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Where Kamath Canteen Stood

As students of Manipal University (MU) set out for the end semester break in late 2016, rumours were rife of a drastic change in scenery at the erstwhile Kamath Circle (KC). It wasn’t until they returned that official news of the area getting revamped began to...

MU aids International Blind Chess Tournament

Manipal: Playing host to participants from four nations, officials of Manipal University inaugurated the Asia Pacific Chess Championship for the Visually Challenged at the Dr TMA Pai Halls on March 22. The best of players from India, Bangladesh, Philippines and Sri Lanka face off at the...

Kambala goes Jallikattu way; PETA plans to challenge

Moodbidri: When thousands of people lead by 200 buffalo owners chanting ‘’Kambala Ulisi’’ (Save Kambala) gathered in Moodbidri’s Kadalakere Nisargadhama grounds two weeks ago protesting the ban on Kambala, the State Government of Karnataka knew it had to act soon. After two weeks of discussions,...

Students, Activists protest Kambala ban in Mangaluru

Coastal Karnataka’s growing demand for a legislation supporting traditional buffalo racing sport of Kambala intensified into a mass protest here on Friday.  The rally, which saw the participation of thousands, mainly college students, started as part of a human chain from Hampankatta Circle in Mangaluru...

Trade unions enforce shut down in Udupi; Manipal unaffected

Udupi: Services in Udupi were shutdown as members of the local unit of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) enforced the nation-wide strike demanding a revision of minimum wage, here on Friday. Bus operators in Udupi kept true to their promise of keeping off roads, as both city...

Udupi celebrates 70th Independence Day

Udupi: District-level Independence Day celebrations were held in grand fervour at the newly inaugurated Mahatma Gandhi Bayulu Ranga Mandira in Udupi here on Monday. The chief guest for the event Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, unfurled the tricolour in front of...