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My Morning Cup of Tea
My Morning Cup of Tea

I have no issues with people who respect the cow and treat is as a mother or as a God. But those same people do not treat other animals such as the fish and the pig and many more, writes Sumith S. Rao

Can Mangaluru be a Smart City?
Can Mangaluru be a Smart City?

The vigilante attacks, miserable roads, missing footpaths and many more have made  life difficult for the ordinary citizen in Mangaluru. Shouldn’t it strive to launch a crackdown on the vigilantes and improve amenities instead of aspiring for a Smart City tag?

Why are we afraid of Agnes of God?
Why are we afraid of Agnes of God?

However, the recent controversy over a play, Agnes of God, raised by certain individuals claiming to represent the Catholic community, constrains me to claim my right to speak as a citizen...

CONFLICT ZONE DK: Are we doing enough to protect our wildlife?
CONFLICT ZONE DK: Are we doing enough to protect our wildlife?

Animals obey only their instincts and don’t recognize man-made maps and boundaries. Hence human-wildlife ‘conflict’ is a one sided problem and the onus for ‘solving’ it is on humans...

Moral and thought policing: Time to act
Moral and thought policing: Time to act

It is time we hold a mirror to our society and look at what ‘we, the people’ should be doing rather than remaining silent or pointing fingers at others, write Bhamy V Shenoy

Teacher’s Day: Are Teachers Respected Today?
Teacher’s Day: Are Teachers Respected Today?

It’s time to really recognize the responsibility teachers perform in developing young people’s minds and bettering society, writes Mohammed Mobeen Ahmed

Mangalore, where a Muslim cannot interact with a Hindu
Mangalore, where a Muslim cannot interact with a Hindu

A gruesome act of violence, has once again put Mangalore in the national headlines for all the wrong reasons, writes Chris Dsouza

U S Mallya - MP No.1 of All Times
U S Mallya - MP No.1 of All Times

Hailed as the ‘Architect of Modern Dakshina Kannada District’, U S Mallya was a prominent political leader of his times – a freedom fighter, a member of the Constituent Assembly of India and then the district’s first parliamentarian...

Indians who are treated like ’outcasts’ in their own country
Indians who are treated like ’outcasts’ in their own country

As India celebrates another Independence Day, here are still millions of residents who still live like outcasts, refugees and outsiders in their own country

Take a break - Have a ride in the backwaters
Take a break - Have a ride in the backwaters

A break from the hectic profession and home was a dream for a long time. ‘Bekal Ripples’ (the houseboat) is not very far from Mangalore...

Mangaluru District, a not too distant dream
Mangaluru District, a not too distant dream

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

Top 5 Phones With The Highest Radiation - Higher Perspective
Top 5 Phones With The Highest Radiation - Higher Perspective

Did you know that all cell phones produce radiation that could harm you? Of course, the government regulates how much radiation your phone..

Karanths of Kota
Karanths of Kota

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 is now a $2-trillion economy
India is now a $2-trillion economy

India’s GDP crossed the $2-trillion mark in 2014, according to data released by the World Bank in Washington late on Wednesday.