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Muhammad Abdullah Javed

Embrace College Life with Vision and Determination

Your transition from school to college is one of life's major shifts. The school days are over, the moment you got your tenth results. Those days are now being transformed into a whole new world that welcomes you with open hands of opportunities and challenges.

Opportunities and Challenges

The clear understanding of opportunities, a firm resolution to...


Muhammad Abdullah Javed

Assess Your Piety before the End of Ramadan

Before the completion of the blessed month, Ramadan, its last few days provide you with an exceptional opportunity to assess and test the quantum of Taqwa and apply its power. Yes, we are talking about that Taqwa which has been nourished with days of fastings and prayers.

This could be one of the most relevant questions to seek for,...

By Abhishek N Bhat | coastaldigest.com

Madhu Mailankody: Setting Standards for Sports Presentation

The advent of Star Sports into Kannada - a language which is already replete with nearly three dozen state-level television channels - has brought forth an accomplished anchorwoman, who can steal the hearts of television audience in Karnataka in general and sports enthusiasts in particular through her astute presentation amidst the hullaballoo of a bunch of sanctimonious and strident anchors...


Muhammad Abdullah Javed

The Rational Way of Welcoming Ramadan

With the passing of every moment, the blessed month Ramadan is getting closer. With the advent of Ramadan a glittering change all around can be witnessed, as if darkness in the ambiance has experienced a precipitous illumination. Ramadan is a spring month that nourishes virtues in the heart as rain helps vegetation grows from the earth.

It’s a month...


Sharwan Naveed

Meet Ullal’s own Beary Rapper who takes on communal politics

With sarcastic overtones on communalism, divisive politics and fake news, this Mangaluru-based Beary rapper’s potshots on issues and concerns is a force to be reckoned with. Mustafa Ullal, a 33-year-old rapper and a father of two has garnered 12,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel.

While the rap scene is yet to pick up in coastal Karnataka, Mustafa believes ‘Apna...

Sameeha Shaad

To all the beautiful women in the world

WOMAN. What comes to our mind when we hear this word? The deep loving eyes of my mother, an everlasting beauty in my grandmother, the elegance of my favourite school teacher, the naughty expressions of my little sister, the grace in the stride of the lady professor, the white clad nurses at the hospitals who are epitomes of empathy... are...

Chetana Nayak K

Techie turned agriculturist Yathish Shetty’s online-portal for farmers

Considering the benefits brought by online platform to retailers, this techie-turned farmer’s portal not only brings organic produce directly to the consumers, but also claims to increase farmers profitability by doing away with 'middle-men'.

Having been employed in IT firms for close to a decade, Yathish Shetty Bondala says that he yearned to get back to farming. "I come...

Harsha Raj Gatty

Endless ordeal of Abdul Basheer | ‘No land’s man’ now languishes in Mangaluru rehab

No identity, scant memory, mumbling few Urdu, Hindi and Arabic words; while some suspect Abdul Basheer to be a Pakistani, others give him a benefit of doubt that he maybe a Saudi National. But time and again having failed to produce any reliable documentation of identity among other things has got this 45-year on wrong side of the law....


Harsha Raj Gatty

Dwindling readership | Mangaluru's 36-year-old iconic ‘Standard Library’ shuts down

After 36 years of service, Mangaluru’s one of the popular private libraries has turned over its last leaf in pages of its glorious history. The 'Standard Library', once one of the most popular destinations for avid readers with over 17,000 books, is stopping operations today (December 31, 2018) as it faces acute problems of dipping readership along with soaring maintenance....

Kumuda H and Harsha Raj Gatty

Mangaluru’s ‘Omelette Bhandary’ whisks away final delicacy of his 51-year stint

Mangaluru: January 2019 would be a new chapter in Shevgoor Ramachandra Bhandary aka Omelette Bhandary’s life. But to scores of eggetarians of Mangaluru relishing perfectly cooked omelettes that were served with dollops of love from a tiny store in Mannagudda, will soon be a thing of past. For, after 52 years, Omelette Bhandary, a sobriquet that Bhandary has earned from...