Artistes apply for Covid relief package

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

Mangaluru : Nearly 1,279 artistes in Dakshina Kannada district have applied for Covid relief package, as announced by the state government. The government in its relief package had announced that artistes and art troupes will be given Rs 3,000 each, benefiting 16,095 people, at an expense of Rs 4.82 crore through Kannada and Culture Department. Accordingly, […]

Mangaluru : Muslim woman artiste captivates ”Yakshagana” stage

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Mangaluru : The ‘Yakshagana’ stage in Karnataka is witnessing a curious spectacle with a Muslim woman artiste creating waves with her performances. Arshiya, the artiste from Vittal in Dakshina Kannada district, is the first woman from the Muslim community to venture into the popular traditional theatre art form. At one time, women were barred from […]

‘Narendra Vijaya’ a life story of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be presented through Yakshagana

Saturday, December 28th, 2019
Yakshagana 'Narendra Vijaya'

Mangaluru: The life story of Prime Minister Narendra Modi an imaginary ‘Katha Prasanga’ will be presented through a Yakshagana  performance at T V Ramana Pai Hall  on January 5. The Yakshagana titled as ‘Narendra Vijaya’ is a theatrical form of presenting Mythological and historical stories, this play, will cover Modi’s childhood days his lifestyle, political background […]

Kavooru Agricultural Co-opp Bank – Sudarshana Garvabanga Yakshagana

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Kadri Sri Manjunatha Temple, Astottara Sahasra Brahmakalashabhisheka May 5th Yakshagana

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Four family members dies in Kalasa car accident

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Belthangady : A family of four members, including two siblings who were both former army men, died at Hirebailu near Kalasa in Chikkamagaluru district on Monday after their car fell into an 80-feet deep gorge. One of their relatives is battling for life at a hospital in Mangaluru. The family, hailing from Belthangady in Dakshina […]

Yakshagana ‘bhagawatha’, Agari Raghurama, passes away

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Mangaluru : Noted Yakshagana ‘bhagawatha’ Agari Raghurama, (singer-cum-director), died here on Sunday. He was 83. He is survived by three sons and a daughter. Mr. Raghurama, from Surathkal, died in a private hospital in the city, his family sources said. Mr. Raghurama hailed from a family that was into Yakshagana. His father, Agari Srinivasa, was […]

Well-known Maddale artiste Adoor Ganesh Rao passes away

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Well-known Maddale artiste of Thenku Thittu Yakshagana form, Adoor Ganesh Rao died due to a cardiac arrest on Tuesday, December 11 morning. He was 50. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital at Deralakatte here Having been trained by his father, a well-known Maddale artiste himself Rao began his artistic career in the […]

Vegetables, flowers, fruits cynosure of all eyes at Alva’s Krishi Siri

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Vegetables and flowers grown on a vast area were the cynosure of all eyes as the four-day Alva’s Krishi Siri, which exposes people to farming, unfolded on the eve of the three-day Alva’s Nudi Siri, a literary and cultural extravaganza, here on Thursday. In addition, an exhibition on farm produces at the venue, named […]

Japanese scholar who wrote book on Yakshagana, Bootaradhane, to be felictated

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: Prof Sumiyo Morijiri, who is a Japanese scholar and retired professor of Waseca University in Japan, studied Yakshagana and Bhootharadhane of the coast and authored a book on the same in Japanese language will be felicitated on behalf of the Kala Gangotri Yakshagana Kendra of Uchila at a function to be held at Don […]