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JC India Foundation Director Y. Sukumar and journalist Chethan Padubidri felicitated
Padubidri, March 6th, 2014:  Newly appointed JCI Foundation Director Jc. Sen. Y. Sukumar and recipient state award journalist Chethan Padubidri were felicitated by their JCI home club, JCI Padubidri, during the CDMT and general body meeting held at the Pingara hall of hotel Pallavi on Thursday.  Zone Vice President Hareesh Anchan was the chief guest and spoke on the occasion. Introducing JC India Foundation director, Past Zone Presdient Uday Kuma Shetty Inna said that it is the rarest priviliege for the zone to have their ....    Read more
Padubidri, March 12th, 2014:  Padubidri is one of the busiest places on NH-66 and has been in the limelight due to the mega industries nearby and the controversy over highway four-laning project.  It has a well-maintained public toilet constructed around six years ago on the old KEB road,   at a distance of around 50 to 60 metres from Mangalore side bus stand.  As there are no direction signs, the visitors are clueless about its existance and roam around looking for toilet facility.  Many of them go to the nearby restaurants.         . Read more
People visiting Padubidri town unaware of public toilet facility near the bus stand
Padubidri Rathotsava
Padubidri, March 22nd 2014:  Annual Mohotsava was celebrated at Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple from 14th March to 22nd March.  'Ratharohana' was on Friday, March 21st at 11.30 a.m. and Maha Rathotsava at night.  Famous 'Chendu was played on Saturday evening at 4 p.m.,  followed by Avabrhrithasnana, Bali Uatsava.  Dhwajaavarohana from 7 p.m. onwards.  Variety cultural programmes were organised by Vanadurga Friends, Padubidri.         See more pictures of Padubidri Rathotsava, Chenud and Thootedara
Minister Vinay Kumar Sorake inaugurates "Karavali Associates" office
Padubidri, April 7th, 2014:  Udupi District minister-in-charge and the minister for Urban Development, Mr. Vinay Kumar, Sorake, inagurated the office of "Karavali Associates", at Apoorva Tower on Balaganapathi temple road on Monday, April 7th.  He also launched the the new website by lighting the lamp.  Addressing the gathering, Mr. Sorake complimented the proprietors Mr. Maxim D'Souza and Makarand Salyan.  Padubidri Panchayat president Vijay M. Amin, Bunts Association ....   Read more
Journalist Chethan Padubidri felicitated by Padubidri Billava Association
Padubidri, April 17th, 2014:  Karnataka State Media Academy's "Mysore Diganta Datti" award winner, Journalist Chethan Padubidri, was feilcitated by Billava Samaja Seva Sangha, during the 14th Guruimurthi Pratishtha Vardhanti and Billava Student's' unit inaugural ceremony held at Billava Samaja Seva Sangha on Wednesday, April 16th. Akhila Bharatha Billava Union chief secretary Seetappa Koodoor and Padubidri Billava Sangha unit president ....  Read more (including student's unit inauguration news)
Unprecedented water-level rise phenomenon in Padubidri as well
Padubidri, May 2nd, 2014:  Unprecedented increase in the ground  water level as been also observed in Padubidri near Balaganesh  temple and Abbas gudde area. Although some surrounding places in  he district, such as Belman, Karkal, Udupi and Kaup, had some  spells of rain, Padubidri had not witnessed even a single drop of  rain when this water level rise phenomenon was observed. It  coinciding with water level rise in and around Parkala and  Baidabettu area.  Water level increase was observed in a well ... Read more
Adibailakere Devadiga Sangha lift "Devadiga Cricket" trophy in Padubidri
Padubidri, May 5th, 2014:  Adibailakere Devadiga Sangha won the "Devadiga Cricket" tournament organised by Padubidri Devadiga Sangha, at Padubidri ZP Model Primary School grounds on Sunday, May 4th.  They defeated Padubidri Devdiga Sangha in the final match.  The winners received a cash prize of Rs. 22,000 and the runners-up received Rs. 11,000.  Sudhindra Bailakere was adjudged as the "Man of the match."  Deepesh Padubidr won the "Man of the series" award.  Arun Padubidri was the best bolwer and ...  Read more
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Belapu to have a new Government First Grade college from this academic year
Belapu, May 24th, 2014:  A new Government First Grade College has been sanctioned for Belapu village in Udupi district with effect from this academic year itself as recommended by the Udupi district minister-in-charge Vinay Kumar Sorake.  This was anounced by the past president of Belapu Grama Panchayat, Deviprasad Shetty.  Karnataka Government's Department of Education Joint Director, G. Yogananda, Assistant directgor Ganapathi Y.S., Chief Officer Ramesh visited Belapu village to discuss pros and cons .... Read more
One person from Padubidri killed in a head-on collision between a Bolero and a bus
Padubidri, August 1st, 2014:  In a tragic road accident involving head-on collision between a Bolero SUV and an express bus, a person from Padubidri was killed.  The deceased is identified as Sampath Kumar Shetty (39) from Alangarguttu in Padubidri.  He was the owner of Balaji Finance and Sangam Chicken Stall at Padubidri market.  The incident took place near the U-turn of NH-66 near Yermal petrol bunk and Cafe Coffee Day.  The vehicle is badly damaged. Padubidri police are investigating.  More pics
1.5 lakhs Katahapoopa (Kattadappa) offered to the deity at Padubhidri Shri Mahanlingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple
Padubidri, August 9th, 2014:  Around 10,000 devotees took part in the annual Katahapoopa Seva held at Padubidri Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple.  Around 1.5 lakhs Kattadappas were offered to the deity after a special pooja and distributed to the devotees.  There has been an increase in devotees as compared to last year's 9500 devotees.  A team of 80 people headed by Yogeesh Bhat from Karkate house ....    Read more
NFHRC members offer help to a homeless woman from Padubidri
Padubidri, Aug. 10th, 2014:  Members of Udupi unit of National Ferderation of Human Rights Council offered help to a 42 years old homeless woman, named Varija Achary, from Abbedi in Padubidri. Living alone in a broken hut with an injury on her waist, She has been earning her living by doing some labour work here and there.  She has been also suffering from mental stress after she was seperated from her son at his early age. Seeing her pathetic condition, Jubeida,  a grama panchayat member, helped her...           Read more
Padubidri CA Bank is a role model for other banks - Vinay Kumar Sorake
Padubidri, Oct. 19th, 2014:  Addressing the valedictory function of "Sahakari Safala Sambhrama" to mark the total turn over of 100 crores and deposits of 50 crores, Urban Development Minister Mr. Vinay Kumar Sorake said that the Padubidri CA bank is the role model for other banks, after making remarkable progress in a very short time period.  CA bank president Y. Sudhir Kumar said in his presidential speech that the significant progress has been made by procuring the land for the construction its own Sahakara ... Read more
PIctures of Ganeshotsava from Padubidri's neighbouring places.  Pics by: Hareesh Kumar Hejmady and Bhyagyawan Sanil
PIctures of Ganeshotsava from Padubidri's neighbouring places.  Pics by: Hareesh Kumar Hejmady and Bhyagyawan Sanil
Udupi, Oct. 30th, 2014: Udupi district working journalist's association has appointed journalist Chethan Padubidri as the convener of Udupi Press Club. He will be looking after the activities of the club with two assistant conveners from November.  He was appointed during the Working Committee meeting of the members, as announced by the president Jayakar Suvarna and the Chief secretary Ganesh Prasad Pandelu.  Chethan Padubidri is also a recipient of "Mysore Diganta" award for the year 2012,
Chethan Padubidri appointed as the convener of Udupi Press Club
National-level Inter Bunts Sangha Cultural Competition Tuluva Nadake-2014
Padubidri, November 3rd, 2014:  National-level Inter Bunts Sangha Cultural  Competition "Tuluva Nadake-2014" was organised by Buntara alias Nadavara Sangha in Padubidri on Sunday, 2nd November 2014, at Buntara Bhavana. Dr. Mohan Alva, President of Alvas Education Foundation, Moodabidri, inaugurated the function. Padubidri Bunts Sangha President Navdeenchandra J. Shetty presided.  Karnire Vishwanath Shetty, president Mumbai Bunts Association, Harish Shetty, CMD Hotel Ramada,  ....  Read more
NFHRC Udupi provides home for homeles in Padubidri
Padubidri, Nov. 13th, 2014:  National Ferderation of Human Rights Council (NFHRC), Udupi District, constructed a house for a poor and  homeless woman, Varija Acharti, near "Tuluva Sangma" building area near Suzlon.  The house was inaugurated by Dr. PV Bhandary, medical  director and psychiatrist from Dr. A.V. Baliga memorial hospital who was treating her for mental stress.  Her only hut had collapased  and her alcoholic husband was not living with her and she had to earn her living some labour work and   .... Read more
Children's day celebrated at Lions English Medium School Padubidri
Padubidri, Nov. 14th, 2014:  Children's day was celebrated in an unique manner in Lions school Padubidri with an LKG student Kum. Rakshita presiding over the function.  Lions Region Chairperson Ln. Gregory Minezes was the chief guest.  Ln. Prakash Shetty Padebettu distributed the prizes to the winners of various competitions held for the students.  Ln. Dinesh Shetty, the president of Padubidri Lions club, Ln. P. Raghavendra Navada, the correspondent, Ln. Ravindranath G. Hegde, founder president ... Read more
Evacuees of NH-66 widening project at Hejmady to get alternative house sites
Hejmady, Dec. 6th, 2014:  Udupi Tahsildar Guruprasad visited the evacuees from ten houses affected by widening of NH-66 at Hejmady and assured of providing alernative house sites of 1.75 cents each in Hejmady in an area of 11 cents and others at Yellur.  These families had received notice by highway contractors Navyug constgruction to evacuate before December 15th, as they did not have RTC.  The families had refused to evacuate and with the help of local organisations, they had planned to stage aa protest.    HK Hejmady
Rajyotsava award winner Jaya C. Suvarna felicitated
Mulki, Nov. 17th, 2014: A prominent leader of the Billawa Community and Chairman of the Bharat  Co-operative Bank Ltd and Rajyothsava-2014 awardee Jaya C Suvarna was  felicitated by the people of Mulki on Monday, November 17th, in a  function held at Rukkaram Salian auditorium of Billava Samaja Seva  Sangha Mulki.  After offering special prayers at Bappanadu Shri  Durgaparameshwari temple along with his wife Leela Jaya Suvarna, he  was taken on a grand procession to the venue.   .                   Read more
Man commits suicide after killing a woman
Padubidri, December 17th, 2014:  In a tragic incident a man kills himself by hanging after allegedly killing a woman, in an area behind M/S PK Dojja Poojary & Sons cloth shop on NH-66 in Padubidri.  The decesaed has been identified as Naveen Devadiga (40), s/o Late Deju Devadiga, from Keri area.  The murdered woman has been identified as Tara Devadiga (38) residing near Buntara Bhavana in Padubidri and woking in a local super market.  Naveen was working as a tempo driver in local distributing agency ...  Read more
Mangalore Univerisity level Yakshagana Competitions at Vijaya College
Mulki, December 30th, 2014:  Mangalore university level Tenku Tittu Yakshagana competition,"Yaksha Vijaya Kesari-2014" jointly organised by Vijaya college Mulki, Lions club Mulki and Mangalore univeristy study centre, was inaugurated at Vijaya college, Mulki, on Tuesday, December 30th, 2014.  Presiding over the function, former minister Krishna J. Palemar said that in order ot eliminate DJ culture, it is is remarkable to organise Yakshagana competitions at college level ................ Read more
Mulki Billava Samaja Seva Sangha anniversary celebrations
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
State level dance competition organised in Padubidri
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 "Dakke Bali" of 2015
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