Prakash Samaga

5,000 students staying on MIT campus in Manipal to be tested after COVID-19 outbreak

The DC told The New Indian Express that he has already received an assurance from the MIT, Manipal Director that all cooperation will be extended by the institute in containing the spread of COVID-19

18 Mar 2021

HDK should have filed a police complaint against volunteers: Pejawar seer

As fund collection for Ram Temple goes on at a furious pace, TNSE looks at both sides of the campaign

21 Feb 2021

Udupi girl Shilpa Hegde in Australian Liberal Party’s decision-making panel

Shilpa, who works as an IT consultant for global company DWS, said that she feels good to be on the executive committee as her party shows concerns for the migrant population in Australia. 

17 Feb 2021

23-year-old youth from Karnataka's Udupi becomes fastest Kambala racer

Kambala, a traditional buffalo race from Coastal Karnataka is in the spotlight for the impressive speed records set by jockeys in the recent years.

15 Feb 2021

Sour harvest for Udupi’s pineapple growers as prices plummet

According to sources in the horticulture department, the district is home to more than 400 pineapple growers who cultivate the crop on 467 hectares.

13 Feb 2021

Electric buses may be rolled out in inter-district routes too: Karnataka transport minister

Savadi said that BMTC is taking 300 e-buses on lease under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India (FAME) scheme of the central government.

31 Jan 2021

How to grow a mini forest in a year

A tiny two-cent patch of land in Katpady town in coastal Karnataka isn’t quite the Western Ghats, but close. Spatially and figuratively.

31 Jan 2021

Toxic cocktail of chemicals discharged into Indrani river making life miserable for locals

‘‘Some residents have been repeatedly haunted by fever, while skin irritations too have blighted their lives,’’ says a resident, staring at the dark and murky water flowing before him

29 Jan 2021

This young photographer breaks age stereotype

But others in our group had cameras, so I used to ask them for their camera to photograph the birds. For a bird photographer, patience is a must,” he says.

27 Dec 2020

Villagers to boycott elections against jetty work stopped at Kodi Kanyana

Fishermen from Kodi Kanyana have been facing problems because of silt that has accumulated at the jetty as several boats have capsized at the docking point, affecting their livelihoods.

13 Dec 2020

Proud moment: Kundapur-origin woman Mala Adiga is policy director for Jill Biden

The appointment to an important post in the new Biden administration has brought cheers miles away — in Kundapur.

23 Nov 2020

Starting from scrap... raddi shop to film studio

It was during 1990, when Yakub was 12 years old, that he started reading newspapers, magazines and other books lying at his father Abdul Khader Beary’s scrap shop in Kundapur.

08 Nov 2020

Karnataka parents push their little ones to earn extra bucks

The local authorities on Thursday ‘rescued’ 17 child labourers, all girls, and produced them before the Child Welfare Committee (CWC).

31 Oct 2020

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

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