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Special voter registration drive from today

It will be conducted between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. only on Sundays till December 13 The district administration will launch a special electoral enrolment drive on four Sundays starting November 22 till December 13, said Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, the DC said the drive would be on between […]

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Time in Manipal helped in knowing real meaning of cooking: Vikas Khanna

The experience gained in Manipal helped in understanding the real meaning of cooking and food, said celebrated chef Vikas Khanna. Addressing a session at the alumni entrepreneurs’ summit, organised by the Welcomegroup School of Hotel Administration’s (WGSHA) Entrepreneurship Development Cell in Manipal on Wednesday, Mr. Khanna, who joined from New York, said the time he […]

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Minister warns of stringent action against cooperatives not following rules

S.T. Somashekar inaugurates 67th national cooperative week in Mangaluru Minister for Cooperation S.T. Somshekar on Sunday warned of stringent action against those cooperatives which extended loans without proper security, while assuring government’s commitment to protect the interests of depositors. Speaking at the inauguration of the 67th national cooperative week celebrations, organised jointly by Karnataka Cooperative […]

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MSCL proposes to develop 8.5 km cycling route in city

Various clubs had called for creating such a route in Mangaluru To promote the concept of safe cycling, Mangaluru Smart City Limited (MSCL) has proposed to the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) of the State government to develop, on pilot basis, a 8.5 km cycling route that passes through narrow lanes of the city. […]

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Udupi Krishna Mutt to extend darshan hours from Nov. 4

MANGALURU Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple in Udupi will extend the darshan hours for devotees from November 4. Accordingly devotees will be allowed to have darshan for one-and-half hours in the forenoon, from 8.30 a.m. to 10 a.m. The darshan timing in the afternoon has been extended by an hour. The new timing will be from 2 […]

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Mala-Kudremukh Ghat closed for two days

The Udupi district administration on Monday ordered temporary closure of Mala-Kudremukh Ghat (NH 169) connecting Karkala with Sringeri/Kudremukh for two days. A temporary magisterial order issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Udupi said the ghat section had been witnessing landslips and tree falling since Saturday night following heavy rains. A vehicle was damaged due to […]

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50 modern Tulu short stories make it to English

About 2,000 pages of Tulu literature travel to English in past four years In the constant travel of Tulu literature to English since past four years, its 50 modern short stories have been translated to the universal language. B. Surendra Rao, a scholar and a retired professor of History at Mangalore University who passed away […]

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Aditya Rao undergoes polygraph test

MANGALURU Aditya Rao, who was arrested for placing an explosive substance at the Mangaluru International Airport, subjected himself to polygraph test at the Forensic Science Laboratory in Bengaluru on Thursday. Rao surrendered himself at the Bengaluru police headquarters on January 22, two days after he allegedly placed the explosive substance at the airport on January […]

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Mangaluru Central sees first train in six months

Mangaluru Central Railway Station, one of the major train stations in Karnataka, received its first passenger train post-lockdown on Saturday morning. Train No. 06515, one of the six intra-State services introduced by South Western Railway, arrived from Bengaluru at 5.55 a.m. The Mangaluru station used to handle over 30 trains a day, but did not […]