Archana to represent India at 2019 Special Olympics
Manipal: Archana Jai Vittal has been selected to represent the country at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from March 14 to 21, 2019. Archana is a resident of Asare, a home for the mentally challenged, which is a joint project of Archana Trust and Manipal Acadamey for Higher Education (MAHE).
Plastic ban not being implemented properly in Udupi dist: ZP member Sumith
Udupi: "The plastic ban is not being implemented properly in Udupi district even though there is a statute demanding the same. Some shop owners are using plastic bags without any hesitation," said ZP member Sumith during the 15th Udupi Zilla Panchayat general meeting held at V S Acharya Auditorium on Tuesday, February 19.
Kenyan runners hog limelight in Manipal Marathon
Manipal: With over 10,000 runners taking part in the four different categories, Manipal Marathon 2019 turned out to be the best yet in every way. There were participants from Germany, Nairobi, Sri Lanka and Ethiopia. But the Kenyan runners hogged the limelight in the marathon organized by Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Udupi District Athletic Association.
Udupi grieves CRPF jawans' killing by lighting candles
Udupi: The people of Udupi including several political parties and associations paid their last respects to the CRPF jawans who were killed in the Pulwama suicide bomb attack in Jammu and Kashmir, at the War Memorial at Ajjarkad here on Friday, February 15.
District Youth Congress lodges complaint against BS Yeddyurappa
Udupi: District Youth Congress, led by its President Vishwas V Ameen, lodged a complaint against BJP State President BS Yeddyurappa, with Udupi district Additional Superintendent of Police Kumarachandra, KPS, regarding the audio conversation in which BSY has allegedly stated that he has bribed the Vidhan Sabha Speaker.
Formula Manipal makes big impression at Formula Bharat competition
Manipal: Formula Manipal, a student project team of Manipal Institute of Technology, MAHE did well at the just concluded Formula Bharat, an Engineering Design Competition held at Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore with its Combustion Car FMX8. This year the competition also included an electric vehicle for the first time and MIT students took part in the event with their electric vehicle FMX8e.
Debris of missing boat not yet found, says Udupi SP
Udupi: Following rumours that the debris of the missing deep sea trawler “Suvarna Tribhuja” has been found at Malwan region in Maharastra, SP Laxman Nimbargi said that the debris found is not of the missing boat.