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Women of Udupi and Kodagu prone to anaemia
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Women of Udupi and Kodagu prone to anaemia

January 7, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. M.R. Udaykumar, Divisional Joint Director, Department of Health and Family Welfare, has said that the anaemic level is little high in Udupi and Kodagu districts in Mysuru Division whereas it was normal in other districts. He was speaking after inaugurating two-day Divisional-level ‘Anaemia Free India’ programme  for officials of Child Development and Health…

Eminent Sanskrit scholar Dr. Bannanje Govindacharya passes away
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Eminent Sanskrit scholar Dr. Bannanje Govindacharya passes away

December 14, 2020

Udupi: Renowned Sanskrit scholar and Padma Shree awardee Vidyavachaspati Dr. Bannanje Govindacharya died at his residence at Ambalpady in Udupi yesterday at the age of 85 due to age-related illness.  His second son Vijaya Bhushan Acharya had pre-deceased him 12 days ago. He leaves behind four daughters, one son and a host of relatives and…

Upset city businessman commits suicide in Udupi district
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Upset city businessman commits suicide in Udupi district

October 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Upset over non-repayment of loan by debtors, a businessman from Mysuru has committed suicide by jumping into Souparnika River in Udupi district on Thursday. According to Police, the deceased has been identified as Madhu (40), a resident of Vani Vilasa Mohalla, who was running a petrol bunk in Nagamangala town in Mandya district on…

Puttige Seer recovers from COVID-19
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Puttige Seer recovers from COVID-19

August 2, 2020

Udupi: Sri Sugunendra Theertha Swamiji, seer of Puttige Math, who was hospitalised for COVID-19 treatment last week has been discharged after recovery. He was admitted to hospital on July 21 after returning from a tour of Bengaluru. He was admitted to Manipal Hospital. Swamiji has also started to be involved in the daily poojas and…

Udupi man kills self fearing he had contracted Coronavirus
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Udupi man kills self fearing he had contracted Coronavirus

March 26, 2020

His suicide note asks family to get tested Udupi: A 56-year-old man in Udupi allegedly committed suicide yesterday fearing that he had contracted the deadly COVID-19. Found hanging near a tree outside his house, the man had left behind a suicide note to his family which stated that he had contracted Coronavirus, and thus his…

World’s tallest 35 ft statue of Swami Vivekananda unveiled
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World’s tallest 35 ft statue of Swami Vivekananda unveiled

February 2, 2020

Udupi: The world’s tallest (35 ft) statue of Swami Vivekananda was unveiled in the premises of the newly-built Yoga hospital ‘Sarvah Kshema Hospital and Research Foundation’ which was inaugurated at Yoga Bana in Moodugilyar near Kota last evening.  Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade Dharmadhikari of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala inaugurated the Sarvah Kshema Hospital and Research Foundation…

Pejawar Seer’s blessings for Small Family Norms
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Pejawar Seer’s blessings for Small Family Norms

January 5, 2020

By K. Vijaya Kumar, Former Jt. Director of Information & Publicity This happened during the second tenure of Paryaya of late Pejawar Swamiji in Udupi in 1968-70. A little interesting background to the occasion. I was serving as District Publicity Officer of South Canara since mid-1964. That was the time when Indira Gandhi as Prime…

Pejawar Swamiji passes away
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Pejawar Swamiji passes away

December 29, 2019

State Government declares three-day mourning; body airlifted to Bengaluru  Seer will be laid to rest at Poornaprajna Vidyapeetha in Bengaluru as per his wishes Udupi / Bengaluru: Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji, the revered and outspoken Seer of Udupi’s Pejawar Mutt, passed away this morning.  He was 88.  The Seer was admitted to the Kasturba Hospital…

A powerhouse of service and spirituality, Modi pays tribute
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A powerhouse of service and spirituality, Modi pays tribute

December 29, 2019

Udupi: Tributes and condolences poured in from all corners of Karnataka and other parts of the country after news of the death of 88-year-old Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter condoled the Seer’s death and called him a powerhouse of service and spirituality, said, “I consider myself blessed to have got many…

Seer was known for his plain-spoken remarks
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Seer was known for his plain-spoken remarks

December 29, 2019

Udupi: Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji embraced appreciation and criticism showered on him and had said difference of opinion sparked debate on various issues. As Paryaya Swamiji, he has divided opinion for his plain-spoken remarks. The first flashpoint in his final term as the Paryaya Swamiji occurred in the fall out of the ‘Chalo Udupi’ protest…

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