Prakash Samaga

Infusing life into leaf

Thirty-six-year-old Mahesh Marne uses freshly-fallen leaves as a canvas to create portraits of famous 
personalities and monuments

28 Nov 2021

Himalayan Heights: This 23-year-old Udupi woman is mountaineering to challenge herself

This tale of a young woman from Udupi, who is scaling new heights literally as a mountaineer despite a background of modest means, is as interesting as it is inspiring.

31 Oct 2021

Escoms owe UPCL Rs 2.6k crore; coal import hit

Sources said though there is sufficient supply of hydro electricity due to abundant rain, the coming months could pose a different challenge, and the government may look at thermal power.

13 Oct 2021

Meet Udupi’s own Aqua Man

For 20 years, day or night, Eshwar Malpe has dived into dangerous waters to help people of the district

03 Oct 2021

Seasonal respiratory virus makes a comeback in Udupi as cases rise among kids

Four to five RSV positive cases are admitted every week at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, and the children require hospitalisation for about a week.  

20 Sep 2021

Second dose: Udupi admin to send SMS reminders to all residents 

Udupi Deputy Commissioner said in view of the Union government’s aim to vaccinate all those aged above 18 years by December 31, 2021,

15 Sep 2021

Oscar Fernandes: A parliamentarian whose smile never faded

Former PM Manmohan Singh, in his condolence message to Oscar’s wife Blossom, stated that he was deeply saddened by the loss.

14 Sep 2021

Nipah outbreak: Tight vigil in Udupi, no cause for worry, say officials

Health authorities in Udupi district have stepped up vigil and asked people to be on alert  owing to the the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala.

12 Sep 2021

Going the extra mile for his students

When the pandemic forced classes to go online, this social science teacher realised that students will need much more to stay interested.

05 Sep 2021

Mangrove haven beckons tourists

Forests in the backwaters of Kundapur serve two purposes: protect the shore and boost eco-tourism in the area

05 Sep 2021

Centenarian ‘dolu’ artiste Guruva no more

Centenarian ‘dolu’ artiste and Karnataka Rajyotsava awardee Guruva Koraga breathed his last in Udupi on Sunday.

23 Aug 2021

The Kalam-kari artist

The art is in the details for budding teen artist Shivaraj Rathod, whose meticulous work is creating waves on social media platforms

08 Aug 2021

Christian businessman builds Siddhi Vinayaka temple in Udupi

Gabriel Nazareth, a 77-yearold Catholic businessman from Shirva, has become an embodiment of communal harmony by building a temple dedicated to Lord Siddhi Vinayaka for his Hindu brethren.

19 Jul 2021

Building green bridges

An artist from Karkala is promoting sustainable living, and reviving the culture of areca tree trunk bridges in villages. His philosophy being ‘Keep it natural’

18 Jul 2021

This brave heart from Udupi delivers essentials to Covid patients on bicycle

So every day, Pai dons the role of Covid warrior from 8 am to 1 pm. He buys up groceries and visits houses where patients are convalescing.

06 Jun 2021