Karnataka

Mangalore, August 24: Dr.M.V.Shetty College of Physiotherapy, Mangalore celebrated Onam festival on Friday, August 2012, at Dr.M.V.Shetty College Auditorium. Various students of different culture gave picture about the festivals which were celebrated. Sweets like pyasam, kheer, laddu, etc. added charm to the festive environment. Various cultural activities were also held on the occasion. The

Padubidri, August 24: Udupi Power Corporation Limited thermal plant should compensate the evacuees and victims said Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje. Speaking to the UPCL officials, here, on Friday, the minister also urged the company to thoroughly follow the environment safety measures in the plant and also in the project area. “The Company should properly execute its corporate social

Kasargod, August 24: At a time when people from the northeast have been fleeing cities like Pune, Bangalore and Chennai fearing reprisal over violence against Muslims in Assam, the Kerala government has taken a reassuring decision to thank migrants in a unique way, coinciding with the festival of Onam. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has directed the state's labour department to distribute on

Mangalore, August 24: Kerala Samajam, Mangalore, will be launching 'Namma Kannada' - a Kannada Learning Programme as part of Onam celebrations this year, said T.K. Rajan, President of Kerala Samajam, Mangalore. Addressing a press meet here on Friday, he said that the Onam celebrations of 2012 would be held on August 26 at C.V. Nayak Hall, Kadri, from 10.30 a.m. onwards, and Onam Sadya (Onam feast)

Mangalore, August 24: UAE- based Bearys Cultural Forum (BCF) will organise 'Educational Scholarship Meet – 2012' on Sunday, August 26 at Loyola Hall, St. Aloysius P.U. College, Mangalore. Announcing this at a media conference here on Friday, B.M. Mumtaz Ali, Patron of BCF, said that approximately Rs. 15 lakh will be distributed among 450 students as scholarship this year. Students pursuing SSLC

New Delhi, August 24: After checking the use of SMSes to prevent spreading of rumours which had led to mass exodus of northeastern people from certain states, the government on Thursday increased the number of SMSes to 20 per day with immediate effect. According to a notification issued by the ministry of communication, it has been decided to revise the permissible limit of "bulk SMS/MMS to 20 in

Mangalore, August 24: K.P. Nanjundi, proprietor of Lakshmi Gold Palace, Bangalore, announced the opening of a new branch of Lakshmi Gold Khazaanaa Pvt Ltd. in Mangalore on August 25. Speaking at press conference here on Thursday, he said that it was the fifth branch of the company. In six years, 18 branches will be set up in the State in places like Hubli, Mysore, Mandya, Belgaum, Dharwad, Gadag

Kasargod, August 24: Deputy Leader of the Opposition Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has asked the Kerala State government to institute a high-level inquiry into the alleged murder of Democratic Youth Federation of India activist T. Manoj at Thanchangad during the party-sponsored State-wide hartal on August 2. The government should hold an inquiry by an official holding the rank of no less than the Deputy

Udupi, August 24: In yet another fishing tragedy two fishermen have gone missing off Malpe coast near here on Thursday. The missing fishermen have been identified as Fayaz Ahmed from Chitpady and Manikantha from Bailoor. Sources from the Malpe police station said that the duo had been to seashore fishing on Thursday and the incident happened when they had been fishing near Tebma Ship Yard. A

Bhatkal, August 24: In a gut-wrenching tragedy a young Imaam and religious teacher of a Masjid drowned off the Jaali beach in Bhatkal on Thursday evening. The deceased has been identified as Maulana Mohammed Ismail Ruknuddin (35), a resident of Bhatkal Magdoom Colony, who was serving as a teacher in Magdoom Colony Madrasa Dar-ut-Taleem-wa-Tarbiya from past four years. Affectionately called as