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'A Giant of a Person': the scientific community mourns the loss of Professor U R Rao

Scientists who worked with him share memories of the Professor who passed away on Monday

Published on 24th July 2017
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Deputy Commissioner becomes the good cop, gives away scrap vehicles to ITI students in Udupi

Most of the vehicles, which are more than 10 years old and have travelled over 2 lakh kilometres would have been scrapped had they not been provided for the ITI students

Published on 3rd April 2018
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He slips into his majestic costume each year to help sick children in Udupi

Ravi Katpadi, a labourer from Udupi, dresses up in superhero costumes once a year to raise funds for kids who need help with their treatment

Published on 29th October 2018
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This government school teacher in Udupi is driving children to school 

We talk to Rajaram, a teacher who has been instrumental in attracting more children to government schools. How he has been able to achieve this is an incredible story  

Published on 4th February 2019
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This 10-year-old yoga champion from Udupi can revolve her body 42 times in one minute

Tanushree Pithrody is a young yoga champion whose name’s been is included in the Golden Book of World Records and Guinness World Records. We talk to her to find out how she got into a yoga biz

Published on 7th March 2019
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16-year-old Mysuru girl creates shot put record by winning gold in Under-16 category at Udupi's Inter District Championship

With this feat, she has created a new record and also has been selected to participate at the South-Zone Junior Athletics Championship

Published on 29th August 2019
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This artist from Udupi carves art using pencil lead without using a magnifying glass!

Surendra Acharya speaks about carving micro models on pencil leads without any formal training and how he went on to bag a Guinness World Record for it

Published on 2nd October 2019
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These profs from Udupi are teaching kids about solar eclipses. Here's why

Retired Professor A P Bhat and young lecturer Atul  Bhat from Poorna Prajna College in Udupi are on a journey to create awareness about the Annular Solar Eclipse which will occur on December 26, 2019

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Clad in angavastram, raised middle finger on his face, here's how this 'Udupi Brahmin' protested CAA, NRC

Narayanan Mohan said that he is against Fascism, NRC and CAA and the middle finger is his response to all of those. He had it painted on his face specifically for the parade in Kochi

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Karnataka boy who wrote exams using his toes has scored 67.84 per cent in SSLC

Kaushik Acharya's hands are not fully grown and therefore he was taught to use his feet to write or draw when he was only three years old. This is how and why he refused to use a scribe

 

Published on 10th August 2020
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Udupi student makes masks for Indian army, receives praise from Defence Minister

On Thursday, Ishita Achar's mother Nandita Achar received a letter of appreciation from Defence Minister Rajnanth Singh

Published on 25th September 2020
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NCB nabs four Udupi college students with 750 tablets of MDMA worth Rs 10 lakhs

The investigation has unearthed a vast network of students from well-known colleges in Udupi and Chennai, who are the prime customers of the four students

Published on 30th September 2020
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Udupi government college students sent back after failing to produce COVID-19 negative reports

As many as 130 final year students in the UG and PG section were to attend the offline classes on Tuesday, however, only 15 turned up

Published on 19th November 2020
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This govt school teacher in a remote village in Karnataka is getting his kids to learn English but doesn't start with A, B, C

Thimmappa Kodlady, a government school teacher in a remote village in Udupi, speaks to us about his unique method of teaching the children English language and how it has reduced school dropouts

Published on 29th May 2021
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Gandhian Study Centre to document unsung events of Quit India Movement in Udupi

In Udupi too, the movement gained momentum with the participation of common people who were inspired by Gandhiji's message of fearlessness

Published on 8th August 2021

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