helped thousands of women to deliver babies safely died at BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals in Kengeri in Bengaluru on Tuesday, December 25. It is gathered that Sulagitti Narasamma was admitted to the Siddaganga Hospital and Research Centre last month due to chronic […]

‘His works reflect the essence of coastal life’

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Unlike some white collared writers, Kota Shivaram Karanth moved freely with people and his works touched readers as they relate to events happening around, poet and Padma Shri awardee K.S. Nisar Ahmed said here on Tuesday. Speaking after receiving Karanth Award conferred by Dakshina Kannada Sahitya Parihat on the occasion of Karanth’s birth anniversary, […]

Yakshagana artiste Chittani dead

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Veteran Yakshagana artiste Chittani Ramachandra Hegde passed away at KMC hospital in Manipal on Tuesday night, due to pneumonia. He was 84. He was admitted to the intensive care unit in Manipal on Friday. One of the most popular Yakshagana artistes, Chittani, as he was widely known, hailed from Honnavar in Uttara Kannada district. […]

Yakshagana artiste Chittani Ramachandra Hegde hospitalised

Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Mangaluru: Yakshagana artiste and Padma Shri awardee Chittani Ramachandra Hegde has been hospitalised in Manipal following an illness. He is the intensive care unit of the Kasturba Medical College and Hospital. The 84-year-old artiste, who has been performing Yakshagana for over seven decades, was on stage in the Yakshaganas staged as part of Navaratri celebrations in […]