Naravi gets slice of Germany, thanks to local agriculturist!
Mangaluru: It is usually seen how people who visit a foreign country return home to India and spend time bragging about the beauty of the nation that they toured. They go on to count all that is wrong in India. But, for Niranjan Ajiri, an agriculturist from Naravi in Belthangady, a visit to Germany sparked a thought of doing something worthwhile for his native village. The result is the 'Ramera Guthu' bus stop in Naravi that has been standing tall over one year, speaking volumes about how one man can make a difference.
Let’s do resolutions differently this time
This time of the year, we can’t help but plan things for the rest of the days. Because, why not? Whether we stick by them or not, at least it helps to catch up with the rest of the world and having our New Year’s resolutions listed down on a crushed piece of paper, maybe during the most drunken New Year’s Eve never hurt nobody. We like to challenge ourselves for the most hopeless things we know we might still not be able to accomplish in the New Year.
Roshni Alumni Association to honor six outstanding social workers on 13th January
he Roshni Alumni Association, Mangalore, an association of the former students of the School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya, will be honoring 6 alumni of the instituion for their contribution to society and social work practice in all its dimensions at its annual home coming “Ayana -2019” to be held at the Mangalore club on 13/1/2019 at 6.00 PM.
'Gini Helida Kathe' will not disappoint anyone: Dev Rangabhoomi
Dev Rangabhoomi is basking in the glory of his yet-to-be-released film "Gini Helida Kathe". So far, the film's teaser and audio track of the film has generated a lot of buzz and the Kannada film audience is awaiting its release. The film, of which Dev is the producer, story writer and screenwriter, is all set to release across the state tomorrow, January 11. Taking time out of his busy schedule, Dev spoke to Newskarnataka.com about the journey of "Gini Helida Kathe".
‘Body Sculpt’, a glamour calendar with social perspective
Bengaluru: Here’s a fashion photographer who hails from Maharashtra named Nikos Narkissos who has set an example by creating exemplary portfolios of those modeling and fitness enthusiasts, who neither had 'godfathers nor financial or family support.
Woman acid attack survivor turns saviour for burn victims
Bengaluru: Even 12 years after she survived an acid attack by a jilted lover during a train journey to Delhi from her hometown Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in April 2006, Pragya Singh remains a beacon of hope for scores of such burn victims.
What is Gadkari's game?
New Delhi: Unlike the Congress, the communists or the socialists, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has rarely seen major fissures.
Dilapidated Kudupu VA's office has no water and power connection either
Mangaluru: In order to involve local people in administration, a decentralised system came in and more priority has been given to Gram Panchayats (GPs). It is very necessary to provide basic infrastructure to the village panchayats and the officials working there. However, it is very sad to see that a Village Accountant's (VAs) office in Kudupu in Mangaluru taluk is in a dilapidated condition. In addition to that, the staff is forced to work in the dark as the power connection has been withdrawn owing to the pending electricity bills.
Meet real-life Pakshirajan- Dr. Vishwanath Hegga
Kalaburagi: For those of you bowled by Dr. Pakshirajan portrayed by Akshay Kumar in the recent flick '2.0', wait till you meet Kalaburgi’s real life 'birdman' Dr. Vishwanath Hegga. The 39-year-old veterinarian surgeon lives with his parents, wife, two children, seven dogs and a collection of 500 birds!
Spearhead Media Group to mark 5 years of positive journalism with "The Huddle-2019"
Mangaluru: Spearhead Media Private Limited, a growing media house from Mangalore, (they are the owners of the popular pan Karnataka media brands newskarnataka.com, newskannada.com and Karnataka Today, a monthly English magazine) is at the threshold of its fifth year in the media industry. It focuses on truthful and honest news reportage that is oriented towards development issues has never wavered and has served it well, and its time to celebrate.
1298 anganwadis battling darkness in state due to disconnection of power supply
Mangaluru: Anganwadi were started with the aim of combating child hunger, malnutrition and to provide first concepts of learning to little children. While efforts should have been made to empower and strengthen the anganwadis, it is now learnt that as many as 1298 anganwadis in the state have been put to inconvenience with disconnection of power supply owing to non payment of bills.
Work is worship for this septuagenarian 'Sugarcane Shenoy Mam'
Mangaluru: Those who complain about being unemployed and the ones who blame their fate for their poor financial background must meet a 78-year-old person Ananth Shenoy of Mannagudda. He has been leading his life from the past 58 years through a petty sugarcane juice shop. Though his daughter asked him not to work and promised of taking care of him throughout his life, this elderly man refused the same with a belief that 'work is worship.'
Bantwal's Sudheer directs Dr Rajkumar's grandson in 'Ananthu Vs Nusrath
Mangaluru: Sudheer Shanbhogue, a budding talent of coastal region is now testing his luck in sandalwood with film 'Ananthu Vs Nusrath', which will be releasing on December 28. Sudheer has got an opportunity to direct the film of Dr Rajkumar's family member as Vinay Rajkumar, grandson of Dr Rajkumar, is the hero of this film.
Life on streets: Visual poetry in motion, by Brian Fernandes & NKTv, NK's YouTube arm
'Life on Streets', a unique photo contest to provide a platform for amateur photographers to display their talent was hosted by www.newskarnataka.com, the popular online news portal brand of Spearhead Media Pvt. Ltd, from 4th of July to the 15th of August 2016. The winners were announced on August 19th - World Photography Day after due scrutiny and deliberation by a jury consisting three members - Yajna Acharya, Dr Akhter Husain, and Kishan Rao, all accomplished photographers in their own right.
We always miss out on moments thinking about the past or the future instead of living in the 'now'.
Sundarbans women lead the way in making dairy farms organic
Chowrangi (West Bengal): Over 30 women have gathered to deliver milk at a one-room milk collection centre here. It's a daily rendezvous for this clique belonging to a women-run dairy cooperative in the Sundarbans delta in south Asia that is inching its way to becoming 100 percent organic.
From memes to jokes & everything else, how Bluru cops got trend savvy
Bengaluru: The police in India have always been stereotyped as beer-bellied, paan-eating, corrupt men. To change the perception of the people and to appear more approachable, many of the states' police force have opened in-house social media wings to take full advantage of modern technology and relate to the masses.
To train or not to train? Is that still the question?
Bengaluru: Thousands of cars travel to and from the Kempegowda International Airport from in and around the city, every single day and the numbers are only going up. Considering this, it is shocking to note that the only access to the KIAL is via the roadways that are getting increasingly congested with the increase in the number of vehicles.
NK Satire: The week that was Dec 2 to 8
An eventful week – but not for the weak. First, just in time for the closure of the polls, a British national, appropriately named by his parents as Christian Michel James, all saintly names, was nabbed by the UAE and extradited to India a member of the Common wealth for crimes relating to the re-distribution of a good portion of the common’s man wealth.
NK's video of Suniel Shetty's ‘Coffee with the audience’ at VTS Dubai goes viral
Mangaluru: An extract of the live telecast by Newskarnataka.com of the Vishwa Tulu Sammelana in Dubai last month,in which Tuluva Suniel Shetty, the much loved Bollywood star had a "coffee with the audience" as he put it, was premiered on Newskarnatka's facebook page on Sunday. Within 48 hours of its premeire, it resembled a runaway Bollywood hit - It garnerd 2 lakh plus views and the count is climbiing.
Paramedical students in Wenlock suffer even after staging stir
Mangaluru: The students of paramedical course at the Government Wenlock Hospital were forced to sit idly in their classrooms from morning till noon, as the classes have not commenced yet. It can be recalled that students of second-year paramedical course recently staged a protest urging the government to resume classes after appointing permanent lecturers. The students also accused the hospital administration of ill-treatment. Though efforts were being made to start the classes for second-year students, the first-year students are now forced to return home without attending any classes.
Roshan Belman: Treating humans as 'God' through 'Humanity'
Mangaluru: If the religious persons, political leaders and other members of the public have been discussing on the issues like construction of Ram Mandir, demolition of Babri Masjid, Supreme Court's verdict which allows all women to enter Sabarimala temple, here is a person who shows the world what should be done if people really love 'God.'
Rishab Shetty joins top directors with "Sarkari Hi Pra Shaale: Koduge Ramanna Rai"
Rishab Shetty's third directorial, "Sarkari Hiriya Prathamika Shaale: Koduge Ramanna Rai" completed its 100-day run on November 30. The film, which was released on August 24, is one of Sandalwood's biggest hits. Made on a budget of Rs 2 crores, the film has reportedly made ten times the budget in recovery from various sources, making it a huge hit with respect to return on investments.
NK Satire: Nov 25 to Dec 1
The members of the G20 are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union. A heady mix of cultures and vultures!