Padubidri, Feb.14th: Beary Sahitya Samskritika Sambhrama at Padubidri. Photo by: Hameed Padubidri. More Photos of this function.
JCI Padubidri conducted various cultural activities for the children of C.S.I. Girls orphanage. JCI Zone XV President Jc Uday Kumar Shetty inaugurated the function. Padubidri JCI President Jc Hareesh Kumar Hejamady, Jayceerette President Jct Suprabha Hareesh, Jc Reshma U. Shetty, Brahmi Hareesh and warden of C.S.I. girls orphanage Doris Mallet were present.
Inauguration of community hall at Padubidri Shri Brahmamuggerkala Deivasthana by Mr. Lalaji R. Mendon (MLA, Kaup)
Padubidri, February 11th: Shri Eesha Vittaldas Swamiji of Kemaru Sandeepani Mutt addressing the devotees at Kanchinadka Minchinabavi Deivaraja Kordabbu Devasthana on occasion of Shivaratri Jatra Mahotsava. The function was presided by Zilla Panchayath member Sri Shashikanth Padubidri. Dr. Manoj Shetty, Padubidri JCI President Mr. Hareesh Kumar Hejamady, Grama Panchayath member Mr. Umer Farooq, Mr. Sundara Mundkur. Mr. B. Bhaskar Padubidri, Mr. Ramesh Uchila, Mr. Dinesh and Mr. Razaq were the Chief Guests. Samiti President Mr. Dinesh Kotian welcomed the guests and Mr. Lokesh Kanchinadka compered the program. News and photo courtesy: Chethan Padubidri.
Padubidri, February 19th: JCI Padubidri and Lanco Foundation inaugurated the screening camp for providing free artificial limbs to the handicapped people. Jc Dr. Murali (Executive Vice President of Indian Jaycees) inaugurated the function. Mr. Arun Kamath from Lanco Foundation, Jc Uday Kumar Shetty (Zone XV President), Mr. Hareesh Kumar Hejamady (President JCI Padubidri), Jc Y. Sukumar, Jc Mithun Hegde and JC. Vivek B.S. were present.
Those who were unable to attend the camp are requested to contact mobile No. 9880323147.
Udupi, February 19th: Members of JCI Padubidri visit the Red Ribbon Express - a seven-coach airconditioned train spreading awareness on HTIV/AIDS, with education materials & audio visuals, alongwith performing artists, medical staff, counsellars and activists on board.
Padubidri, Feb. 23rd: Local people from Padubidri, Nandikoor and Hejamady protest outside MESCOM office against frequent unscheduled power cuts. People were angry that while uninterruped power supply being provided to the two local projects (Nagarjuna and Suzlon), the local people were subject to long and frequent power cuts. News & Photo by: Chethan Padubidri.
Padubidri, Feb. 27th: Procession, vehicle ralley and a spectacular scout display by Madrasa students, from Kanchinadka to Padubidri, on the occasion of Prophet's 1484th Eid Milad. News and photos by: Hameed Padubidri.
Padubidri Zilla Panchayath Higher Primary School's Old Students' Assocation celebrates its Annual Day
Padubidri, Feb.28th: Old students' association of Padubidri Zilla Panchayath Higher Primary School celebrated the Annual day. Sri Ratnakar Raj (Ex Mandala Panchayath President) hoisted the national flag during the morning ceremony and Sri James Andrade was the Chief Guest. Various sports and other competitions for old students were held. The evening function was presided by Sri Y.N. Prakash (Head Master, Zilla Panchayath HIgher Primary School, Yermal). Sri Prakash Shetty (President of Bajrang Dal, Padubidri unit),
Sri Shashikanth Padubidri (Zilla Panchayath member) Sri Vishu Kumar Shetty (President of Nagarika Hitha Rakshana Vedike, (Padubidri), Sri Ummer Farooq (Padubidri Panchayath member) and Smt. Shobha L. Suvarna (Head Mistress) were the Chief Guests.
Hon. President of old students' association Sri Y. Sukumar, President of old students' association Sri Prakash P.R. and the secretary of the association Sri Rajesh Padubidri were present. Sri H. Ramanand Gadiyar compered both sports events and the stage function.
Lions & Lioness Club Padubidri - District Governor's official visit & Charter nite
Padubidri, March 5th: Lions District Governor (Dist. 324-D4) MJF Ln. Dr. T. Basavaraj speaking at the function held at the premises of Ln. P.Ravindranath G. Hegde's residence 'Anugraha'. Earlier during the day, he inaugurated Children's park costing Rs. 65,000. at Lions English Medium School donated by the President of Padubidri Lions Club, Ln. P.R. Navada and Lionss Sudha R. Navada Lions club Padubidri spent around Rs. 2.35 Lakhs on various social service projects such as home for homelss & aid to local schools.
Journalist Hareesh Kumar Hejamady secures rank in M.A. Examination
Mr. Hareesh Kumar Hejamady, a well known news correspondent for Kannada daily 'Vijaya Karnataka', secures 7th rank in M.A (Mass communication & Journalism) in the 2009-10 examinations, as per the announcement from Karnataka Open Univeristiy, Manasa Gangotri, Mysore. Mr. Hejamady is also the President of JCI Padubidri for this year and a prominent personality for his ability and social activities, apart from being a good sports person.
News courtesy: Chethan Padubidri.
Eid Milad celebration
World Women's days celebrated by Jayceerette wing of JCI Padubidri
Padubidri, March 8th: Jayceerette wing of JCI Padubidri celebrated World Women's day by conducting various competitions for women and by felicitating Mrs. Ribitha Vijay Shetty, Proprietrix of Sapna Super Market, Hotel Vijaya and Vijaya Bhavana. Jayceerette President Suprabha Hareesh, JCI President Hareesh Kumar Hejamady, Zone President Uday Kumar Shetty, Jc. Reshma Uday Shetty, Smt. Vijayalakshmi Naik and Jc. Y. Sukumar (Past Zone President) were present.
UPCL sea water pipeline - Local fishermen worried about their livelihood
Photo courtesy: Chethan Padubidri
Photo: Chethan Padubidri
Padubidri Rathothsava on 21st March
KSRTC finally launches Mangalore-Manipal Volvo bus service
Padubidri, March 27th: KSRTC finally launched long awaited Volvo bus service between Mangalore and Manipal, with stops at Surathkal, Mulky, Padubidri and Udupi. It costs Rs. 40 for a journey between Padubidri to Mangalore and Rs. 30 between Padubidri and Manipal. These air-conditioned buses offer extra comfort and speed with low footboard height.
Singer Jesudas at Nandikur
Singer K.J. Yesudas, a Padmashree award winner, visited Sri Durga Parameshwari temple on April 26th to perform devotional 'Bhakti Gana Sudha' musical programme. Endowed with a "divine" voice and a penchant for hard work, it was a triumphant journey for him, becoming one of the most recorded artists ever. After recording over 40,000 songs and winning scores of accolades including the coveted Padmashree honor and seven national awards for the best playback singer, he is till enchanting music lovers the world over. Yesudas is the recipient of thirty-four State Awards. Sixteen from Kerala, eight from Tamil Nadu, Five from Karnataka, Four from Andhra Pradesh and one from Bengal. India has bestowed upon him the highest honors including the PadmaBhushan, the Padmashree, Sangeetha Raja, Sangeetha Chakravarthy, and Sangeetha Sagara for his invaluable contributions to Indian music and national integration.
(News courtesy: Chethan Padubidri / Hareesh Kumar Hejamady; Info from: hyndylirix.com)
Shri Samyameendra Tirtha Sripada Swamiji visits Shri Laxmi Venkataramana Temple
Padubidri, April 19th: Shri Samyameendra Tirtha Sripada Swamiji was taken on a chariot decorated with flowers in a procession from Padubidri town to Shri Venkataramana Temple, on account of special Mahotsava of Vaishakha Purushothama Masa being celebrated in the temple. News & pic. by: Chethan Padubidri.