As the predominant language of Dakshina Kannada is Tulu and not Kannada, it is better to rename it as Mangalore identifying it with the Goddess Mangaladevi, whose name the city has been named after, argues SUMITH S. RAO
Did you know that all cell phones produce radiation that could harm you? Of course, the government regulates how much radiation your phone..
Prof. Narendra Nayak recalls his association with educationist and rationalist Kota Lakshminarayan Karanth, the lesser known younger brother of the great litterateur Kota Shivaram Karanth.
India’s GDP crossed the $2-trillion mark in 2014, according to data released by the World Bank in Washington late on Wednesday.
Marriage can boost your health in a number of ways but it appears there is one measure where it lets you down - your waistline.
Mid brain activation is the latest fraudulent money spinning racket conceived to prey on the educated gullible. The victims are the innocent kids who become the unwitting pawns in the mindless vortex of parental aspiration combined with pseudoscience.
40 years ago, Indira Gandhi declared Emergency in India, taking away all the civil rights and freedom of people. A 12-year-old boy decided to ask his dad...
Whether your propensity to attract mosquitoes is in your genes or not, the pesky bugs are a real summertime buzzkill.
The concept of separate statehood, a legacy inherited by India from the Nehru regime, needs to be nipped in the bud, failing which it will spread its tentacle to some other states that are waiting in the wings for a special status, writes V Mohan Rao
Meet the mentors of ‘Simon Arts’ founded by the legendary Simon Sylvester Rasquinha and dedicated exclusively to the creation of church art works.
It is so disconcerting to note that the children of today are being taught the nuances of communal hatred by their teachers and parents, by political parties, and by the general public, writes Sumith S Rao
Over the last two decades, a string of projects have been proposed or launched supposedly to improve the lot of the city. Every one of them has remained a pipe dream, while the city continues to slide down the abyss of decay. What ails our city?
In a blog post titled, ’Why I will never allow my child to become a doctor in India’, Dr Roshan Radhakrishnanoffers plenty of reasons...
Mariam Baouardy to be canonized in Rome on May 17, 2015; came to Mangaluru in 1870 as a pioneer Cloistered Carmel Nun. It was in this our city that she took the vows of the cloister, writes hagiographer I J Saldanha Shet