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Mangalore: Has attack on women, church done the BJP in?

From a four-each score in 2008 to a 7-1 drubbing in 2013, the BJP, which had once proclaimed that Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka is its stronghold, appears to be on a weak footing today.......

Congress and BJP cross swords over Tipu Sultan

The Congress government's move to celebrate the birth anniversary of the 18th century legendary king Tipu Sultan has stirred a controversy in Karnataka, with the Bharatiya Janata Party alleging......

Why BJP lost heavily in Karnataka?

By garnering an estimated ten per cent votes, former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa's Karnataka Janatha Paksha spelt doom for the ruling BJP and catapulted the Congress to power in Karnataka. A......

'The BJP ruined the social fabric of the state'

Despite many saying that the recent urban local body election results cannot be a pointer to the assembly elections, the Congress in Dakshina Kannada district feels that this is their best chance......

K'taka announces week-long cease-fire in anti-Naxal ops

Karnataka government on Saturday announced a week-long ceasefire from Monday in anti-Naxal operations to facilitate surrender of Maoists, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said. The ceasefire would......

Mangalore Refinery faces massive protest from villagers for causing 'pollution'

Fresh trouble is brewing for Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation company, with the affected residents living in the vicinity of its petrochemicals......

Mallya offers 3 kg gold to Lord Venkateswara

Promoter of crisis-ridden Kingfisher Airlines and UB Group Chairman Vijay Mallya made an offering of gold bricks, weighing about three kg, at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara on his 58th......

Kundapura: India's new solar town

Padmakshi, who lives in Kundapura, in coastal Karnataka, never had any fear of gadgets. At least, she didn't show any in her eagerness to make her job in the kitchen easier. Perhaps she was a touch......

Campco gets big export order from US

The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative Ltd is on way to prosperity. A sign of it was evident recently when it received export order for 100 tonnes of cocoa butter from......

Karnataka gets nod for SEZ in costal districts

Karnataka has received in principle approval from the Centre for setting up a special economic zone across its three coastal districts."We have got in principle approval for setting up a SEZ at the......

Here's why Byari won the National Award for Best Film

Elated at his debut film Byari getting a National Award for Best Film, director K P Suveeran said the movie was about the conditioning of women in the Byari Muslim community based on sexuality.......

Ash attends father's birthday

It was one birthday thatAishwarya Rai Bachchan would not have liked to miss. The actress, with hubby Abhishek Bachchan in tow, landed at the Bajpe Airport, Mangalore, on November 20 to attendher......

Cop on a mission!

Mumbai police Senior Inspector Dayanand Nayak's life story reads like the script of a blockbuster film. Which is why it is not surprisingthat there are at least three commercial films being made on......

Former sprinter Shetty dies in road accident

Former international sprinter Anand Shetty, who met with a road accident, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Mangalore. Shetty, 52, hailed from Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka. He......

  People speak for dakshina kannada

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Tulu language ? where it is spoken?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

Q. In Karnataka Schols in Dakshina Kannada schools to make wearing of bindis and bangles compulsory for girl students, Secularists(meaning anti hindus) will cry wolf, do you supports the school management?
SREENIVAS:  A. Tulu is spoken in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada in Karnataka and also in Kasargod taluka of Kerala. more

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Q. is it shocking to see people rolling over a Brahmins left over food - at a temple in Kukke, Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka.
Always Fresh:  A. Children in schools require uniform dress code which has to be accepted by all religion in the interest of their conduct and education more

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Q. Cohabitation or live-in relationships, a common phenomenon among working professionals in metros, has crept into Dakshina Kannada district, among students of mostly professional courses. About six years back there were a few cases. At present it has become so common that people have accepted it as a part of life, unless it involves their own child.Anita, a lecturer, said: "When I first came here, I was shocked. Now, it's too common. It is common among the faculty too."- What is your take on this?
Always Fresh:  A. i accept it till personally affected more

  Web results for Dakshina Kannada
Yeliwala in Dharwad district receives maximum rainfall of 1mm

MANGALURU: Yeliwala in Kundgol taluk of Dharwad district recorded maximum rainfall of 1.5 mm in Karnataka in the last 24-hours up to 8.30am on... ...
Hindu Mahasabha

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Dakshina Kannada unit of Akhila Bharath Hindu Mahasabha will bring back at least 100 persons in Dakshina... ...
CPM convention to begin on Dec 28

MANGALURU: The 21st district convention of CPM Dakshina Kannada unit will be held in the city from December 28 to 30. Veteran leader of the party... ...
Low-cost sanitary napkin unit shut

MANGALURU: In 2011, women in Laila gram panchayat in Dakshina Kannada district started 'Safety - Feel Free', a low-cost sanitary napkin production... ...
Mescom to make good staff crunch

Comment · print · T T T+· T- To recruit over 2,300 linemen and 55 engineers soon The Mangalore Electricity Supply Company (Mescom),... ...

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