He is a senior journalist with a secular approach and above all is a man of principles. It is this virtue of his that has today earned him a rare honour-to be the Media Advisor to Karnataka’s new Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.
IJ Saldanha Shet profiles an unassuming down to earth personality who has been chosen the Rector of the prestigious St Aloysius institutions.
"Everybody criticizes democracy and sometimes feel a military rule or the like for a short span will be good. But, then can the return to democracy be guaranteed without a revolution perhaps? Democracy is the best option world over provided the effective power is in the hands of the people" - Adv. Shirthady William Pinto.
Dr. Ranjan Pai who heads the Manipal Education and Medical Group is among the 210 newcomers on the 2013 Forbes billionaires list, joining the coveted club at number 1107
He might have lost the race for the Grammy Award, but that sure will not deter this engineer-turned-composer from pursuing his passion towards music.
This former bureaucrat who plunged into politics after over 3 decades of government service, now wants to devote himself to the service of the society.
Meet JB Prabhu, a great teacher and a scholar who through his many achievements has spread the message of peace, harmony and understanding.
Music is a passion for this young at heart man who sings with unnerved zeal even at an age when many others may opt to retire in peace.
If Aravind Adiga brought fame to the city through his Booker winning “The White Tiger”, another personality from Mangalore, too has brought laurels to her hometown through her commendable achievements.
Capt. Ganesh Karnik who was recently re-elected to the Karnataka Legislative Council from the South West Teachers Constituency is a leader with a genuine urge to redress the problems of the teaching fraternity.
Mangalore’s Regional Transport Officer C Mallikarjun can certainly be termed as a sincere and efficient officer who has made a mark during his tenure in Mangalore for the past one year.
The modern day world has seen women prove their mettle by make successful forays into fields diverse and complex.
Chittani Ramachandra Hegde, popularly known as Chittani, the name of his birthplace in Honavar, this artiste through his performance par excellence has taken Yakshagana to greater heights in his own ways.
Carnatic music though did not have widespread stronghold in coastal Karnataka in the past, recent years have seen a few musicians born and brought up in this region carving a niche for themselves in Chennai musical world.
Meet Justice Michael Francis Saldanha, popularly known as MF Saldanha, a legal luminary, a social activist and above all a man of integrity.