This laundry man names his new house after Wg Cdr Abhinandan
Mangaluru: When Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shoot down an F-16 fighter from a less-advanced MiG-21 fighter jet, this 40-year-old laundry man Kushalappa, a resident of Sunnaje in Barya village in Beltangady taluk was thrilled a lot. But, when Pakistan informed that it has shot down two Indian jets and taken one Indian pilot into custody, this laundry man prayed for the safe return of the pilot as the rest of Indian. Soon after Abhinandan was released by Pakistan on March 1, he decided to keep the same name to his newly-built house.
The whys of Trinamool list: A peek into didi's mind
Kolkata: From deputing seasoned campaigners to fight the tough battles in far-off districts, to nominating turncoats in their areas of influence for eroding the vote banks of their former parties - Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has adopted multiple tactics in her choice of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Paswan, DMK made U-turns, but stick to allies now
New Delhi: Call it opportunism or political astuteness, some parties and leaders in Indias political spectrum have shown ideological flexibility and made deft moves enabling them to become a part of governments led by the Third Front, BJP and the Congress.
LS Polls: It is Nalin v/s Rai in Mangaluru Lok Sabha constituency?
Mangaluru: Despite some opposition to the candidature of sitting MP Nalin Kumar Kateel from Mangaluru Lok Sabha constituency, it is said that the BJP High Command has decided to field him. Meanwhile, though Congress has not finalised its candidate so far, some credible sources claim that the high command has favoured Ramanath Rai, though he lost Assembly election recently.
Rags to Riches: Man who rules the world of drag queens
'The Queen Harish show' as it is popularly known in Rajasthan, comprises of the most quintessential Rajasthani folk dances such as Ghoomar, Kalbeliya, Chang, Bhavai, Chari and many more. Heading up the event is Harish, popularly known as ‘Queen Harish’.
Compromises may be inevitable but never let go of your priorities: Soujanya Hegde
Beauty queen, cine actress, entrepreneur and mom of two, Soujanya Hegde talks on maintaining work-life balance and her family’s role in fuelling her dreams.
Mangalore: A child prodigy, who won her first award at six months, there was no turning back for Soujanya Hegde. A beauty queen, cine actress, VJ, dancer, entrepreneur, toastmaster while simultaneously managing her home and two kids, the 35-year-old credits “passion” and “family” to be her driving forces.
A ‘baker’s treat’ from a woman of substance on International Women’s Day
Mangaluru: There’s a Baker’s treat in town. Literally; it’s a deli, and its fare is delicious. Why? Because it is made with love, passion, creativity and over seen by the one and only Mariam Mohiudeen, a march born co-incidentally. On women’s day this year, she is a living example of the maxim “pursue your passion to live your dream”.
How does renting furniture with Cityfurnish make sense?
Why rent furniture? This is a question which has been answered in many ways so far. But here we come with some out of box ideas to support this new and modern way of living and handling good and bad things which come with it. Let's have look.
Maha Shivaratri celebrated where Lord Shiva actually resides
Bantwal: The word ‘Cremation ground’ usually send a shiver down the spines of many, especially after sunset!. But at Kanchinadka Padhavu of Sajipanadu village, at the cremation ground, hundreds of people from all age groups gathered for a celebration of 'Maha Shivaratri'. It was an unusual sight on March 4 as the whole country celebrated the festival of 'Maha Shivaratri'.
Ban on Jamaat-e-Islami (J&K) will curb separatism in Valley: Home Ministry
New Delhi: The "sole" agenda of the Centre's ban on Jamaat-e-Islami (J&K) is to curb separatism in Jammu and Kashmir as the organisation has been the "brain" behind the All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) which, the investigating agencies claim, has been ideologically supporting Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, said sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Return of the political will
The successful strike made by a dozen Mirage 2000 jets of the Indian Air Force on Feb 26 to take out the biggest training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed at Balakot in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, in just about ten days after the terror attack on the CRPF at Pulwama, speaks as much of the decisiveness of the Modi regime on the national security front as of all that obviously went into that action by way of defence preparedness, functional consolidation of India's intelligence set-up and a comprehensive diplomatic reach out to the world by our Prime Minister himself on the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terror.
St. Aloysius PU College – a premier institution with a difference
St. Aloysius Pre-University College lies in the heart of Mangaluru, in the coastal belt of Karnataka. The Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society manages this premiere institution. Among the finest colleges in Mangaluru, with a history of 139 years, St Aloysius PU College quests to empower the youth through excellence in education to shape a better future for humankind. Know more...
Balakot IAF strike involved over 200 hours of planning
New Delhi: The pre-dawn attack air strike by Indian Air Force (IAF) on Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) biggest terror camp in Balakot in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on early Tuesday involved over 200 hours of planning that began following intelligence inputs regarding a second suicide terror strike somewhere in India.
Families of slain CRPF troopers hail air strike against JeM in Pakistan
New Delhi:From Punjab to Tamil Nadu, from Maharashtra to West Bengal, the families of CRPF troopers killed in the Pulwama suicide bombing hailed Tuesday's air strike inside Pakistan, with many saying, had they come earlier, many security personnel could have been saved, stressing the need to better guard the forces from Pulwama-like attacks.