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MUTTS AND MATADHIPATHIS – AN INTROSPECTION
MUTTS AND MATADHIPATHIS – AN INTROSPECTION

Right from childhood, we are all made to believe that there is a concept called GOD, who is Omnipotent and Omnipresent. The Matadhipathis behave as if they  are representatives of that unseen gods.

’THE DIRTY PICTURE’ UNVEILING THE SHAME...
’THE DIRTY PICTURE’ UNVEILING THE SHAME...

Modernity and modernism have exploited a woman and stripped her in the pretext of Fashion and Style. Projecting as art the artists are making a mockery of the womanhood and promoting vulgarity to the core.

125 Years Ursuline Franciscan Congregation. Jubilee Celebrations on April 12
125 Years Ursuline Franciscan Congregation. Jubilee Celebrations on April 12

In the wake of the Catholic Diocese of Mangalore’s  epic 125th Jubilee celebrations recently; it is now fitting that a congregation of women religious here is set to mark the solemn end of 125 years of their Foundation on April 12

The hypocrisy of the religious fundamentalists
The hypocrisy of the religious fundamentalists

Recent developments and scandals that have hit the state reveal  the double faced hypocrisy of the Sangh Parivar, explains Prof. Narendra Nayak

Annual Mass of the Holy Chrism. Rosario Mangalore - March 29, 2012
Annual Mass of the Holy Chrism. Rosario Mangalore - March 29, 2012

This year it will be held on March 29, 2012 at the main church of the diocese and seat of the Bishop, Rosario Cathedral, Mangalore, at 5 PM. The Day is also observed as ’DAY of PRIESTS’ and many priests present will be honoured.

?Arogya Matha Ashram? to mark 25 years of care and concern
?Arogya Matha Ashram? to mark 25 years of care and concern

On Saturday, March 17, 2012 marking the Silver Jubilee (25 years) of this center for care and concern, a new modern wing is to be inaugurated (see the programme).

Remembering  Dr U.S. Mohandas Nayak
Remembering Dr U.S. Mohandas Nayak

He was considered the Bheeshma Pitamaha of dentistry  who had carved his own niche and was adored and revered by thousands of his patients . His name was so popular that  he was the first person to be remembered  when anyone developed a tooth trouble.

Four centuries old stone discovered still lies in the dust!
Four centuries old stone discovered still lies in the dust!

Some time in March 2009, I J Saldanha-Shet, a senior citizen and a resident of Bolar, Mangalore, an admirer and prolific writer of city history in the local media, was exploring local spots as  part of  regular fact finding routine.

2011-1886 AD - 125 YEARS OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MANGALORE
2011-1886 AD - 125 YEARS OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MANGALORE

The  125 years - Post centenary silver Jubilee Grand Finale is set to be ceremoniously marked on 11 & 12 February, 2012 ,  under the guidance of the present Bishop of Mangalore, the detailed programmes follows here.

New Music Reference Tomes from Dr. Michael Lobo
New Music Reference Tomes from Dr. Michael Lobo

Mangalorean author and wizard, Dr.Michael Lobo  recently launched two new reference and information books on English Music. His dedicated historical material really enhances the information availability and base of the subjects he takes up.

Shree Venkatramana Temple: Gearing up for Re-consecration
Shree Venkatramana Temple: Gearing up for Re-consecration

The Punarprathishta Mahotsava (re-consecration) of the presiding deity Sri Veera Venkatesha and other Parivara deities will be performed on January 16, 2012 by Sri Sudheendra Theertha Swamiji...

A COASTAL CHRISTMAS - 2011
A COASTAL CHRISTMAS - 2011

The universal appeal that surrounds Christmas, is an inexplicable mystery! There is a sure feeling that in recent years the ‘C’ of Christmas is perhaps for ‘Commercialism’. Yet, the warmth is ever radiating.

"Shades within Shadows" book released in Mangalore

The inteligentia of the Mangalore Konkani Community was upbeat with the release of yet another novel picturing the early times by prominent writer Alan Machado (Prabhu) of the ’Sarasvati’s Children’ fame.

"SHADES within SHADOWS" - Delving into the History of Mangalore

The turbulence of the recent releases of exciting Mangalore oriented novels  launched into the literary world  with the resultant ethos and flavour of  Kanara is definitely  generating a series of sharp after shocks.