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Unique jugalbhandi forms part of Ragha Sudha Rasa 2012
Unique jugalbhandi forms part of Ragha Sudha Rasa 2012

Rafique Khan and Nagesh A. Bappanadu presented a unique jugalbhandi, during which the audience was treated to the melodious sounds of the sitar and the nagaswara at Ravindra Kalabhavan on Monday.

Fire completely destroys 2 shops in Kaup
Fire completely destroys 2 shops in Kaup

Two shops, located at a commercial complex in Kaup, were completely destroyed in a fire on Jan 9 Monday between the hours of 7:45 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., causing a financial loss of Rs. 3 – 4 lakhs to the owners.

PFI demands legal action against hoisters of Pakistani flag
PFI demands legal action against hoisters of Pakistani flag

The Popular Front of India (PFI), DK unit, organized a protest in front of the DC’s office on Jan 9 Monday demanding that legal action should be taken against the members of Shri Rama Sene who stand accused of hoisting the Pakistani flag on a government building in Bijapur.

State has not used half the funds allotted by centre – KPCC President Parameshwar
State has not used half the funds allotted by centre – KPCC President Parameshwar

Dr. Parameshwar, the president of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), said that around half the Rs. 66,000 crore allotted by the central government for state programs when B. S. Yeddyurappa, the former chief minister of Karnataka, was in power have not been utilized.

Palemar inaugurates Adventure Festival in Jeppinamogaru
Palemar inaugurates Adventure Festival in Jeppinamogaru

Krishna J. Palemar, the district-in-charge minister of DK, inaugurated the Adventure Festival on the banks of the River Nethravathi in Jeppinamogaru in Mangalore on Jan 8 Sunday.

Mangalore Diocese holds annual diocesan Eucharistic procession
Mangalore Diocese holds annual diocesan Eucharistic procession

The annual diocesan Eucharistic procession, along with a mass, was held on Jan 8 Sunday. The mass was celebrated by Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza, the bishop of Mangalore Diocese,

4 children die of drowning in Nethravathi tributary
4 children die of drowning in Nethravathi tributary

Four boys died of drowning in a tributary of River Nethravathi on Jan 8 Sunday. The deceased are Afir (11), the son of Jameela and Kabir of Sanjay Nagar; Javed Hassan (12) and Jamseed (7), sons of Rasheeda and Haroon Rashid; and Sayed Nasir (12), the son of Taseen and Syed.

Swimmer Kharvi swims 9kms handcuffed to set world record
Swimmer Kharvi swims 9kms handcuffed to set world record

Gopal Kharvi, the ace swimmer, swam in handcuffs from St. Mary’s Island to Malpe Beach on Jan 8 Sunday in order to get a world record.

Over 100 people participated in Maruthi Suzuki Auto Cross 2012
Over 100 people participated in Maruthi Suzuki Auto Cross 2012

The second edition of Maruthi Suzuki Auto Cross 2012, a national event organized by Mangalore Motor Sports Association, was organized on Bharat High School Grounds

Sports meet for media persons held in city
Sports meet for media persons held in city

Krishna J. Palemar, the district-in-charge minister, inaugurated the sports meet for media representatives on St. Aloysius College Centenary Ground near Jyothi Circle on Jan 8, Sunday.

Team Mangalore to participate in Dubai International Kite Festival
Team Mangalore to participate in Dubai International Kite Festival

Team Mangalore, a group of avid kite fliers based in Mangalore, have been invited to participate in the Dubai International Kite Festival

3-day music festival Raga Sudha Rasa 2012 inaugurated in city
3-day music festival Raga Sudha Rasa 2012 inaugurated in city

Raga Sudha Rasa 2012, a 3-day music festival, organized by Bharathiya Vidhya Bhavan of Mangalore and Mani Krishnaswami Academy

Police apathy responsible for attacks on minority institutions – Maben
Police apathy responsible for attacks on minority institutions – Maben

According to Walter Maben, the president of the Karnataka Missions Network (KMN), the reason for the continuous attacks on Christian institutions and places of worship for the past four years is police inefficiency.

Senior priest Fr. Casimir John Mathaias is no more
Senior priest Fr. Casimir John Mathaias is no more

Rev. Fr. Casimir John Mathaias, a senior priest in the Mangalore Diocese, died on Jan 7 Saturday at 11:45 a.m. at a private hospital in Mangalore, at the age of 94.

Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy organizes interactive session
Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy organizes interactive session

The Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy organized an interactive session for writers, scholars, academicians and registrars of the academy.