Ganesh Mavanji

Karnataka man falls into unfinished manhole, dies

No streetlights made it worse; the iron rods fixed for construction of the manhole pierced his neck.

12 Feb 2018

Unrest hits tourism in Dakshina Kannada dist

Tourism in Dakshina Kannada took a severe beating during the two month-long prohibitory orders clamped at several places in the district owing to communal unrest. Statistics show that the number of vi

09 Sep 2017

BJP gets three hours for  public meet, but says it will hold bike rally

BJP has decided to take out a bike rally from Ambedkar Circle to Nehru Maidan as part of its ‘Mangaluru Chalo’ rally despite the police not permitting it.

07 Sep 2017

Who says you can’t get booze on India's highways?

In Sullia town for instance they have tied up with petty shops and small non-vegetarian eateries along the highways to peddle booze to known clientele for a premium.

17 Jul 2017

Five days on, salvaging barge off Karnataka waters appears remote

A team of experts from Philippines and Singapore has inspected the sinking barge and is likely to give a report to the district administration and the company on how the barge can be removed. 

09 Jun 2017

Fire at plastic unit guts property worth Rs 20 crore

A plastic manufacturing unit located at Ganjimutt near Bajpe was gutted in fire in the wee hours of Tuesday.

10 May 2017

Striking a balance between silicon and tradition

For this software engineer, the tradition of his land is as important as his profession.

29 Apr 2017

Yakshagana gets a twist and tune with a violin score

There was pin drop silence when Yakshagana artistes performed ‘Chakravyooha’ prasanga in Thenku Thittu style. The death of Abhimanyu in the Kurukshetra battle touched the audience who shed tears.

09 Apr 2017

PMO takes action on jumbo menace in Karnataka following 10-year-old girl's complaint

She informed in her letter that she and other students of her village decided not to go school till the elephant menace is controlled. 

27 Feb 2017

Double role

He plies autos in Mangaluru and is a gifted Yakshagana artiste too. For V N  Ashok Boloor, one is a profession, the other a passion

19 Feb 2017

This cop-writer sees ‘mast maja’ in his job

Shanthappa takes inspiration from his experiences as a traffic policeman to pen poems, short stories and articles.

08 Jan 2017

Spirits in sync, no prayers go unheard

A pilgrim centre with a syncretic name—Bhagavati Ali Chamundi Kshetra—draws Hindus and Muslims in huge numbers to a village near Mangaluru.

27 Nov 2016

He turns arid land into lush farm

Where there’s a will there’s a way. Odduru Farm at Ganji Mutt in Bantwal Taluk, located nearly 25 km away from Mangaluru, is a classic example of this.

27 Nov 2016

Kalladka puppet maker's Doll house

This Kalladka puppet maker enlivens public and private functions with his life-size creations

18 Sep 2016

We believe he will return safe: Kin of missing soldier

While Shetty’s children Ashika and Akshay still hope for the best, his wife Jayanthi is in no mood to talk with anybody.

24 Jul 2016

Muslims worship at Karnataka hindu temple

A pilgrim centre—Bhagavati Ali Chamundi Kshetra—draws both Hindus and Muslims in large numbers to a village in Karnataka.

17 Jul 2016

Under the arc lights: Yakshagana goes indoor

A well-attended show at Mangaluru Town Hall points to how the open-air operatic art can reinvent itself

17 Jul 2016

Muslims worship Ali Bhoota at Hindu temple in Arikady

A pilgrim centre with a syncretic name — Bhagavati Ali Chamundi Kshetra — draws Hindus and Muslims in huge numbers.

10 Jul 2016

Muslim artistes in Yakshagana blaze a trail

They excel in Karnataka theatre art form, overcoming religious inhibitions, winning admiration, and spreading joy

19 Jun 2016

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