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Manipal Joins Relief Efforts for Kerala

MANIPAL: The student town of Manipal in Karnataka seems to be standing hand in hand  with the flood-hit state of Kerala. Various donation camps and help groups are being run by the students of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) as well as the local...

Manipal and Udupi celebrate 72nd Independence Day

Story by: Priyasha Anand and Ujjwal Kumar Manipal and Udupi: On the occasion of the 72nd Independence day, The Manipal Journal covered the celebrations for the same at two locations – the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Edu building, Manipal and the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Two Manipal students arrested, 1.7kg Marijuana Seized

Manipal: The Udupi district police arrested two students of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) for engaging in the possession and distribution of illegal drugs at Kamala House, Eshwar Nagar, Manipal on August 12. The police have seized approximately 1.712 kg of marijuana (ganja) and...

Manipal Club Owner Hacked to Death in Broad Daylight

Manipal: In a shocking incident, a 46-year-old man was brutally stabbed by four people near the 7th Heaven building in Manipal on Sunday, July 29. The man was identified as Guruprasad Bhat, who was running a Recreation Club at Perampalli. It is believed that around 12:30...

Shiroor Mutt seer Lakshmivara Theertha dies suspiciously

Lakshmivar Theertha, 55, the chief of Shiroor Mutt died under mysterious circumstances - reportedly due to multiple organ failure - on July 19. Doctors who treated the seer suspect poisoning to be the cause. Sources from the Mutt said that he complained of severe stomach ache...

SOAHS Student Commits Suicide in Manipal

MANIPAL: A 3rd year student at the School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) was found hanging in his room at Aditi Parvah apartments on the afternoon of May 6. The student, whose name has been withheld upon request, was pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Sciences...