Prakash Samaga

His wheel power makes him craft miniature KSRTC buses

It is a KSRTC bus alright with headlights, steering wheel and all. But a miniature one at that. They say where there is a wheel, there is a way.

18 Oct 2020

MDMA row: MAHE to hold awareness classes

Drugs seized from student, who sourced them from dark web

06 Oct 2020

Udupi: As demand spikes, hospitals to get liquid oxygen plant

The demand for oxygen cylinders is soaring in Udupi district.

19 Sep 2020

Udupi cheers as beaches, temples reopen  

Much of the activities that bring revenue to the tourism sector have commenced partially and this has motivated people to resume their recreational activities.

11 Sep 2020

Non-Cooperation Movement was Udupi’s first mass struggle

The early meetings were held on the rocks at Ajjarakad and Mukund Nivas. Later on, public meetings were held at Car Street of Sri Krishna Mutt.

15 Aug 2020

Covid positivity rate down from 26% to 15% in Udupi

There is some good news from Udupi district. The Covid- 19 test positivity rate (TPR) that stood at 26 per cent initially has come down to 15 per cent this week.

13 Aug 2020

Ploughing youth power and cultivating paddy

Amid this gloom of uncertainty and unrest wrought by the pandemic, some are worried about losing their jobs in the present, others dread an unseen future.

09 Aug 2020

Ocean brings ashore rich ‘Madi Kasa’ at Malpe

Sudesh Shetty, in-charge of Malpe Development Committee, said three weeks ago, the  committee took up a cleaning drive on Malpe beach.

30 Jul 2020

Goddess in disguise: Udupi woman auto driver turns Good Samaritan, offers free ride to pregnant woman

Rajeevi told The New Indian Express that she learnt to drive an auto rickshaw 20 years ago with the help of her husband who died five years ago due to brain hemorrhage.

25 Jul 2020

Planned testing helps keep Udupi Covid patients off ventilators 

Only a few patients who tested positive for Covid-19 in Udupi have required ventilator support till now. A few others, who did require oxygen, too have recovered well.

23 Jul 2020

Beyond corporate life, joy in a dairy farm

A high-flying corporate career with a plum salary might be a dream come true, but not for this couple.

12 Jul 2020

12 tons of footwear cleared from Udupi's Kodi beach

Twelve tons of footwear that washed ashore along the 200-metre stretch of Kodi beach has been cleared by volunteers of Clean Kundapur Project over seven Sundays. 

14 Jun 2020

Job cards a boon in April, May for people affected by coronavirus lockdown in Karnataka

However, a silver lining appeared when the panchayat development officer (PDO) of Hakladi GP called Baby over the phone and asked her to work under MGNREGS from April 25.

11 Jun 2020

Udupi may see reduced numbers from June 7

In the highest single-day spike, Udupi district recorded 204 positive cases on Friday. However, the average daily growth of Covid-19 cases in the district is expected to come down from June 7. 

06 Jun 2020

International powerlifter from Udupi digs well for water needs

Akshatha’s brothers Arun, Ashok and Aravind started digging the well. Akshatha’s job was to remove the soil from the pit.

02 May 2020

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