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Crooks who were trying to sell Pistol are trapped by cops.

Crooks who were trying to sell Pistol are trapped by cops.

Udupi: Two crooks, who were trying to sell Pistols in rural area, have been arrested by Udupi DCIB on definite information. The crooks were roaming in Hunk bike at Yadtadi that comes under Brammavar jurisdiction.

Koteshwara Alive resident Yogish(29) and Kundapur Ferry road residet Sohail (29) are the accused arrested by cops. One pistol, 7 rounds, 3 mobile phones and Hero Honda bike has been seized from the culprits, which values around 1.34 lacks.

Udupi district SP Annamalai’s direction additional police inspector Santhosh Kumar and DYSP Chandrashekar’s guidance has led the team. Udupi district crime secret agency inspector T.R.Jaishankar raided the culprits. Staff Santhosh Ambagilu, Santhosh Kundar, Praveen, Raghavendra and others were in the team.

The culprits and things that have been detained by them are kept in Brammavara Police station.
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Soubaghya Sanjeevini janti Bhadyata Gumpu inaugurated

Soubaghya Sanjeevini janti Bhadyata Gumpu inaugurated

Kundapur: The inauguration program of Soubaghya sanjeevini janti Bhadyata gumpu was organized at Shri Subrahmanya temple premise at Amasebailu here. The program was jointly organized by Udupi district plantation owners cooperative society limited(R) and NABARD.

The program was presided over by A. Ashok Kumar Kodgi, President of the association. The program was inaugurated by distributing the cheque books and loans given to the groups.

After distributing the cheques, Prasad Rao, MGM of NABARD Mangaluru division who was present as chief guest explained about the future commitments of the groups.

Satish Beedu, Manager of Canara Bank Neralakatte branch, Manager of Bank of Mysuru Siidhapur branch Lin Ramachandran, directors of the organization .Vittala Shetty, Shedikodlu, B.Ramakrishna Rao, N.Narayana Nayak Neralakatte, Shashidhhar Alse S were present.
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Murderer of parents gets life imprisonment

Murderer of parents gets life imprisonment

Udupi: The additional district and sessions court here, sentenced life imprisonment for Suresh Marakala for murdering his parents.

The judgment was delivered by judge R.V Patil on Thursday March 12.  

Suresh Marakala (29) a resident of  Honnekumbri in Heggunje village in Udupi taluk used to harass parents Heriya Marakala (65) and Babi Marakalti (60), for money. He used to fight with them when they refuse to give the money.

On May 2, 2012 he fought with his parents on the same issue. But this time he could not control his anger and at around 3.30 am in the next morning he hit the elderly couple on their head with a wooden stick when they were asleep. He then dumped the body in a thicket.  

The then police sub-inspector of Brahmavar station had registered a case  and the then police circle inspector, D T Prabhu, had conducted investigation and filed charge sheet in the court.

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Tight security at Udupi in the wake of Hindu Samajotsav

Udupi: On March 9, there will be ’Virat Hindu Samajotsav’  held at M.G.M ground in Kunjibettu, Udupi. On behalf of Samajotsav, tight security has been established in the city.

Prior to Samajotsav there will be Shobhayatra at 2 O’clock starting from Jodukatte to M.G.M ground. Later there will be stage program where thousands of people are expected to participate.

Absolute security

To establish peace, law&order in the city, tight security is maintained. 6 DYSP, 20 Circle Inspector, 75 SI, 145 ASI, 1005 Constables, 48 W.P.C and 100 Home security guards are deployed. 15 K.S.R.P and 24 D.A.R vehicles will be established.

Q.R.T teams would be enabled during this occasion and to monitor day to day incidents, CCTv cameras will be installed. 24 Check posts will be opened.

To maintain law and order, from 6 in the morning of 9th March to 6 A.M next morning prohibition on drinking is put on.

S.P.Annamalai has requwsted people to join their hands in maintain law and order in the city on the day.

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10th Kannada Sahitya Sammelana inaugurated in Udupi

10th Kannada Sahitya Sammelana inaugurated in Udupi

Saligrama: I am extremely heart as Kannada is fading away from primary education. Teaching Kannada in primary education is very important if we want the language to be reached to the next generation. Kannada should be made compulsory from fifth standard said, Pundalika Halambi, Overall President of 10th Kannada Sahitya Sammelana of Udupi district and President of Kannada Sahitya Parishat.

He was speaking in the Nudi Habba in Kannada Sahiya Sammelana. When there is no one interested in learning Kannada how good Kannada writers could born. We have urged the administration to make provisions in the constitution to make Kannada compulsory he said.

Today the education has become a business that lies in the hands of politicians. Then how can expect good from these people’s representatives, he questioned.

Sammelana was inaugurated by Dr. K Chinnappa Gowda, Director of Yakshagana department of Mangaluru University. Speaking on the occasion he said, it is not important why the sammelanas are organized but how they are organized and the importance of these sammelanas. It is meaningful that this Kannada sammelana has been organized in the native of late Shivarama Karanth.

Kannada and cultural department assistant director Basavaraj Hugar, member of Saligrama town municipal Vasumathi Nagesh, chief officer Venkataramanayya, President of Kannada sahitya parishat DK, Pradeep Kalkura were present.
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Prasad Jatan won the “UPI Honourable Mention” award

Udupi: In an International Photographic Competition conducted by 3rd Greek Photographic Circuit 2015, Prasad Jatan from Udyavar has won the “UPI Honourable Mention” award.

‘Disturbed” is the caption of the photograph and was the solitaire photograph won by an Indian Photo Journalist in open-colour category.

The contest was open to all of those photo journalists who reside in various parts of the country. Veteran and amateur both can participate in the event.

The Circuit consists of 4 salons and entry is open to photographers from all over the world. It is organized under the approved rules of FIAP, PSA, UPI and the Hellenic Photographic Society. All acceptances will count for FIAP, PSA, and UPI and for inclusion in PSA Star Rating and "Who's Who".


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One dead due to H1N1

Udupi: An old man died due to H1N1 infection in here.

The elderly person was a resident of Davangere and was 70 years of age. He was suffering from H1N1 and was admitted to  hospital in Manipal six days ago. Unfortunately the treatment couldn’t save him.

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'Kiladi Kalli' caught in a marriage function

Udupi: A lady fromTamil Nadu was caught by the Kaup police, on suspicion here on February 15.
Detained woman has been identified as Roza, who has allegations of theaft in marriage function put on her.

According to Kaup police, the woman attended a wedding at Halima Sabju Hall at Udyavar. Roza was moving around suspiciously, and guests at marriage function noticed her acting in an unusual manner and questioned her.
on questioning she tried to escape from the hall,but the guests followed her and finally caught her. Later Roza was handed over to Kaup police. The guests who were following Roza saw her throwing a purse which she was carrying. 

During interrogation Roza said that she was hungry and had gone to the hall to have lunch. She also said that she did not had any intention to harm anyone.

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