Newly-elected Karnataka MLA dies in road accident

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Bagalkote: Former union minister and newly-elected Congress MLA Siddu Nyamagouda died in a road accident in Bagalkote district early today, a senior police official said. Nyamagouda was on the way to his constituency Jamkhandi from Goa when the car he was travelling in tried to avoid a lorry and hit a road side parapet wall, […]

Need to preserve Kodava culture stressed

Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Kodava culture stressed

  Madikeri: Along with language, the culture, tradition and food habits should be conserved, Minister for Kannada and Culture Umashree said. She was speaking at ‘Makkala Kodava Janapada Samskrithika Namme’ organised joinlty by Kodava Sahitya Academy and Kodava Makkada Koota at General Thimmaiah School here on Friday. “The culture and tradition should be passed on […]

Meticulous implementation of healthcare schemes stressed

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Hassan: Women and Child Development Minister Umashree has said that health plays an important role in strengthening the social and financial status of the middle class people. Presiding over the divisional-level progress review meeting here on Tuesday, Umashree directed the department officials on the implementation of various government schemes, especially those related to healthcare, that […]

Rajyotsava award presented to dance guru Muralidhar Rao

Friday, December 16th, 2016
Rajyotsava award

Mangaluru: Kannada and Culture Minister Umashree said there is a criticism that the Rajyotsava awards have become senior citizens’ awards as most of the award winners are aged between 60 to 100 years. More than the age, the expertise and service to various fields of achievements are considered for the award, she said. She was […]

Make use of elders’ wisdom for better society, Umashree tells youth

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Mysuru: Minister for Women and Child Welfare Department Umashree on Sunday called upon the youths to share their ideas and views with the senior citizens and make use of their expertise for the betterment of the society and the country. Addressing the gathering at an event to mark inauguration of Mythri Mahotsava and release of […]

Rs. 3.93 cr. given to women’s groups in three years, says Umashree

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Mangaluru : Minister of State for Women and Child Development Umashree said here on Saturday that the State government had given Rs. 3.93 crore to Stree Shakthi groups in Dakshina Kannada in the past three years. Addressing a district conference of Stree Shakthi groups at the Town Hall, she said that the district had 3,935 […]

Juvenile home for girls on the anvil: Umashree

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Mangaluru : The long pending juvenile home for girls will come up in the city, said Minister for State for Women and Children Development Umashree, here on Saturday. Speaking to reporters after reviewing the works of the department in the district here, Ms. Umashree said she is aware of the fact that for want of […]

2 day literary and cultural convention’ Sangama Sambrama’ begins in Pilikula

Sunday, July 26th, 2015
Sangama Sambrama

Mangaluru : Minister of State for Kannada and Culture Umashree Inaugurated the two-day literary and cultural convention by 16 State government academies and authorities, at Dr. Shivaram Karanth Pilikula Nisargadhama here on Saturday, July 25. Inaugurating Sangama Sambrama, Ms. Umashree said that the State’s cultural policy will be placed before the Cabinet after clarifying financial […]

Rs.37 lakh fund released to purchase children’s train at Kadri Park

Friday, April 17th, 2015
jr Lobo kadri park

Mangaluru : The State government has released Rs. 37 lakh for purchasing a new children’s train (toy train) for Kadri Park, according to J.R. Lobo, MLA, Mangaluru City South. Speaking to presspersons at the park on Friday he said that existing train is old and not in use. The new train would have an engine […]

Union Government dividing the people on religious way : Umashree

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Mangaluru : Union Government is dividing the people on religious way. All religions teach the peace and harmony, Hindu religion also educates same to the community said, Karnataka Minister for Women and Child Development Umashree here on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Speaking to the media at the District Congress office she said, People should maintain peace […]