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#HijabRow: Petitioner in hijab case alleges "Sangh Parivar goons" attacked her brother

According to the petitioner, her 20-year-old brother has been admitted to Hitech Hospital, Udupi

Published on 22nd February 2022

'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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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

Admissions see increase at the PU college in Udupi where hijab row began; 40 Muslim girls enroll  

A member of the teaching staff in this college shared that after the hijab row, staff and students had felt let down. But the good student admission rate has put them in high esteem

Published on 6th June 2022

After Neeraj Chopra, this young javelin star from Udipi could be the next athlete to bring home an Olympic medal

Karishma Sanil could well be the next Neeraj Chopra. We speak to the javelin star about her journey and how she has been prepping to be part of the next Olympics


Published on 18th August 2021

As many as 40 Muslim girls abstain from PU exams in Udupi over the hijab issue

Some private colleges in the district allowed students wearing hijabs to attend the examinations

Published on 30th March 2022

CFI protests RSS member's invite to Mangalore University event on alleged instances of hate speech

Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat, a leader of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak, was invited by the varsity's student body to inaugurate the student council

Published on 30th March 2022

Childbirth in Karnataka's Udupi highlights prevalence of child marriages in several districts of the state

Most of the POCSO cases registered in Udupi district were due to child marriages involving couple from other districts, an activist from Karkala taluk of Udupi told The New Indian Express

Published on 29th September 2021

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

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

Despite government order, the hijab-saffron shawl row continues in Udupi colleges 

The state education department had issued an order which mandated uniforms decided upon by the state government or the respective institutions

Published on 7th February 2022

Four govt schools get the ax in Udupi district as parents transfer children to private schools

The shortage of teachers is also said to be one of the reasons behind parents avoiding government schools as in some areas of the district, there are about 473 vacancies in 650 government schools

Published on 20th January 2022
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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

Govt PUC in Udupi makes segregation the solution; says students in hijab can take lessons in separate classroom

Students have been protesting since Friday after they were denied entry into the college for wearing a hijab. The police has also arrested miscreants who showed up at the protests with lethal weapons

Published on 7th February 2022
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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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