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Heavy rains lash Karnataka, red alert issued in Udupi and Kodagu districts

The heavy rains will continue till Friday, July 26. 

Jul 24, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

Udupi: Shiroor Mutt Chief Lakshmivara Tirtha Swami dies at 55, foul play suspected

The chief of Shiroor Mutt, Lakshmivara Tirtha Swami, died on Thursday following severe health complications likely caused due to food poisoning. 

Jul 19, 2018, 13:55 PM IST

Pre-monsoon rains lash coastal Karnataka, schools and colleges remain shut

The situation has been severe and authorities have ordered closure of schools and colleges in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi.

May 30, 2018, 08:52 AM IST

PM Modi asks officials to ensure assistance to rain-affected areas in Karnataka

Heavy downpour lashed the twin coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi for the third day on Tuesday, inundating low-lying areas and flooding roads, disrupting traffic and throwing life out of gear.

May 29, 2018, 23:50 PM IST

Heavy rains lash Mangalore, Udupi; schools to remain closed on Wednesday

The IMD on Tuesday announced that the south-west monsoon had hit Kerala, three days before its scheduled arrival.

May 29, 2018, 20:14 PM IST

#ModiIsComing: Karnataka BJP announces PM's visit in Game of Thrones style

The photo posted along with the tweet has a message for Congress. It says, "Brace yourself Congress, Modi is coming."

Apr 22, 2018, 14:13 PM IST

Every Hindu couple should have 4 children to stabilise Hindu population, says Swami Govind Dev Giri at VHP'S dharma sansad

At a meeting of top Hindu religious leaders in Udipi, senior seer Swami Govind Dev Giri stressed on the need to increase the population of Hindus and to check "demographic imbalance."

Nov 26, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

RSS chief wants Ram temple in Ayodhya; Muslim bodies say he's not above law

The RSS chief made this remark while addressing a "Dharma Sansad" in Udupi.

Nov 24, 2017, 22:53 PM IST

In a first, Muslims break Ramzan fast in Karnataka's Udupi Sri Krishna temple

The event was organised by the head of Pejawar Mutt Sri Vishvesha Teertha Swamiji on Friday.

Jun 27, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

PM Modi urges saints to spread message on social reforms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged saints and religious institutions to take a lead in raising issues related to social reforms like 'Swachh Bharat', saying their word has a bigger impact than the government's.

Feb 05, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

In this Krishna Temple, you can catch a glimpse of the Lord through a window

What is special about this temple is that the idol of Sri Krishna has to be viewed through a window with nine holes referred to as the Navagraha Kitiki. 

Sep 08, 2016, 09:15 AM IST

Spiritual destinations: Visit this soulful belt in Karnataka to explore divinity

Travel agencies offer Sapta Kshetra packages to pilgrims who wish to cover all the seven divine destinations in the vicinity.

Sep 01, 2016, 10:55 AM IST

Pejawar Swami against celebrating Tipu birth anniversary

Vishwesha Theertha Swami of Pejawar Mutt in Udupi has opposed Karnataka government's decision to celebrate the birth anniversary of the 18th century legendary king Tipu Sultan on November 10.

Nov 09, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Adani to expand capacity of Udupi power plant by 1600 MW

After acquiring Udupi Power Corporation Ltd from Lanco Infratech in April, Adani Group is now set to expand the plant's capacity by 1600 MW, which is estimated to cost over Rs 9,000 crore.

Sep 11, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

36 held for animal sacrifice at Kaup fest

 Thirty six persons were arrested in Udupi district on Wednesday for allegedly violating ban on animal sacrifice during 'Suggi Maripuja' at Kaup in the district.

Mar 25, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Togadia's entry banned in Karnataka coastal town

Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) international working president Pravin Togadia's entry into Udupi in Karnataka's coastal district has been banned for a week from Sunday to maintain peace and law and order in the area, police said.

Mar 08, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

VHP leader Praveen Togadia banned from entering Karnataka's Udupi for 'Hindu Samajotsava'

VHP International Working President Pravin Togadia has been banned for a week from entering Udupi district of Karnataka for the 'Hindu Samjotsava' rally to be held here on March 9.

Mar 07, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

Maoist banners, pamphlets surface in Karna village

Pro-maoist banners and graffiti asking people to fight against Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats and protect the forest ranges appeared in a village in Udupi District of Karnataka, causing a flutter.

Jan 18, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Two injured in clashes in Kundapur

Two persons were seriously injured in clashes between members of two communities at Kodi near Kundapura in Udupi district, police said.

Jan 12, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

VHP plans 'Ghar Vapsi' in Karnataka

Even as "Ghar vapsi" (home coming) programme is snowballing into a controversy across the country, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is planning to hold such an event in Karnataka.

Dec 25, 2014, 21:44 PM IST