Vincent D’Souza

Bridging the yarning gap

The famous Udupi Sari is on the path of revival with initiatives like training weavers, giving attractive wages and going in for better marketing techniques

08 Dec 2019

Three visually challenged students top Mangalore varsity's Social Work exam

The provisional rank list for the academic year 2018-19 of the university, that was announced recently, came as a pleasant surprise for the trio.

28 Nov 2019

Alva's College students make strides in Kannada, Tulu Wikipedia, win laptops

Project Tiger 2.0 is aimed at encouraging Wikipedia communities to create locally relevant and high-quality content in Indian languages.

24 Nov 2019

Alva's College students win laptops for making strides in Kannada, Tulu Wikipedia

Under Project Tiger 2.0 aimed at encouraging Wikipedia communities to create locally relevant content in Indian languages, WMF along with Google gifted laptops to 50 best contributors.

24 Nov 2019

No clarity on Ram Mandir Trust, or land for mosque: HD Deve Gowda

However, he said there was no clarity about the Trust to be formed by the Centre to monitor the construction of the temple. 

10 Nov 2019

Congress keen to reveal BJP candidate Sangeeta Nayak’s religion

Objects to caste certificate of Muslim woman who goes by Hindu name to woo voters 

04 Nov 2019

Netizens step in to save highway

Irked by dreadful state of road, they launch campaign titled #SaveNH75 on Twitter.

27 Oct 2019

Mangaluru local body polls to test Kateel’s leadership skills; Cong hopes for comeback

Party sources said that the Yeddyurappa camp will not give up a chance to avenge their leader, who was left insulted after a section of office-bearers sacked staff at the BJP state office.

23 Oct 2019

First Indian stamp Scinde Dawk costs a fortune now

 Red Scinde Dawk, the first stamp of India, was discontinued within two years of its introduction in 1852.

16 Oct 2019

Mangaluru: Booth Level Officers dump voter app

The mobile app launched by the Election Commission of India for special summary revision of electoral rolls has been of little help to Booth Level Officers (BLOs).

28 Sep 2019

Former Karnataka MLA Krishna Palemar makes his presence felt, sets off rumour mills

'Porngate' scandal-accused Palemar’s presence at the charge-taking ceremony of Nalin Kumar Kateel as BJP chief has raised many eyebrows in BJP after he was denied a party ticket.

29 Aug 2019

Landslips in Karnataka's Charmadi ghat claim 100 acres of forest

Forest department has put these losses as only a rough estimate adding that it could further go up after a detail assessment which can only be carried out once the rains stop completely.

28 Aug 2019

Party strength comes first, individual popularity next: BJP Karnataka chief Nalin Kumar Kateel

Astaunch Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker, newly elected Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel is all about organisational strength.

25 Aug 2019

BSNL staffers, MLA help run mobile towers in flood-hit Dakshina Kannada

Some of them were in remote villages where private players have no presence and hence restoring it immediately was essential to ensure smooth rescue works.

17 Aug 2019

Cut the hills slant to make roads safer: Experts after Karnataka floods

In many places of Charmadi, hillsides are cut vertically, so, when landslide occurs, debris directly falls on the road

15 Aug 2019