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.
Winged beauties serve lavish spectacle to bird watchers in Manipal
Manipal: The first Sunday of February is important for bird watchers in Manipal. The day is set aside for bird lovers to do a bit of trekking at the break of dawn to spot and identify birds in different areas of this plateau. Manipal Bird Day has come a long way since it first began nine years ago.
End Point at Manipal comes alive with kites and festivities
Manipal: The 7th edition of 'Tarang' held at the football ground in End Point here on Sunday, February 3, and put together by the Volunteer Services Organization of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), drew young and old alike to the fun and frolic associated with the annual kite flying event. The theme this year, “I am, I Will”, was similar to the World Cancer Day (February 4) theme only to create awareness about the dreadful disease.
Udupi DC Priyanka Mary Francis transferred
Udupi: Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis has been transferred to Stare Tourism Department as the Director. Hepshiba Rani Korlapatti has been appointed as the new DC of Udupi district. She was the Managing Director of Special Purpose Vehicle Hubballi Dharwad.