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Manipal’s Pothole Problem

Manipal has often been synonymous with strong monsoons. Every year they result in potholes on several roads including the 87 kilometre-long national highway 169A connecting Malpe and Udupi. The incessant downpour in and around the region leads to an average rainfall of nearly 500 cms....

Three arrested for alleged gang-rape of Udupi minor

UDUPI: Three bus drivers/conductors, Raghavendra Prabhakara Badigera (35), Yuvraj Kattekaar (35) and Veeraiyya R. Hiremath (41) were arrested for the alleged gang-rape of a 15-year-old minor from Udupi, Karnataka on July 9. The accused were employed by the KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) and were arrested...

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,...

Subramanian Swamy advocates for Uniform Civil Code

Udupi: Subramanian Swamy, politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and former professor at Harvard University, discussed the Uniform Civil Code at a talk in Udupi on Saturday January 28. Stating that the Code is the need of the hour, he elaborated...

All India Sanskrit convention organised at Udupi

Udupi: The All India Sanskrit Convention was organised by Samskrita Bharati, at Rajangana Bhavan, Shri Krishna Mutt, at Udupi, where Sumitra Mahajan, speaker of the Lok Sabha, addressed office bearers from across the country on the study of Sanskrit and its effect on character building. After inaugurating...

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...

Protest against Rohith Vemula’s death in Udupi

Udupi: With questions being raised regarding the death of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit research scholar of the Hyderabad Central University (HCU), a protest was held on January 24 by members of Karnataka Dalit Sangarsha Samiti (DSS), Udupi District unit, at the Clock Tower near Udupi...

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