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Mulki, January 21st, 2015: Anniversary celebrations of Mulki Billava Samaja Seva Sangha, Shri Narayanaguru Mahila Mandali and Guru Seva Dala, at Mulki Rukkarama Salian auditorium. The president of the Sangha, Harishchandra P. Salian presided over the valedictory function. The past president of State Tulu Sahitya Academy, Umanath Kotian, was the chief guest and spoke on the occasion. ....... More news in Kannada
Padubidri, January 11th, 2015: A state level dance competition "Dezire Dance Challenge-2015" was organised by Dezire Dance group. Padubidri, at the board school grounds on Saturday, January 10th. A total of 15 teams took part in the competition from all over the state. ZP member Githanjali Suvarna inaugurated the function. Rtn. PHF Krishna Bangera, past president of Rotary club Padubidri, presided. Film actors Padmaja Rao and Goutham were felicitated during the occasion. ...... Read more
Padubidri, January 21st, 2015: The bi-annual Dakke Bali seve started at Padubidri Brahmasthana on Wednesday, 21st January 2015. At Shri Khadgeshwari Brahmasthana's Vanadurga Kalyana Mantapa, Vanadurga dining hall (Bhojan Shala) was inaugurated by Krishnapur seer Shri Vidyasagara Tirtha Sripada. It was built at a cost of Rs. 15 lakhs. More pictures
Padubidri, January 21st, 2015: Installation ceremony of office bearers of JCI Padubidri for the year 2015-16 was held at Hotel Navrang Veg on Monday, January 19th. Jc S. Divakar Hejmady took over from Jc. Balakrishna Devadiga as the new president of the club. Hejmady Grama Panchayat president Vaman Kotian Nadikudru spoke on the occasion and appreciated the efforts of JCI in preparing the youth in a positive manner. JCI India past president Jc Sadanand Navada was the chief guest ..... Read more
Senior leader Katapadikar Devidas Shenoy passes away
Padubidri, January 22nd, 2015: Senior Congress leader Katapadikar Devidas Shenoy (87) passed away this morning at his residence in Padubidri. He was the president of Padubidri Grama Panchayat during the period from 1967 to 1983 and he was also the first president of CA Sahakari Bank Okkoota of Padubidri, Hejmady and Palimar. He was also a trustee of Padubidri Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapati temple. He was the founder of Katapadikar Textiles in Paduidri. He is survived by his wife, 3 sons and a daughter.
Padubidri, Januiary 26th, 2015: Padubidri Press team under the captaincy of journalist Hameed Padubidri won the Republic Cup-2015 cricket tournament organised by Rotary Club Padubidri on account of republic day. Eight teams were invited to compete in the tournament, including Press team, Lions club, Rotary club, JCI, Police, People's representative and Bus agents teams. In the finals, Padubidri Pess team defeated the Rotary club team and won the cup and a cash prize. ....... Read more
K. Udayshankar Kamat from Kanjarkatte passes away
Padubidri, January 28th, 2015: Inna Muddanu Shri Mahalingeshwara temple mangaement committee member and contractor K. Udayshankar Kamat (45) from Kanjarkette passed away on Wednesday, Januray 28th, at a private hospital in Mangalore. He was taking treatment for obesity and had undergone a surgery on Monday. He was recovering from the surgery but on Wednesday morning his health deterioriated and was declared dead. He was actively involved in various social service activities and was the founder president of Kadekunja Ayyappa temple. He is survived by his wife and a son.
Padebettu Omayya Shetty passes away
Padubidri, February 1st, 2015: Padebettu Shri Subrahmanya temple management advisory committee member and senior agriculturist Padebettu Omayya Shetty (76) passed away on Sunday morning at a private hospital in Mangalore after a brief period of illness. Hailing from a Guttina family, he had started a Bhajana Mandali in Shri Subrahmanya temple around 50 years ago and was responsible for the smooth running of it till date. He was the past vice president of Padubidr Buntara Sangha and was serving as the director in the management committee of Padebettu Djhoomavati temple. He is survived by wife, two sons and a daughter.
Padubidri, February 3rd, 2015: Chris Parsons' "Walk for widows" marathon from Mumbai to Bangalore to raise funds for widows from 15 countries around the world, arrived in Padubidri on Monday morning, February 2nd, 2015. It was welcomed at Hotel Navrang Veg by its owner Y:. Sukumar. Chris Parsons is a lawyer with an international law firm. He will be attempting to walk 30 marathons in 30 days from Mumbai to Bangalore. A journey of 1260 kms to try and raise $1 million ..... Read more
Padubidri, February 12th, 2015: Around 16,000 devotees took part in "Anna Santarpane" and "Hore Kanike" procession for the Dakke Bali seve held on Wednesday, February 11th, offered by K. Prakash Shetty (MD of MRG group Bangalore), Asha Prakash Shetty, Gourav Shetty, Santhosh Kumar Shetty and family. The grand procession was accompanied by Kerala and women's "Chende Vadan", "Dolu", "Kombu" and Tanjavoor and Bhajan groups. ..... Read more
Padubidri, February 23rd, 2015: A service bus entering the highway from Hejmady inner road collided with a Maruti Swift car coming from Mulki on Monday morning near Hejmady djaba on Monday mporning.at around 10 am. With the impact, the bus pushed the car for about 20 meters to the opposite side of the road upto Dashamesh Family Punjabi Dhaba. The electric pole near the dhaba prevented.further movement of the vehicles into the dhaba. Ashfak (24), son of Farooq from Hejmady ...Read more
Mulki, February 6th, 2015: A bus had a head-on collision with a tempo and also collided with a mini lorry carrying gas cylinders while attempting to overtake a service bus stopped at the roadside near Kolnad petrol bunk on Thursday, March 5th. The driver Ramesh of the Vishal bus, mini lorry driver Mazmer Ahmed, passengers Manjula, Pavitra, Prasanna and Siddharth have been critically injured. Although a large crowd gathered near the accident spot, no one came forward to help. .... Read more
Padubidri, March 9th, 2014: A ten-year-old boy from Inna has proved that age is not a barrier for achievement. He has become an expert in miniature clay art and has won many awards for his achievement. Lawrence Pinto, son of Ligory and Jyothi PInto from Inna village, is a IVth standard student of Laxmi Janardhana school in Belman.
Fed up of his mischieves while studying in the 1st standard, his mother sent him to an art school as a student of famous artist Venky Palimar.. .... Read more
Padubidri, March 10th, 2014: A Thai designed wooden farmhouse in Inna, a village near Padubidri has been attracting people for its design and beauty. The entited house is built of teak imported from Thailand. It is built by I. Chandrakanth Rao, a first rank holder in mechanical engineering at NITK Surathkal. After working at various parts of the country and abroad, he had one question in his mind. "Innadinda Ellige" (Where to from Inna), till he considered .... Read more
Padubidri, March 13th, 2015: The last Dakke Bali seve of the year was held on Thursday, March 15th, at world famous Shri Khadgeshwari Brahmasthana in Padubidri on Thursday, March 12th.. Around 12,000 devotees had meals at the "Sarvarjanika Anna Santarpane" held at Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple. Also a large number of people took part in the "Hore Kanike" .. Read more
Padubidri, March 22nd, 2015: Annual Maha Rathotsava was held at Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple in Padubidri on Saturrday, March 21st. Thousands of devotees took part. On account of Maha Rathotsava, on March 18th night: Yakshagana Bayalata "Mahisha Mardini" by Shri Gajanana Yakshagana Kala Mandali and on March 21st night: Musical programme by Shashi Musicals were held. Variety entertainment programme by Vanadurga friends will be held.tonight. .
Padubidri, March 23rd, 2015: Padubidri Chendu Utsava was held on March 22nd on account of Annual Rathotsava at Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temp[le. Many youth took active part in the game. Udupi district minister-in-charge Vjinay Kumar Sorake, Udupi DC R. Vishal, Temple Renovation committe president "Banjara" Prakash Shetty, former MLA Lalaji R. Mendon and others were present. During the Ratri Utsava on 21st night, a specially deocated "Pallakki" with flowers by Navadurga Trust attracted the ...... More pictures
Padubidri, March 29th, 2015: A Fiat Punto car stolen from Auto Point near Kinnimulky on Friday was found abandoned in Padubidri-Karkala road in front of Vikram Wines. on Saturday. It has fallen off from the state highway into the service road below. It was stolen alongwith a Hyundai i10 car from the same locality. The stolen car had no number plate at the rear and presumably abandoned after it ran out of fuel. There is also a possibility thet ... Read more
Padubidri, April 5th, 2015: Toll gate Virodhi Horata Samiti, in association with several organisations, staged a protest against Hejmady toll gate on Sunday, April 5th, Addressing the gathering, the president of the samiti Vishwas Amin said that the toll gate collection is a national problem and the people elected by us should take steps to stop collection of toll. "This is a non-political fight and all people should join hands to stop this," he urged the people.. Read more
Padubidri, April 11th, 2015: Shri Kshetra Bappanadu Shri Durgaparameshwari temple's annual Rathotsava was celebrated on April 10th, 2014 in the presence of Sasihithlu Shri Bhagavati Devi. A large number of devotees attended the festival. The Shayanotsava was celebrated on Thursday in which a record number of jasmine flowers were offered to the deity. More pictures
Padubidri, April 20th, 2015: Sagar Johnson team from Kundapura's Hanglur, considered one of the strongest Tennis ball cricket teams of the coastal Karnataka, has won the finals of "Samarth Trophy" day and night cricket tournament held at Padubidri Board school grounds on Sunday night. They had an easy win over Udupi's strong team, AK Sports, in the finals and lifted Samarth Trophy and won a cash prize of Rs, 1 lakh..... Read more
Padubidri, April 22nd, 2015: Shri Guru Devananda Swamiji of Odiyoor Shri Guru Devadatta Samsthana inaugurated the religious and cultural meet on account of inauguration of renovated Shri Veera Maruti temple at Hejamady, convened by Shri Vayukumar Veera Vyayama school along with "Punahpratishte" and "Kalashabhishekha" on Tuesday, ..... Read more
In an unfortunate incident in Ermayi waterfall in Belthangady on Sunday, April 19th, Dhanush Acharya (23), son of Late Prakash Acharya, from Padubidri, slipped into the waterfall and drowned. He is survived by his mother and two brothers.
Padubidri, April 23rd, 2015: Kemaru Shri Esha Vittaladasa Swamiji of Sandapani Sadhanashrama called upon people to get recognized as Tuluvas and thereby save Tulu culture, by not getting trapped in the caste system. He was giving his blessings at a religious function at Hejamady Shri Veera Maruti temple during its "Punahpratishte" and "Kalashabhishekha" ceremony on Wednesdey night. "Each temple should be recognized as .... Read more
Padubidri, April 27th, 2015: A "HItachi" earthmover loaded on a tipper toppled along with the truck and fell over a Maruti Dzire car on NH-66 near Garodi in Yermal Tenka on Monday, April 27th evening, at around 6.10 pm. The tipper was going towards Mangalore from Udupi and collided with the car coming from the opposite direction. ............. Read more
Padubidri, April 30th, 2015: Udupi district minister-in-charge Shri Vinay Kumar Sorake inaugurated various projects in Padubidri, Hejmady and Palimar during his official visit on Thrursday, April 30th. In Padubidri, projects worth Rs. 1.45 crores were inaugurated, including Mahaganapathi temple to beach road with a grant from tourism .... .... Read more
Mulki, May 30th, 2015: There has been an increase in malaria cases in Mulki, found mainly in construction workers of Mulki town panchayat juridiction. The disease is more rampant among migrant workers from the northern parts of the state and from northern India, living mainly in the slum area of Lingapiahana Kadu. Four deaths have been reported so far and 51 people have been admitted in the local communiy .... Read more
Mulki, June 2nd, 2015: Inspite of having good infrastructure, the government school at Chitrapu has been facing acute shortage of students due to the competitions from private English medium schools. Therefore, the local wellwishers have come out with a novel idea of introducing English medium education from 8th standard onwards. Established in the year 1981 on account of birth centenery of freedom fighter Karnad Sadashiv .. Read more
Padubidri, June 20th, 2015: Locals started digging on the sand and cleared the way for river Kamini to flow into the Arabian sea at "Alive" area on Thursday, June 19th. The river starts swelling after the monsoon rains and in order ot avoid flooding, the local farmers clear the sand to make way for the river. The farmers and locals from .... Read more
Padubidri, June 24th, 2015: A blood donation camp named "Go-red" jointly organised by Adani Foundation of Adani Groups and its local power plant unit UPCL, was cancelled after facing opposition from local fishermen. Before the camp could be inaugurated at Govt. Higher Primary School on Wednesday, the local and neighbouring fishermen leaders demanded the organisers to first ..... Read more
Finally four-lane NH-66 to pass through existing route in Padubidri Pete - Newspaper notice issued
Padubidri, June 24th, 2015: After many years of uncertainity over the existing highway passing through congested Padubidri Pete, the NHAI has finally taken a decfision. The NH-66 will be widened on the existing route itself, affecting a large number of shops and houses.. A notice has been issued by NHAI through local Kannada daily "Udayavani" to a total of 210 survey numbers in Padubidri, consisting of shops, banks, post office, medical facilities, hotels & restaurants and residential houses. Affected people are given a 21 days time limit to file objections. With this, the entire picture of Padubidri's busy pete area is going to change. People dependent on Padubidri town are worried about their future and affected shop owners say they can not afford new premises due to high cost.
Padubidri, June 29th, 2015: In a close contest that evoked a lot of interest, Congress-backed candidates won the election for president and vice president's posts of Padubidri Grama Panchayat. Damayanti V. Amin, wife of immediate past president Vijay M. Amin, was selected after draw of lots when she and her BJP rival Shashikala received 16 votes each. Y. Sukumar won the election with a margin of 17-16 ...... Read more
Padubidri, July 24th, 2015: People affected by the widening of existing NH-66 stretch passing throough Padubidri Pete area observed a Pete bandh and staged a protest march as per a 24-hour bandh call given by the committee of people affected by highway widening, urging the authorities to construct the earilier proposed bypass and Read more
Padubidri, August 2nd, 2015: Padebettu Shri Subrahmanya Yuvaka-Yuvati Vrunda organised a rural folk sports event called "Kersarder Birser?" at a slush field near Shri Subrahmanya temple on Sunday, August 2nd. Hundreds of people gathered and enjoyed the event. After lighting the lamp for the inaugural function, traditional kambala buffaloes were taken to the slush field and driven to kick start the event. ... Read more
Mulki, August 2nd 2015: "Guru Purnima - Guru Vandana - Ayurveda Information programme was organised by Shri Durgaparameshwari Yoga branch at Mulki-Bappanadu Shri Durgparameshwari auditorium on Sunday monring. Udupi District "Ayush" president Dr. N.T. Anchan addressed the gathering and said that for simple and healthy living Yoga practice will help along with medicinal herbs. ....... Read more
Padubidri, August 4th, 2015: Padubidri village unit of Dalita Sangharsha Samiti (Ambedkar vada) took out a jatha to protest against delay in already sanctioned highway widening work. The jatha started from dalit colony in Padebettu and at Padubidri bus stand the protesters warned that they will intensify their fight if the work is not started immediately. ... Read more
Padubidri, August 12th, 2015: A curve near Padubidri-Kannangar bypass on NH-66 has become an accident zone with a number of vehicles turning turtle and falling into the roadside ditch. Around 7 vehicles, mainly luxury cars, have fallen into the deep ditch near one N. Rajamma's house for the last one month and have got smashed badly. Read more
Mulki August 25th, 2015: Captive-bred fish valued around 8 lakhs was reported stolen from the Kolachekambla estuary of river Shambhavi the night between Monday and Tuesday. Under the sponsorship of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), two species of fish, Tomato Sea-bass (Cephalopholis sonnerati Valenciennes) which is locally called ‘kemberi’ and another local favourite .... Read more
Padubidri, August 18th, 2015: Around 1200 members of various Billava Associations from all over the Udupi and DK Districts staged a protest meet followed by protest march on Tuesday, August 18th, to protest against the demolition of 70-year-old Shri Narayana Guru Mandira due to the four-laning of NH-66 passing through Padubidri town. Read more
"Samudra Pooja" performed at Hejmady and Yermal Tenka
Padubidri, August 29th, 2015: Traditional "Samudra Pooja" was performed at the seashores of Hejmady Amavasya Kariya and Yermal Tenka on Saturday, August 29th At Hejmady, it was organised by Elooru Mogaveera Sabha. After offering prayers at Veeramaruti temple, devotees went on a procession chanting bhajans terminating at Amavasya Kariya where "Samudra Pooja" was performed by pouring milk
Kaup, September 4th, 2015: Udupi district minister-in-charge and Urban Development minister Shri Vinay Kumar Sorake inaugurated Kaup Press Club for media persons from kaup, Padubidri, Katapady and Shirva, on Friday, Septemeber 4th, at a function held at Vidyanikethana Grouo of Institutes in Kaup. Addressing the gathering that included school children, Mr. Sorake said that he would work .....
Padubidri, September 13th, 2015: Uraban Minister and Udupi district Minister-in-charge Shri Vinay Kumar Sorake distributed bicycles to 38 students of high school secttion of Government PU college, Padubidri, on Saturday, September 12th. School development committee president Y. Sukumar, Kaup block congress president Naveenchandra J. Shetty, Padubidri Grama Panchayat member Damayanti .... Read more
Padubidri, September 15th, 2015: In order to have its own building, Padubidri CA bank has purchased land worth Rs. 1.35 crores on the side of the highway and it will be building a "Sahakari Bhavana" at a cost of Rs. 3 crores. This was announced by the bank president Y Sudhir Kumar at the annual general body meeting held at the Billava Samaja Seva Sangha Auditorium, on Monady, September 14th. Read more
Padubidri, September 19th, 2015: A number of vehicles have been skidded off the slippery highway stretch near Padubidri Beedu, in addition to the one near Kannangar bypass area. As the one-way traffic comes to an end near Basadi and sudden traffic of vehicles coming from the opposite direction, creates confusion ... Read more
Padubidri, September 28th, 2015: "Fast developing Padubidri Grama Panachayat will be upgraded to Town panchayat soon and its name is already included in government's list", as announced by Uraban Development minister Mr. Vinay Kumar Sorake on Sunday. He was speaking on the occasion of foundation stone laying ceremony for the 'Skycity' apartments .... Read more
Padubidri, October 4th, 2015: Seeing a rare sea turtle trapped in fishing net in the open seas near Muloor, the local youths freed it from the net and released it back into the sea on Saturday, October 3rd. The turtle was struggling in the net near Muloor-Padu village sea shore, near Shri Laxmi Narayana temple... Read more
Padubidri, October 8th, 2015: At the first 'Grama Sabha' meeting held at Shri Narayana Guru Sabha Gruha on Thursday, October 8th, the villagers urged authorities to ensure 24 hours power supply. Among other issues, the farmers expressed their anger over middlemen charging exorbitant amounts for the utilisation of paddy cutting machines brought from outside the state and demanded control over its hiring charges. Responding to this, the agriculture department officer Vadiraj assured .... Read more
Padubidri, October 20th, 2015: A peace meeting was held at Padubidri police station in preparation for peaceful celebrations of forthcoming festivals of Vijayadashami and Moharram. Community leaders and a number of residents took part in the meeting. It was decided to take out Ganesha procession peacefully without causing any incovenience ... Read more
Padubidri, Oct. 23rd, 2015: Believed to be the longest Ganeshotsava in India, Bala Ganapathi (also known as Gudde Ganapathi} 'Ganesha Visarjane' ceremony was held in Padubidri on Oct. 22nd. The procession started from Bala Ganapathi temple and after passing through Padubidri .... Read more
Padubidri, Nov. 1st, 2015: Renovation of Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaaganapathi temple in Padudidri, one of the most prestigious temples in the district, was initiated on Saturday, at the annual meeting held at the temple premises, with the government approved committee. Read more
Padubidri, Nov. 14th, 2015: Udupi district minister-in-charge Vinay Kumar Sorake inaugurated various projects and laid foundation stone for new projects in Hejmady and Padubidri Grama Panachayat areas. At Hejmady he said that on the spot compensation will be given to farmers at farmers' contact programmes to be held for the firsttime ... Read more
Padubidri, Nov. 19th, 2015: New building "Sri Sai Arcade: was inaugurated by Sri Satyananda Swamiji of Kerala's Shivagiri Mutt, on Thursday near Padubidri market. Delivering his blessings in the inaugural function, he urged people to lead a simple life by sharing whatever is received from God and by becoming good citizens. Read more
Kaup, Dec. 16th, 2015: District president of JDA youth wing, Padubidri Alangargutthu Nichal Shetty (36) lost his life in a road accident near Kaup Vidyanikethana school when a truck carrhing fish collided with the his motor bike on Tuesday night. He breathed his last on the way to the hospital. .... Read more
Uchila, Dec. 16th, 2015: Udupi MLA and Mogaveera leader Pramod Madhwaraj who has been appointed as partliamentary secretary was felicitated along with newly elected president of DK Mogaveera Mahajana Sangha Gangadhar Karkera Hosabkettu, at a "Mogaveera Kutumba Sammilana" function held at Uchila Mahalaxmi English Medium school ........ Read more
Yermal, Dec. 17th, 2015: Entrepreneur Suresh Shetty Gurme inaugurated the silver jubilee function of Yermal Shrinidhi Mahila Yaksha Kalaranga on Thursday, at Yermal Shri Janardhana Janakalyana Mantapa. Speaking on the occasion he said women can accomplish the impossible tasks if they wish... Read more
Padubidri, Dec. 19th, 2015: NH-66 highway widening work claimed one more life as an autorickshaw hit a pedestrian unaware of eastern side of the highway closed for the traffic and the western side of the highway allowed for two-way traffic, without any prior notice. The incident took place near .... Read more
Mulki, Dec. 27th, 2015: Dr. Pravin V. Puthran, Principal Scientist, ARS, has been appointed as Assistant Director General (Marine Fisheries), at Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) New Delhi on 15th December 2015. He got selected as scientist under the Agricultural Research Service (ARS)..... Read more
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