Lalitha Kala Vaibhava 2009

31 October 2009

Lalitha Kala Vaibhava 2009, University level inter collegiate fine arts competition inaugurated at Karavali College Mangalore.


Proyog-09 the dance competition organized by Mangalore Excellence Dance Academy (MEDA) with Panama group got end on Sunday at Nehru Maidan with the presence and performance of young talents and

First flight to Haj from Mangalore takes off

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said that the government will bring reformation to curb irregularities in the Haj tours being conducted by private tour operators in the country.

Cruise vessel arrives at Port city

Cruise vessel AIDA cara, with 1,135 passengers and 376 crew on board reached Mangalore port on Saturday, marking the beginning of the cruise season from October to April.

Mumtaz Ali Khan inaugurates camp for Haj pilgrims at Bajpe

Muslim women are also given opportunity to perform Haj adhering to the conditions stipulated in the Haj Committee Act of 1959, said state Minister for Haj and Waqf Dr Mumtaz Ali Khan.

'S M Krishna to inaugurate first Haj flight on Oct 25

24 October 2009

Union External Affairs Minister S M Krishna will flag off the first flight of Haj pilgrims to Jeddah from Mangalore airport on October 25 at 9 am, said Haj Camp Committee President Y Mohammed Kunhi.

Civil Aviation ministry clears Mangalore-Jeddah flights

20 October 2009

The Civil Aviation ministry has cleared the Mangalore-Jeddah direct flight. "To start with it will be limited to the Haj period from 25 to 30th October, but if there are demands to keep the operations there is nothing that stops the operator (Air India Express) to sustain the schedule" said a

Students of Karavali College celebrated Diwali at College premise

Students those who could not able to reach their houses to celebrate Diwali celebrated their diwali at College it self. Students of Karavali College along with faculty and management members celebrated the festival of lights by lighting the lamps and bursting the fire crackers.

MUDA unveils Master Plan -2

16 October 2009

The urban development department has accorded a conditional approval for the city''s master plan 2. The master plan spells out a plan of action anticipating the city''s growth in 2021 and an estimated population of 10.75-lakh as against the present 6.46-lakh.

'Sirimane' waterfalls

14 October 2009

A view of beautiful waterfall 'Sirimane' which is at 5 kilometers distance from the place Kigga near Sringeri. Best season for visiting would be just after the rainy season. Distanace from Mangalore to Sringeri is approximately 100 KMS.

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Work on court complex gets Rs 6 crore boost

Work on the integrated district courts complex here is expected to receive an impetus with the state government approving the Rs 18 crore project. The government at its recent cabinet meeting has also approved immediate release of one-third of the estimated cost, that is Rs 6 crore, a move that is expected to kick-start the work again. At present, work on the basement and the ground floor of the courts complex is ready.

Communities pledge for peace

Spiritual leaders of Hindu, Muslim and Christian came together at the Eid Souharda Koota organised by the Youth Wing of Jamaat -e-Islami Hind at Shanti Nilaya in Balmatta on Tuesday.

SEZ ad depicting Gandhi kicks off row

13 October 2009

Advertisements worth several crores of rupees which the Mangalore Special Economic Zone Ltd had released to newspapers on October 2, Gandhi Jayanthi Day, is now caught in a controversy. Despite an Act being in force prohibiting the use of the name of Gandhi or his photograph for any industrial or commercial purposes, the advertisement of the MSEZ published in the dailies on October 2 has the photograph

‘Special Operation Squad’

The district police have formed a special team called ‘Special Operation Squad’ to deal with communal violence and other similar incidents that disturb law and order.

Shramadana to clean Radio Gudda

12 October 2009

The students of NSS, Mangalore University degree colleges and Mangalore City Corporation jointly hold a Shramadana camp at Radio Gudda, Urvastore Mangalore on Sunday the 11th Oct.

Jos Alukkas Jewellery showroom inaugrated

The gold lovers in Mangalore city had a reason to cheer up. The Kerala based Jos Alukkas Jewelers who gave your dreams to a golden tint, now come with latest collection of certified diamond and gold ornaments amassed from world over at K S Rao Road in Mangalore.

Rendition 09

10 October 2009

Genesis, The Forum of MBA Students of St. Joseph Engineering College, inaugurated its First State Level Paper Presentation Contest titled ''Rendition 09'' on 6th October, 2009 at Bethania Hall, SJEC, Vamanjoor, Mangalore. Chief guest Jacob Crasta President,

DKCA Cup T 20 begins at Nehru Stadium Mangalore

Dakshina Kannada Cricket Association (DKCA) Cup T 20 Cricket Tournament formally began on Thursday 8th October 2009 at Nehru Stadium Mangalore.

Never Again’- 2006 Communal Riot

“Never again,” an exhibition of exclusive photographs taken during Mangalore Riots in October 2006, by a well-known photojournalist Sudhakar Yermal, was inaugurated today at Kandaya Bhavana, District Administration Premise in the city.

First Haj flight from Mangalore on October 25

The first flight carrying Haj pilgrims to King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will take off from Mangalore airport on October 25, said Minister for Haj, Wakfs and Minority Welfare D. Mumtaz Ali Khan.

Mangalore city's masterplan 2021

07 October 2009

The urban development department has accorded a conditional approval for the city's masterplan 2021. The masterplan spells out a plan of action anticipating the city's growth in 2021 and an estimated population of 10.70-lakh as against the present 6.46-lakh.

World Sight Day

Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Hospital, Attavar, here will celebrate World Sight Day here on Thursday. Retina surgeon Nithin Shetty will inaugurate the newly installed OCT machine, and this event will be followed by an awareness talk to students.

PFI plays moral cops

An incident where members of an organization allegedly abducted a man and woman, of different communities, because they were seen in each other's company sent the police into a tizzy here on Tuesday.

According to sources, the members of the organization from Popular Front of India objected to the girl being seen in the company of a boy from another community at a hotel near the DC's office.

MRPL donates Rs 50 lakh

Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL), a mini ratna ONGC group company based in Dakshin Kannada, stepped up with Rupees fifty lakh for the Chief Minister''s Relief Fund (calamities), GoK. This amount is besides the one-day salary

Protests against user fee in govt hospitals

The agitation against hike in service charges and introduction of new charges in government hospitals has been intensified with Dakshina Kannada District Head Load Worker''s Union joining the issue.

Autorickshaw drivers stage protest

Auto rickshaw drivers’ unions from across the district came together on Tuesday to stage a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here demanding a slew of welfare schemes for them.

Mangalore Diocese donates Rs one lakh

Diocese of Mangalore has donated a sum of Rs 1 lakh towards flood relief fund through the Deputy Commissioner on Tuesday 6th October 2009.

Labs to monitor quality of roads

District-in-Charge Minister Krishna J Palemar said that government will set up 16 quality control labs in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Kodagu districts to check and maintain the quality of roads.

women’s throw ball tournament inaugrated

Success decides on the capacity and efforts inducted in the game. Accept the reality and whenever there is an opportunity on your way grab it with both hands, said G Ganesh Rao, Chairman G R Education Trust. He was speaking

T-20 Cricket now in Mangalore!

06 October 2009

The Dakshina Kannada District Cricket Association (DKCA) has announced the DKCA cup T-20 Cricket Tournament 2009, which will be played at Nehru Maidan between 8th October to 11th October. The finals will be held on

Grandson of Harsha owner meets tragic end

The grandson of the owner of Harsha group of companies met a tragic end on Sunday night when his car was hit by a bus near Kallapu in Katapady.

The deceased person who has been identified as Srinath (35) was returning home from the Mangalore branch of the firm in

Nagarjuna menace forcing locals to migrate!

Reports of late indicate that several residents in the vicinity of the controversial Nagarjuna (Now Udupi Power Corporation) site, who are virtually fed up with the harassment of the company’s contractors as also the apathy of the authorities towards their complaints in this regard, are now

Old age home ‘Aasare’ inaugurated

The old age home ‘Aasare’ was inaugurated here on Sunday in the city.

This new institution has been started under ‘Sevabharathi’. Corporation bank chair man, Managing director J M Garg inaugurated the old age home.

‘National Parisara Ratna 2009’ award conferred

Dr Sir M Visvesvaraya National Parisara Ratna 2009 Award was conferred on Shri J M Garg, Chairman & Managing Director of Corporation Bank.

DK district to get 11 micro vented dams

The Dakshina Kannada district which is presently facing severe water shortage both for irrigation and domestic purposes may get some relief during the next fiscal, following an initiative by the Coastal Area Development Authority to build 11 small vented dams in eleven different places

Flood Release Collection Centre inaugrated

The Flood Release Collection Centre jointly established by Kalkura Pratisthan in association with Manthralaya - North Karnataka was inaugurated today at 3:30 P.M at the Besant Complex. The Flood Release Collection Centre was inaugurated by Mr. Naleen Kumar

SPI starts operations in Mangalore

Software Paradigms Infotech Pvt Ltd (SPI), a fully owned subsidiary of Software Paradigms International Group LLC headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia has launched a new IT development and BPO center in Mangalore. A well known IT and

Allied Health Science Courses 2009 – 2010 inaugrated

Allied Health Science Courses 2009 – 2010 were inaugurate today at Father Muller Medical College Mangalore. Prof B A Vivek Rai, Former Vice Chancellor Karnataka State Open University inaugurated the formal function by lighting the lamp.

NIT-K to introduce PG diploma course in domain engineering

The National Institute of Technology – Karnataka (NIT-K), Surathkal, and the Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore, will jointly offer a postgraduate diploma course in domain electrical engineering for the serving electrical engineers,

Munnur village becomes model

05 October 2009

The Munnur Gram Panchayat in Ullal has turned out to be a model to the rest by successfully implementing a Rs 3.5 lakh action plan under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, by spending just Rs one lakh.

'Sun' day Yesterday !

Most of the districts received no significant rain on Sunday and mainly dry weather is likely to continue in coastal districts.

The cyclone had hit Coastal Karnataka and

Special art exhibition "Srishti Sthithi Laya" inaugrated

Well known folklore scientist Mr. Ganesh Sankamar has said that the nation was taking undue interest in spreading Yoga but in the same time it was neglecting the best yoga of all times -farm yoga, which will cost it dearly.

Electrical engineers calls for right use of electricity

The one day convention of the Karnataka Electricity Board Engineers’ Association that opened here today called for the right use of electricity for it is a natural resource that cannot be stored but can be used for better purposes.

National Level Open Karate Championship - 2009 concludes

The National Level Open Karate Championship - 2009 concluded today October 4, 2009 with the closing ceremony at 6 p.m at Nehru Maidan. The Morgan's Eshwar Kateel's Students walked away with the champion’s trophy in Men’s category while Indian School of Karate lifted champion’s

MCC rapped for unwise water management methods

The Mangalore City Corporation has been rapped by the Urban Development Ministry for its “unwise” water management methods. In a letter received by the MCC the Urban Development Ministry has told the MCC to plan its water distribution in a manner that it does not deprive the people

Alukka’s second modern Jewelry shop

The Kerala based Joy Alukka’s and sons will open its second modern Jewelry shop in Mangalore on October 10. The glittering inaugural ceremony will be adorned

Qureshi's assurence to the minorities

The Chairman of the State Minority Commission Mr. Khusro Qureshi has assured the minorities in the Dakshina Kannada district not to worry too much

Soad – 2 Konkani Reality Show

The much waited Konkani reality show Soad puts curtain to season 2 as it announces the crown winner in male and female category on Saturday 2nd October 2009, which was held at Cheffs

National level open Karate championship tournament

Shankar Bhatt, Mayor Mangalore City Corporation inaugurated national level Karate championship tournament organized by Dakshina Kannada District Karate Federation at Nehru Stadium Mangalore on Saturday 3rd October 2009.

Now pray to rain god for some break !

03 October 2009

Heavy rains have been lashing coastal districts of Dakshina Kannda, Udupi and Uttara Kannada for the last 48 hours and according to the met office there will be heavy to very heavy showers in the coastal areas of Karnataka and Kerala.

Officials work on 2nd Oct

Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi is known to have worked 18 hours everyday for most of his life time. On his birthday the district revenue officials in Mangalore paid a befitting tribute to him by working on Oct 2 which is a general holiday.

wild life week 2009

The wild life week 2009 was observed here today by the Pilikula Nisarga Dhama Society at the Pilikula. On this occasion drawing competition and quiz on “wild animals and Nature” were held.

Two Books by Dr Edward Nazareth Released

Madyam Prayer’ “Bhalayke Zathan” and “Kalokantli Savalah” two books of Dr Edward Nazareth released on Friday at Fr Muller Hospital Conference Hall, Kankanaday, Mangalore.

President of IMA for 2009–10 elected

Installation of new office bearers for year 2009 – 2010 of Indian Medical Association, South Kanara Branch was held on Thursday at IMA Hall Mangalore.

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