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  • Don’t drop vigil during festive season, TAC tells Karnataka govt. September 23, 2021 6:48 am With the festival season approaching and at least 11 festivals falling in October–November when the third wave is predicted, the State’s COVID-19 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has recommended that the State should not permit any relaxations in the …
  • 'BR Shetty backed out of Udupi hospital due to losses' September 22, 2021 8:53 pm
  • B R Shetty backed out of Udupi hospital due to losses: Health minister September 22, 2021 7:11 pm
  • Six Karnataka districts report higher Covid poisitive rate than state average September 22, 2021 12:48 am Express News Service BENGALURU: With Ganesha festival fervour slowly subsiding, and preparations beginning for Dasara and Deepavali, Karnataka health department officials are keeping a close watch on districts like Dakshina Kannada, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, …
  • Proposal to divert forest land for concrete road to Kodachadri hilltop draws flak September 21, 2021 3:37 am Environmentalists say it will only benefits tourists, trekkers and pilgrims, not forest or wildlife   A proposal to divert forest land to lay a concrete road to the Kodachadri hilltop has become a reason for concern among environmentalists. Karnataka Road …
  • Menhir from Megalithic period found in Basrur September 20, 2021 8:32 am A menhir, an upright standing stone, has been found at Basrur in Udupi district. T. Murugeshi, Associate Professor, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, Mulki Sundar Ram Shetty College, Shirva, Udupi district, says, “Menhirs are upright stones …
  • Protest over delay in road work, compensation payment September 20, 2021 12:26 am Congress activists and other residents on Sunday protested the poor condition of the National Highway 169, a road stretch in Parkala in Udupi,and delay in paying compensation to people whose land had been acquired for the widening of the highway. The …
  • Karnataka: 685 kg non-biodegradable waste collected from beach stretch in Udupi September 19, 2021 7:16 pm Karavali Stars, a local team, who managed to collect 220 kg of waste, emerged winners, followed by volunteers of a private college in Mulki, who collected 186 kg of waste. UDUPI: As part of the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, nearly 685 kg non- …
  • Karnataka: Udupi MLA to seek special sanctions from govt for Paryaya festival September 19, 2021 4:59 pm
  • Udupi MLA to seek spl sanctions for Paryaya festival September 19, 2021 3:53 pm
  • Ports Department to get expert advice from CWPRS to prevent Batpady sea erosion September 19, 2021 8:15 am With the Asian Development Bank-funded Someshwara Beach Rejuvenation Project coming to and end and southern parts of the stretch in Batpady getting completely eroded, the Ports Department has decided to get technical guidance from the Central Water and …
  • 'Government trying to popularise millets, which were replaced by rice, wheat' September 18, 2021 10:45 am The Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shobha Karandlaje said on Friday that millet production would be increased in the country by promoting their cultivation through various programmes of the government in the next two years. …
  • Karnataka Minister suggests clearing illegal religious structures in Udupi September 17, 2021 3:26 pm Udupi: Minister of State for Agriculture Shobha Karandlaje has suggested clearing illegal religious structures after consultation with the local residents. "Temples, Mosques, and Churches are places of worship. Protecting them is our responsibility. …
  • Covid: 1,108 new cases, 18 deaths in Karnataka September 16, 2021 4:41 pm Of the 1,108 new cases reported on Thursday, 308 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 203 discharges and five deaths. (File Photo)BENGALURU: Karnataka has registered 1,108 fresh cases of Covid-19 and 18 deaths, taking the total number of infections …
  • Order meals in retro tiffin carriers at these old-school Chennai restaurants September 16, 2021 12:29 pm Join the queue of customers flaunting retro stainless steel tiffin carriers at restaurants, as lockdowns force us to slow down and rethink patterns of consumption “There is sambar, vathakozhhumbu, rasam, kootu...,” says R Ballaya, the waiter, in a …
  • K'taka live: M'luru Dasara to be low-key event September 16, 2021 3:19 am LIVE NOW Even as Covid-19 numbers wane, dengue is looming large in the state, with as many as 596 cases being reported since September 1. All four variants, including the deadly D2, are in circulation in different parts of Karnataka but there have been no …
  • After a lull, Karnataka sees 1,116 new Covid cases September 16, 2021 12:49 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: After a brief respite of five days, when the state recorded less than 1,000 cases daily, Karnataka saw a sharp spike, registering 1,116 new patients and taking the state tally since the beginning of the pandemic to 29,64, …
  • Temple demolition: BJP MLAs upset with Simha September 16, 2021 12:42 am Mysuru: Legislators in Mysuru district appear to be at variance with MP Pratap Simha over the proposed demolition of temples for development projects. Krishnaraja MLA SA Ramadas and Nanjangud MLA B Harshvardhan are upset with Simha over his stance on the …
  • Second dose: Udupi admin to send SMS reminders to all residents  September 15, 2021 6:46 pm Express News Service UDUPI: The Udupi district administration has decided to send vaccine reminders as text messages to improve the timely reception of the second dose Covid vaccine. Udupi Deputy Commissioner Kurma Rao M said that efforts are on to cover …
  • Covid: 1,116 new cases, 8 deaths in Karnataka September 15, 2021 5:19 pm Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 462, Dakshina Kannada 102, Udupi 89, Hassan 81, Mysuru 76, followed by others. (Representational image)BENGALURU: Karnataka on Wednesday recorded 1,116 new cases of Covid- …
  • Nipah sample tests negative, K’taka heaves a sigh of relief September 15, 2021 8:15 am Karnataka health department authorities breathed a sigh of relief as the suspected sample of Nipah virus sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) tested negative. The District Health Officer (DHO) of Dakshina Kannada district Dr Kishore Kumar said …
  • Mangaluru: Microbiologist feared to have contracted Nipah virus, tests negative September 15, 2021 5:59 am By Express News Service MANGALURU: In a big relief, the result of the Nipah virus test of a 25-year-old microbiologist isolated in District Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru has turned out to be negative. The man working with a Goa-based company that …
  • Mangaluru: Test result of Nipah suspect likely on Wednesday September 14, 2021 11:11 pm Express News Service MANGALURU: The Nipah virus test result of a 25-year-old microbiologist who has been isolated at the District Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru is expected to arrive on Wednesday. The blood, urine and nasal swab samples of the …
  • India mourns Fernandes, a Catholic politician September 14, 2021 4:30 pm Oscar Fernandes, who hailed from Karnataka, died yesterday at the age of 80. A leading member of the Indian National Congress, he served as a minister in the Singh government. For Cardinal Gracias, India “lost a true patriot” who ““always upheld Gospel …
  • Vogo to expand in five North Indian cities over the next three months September 14, 2021 11:57 am Mobility start-up Vogo will expand to five North Indian cities over the next three months, as its two-wheeler subscription product Vogo Keep boosts fleet utilisation to full capacity. In addition to the rise in fleet utilisation figures, the company’s …
  • Nipah suspected in patient in Mangaluru, samples sent for test September 14, 2021 9:11 am Mangaluru: More than a week after a 12-year-old boy succumbed to the Nipah virus in Kerala's Kozhikode district, a person being treated at a hospital here is suspected to have the infection and his samples have been sent for test. Dakshina Kannada …
  • Anxiety of 25-year-old made us send samples for Nipah test: DC September 14, 2021 8:52 am The anxiety of a 25-year-old man from Karwar, who suspected infection by Nipah virus, made health authorities send blood, urine and nasal swab samples to National Institute of Virology, Pune for tests. He has no fever or other symptoms of Nipah, or any …
  • Testing kit company employee isolated in Mangaluru over Nipah fear September 14, 2021 8:29 am Express News Service MANGALURU: A 25-year-old man working with a Goa-based company that manufactures Nipah and Covid test kits has been isolated at District Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru after he expressed strong suspicion of having contracted Nipah virus. …
  • Oscar Fernandes: A parliamentarian whose smile never faded September 14, 2021 2:39 am Express News Service UDUPI: ‘Oscaranna’, as he was called by party workers in his hometown, always wore a smile and was easily approachable. In his entire political career spanning five decades, right from when he was a member of the Udupi town municipal …
  • Oscar Fernandes passes away at 80, leaving a big void in Congress September 14, 2021 2:39 am Express News Service MANGALURU: It was January 1980 and the country was getting ready for the seventh Lok Sabha elections. Handwritten posters surfaced on the walls across the erstwhile Udupi Lok Sabha constituency, which stretched from Bantwal to Byndoor …
  • Disruption in power supply September 14, 2021 2:11 am Power supply will be affected in different parts of Mangaluru city and Udupi district on Wednesday. The areas fed by 11 kV Eshwarakatte, Perara and Sunkadakatte feeders in Mangaluru will go without power supply between 10 a.m. and 4 a.m. Power supply will …
  • Anti-Christian violence is rampant in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh September 14, 2021 12:04 am Hindu extremists disrupt another Christian prayer meeting. Christian clergymen are arrested in Azamgarh district. For Sajan K. George (Global Council of Indian Christians), anti-Christian attacks “continue to grow and are reaching alarming proportions” …
  • Oscar Fernandes, senior Congress leader, passes away in Mangaluru September 13, 2021 8:46 pm Veteran Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Oscar Fernandes passed away at a private hospital in Mangaluru on Monday. He was 80.  Fernandes was hospitalised after suffering a fall while doing Yoga at his home in July this year. He was admitted in ICU …
  • Hotels in Kerala await govt nod to resume dine-in facility September 13, 2021 8:09 pm Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: For many experienced hoteliers, the pandemic has turned out to be a nightmare. “This is the first time in my life that the business is running in loss,” says M O Balakrishnan Nair, who has been in the hotel business …
  • Senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes dies at 80 September 13, 2021 3:45 pm Mangaluru: Former Minister and four-time Rajya Sabha MP Oscar Fernandes passed away on Monday. Dakshina Kannada DCC president and MLC Harish Kumar told Deccan Chronicle that Oscar Fernandes passed away on Monday afternoon.   "Oscar was admitted to the …
  • Sonia Gandhi calls up Oscar’s wife, consoles her September 13, 2021 1:46 pm Congress President Sonia Gandhi called up Blossom Fernandes, the wife of Oscar Fernandes, who passed away on Monday. Sonia Gandhi tried to pacify Blossom Fernandes who was not able to speak and cried at the loss of her husband. Sonia said she must cherish …
  • Veteran Congress Leader ‘Brother Oscar’ Fernandes Passes Away September 13, 2021 1:25 pm – NET Web Desk On Monday, September 13, veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes breathed his last at Yenepoya Hospital in Mangaluru, Karnataka. Aged 80, the former Union Minister sustained injuries after he had an accidental fall while doing exercise, and …
  • Rahul Gandhi condoles Oscar Fernandes' death, terms it 'personal loss' September 13, 2021 12:10 pm Congress leader Rahul Gandhi condoled the demise of senior party leader Oscar Fernandes on Monday, remembering him as a guide and mentor. He described Fernandes' death as a "personal loss". Fernandes (80), a former Union Minister and Rajya …
  • Oscar Fernandes: A 24×7 politician who was always approachable September 13, 2021 12:01 pm The year was 1983. After a hard days’ work, three young general secretaries of the Congress’s students wing NSU(I) took off to watch a late night movie in Delhi. But they were in for a surprise when halfway through the movie a slide with their names …
  • Congress veteran Oscar Fernandes passes away September 13, 2021 11:46 am Veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes passed away at Yenepoya hospital in Mangaluru on Monday. Oscar Fernandes, an octogenarian was being treated for a head injury he suffered during practicing yoga at his residence in July. He was born on March 27, 1941 …
  • Senior Cong leader Oscar Fernandes passes away at 80 (Ld) September 13, 2021 11:46 am Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes passed away in Mangalore on Monday. He was 80. A sitting Member of the Rajya Sabha, he was critically injured after he fell accidentally while doing his regular exercise on July 20 this year. …
  • COVID-19: Two different areas in State see opposite trends September 13, 2021 11:45 am As Karnataka continues to report below 1,000 COVID-19 cases, much to the relief of citizens, the government, and the health machinery alike, two parts of the State are sporting opposite trends. While some districts in north Karnataka are reporting few or …
  • Former Union minister Oscar Fernandes passes away September 13, 2021 10:59 am Following nearly two-month long hospitalisation, former Union minister and member of Rajya Sabha Oscar Fernandes passed away on September 13. The 80-year-old Congress leader was admitted to Yenepoya hospital in Mangaluru on July 19 following intracranial …
  • Live: Will ensure Sidda continues in oppn September 12, 2021 5:54 am The Karnataka government is likely to relax its stand that all degree students have to study four semesters of Kannada from the upcoming academic year. Students who have not learnt the language in school will have to learn Kannada only for two semesters, …
  • Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists raid church alleging religious conversion in Karnataka's Kukkundoor village September 11, 2021 8:10 am By Express News Service UDUPI: Charging that religious conversion was taking place, members of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike (HJV), a pro-Hindu organization barged into a church in Kukkundoor village in Karkala taluk on Friday and objected when the prayer …
  • 967 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in Karnataka September 10, 2021 4:57 pm By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Friday clocked 967 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the caseload to 29,60,131, while 10 deaths pushed the toll to 37,472. The day also saw 921 people being discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 29,05,604. Active …
  • IIT Madras ranks best institution for 3rd year in a row September 10, 2021 6:35 am New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has been ranked first in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), a ranking by the Ministry of Education, for the third year in a row. The Indian Institute of Science …