Devotees throng to pull Chariot of Udupi Sri Krishna temple on 'Makar Sankranti'

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January 15, 2021

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Udupi, Jan 15: Even amidst the COVID scare hundreds of devotees thronged to pull and witness the three Chariot Car Festival celebrated in a grand manner in this temple town on Thursday night on the occasion of the 'Makar Sankranti', the year's first festival, officials reported on Friday.

Paryaya Admar Mutt Pontiff Sri Vishwapriya Theertha Swamiji, Junior seer of the Mut Sri Esha Priya Swamiji, Krishnapura Mutt Pontiff Sri Vidyasagara Theertha Swamiji, Phalimar seer Sri Vidyadheesha Theertha Swamiji, Pejawar Seer Sri Vishwaprasanna Theertha Swamiji, Kaniyoor Swamiji Sri Vidyavallabha Theertha Swamiji, Sode Mutt’s Sri Vishwavallabha Theertha Swamiji and Phalimar Mutt Pontiff Sri Vidya Rajeshwara Theertha Swamiji, among others participated in the rituals.

As part of the festivities Theppotsava was also held wherein the Utsava Murthis of Lord Krishna, Mukhyaprana and Anantheshwara were taken around the 'Madhwa Sarovara'. The idols of Lord Anantheshwara and Chandramauleeshwara were then placed on the chariot and pooja was offered. The chariots were pulled around Carstreet by the devotees.

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February 27,2021

Bengaluru, Feb 27: A 60-year-old man who was arrested in connection with a case of impersonating a government official allegedly died by suicide in Vidyaranyapura in Bengaluru on Friday, the police said. The case pertained to the impersonation of a government official employed at the Bengaluru Development Authority.

The accused was arrested on February 24; and was facing charges of duping several people by luring them to allot a site in Bengaluru. The court had granted police custody on February 25.

The deceased was identified as Siddalingaswamy, who was a resident of Hanumantha Nagar, according to the police. An investigating officer told IANS that the deceased had led a life of government official for the last several decades; his wife and daughter had believed his facade as well the police noted.

The police officials said, “He used to wait in BDA premises hunting for gullible investors. While posing to be a BDA official, he gathered information about the investors and collected money from them in lieu of allotment of a new site or exchanging site of BDA layouts.”

The police officer added his cover was blown when the Hanumantha Nagar police received a complaint against him about ten days ago.

The police said that he was taken to his flat to conduct a detailed search. At home, he died by suicide. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, the police added.

The police recovered fake letterheads, stamp papers, seals and other materials that are needed to allot BDA sites. Since then, a case has been registered and an investigation is underway.

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February 19,2021

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Madikeri, Feb 19: Rainfall accompanied by hailstorm lashed parts of Kodagu district today.

The hailstones has created fear among the farmers in the region.

Though exact data of loss of crops is not yet available, as per farmers crops that are nearing the harvesting season, seem to have suffered a major blow in some parts. 

The gusty winds also damaged the standing crops. 

Heaps of hailstones were found on the roads, coffee estates, roof of the houses, arecanut and coconut plantations at Mullooru, Nidta, Ankanahalli, Gudugalale and other areas.

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February 25,2021

Mangaluru, Feb 25: Hundreds of Beedi workers and contractors staged a protest in front of the Mini Vidhana Saudha against the proposed amendments to the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), here on Thursday.

Before staging the protest, a rally carried out from Hampankatta to the Mini Vidhana Saudha.

The protest was organised by various Beedi workers unions and contractors associations.

The protestors questioned why the government was making a move towards amending the Act without creating alternate employment opportunities for Beedi workers.

CITU District Secretary J Balakrishna Shetty, HMS leader Muhammad Rafi, AITUC Secretary Seetharam Berinja and others participated in the protest.

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