Krishna Janmashtami - Incarnation to abolish evil
Created: Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 under Culture | Views: 13523
Krishna Janmashtami is the celebration of the birthday of Lord Shri Krishna, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, who was born about five thousand years more
Our dream to build the new nation
Created: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 under Current Issues | Views: 7420
Our nation today is in great catastrophe. Not only do we see the tendencies of war, cease fire along the borders, but we also see growing gap between human kind in terms of poverty and hunger, the emergence of more
Crow Camaraderie - A friendly approach to a fallen friend
Created: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 under Nature / Environment | Views: 12082
Here is a real life picture-story that occurred at my residence at Malaraya Temple Road, Urwa. Two days ago my wife Ragini S. heard a lot of crows crying near my house. When she went out she saw a crow lying on more
Hot &Sweet Chaat - Life of Panipuriwalas
Created: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 under Food | Views: 18489
Mangalore is the shelter for many. Along with localities there are thousands of migrants from various parts of country working for livelihood. Among more
‘Smash the Trash’ Citizens take up drive to clean up Kudremukh
Created: Friday, March 01st, 2013 under Nature / Environment | Views: 14144
The Kudremukh National Park is a Jewel in the crown of Western Ghats. Rising from only 100 meters on the western side to 1892 meters at the Kudremukh peak, this park is one of the most picturesque places on ear more
The Talibanis of Mangalore strike again!
Created: Monday, July 30th, 2012 under Current Issues | Views: 11501
The Talibanis of Mangalore have struck again - this time at a birthday party held in private premises. There are a number of motivations for this- the main one is t more
The reality of what happened in Karnataka
Created: Wednesday, February 08th, 2012 under Politics | Views: 23212
Participated today in a protest organized by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) outside the DC's office at Mangalore against happenings in the Karnataka State legislative assembly and an island called as St more
A small step towards Scientific Temper
Created: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 under Current Issues | Views: 16052
Sometimes people decide to do things against the irrational even when they don’t intend to! When my friend of half a century Shevagoor Mohan Kamath, who is a leading businessman and a well known cricketer in hi more
Dr. Nageshwari MBBS
Created: Saturday, December 03rd, 2011 under Current Issues | Views: 17663
This is the true story of Nageshwari who was troubled from the past several years by her upper caste neighbors for being a dalit and coming up in more
In the Republic of Bellary
Created: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 under Social Service | Views: 18482
For those who may wonder at this title I have to remind them that I am not the inventor of the term. The term was coined by Justice Santosh Hegde, the ex Lokayukta of Karnataka. He had name this area as that be more
Our celebration of Nagara Panchami!
Created: Thursday, August 04th, 2011 under Social Service | Views: 16576
Two days back a friend of mine who had read about our registration of the Aid without religion trust had come to meet me with a contribution, hesitant whether we would accept it. Because, in our trust deed it h more
Registration of Aid without Religion Trust
Created: Saturday, July 30th, 2011 under Social Service | Views: 16274
Many times we rationalist have wanted to help people who are less privileged than us but have found short comings in that most of such charitable activity is carried out by religious institutions and those prom more
Chatri Yagna to Bag Yaga!
Created: Saturday, July 02nd, 2011 under Public Service | Views: 16911
After giving 81 umbrellas to the students of the Gandhi Nagar higher Primary school to 'induce the rain gods' to give rain which succeeded as it has been raining cats and dogs in Mangalore, we decided to conduc more
The Umbrella Yaga!
Created: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 under Social Service | Views: 17013
Since there has been no rain in Dakshina Kannada for the past several days Baba Narendra Dev, decided to go on a severe fast unto more
Created: Sunday, December 05th, 2010 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 15305
What is Meditation?
There are various explanations that try to define meditation. In essence it is a technique used to 'still' the mind. All the techniques agree on th more
Created: Sunday, December 05th, 2010 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 16295
The Art of Breathing - PRANAYAMA

We are all aware that life and breathing are synonymous. Yoga aims to make you aware of this fact in a conscious way. Mostly we te more
Yoga Asanas - How it works!
Created: Sunday, December 05th, 2010 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 15152


Asanas or yoga postures work mainly on the endocrine and nervous systems. Since both the systems are inter-relat more

YOGA - FAQ by AK Naveen
Created: Sunday, December 05th, 2010 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 17962

1. When is the best time to practice yoga?

Yo more
Bhagavad Gita - The Ancient Hindu Philosophy
Created: Sunday, December 13th, 2009 under Culture | Views: 39329
One of the greatest contributions of India to the world is Holy Gita which is considered to be one of the first revelations from God. The spiritual philosophy and management lessons in this holy book were broug more
Origin of Govardhan Puja
Created: Friday, October 16th, 2009 under Tradition | Views: 36591
Once the inhabitants of Vrindavan headed by Nanda Maharaj were about to perform a sacrifice for the demigod Lord Indra, the controller of rains to please him for sending rains. When Lord Krishna saw the arrange more
Is there a need of Real estate regulatory in India?
Created: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 under Economy | Views: 23882
The major reason for the failure of US government in containing the spread of Subprime crisis was the absence of a regulatory authority, which could have more
Leucoderma (Vitiligo) - Misconceptions & Treatment Options
Created: Friday, June 12th, 2009 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 28017
Vitiligo which is commonly known as Leucoderma is a skin disease in which the skin becomes white coloured. It is condition where the skin loses its natural colour thus resulting in the whitening of the skin. Vi more
Thalassemia - An Overview
Created: Friday, May 08th, 2009 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 24555
Thalassemia (American English) (or Thalassaemia in British English), also knows as 'Cooleys Anemia', is an inherited disease of the Red Blood Cells, classified as hemoglobinopathy. The genetic defect results in more
Understanding Bronchial Asthma
Created: Wednesday, May 06th, 2009 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 24568
Bronchial Asthma is a frightening disease for the patient even when one is not acutely ill. Because the diagnosis of asthma causes an uncomfortable feeling in the patients mind.

There have been many occa more
Alarming Increase in Asthma
Created: Monday, May 04th, 2009 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 17729
New study shows prevalence has doubled in last 5 years
Recent death of a school girl in Delhi should serve as a wake up callread more
Vishwa Konkani Kendra - An Introduction
Created: Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 under Languages | Views: 29846
Vishwa Konkani Kendra is an ambitious project of the Konkani Bhas Ani Sanskriti Pratistan (Konkani Language and Cultural Foundation), Mangalore.

A registered non profit cultural organisation, it was esta more
Floral delights of the Canara region (Pictorial)
Created: Saturday, January 10th, 2009 under Nature / Environment | Views: 31965

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Pilikula Nisargadhama - (Pictorial)
Created: Tuesday, January 06th, 2009 under Nature / Environment | Views: 29246

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Trek to Koodlu Theertha falls ( Sita Falls)
Created: Monday, October 20th, 2008 under Nature / Environment | Views: 27086
Sita falls (Koodlu Theertha) is the falls  in Karnataka, adjacent to the Agumbe ranges. The whole plan of going to this place started with Rajesh and Co. He told me more
Kadri Kambala (Pictorial)
Created: Friday, December 26th, 2008 under Culture | Views: 30033

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Seagulls at Ullal, Mangalore (Pictorial)
Created: Friday, December 26th, 2008 under Nature / Environment | Views: 23300

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Marine Life by the Dakshina Kannada Coast (Pictorial)
Created: Friday, December 26th, 2008 under Nature / Environment | Views: 26690

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Coastal Birdlife (Pictorial)
Created: Sunday, December 28th, 2008 under Nature / Environment | Views: 30451

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Menace of the Mosquito
Created: Saturday, December 13th, 2008 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 23855
The Malaria Control programe in Mangalore City has been on for more than a decade now. But the results are not as expected. The program which was aimed at educating and creating an awareness amongst the public more
Canine in the town
Created: Monday, December 08th, 2008 under Social Service | Views: 16280
They are called mans best friend. Domesticated and petted by large number of  people, dogs are found in large numbers in Mangalore city. Most dogs we see on the streets are stray dogs and have no owners. T more
An Ignored Market
Created: Thursday, December 04th, 2008 under Social Service | Views: 18417
The central market of Mangalore is a murky mess at most times. But a peep into what was previously the fish markets makes you wonder how businessmen are going about their work. A smelly dirty premises infested more
Selling your Home? Check these Guidelines
Created: Thursday, December 04th, 2008 under Home / Gardening | Views: 14465
Thinking about selling your home? This checklist helps you to get the most for your home.
1. Decide to Sell
Whether you are relocating to another town or state, or nee more
Building blocks of education
Created: Sunday, November 30th, 2008 under Education / Learning | Views: 29805
Every child’s life has a phase which is most important to his growth and development. This phase starts from when the child is one year old till he is five or six. It is considered as the most cute age and for more
Origins of Kadri Kambla
Created: Monday, November 24th, 2008 under Culture | Views: 29061
In an age of Formual 1 racing, cyber games and twenty twenty, Mangalore is all set to showcase to the world its local sport, the Kadri Kambla. A unique race blending the might and speed of both man and beast. L more
Garbage disposal at Mangalore
Created: Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 under Public Service | Views: 23370

Every morning when you wake up there are certain activities which happen quite naturally. Your milk and Newspaper are delivered to your doorstep. Also making its presence fel more

A face in the Corporation
Created: Thursday, November 20th, 2008 under Culture | Views: 27297
Modern life has become monotonous and stressfull. To fight out stress we cultivate hobbies and enjoy life. A visit to the Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) and all you will see are people walking about from one more
We are our own worse enemy
Created: Thursday, November 20th, 2008 under Lifestyle | Views: 26992
Sometime we are our own worse enemy due to an internal victimisation programming because of people who feel sorry for us because of our pain. This is a way for the unenligh more
A Forgotten Landmark
Created: Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 under Public Service | Views: 14885

A visit to the Mangaladevi temple on Fridays and Tuesdays and you can see why there is so much of a crowd. Few meters away from the temple lies an open space which was meant to be a bus s more

KRSSDI 2008 - Abstract
Created: Friday, November 14th, 2008 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 20511
The Karnataka  Chapter of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (KRSSDI) in association with Department of Medicine, Kasturba  Medical  College, Mangalore held their IV Annual Confe more
City buses on guard
Created: Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 under Current Issues | Views: 17474
The recent decision by Karnataka’s transport minister has created quite a turmoil in the otherwise smooth running of the private bus owner’s association of South Kanara.  Private Buses which form the life more
How to obtain a khatha
Created: Monday, November 10th, 2008 under Public Service | Views: 19803
Hard earned money must be invested in the right manner. Most people invest their money in buying property or land. But along with buying comes a whole lot of formalities which you cannot afford to ignore. The m more
Special people
Created: Thursday, November 06th, 2008 under Public Service | Views: 22628
Every Diwali brings in abundance of joy happiness and light into every one of our lives. We embellish our homes with diyas and candles to light up our surroundings. Then , without a care we burn fireworks and w more
The Deadly Cripple
Created: Monday, November 03rd, 2008 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 31001
On the surface it seems as though India's largest public health drive, the pulse polio immunization drive has paid off. But consider this, in 2008 there are still 1400 children worldwide suffering from the poli more
Unhealthy Roads
Created: Thursday, October 30th, 2008 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 35073

Growth of a city is identified by the overall infrastructural upliftment. Forming the life line of any city are its roads. In the name of development Mangalore has many parts of the c more

Indian Chill
Created: Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 under Tours & Travels | Views: 29964

An average train journey on Indian trains would be comfortable, but fail to get a reservation and you would be in for some adventure of a different sort. Nudging at a passenger next to you. Using your most more

Mangalore Dasara - A Grand Finale
Created: Thursday, October 09th, 2008 under Tradition | Views: 32772
The most illustrous and sparkling dasara procession of Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, Kudroli marked a grand finale on 10th October 2008. This event itself is called as "Mangalore Dasara" and is witnessed by thousa more
The New Real Estate Boom Town
Created: Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 under Business | Views: 21839
It is a city that you will fall in lov more
Buying a New Home? Check these Guidelines
Created: Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 under Home / Gardening | Views: 20620
House Buying & Selling Guidelines
Thinking about buying a New Home? This compiled checklist is to help you become a savvy buyer more
Thyroid - An overview
Created: Tuesday, October 07th, 2008 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 23991
The thyroid gland is a small endocrine organ situated in the neck. It produces hormones, which have a profound impact on the body as a whole.

The hormones produced are three in number: tri-iodo thyronine more
Eyecare during Summer
Created: Tuesday, October 07th, 2008 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 21781
Summer is a great time to plan a vacation and special outdoor activities. Before you begin planning how you and the family will spend the sunny days ahead, here is some information that will help you safeguard more
Playschool - A boon to modern mothers!
Created: Tuesday, October 07th, 2008 under Education / Learning | Views: 21486
Unlike in the good old joint families, the absence of elderly presence in the modern nuclear families leaves the working mother with no option but to leave the child in day care centres. Here comes the role of more
Java Effect
Created: Monday, October 06th, 2008 under Science & Technology | Views: 18994
The Internet is here to stay. Java is still the "write once, run anywhere platform" which scores over other languages in more ways than one. Originally called Oak and developed by Sun Microsystems, this object more
Saving one's Heart
Created: Tuesday, October 07th, 2008 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 22863
Prevention of any disease or disaster is best achieved if we know the cause or the factors likely to herald the disaster. Prevention of diseases like small pox, polio, typhoid and tuberculosis has been possible more
Mosquito Bites...
Created: Monday, October 06th, 2008 under Healthcare / Fitness | Views: 30640
Mosquitoes, apart from spoiling a pleasant evening or causing a sleepless night, also transmit diseases like malaria, dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis, filariasis and other viral infections. Interestingly, t more
Hospitality Opportunities
Created: Monday, October 06th, 2008 under Education / Learning | Views: 22965
One of the significant trends of recent times is the emergence of the global village. There is a tremendous growth in tourism in recent times at the global level, thanks to various factors such as the impact of more
Paryaya - A Religious Ritual of Sri Krishna Temple in Udupi
Created: Thursday, September 25th, 2008 under Tradition | Views: 26514
Paryaya, a popular festival in south Karnataka and Udupi in particular, has a history dating back to the 13th Century. The word "Paryaya" in Sanskrit means change or tran more
Terracotta - Spinning the Wheel
Created: Thursday, September 25th, 2008 under Art & Crafts | Views: 27708
The art of pottery goes back in time and is evidence of man's first attempt at craftsmanship.
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Celebrating Ramzan
Created: Thursday, September 25th, 2008 under Culture | Views: 29679
As the Prophet said, the holy month of Ramzan is a special period in the Islamic calendar, he called it "Allah's own month", when "roza" or fasting is obligatory for young and old. Days of fasting and abstinenc more
Mangalore Tiles - A Charm of its own
Created: Monday, August 25th, 2008 under Home / Gardening | Views: 15484
Back in the history, the rural living conditions and natural habitation mandated our forefathers to utilize mud, water and baking procedures to protect their families against wind, rain and summer heat. They ba more
Kambala - The stupendous synergy between Man and Beast
Created: Monday, August 25th, 2008 under Culture | Views: 22683
Kambala, translated as "Buffalo Race" is a favorite folk sport of South Canara and is a combination of fun, technique, stamina and control. History has it that paddy growers began celebrating annual harvest wit more
Service Apartments - Redefining Accomodation
Created: Friday, August 22nd, 2008 under Lifestyle | Views: 22511
Service apartments earlier a western concept of residential-style apartments, with its services and security is fast emerging and attracting a lot of people especially the corporates.

In todays environme more
Yakshagana - an intrinsic part of South Canara Culture
Created: Monday, August 25th, 2008 under Art & Crafts | Views: 18209
Yakshagana is essentially a stage art form, which entertains and educates the rural folk in masses. It is a many-splendoured performing art and is a combination of colour, glitter, vibrancy, music, sahitya and more
Rooftop rainwater harvesting
Created: Friday, August 22nd, 2008 under Nature / Environment | Views: 18971
It is known fact that many habitations around us do not have adequate water supplies. The wells are drying faster than ever and the count of abandoned borewells growing each year. The situation is quite dangero more
Collect reciepts when purchasing Goods or Items
Created: Friday, August 22nd, 2008 under Lifestyle | Views: 20225
The law requires that a proper receipt should be given for every purchase. It is a common sight amongst us including Urban and so called "educated buyers" plainly accepting goods without any reciepts or seem to more
Medical Transcription
Created: Friday, August 22nd, 2008 under Education / Learning | Views: 24942
As more and more youngsters today are inclined towards early earning opportunities such as Call centres & BPO's, it is also true that the odd working hours, stress and other factors has its toll. However on more
Tulu language
Created: Saturday, August 16th, 2008 under Languages | Views: 29048
Tulu is a Dravidian language of India with fewer than two million speakers, known as Tuluvas. Most Tuluvas live in the districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi in the west of the state of Karnataka. It is also s more
Education loan for studies in India & Abroad
Created: Saturday, August 16th, 2008 under Education / Learning | Views: 25692
Eligibility :  a) Studies in India: Graduation / Post-graduation including technical / professional courses with employment potential conducted by colleges / Univers more
MBA in Mangalore university
Created: Saturday, August 16th, 2008 under Education / Learning | Views: 24234
 Accredited at the  4 Star level by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council   (NAAC) University Campus, Mangalagangotri, is located on a picturesque hillock, spread over 350 acres more
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