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Aid without Religion Trust registered
Aid without Religion Trust registered

The trust has been named as-the Aid without religion trust with the motto- make AWR not WAR.

MISSION EDUCATION
MISSION EDUCATION

The christian missionary contribution to education in Dakshina  Kannada is  a vital link to current developments in the arena. Dakshina Kannada  has been a cradle of education. It’s peers have held sway influencing learning in a wider perspective, writes i j saldanha-shet

Betheny opens Civil Services Center.
Betheny opens Civil Services Center.

Disha Bethany - Sets up centre in Greater Noida for those Competing in Civil Services Exams – The formal inauguration of which took place on  June 30,2011.

A Surprise Reunion for SAC Class of ?83
A Surprise Reunion for SAC Class of ?83

This was the first time the classmates were being together after more than 25 years. After pre-university, they had all gone their own ways pursuing higher studies and later on to their careers.

Mining and timber lobbies behind opposition to heritage tag?
Mining and timber lobbies behind opposition to heritage tag?

The Karnataka government’s stand opposing the proposal to include scientifically identified areas in the Western Ghats on the Unesco World Heritage List is shockingly short sighted.

Spending time with the children of a lesser god.
Spending time with the children of a lesser god.

These children at the house maintained by the organization called CARDTS and hiv positive have been written about by yours truly quite  few times.

Diocese of Mangalore turns 125
Diocese of Mangalore turns 125

The large and active Roman Catholic Diocese of Mangalore is celebrating its 125th year of existence. Is the momentum of it’s growth sustainable in keeping with world wide open trends and the true spirit of Christianity? I J Saldanha-Shet  looks at the beginnings.

CLOISTERED CARMEL MYSTIC IN MANGALORE
CLOISTERED CARMEL MYSTIC IN MANGALORE

The meaningful hymn that is sung in honour of this saint-in-waiting plainly called  Bl Mariam Baourady, a verse translated from Konkani reads:

Friday the 13th: Why the Fear?
Friday the 13th: Why the Fear?

If there’s one day you don’t want to walk under ladders, break any mirrors, or run afoul of any hockey...

Doing little things for the children of a lesser god!
Doing little things for the children of a lesser god!

The write up about the home for the HIV positive children published in Mangalore Today tugged strings in the hearts of many, writes Prof. Narendra Nayak

Kanara?s Lighthouses
Kanara?s Lighthouses

Lighthouses are an enigma to the ordinary person. Indian Coasts and oceans have around 170 major Lighthouse and Lightships - may they continue to shine with light to make voyages safe in 2011 - writes I J Saldanha-Shet.

Karnataka - the national leader in superstitions
Karnataka - the national leader in superstitions

Sri B.S.Yaddiyurappa is now running a government of the superstitious, for the superstitious and by the superstitious, writes Prof. Narendra Nayak sarcastically.

Controversy : Gandhi ?left his wife to live with a male lover? new book claims
Controversy : Gandhi ?left his wife to live with a male lover? new book claims

Mahatma Gandhi was bisexual and left his wife to live with a German-Jewish bodybuilder, a controversial biography has claimed.

Church attacks:Justice Denied?
Church attacks:Justice Denied?

The final report of the Justice Somasekara Commission of Enquiry into the September 2008 church attack cases, has been a rude shock and a great disappointer to the Christian community.