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Valuables worth Rs 1.35 lakhs stolen from a house in Admar
Padubidri, Dec. 27th, 2015:  Thieves managed to open the latch of a house in Admar while the people inside were asleep and managed to take away cash and jewellery worth Rs 1.35 lakhs.  The incident took place on Saturday morning near Adar Poornaprajna PU college, in a house belonging to a person called Janardhan.   A long golden chain of 25 gms, ....   Read more
New auditorium in Padubidri in the name of former test cricketer Late GR Sundaram
Padubidri, Jan. 4th, 2016: A huge auditorium is being built near BSNL office in memory of Padubidri's only test cricketer to represent India, Late GR Sundaram, near his residence.  Mr. Sundaram's daughter Sujatha Ravindra Suvarna and her husband Ravindra Raju Suvarna have come forward ....  Read more
Yermal P.K.. Salian passes away
Padubidri, Jan. 26th, 2016:  Retired director of instruction in Mangalore Fisheries college, P.K. Salian (82), son of Yermal fisheries leader Late Y. Koragappa V. Puthran,  passed away on Monday at his son's residence in Bangalore, after a brief period of illness.  He had excelled in the fish processing research and he was in the forefront to introduce Japanese research .. Read more
Yermal, Jan. 4th, 2016:  Mahalakshmi Uchila Kabaddi team won the Yermal Kabaddi Coastal Trophy held on Sunday, January 3rd.  In the day and  night tournament, they defeated Yermal Ramanjaneya team.  The tournament was organised by Yermal Thenka Coastal Friends at Govt. Composite High School at Yermal Thenka.  The winners received Coastal ....   Read more
Mahalakshmi Uchila wins Yermal Kabaddi Coastal Trophy
Notorious thief nabbed by Padubidri Police
Padubidri, Jan.8th, 2016:  The special squad of Padubidri police have arrested a notirious thief involived in hundreds of theft in DK, Udupi and Chickmagalur districts since 1980.  He had been convicted and jailed a dozen times previously and was recently released from the jail.  Police have recovered 38 gms of gold from him. This information was given by  ...  Read more
Padubidri Grama Panchayat to receive Rs. 2.77 crores grant from Adani Foundation & UPCL's CSR fund
Padubidri, Jan. 16th, 2016:  Sanction letter for a grant of Rs. 2.77 crores to Padubidri Grama Panchayat under Corporate Social Responisbility (CSR) fund from Adani Foundation and Udupi Power Company Ltd. (UPCL) was handed over on Saturday at a function held at the meeting hall .....  Read more
Naveenchandra J. Shetty elected as the president of Padubidri Friends' Cricketers
Padubidri, Jan. 14th, 2016:  Kaup Block Congress president Naveenchandra J. Shetty has been elected as the president of Padubidri Friends' Cricketers, at the 35th annual meeting held at Pingara hall of Hotel Pallavi. To mark the 35th anniversary,  it was decided in the meeting to organise a national-level floodlit cricket tournament "Venkatesh Memorial Trophy" from April 8th to 10th.
Kallatte Shri Jarandaya Daivasthana - Offering of golden armour, palanquin and inauguration of Raja Gopura
Padubidri, Jan. 30th, 2016:  Various religious and cultural programmes were held at Kallatte Shri Jarandaya Daivasthana on  Friday on account of offering of golden armour, palanquin, ashwavahana and inauguration of Raja Gopura. Hundreds of  devotees took part in the attractive procession....   Read more
Participation in Scouts & Guides is complementary to physical and mental growth - Congress leader Oscar Fernandes
Padubidri, Feb. 1st, 2016:  Addressing the gathering at Mantra Surf club in Kolachikambala of Mulki during the valedictory function of 5-day-long National Water Adeventure Sports camp for Rovers and Rangers of Bharat Scouts & Guides, former Union minister & senior congress leader Oscar Fernandes said  ........    Read more
Australian marathon runner Pat Farmer arrives in Padubidri
Padubidri, Feb. 4th, 2016:  Australian marathon runner and former Sports & Education minister, Pat Farmer, arrived in Padubidri this evening and he was accorded a grand welcome.  He will proceed to Udupi on Friday morning after an overnight stay at Palm Grove resort in Yermal.  He will carry on with his ‘Spirit of India Run’ started from Kanyakumari on January 26, to Himalayas.   Read more
Shri Brahma Muggerkala Daivasthana - Nemotsava from 19th to 22nd Feb 2016
Padubidri, Feb. 16th, 2016:  Nemostava of Shri Brahma Muggerkala Daivastana at Kallatte in Padubidri will be held from 19th February to 22nd February 2016.  "Sarvajanika Anna Santarpane" (mass meals) will be held on Saturday, 19th February, from 1 pm to 3 pm.  The Gurikara and the devotees have cordially invited all.  See Invitation
Zilla and Taluk Panchayat Elections-2016
Padubidri, Feb. 20th, 2016  Zilla and Taluk Panchayat elections were held all over the district on Saturday, February 20th.  In Padubidri and its surrounding areas, the response by the voters was not as per expectations as only around 65% polling was reported.  However, at many booths, the senior citizens and also physically challenged people took interest in exerising their rights.   See more photos
Padubidri Beedu Chandayya Arasu Kinyakka Ballal passes away
Padubidri, Feb. 23rd, 2016:  Padubidri Beedu Chanayya Arasu Kinyakka Ballal (91), an old generation Arasu (King) from Jain Arasu heritage, passed away at his Beedu Palace residence on Tuesday, after a brief period of illness.  He had become the Padubidri Beedu king in the year 1971 and ascended the throne in a traditional way in the year 2002.  He was serving as the hereditary trustee of Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple for the ....    Read more
BJP wins both ZP and TP elections in Padubidri
Padubidri, Feb. 23rd, 2016:  BJP candidates Shashikanth Padubidri and Neetha Gururaj P. won Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat elections respectively.  Shashikanth Padubidri defeated his nearest congress rival Y. Sudhir Kumar by 449 votes, whereas Neetha Gururaj defeated her nearest congress rival Mumtaz by 821 votes.  BJP workers celebrated their victory at the... Read more
Mulki Billava Mahamandala lifts Billava trophy-2016
Mulki, Feb. 28th, 2016::  Mulki National Billava Mahamandala won the Billava Trophy-2016 by defeating Billava Sangha, Kuwait, by 9 wickets.  They won the cash prize of Rs. 3 lakhs along with the trophy and whereas the runners-up Kuwait team won the cash prize of Rs. 2 lakhs along with the runners-up trophy.  The tournament was held on Saturday and Sunday at Mulki Vijaya ....   Read more
Padubidri Rathotsava-2016
Padubidri, March 23rd, 2016:  Annual Maha Rathotsava was held at Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple in Padubidri on  March 21st.  Thousands of devotees visited the temple and took part in Rathotsava celebrations.  Traditional 'Chendu' was held on 22nd evening. Various religious, cultural and entertainment programmes were organised on account of Rathotsava.   Pictures of Rathotsava
Preparations for "Venkatesh Trophy-2016" in full swing
Padubidri, April 5th, 2016:  Preparations are going on in full swing for Venkatesh Memorial Day & Night 4th National level tennes ball tournament to be held in Padubidri Board School grounds from 8th to 10 April 2016.  The event is organised by Padubidri Friends Cricketers to mark....   Read more
Challenge Kundapura lifts Venkatesh Trophy-2016
Padubidri, April 11th, 2016:  In the finals of Venkatesh Trophy-2016 cricket tournament being played in Padubidri School grounds, Challenge Kundapura defeated Bengaluru Friends by 6 runs.  Batting first, Challenge Kundapura scored 53/3 in their allotted 8 overs.  Bengalure Friends managed to score only 47 runs losing 9 wickets in reply.  ....    Read more
Padubidri Ramanatha Acharya passes away
Padubidri, April 12th, 2016:  Shree Puthige Mutt's Asthana Vidwan and renowned teacher Ramanatha Acharya (89) from Rajapurohit class priest family passed away on Tuesday, April 12th, after a brief period of illness.  Being a post graduate in Samskrit, Hindi and Kannada, he had served as a teacher, Padubidri Khadgeshwari Brahmasthana's priest and also had contested .....  Read more
One injured in an accident near Kannangar
Padubidri, April 22nd, 2016:  In an accident involving two trucks and a Maruti Esteem car on one-way section of NH-66 near Padubidri-Kannangar on Friday at 3 pm, one person was injured with a fractured hand and the car was badly damaged.  The car from Mani was returning from Neelavara temple and was thrown to the right side of the road when truck hit it from behind.   ....   Read more
Accident victim Prabhakar Acharya succumbs to injuries
Padubidri, April 25th, 2016:  Sri Ram Finance;s national head, Prabhakar Acharya (44) from Padubidri Beedu area, succumbed to his injuries on Monday morning, from an accident that had taken place on April 16th.  On Saturday morning (April 16th) near Suzlon main gate, a Zest car at high speed collided with a Maruti Swift car while trying to overtake it at the S-shaped ......    Read more
Wideline Mulki wins Sriram Cricket trophy
Hejmady, May 23rd, 2016:  Wideline Mulki cricket team won the Sriram trophy-2016 in the state-level cricket tournament held at Hejmady Bastipadpu cricket grounds, organised by Sriram Cricketers Hejmady.  The final match with Hejmady Shivashakthi cricketers ended in a tie after it was reduced to two overs each due to bad light.  The winners were selected by ..   Read more
Prajna from Hejmady secures 3rd rank in IInd PUC (science)
Hejmady, May 25th, 2016:  IInd PUC science student Prajna, daughter of Hemanath and Shobha Puthran residing near Hejmady Kodi yard, brought laurels to her native place, by securing IIIrd rank in the state in IInd PUC (science) examinations.  She scored 594 out of 600 marks (99%).  She did her PUC in Vidyodaya PU college and SSLC... Read more
Vented dam slab collapse kills a seven-year-old girl
Padubidri, May 29th, 2016:  In an unfortunate incident a seven-year-old school girl was drowned in a rivultet when a slab of the vented dam on which she was walking gave away.  The incident took place near Halekudru in Kokrani area of Mulki on Sunday noon.  Riyanna Furtado was going to collect the fallen coconuts along with her 10-year-old brother Aron and .....    Read more
World Environment Day message on a sand sculpture
Padubidri, June 5th, 2016:  Visitors to the Padubidri beach on Sunday morning were welcomed with a beautiful sand sculpture displaying World Environment Day message saying "Save the nature for the next generation."  It was created byManipal's  famous artist Srinath Manipal, Raghavendra Amin ..  Read more
Ready to fight against industries causing environmental damage - Mr. Sorake
Padubidri, June 25th, 2016:  MLA Vinay Kumar said that he will not allow any industries causing environmental damage in his assembly constituency. "Adani-UPCl is causing environmental damage in the area and also not giving any employment to the local people. ......      Read more
Rs. 10 lakhs worth property damaged in Hejmady as a house catches fire
Padubidri, July 12th, 2016:  A house belonging to Jayalaxmi Kotian, residing in Ullasnagar area of Hejma,dy caught fire due to electrical short circuit on Monday night and the loss is estimated to be around 10 lakhs.  The people residing in the house had gone to their relatives place and therefore the fire could spread more easily causing .   .  Read more
Annual "Ajakayi Seve" will be performed on 1st August
Padubidri, July 19th, 2016:  Annual "Ajakayi Seve" will be performed at Padubidri Shri Khadgeshwari Brahmasthana on Monday, August 1st, at 10.30 am.  Devotees are requested to arrive on  time and received prasadam, as announced by Shri Vanadruga Trust (R) Padubidri.
Heaps of litter on the beach at Hejamady Kodi estuary
Padubidri, July 25th, 2016:  The beach area of Hejmady Kodi estuary, locally known as "Aleeve Kodi", where river Shambhavi and rivulet Nandini flows into the Arabian sea is filled with tons of litter and people are finding it too difficult to walk in the area due to the bad smell.In monsoon season, it is a common sight as the flowing rain water ......     Read more
"Aatidonji Dina" celebrated at Padubidri Buntara Bhavana
Padubidri, August 1st, 2016:  "Aatidonji Dina" was celebrated by the women's wing of Padubidri Buntara Sangha on Sunday, July 31st, at Buntara Bhavana.  Inaugurating the function, District Lioness Coordinator, Lns. Nirupama Prasad Shetty said that while 'Aati' is celebrated everywhere showing the importance of the month of Aati, the .....    Read more
Leopard sighted at old harbour area of Hejmady Kodi
Padubidri, August 8th, 2016:  Locals have sighted leopard among the dense casuarina trees at the old harbour area of Hejmady Kodi for the last few days.  The area of dense trees extends for about a couple of kilometeres starting from old harbour area to the estuary in the proposed new fisheries harbour area.  As it is located near the beach, .....   Read more
"Aatida Abbara - Sonada Sadagara" celebrated
Padubidri, August 6th, 2016: "Aatida Abbara - Sonada Sadagara" programme was organised by Padubidri Lions and Lioness club in association with Navashakthi Mahila Mandali at Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple premises on Friday, August 5th.  Janapada scholar and Ayurvedic specialist Dr. Y.N. Shetty inaugrated   the function and .....  Read more
'Sarvajaniika Katahapoopa (Kattadappa) Seve' offered
Padubidri, August 13th 2016:  'Sarvajanik Katahapoopa (Kattadappa) Seve' was offered at Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple on Saturday, August 13th.  Thousands of devotees attended and received prasadam.  The ceremony is held on the last Saturday of Shrava month and a sweet made of rice called 'Kattadappa' is distributed as  ......   Read jmore
MP Shobha Karandlaje iniitiates 'Tiranga Yatra'
Padubidri, August 15th, 2016:  MP Shobha Karandlaje initiated 'Tiranga Yatra' from Hejmady police check post and took part in a bike rally on a motorcycle as a pillion rider by wearing a helmet.  She became the centre of attraction as her motorcycle was leading the bike rally.  The event was organised by Kaup BJP:Yuva Morcha  as per the call given  by ......  Read more 
Autorickshaw driver killed in a road accident at Uchila
Padubidri, Sept. 21st, 2016:  Autorickshaw driver Dhanu alias Dhananjay R. Salian (43) from Tenka Yermal was killed in a road accident on NH-66 near Saraswati Vidya Mandira in Uchila on Wednesday morning. When he was returning to Yermal from Uchila a Honda Scooty coming from the service road near Saraswati Vidya Mandira, tourched ....  Read more
World Tourism Day celebrated at Padubidri beach
Padubidri, Sept. 27th, 2016:  Inaugurating the World Tourism Day celebration at Padubidri beach on Tuesday, Sept. 27th, Kaup MLA Vinay Kumar said that expecting more income by tourism in the coming years, the government has decided to modernise all the seashores in coastal Karnataka and all the roads will be upgraded to two-lanes as per the .    Read more
New Polytechnic in Padubidri for women - Mr. Sorake
Padubidri, October 1st, 2016:  Kaup MLA Vinay Kumar Sorake has said that a new zonal office of education department has been sanctioned by the education minister, for the quick development in the field of education at cluster-level in Kaup and also a new polytechnic for women will be opened in Padubidri and it is at sanctional level.   ....    Read more
Padubidri Gudde Ganapathi Visarjane
Padubidri, Oct. 11th, 2016:  Thousands of devotees took part in Padubidri Gudde Ganapathi Visarjane ceremony held in Padubidri on Tuesday, October 11th.  The procession started off from Bala Ganesha Gudi and the idol of Lord Ganesha was taken in a procession on a palanquin passing through Padubidri town.  It was accompanied by ....   Read more
Rathnakar Raj selected as the hereditary trustee
Padubidri, Oct.23rd, 2016:  Karnataka State Dharmika Parishat has issued an order that Padubidri Beedu Rathnakar Raj Arasu Kinyakka Ballal has been selected as the hereditary trustee of Padubidri Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple coming under Karnataka Religious Endowment department.
Foundation stone laid for various development works
Padubidri, Nov. 17th, 2016:  Kaup MLA Mr. Vinay Kumar Sorake initiated various development projects in Padubidri at a cost of Rs. 55 lakhs.  He laid foundation stone for Kallatte Shri Brahmamuggerkala Daivastana's Kala Bhavana to be built at a cost of Rs. 15 lakhs. Also he laid foundation stone for the construction of road from Nadsal .....    Read more
Y. Sukumar appointed as the member of State Badminton Association Working Committee
Padubidri, Nov. 19th, 2016:  Padubidri Grama Panchayat vice-president and Udupi Badminton Association Working Committee president Y. Sukumar has been appointed as the member of State Badminton Association Working Committee.  He is recognized as the            ....  Read more
Daily Yoga classes at Padubidri beach
Padubidri, Dec. 2nd, 2016:  daily Yoga classes and theraphy at Padubidri Mr. Makarand and Dr. Manojkumar Shetty. Both are post granduates in Yogic Science from Mangalore univerisity.  The classes start daily morning at 5.30 a.m.
'Chappara Mahoorta' for Vishwa GSB Sammelan held
Padubidri, Dec. 9th, 2016:  'Chappara Mahoorta' for Vishwa GSB Sammelana was held at Hejmady Basti Padpu grounds on Friday morning at 9 am.  Vedamoorthy Padubidri Vidyavant Bhat performed the mahoorta ritual ceremony.    After a special morning pooja ceremony at Hejmady Shri Laxminarayana temple, the chappara  ...  Read more
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