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Udupi/Mangaluru, Sept 13: Beachgoers in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada must exercise restraint and watch where they step when wading in sea water at least for next couple of weeks as the dangerous stingrays are back. The chances are that visitors might get stung by these cartilaginous fishes that swim close to the shore.

In the last few days, nearly...

Amidst the growing the Muslim population, the rise of middle class in Muslim-majority countries and improved access to travel information and the increasing availability of Muslim-friendly travel services, Halal tourism is now gaining tremendous traction across the world. A considerable number of Muslim travellers are focusing more on the “halalness” of the trip.

The Muslim travel market was worth...

Udupi, Jun 17: India’s coffee cradle Chikkamagaluru has given South India’s first ever woman fighter pilot. Meghana Shanbhag was the only woman among the 113 flight cadets who graduated as flying officers of the Indian Air Force at the combined graduation parade at Telangana’s Dundigal yesterday.

She has joined the club of five other women fighter pilots of the...

Fighting the odds of disability and poverty, Prajwal and Pratheeksha, the siblings from Borgalgudde in Nitte village of Karkala in Udupi district on April 30 cleared the Pre-University exam. While the 22-year-old Prajwal and 19-year-old Pratheeksha secured 51% and 49% respectively in the arts stream, they claimed disappointment that they could not secure 70 per cent similar to their matriculation...

Gururaja Poojary aka P Gururaja, one of the prominent weightlifters of India, has made his country proud again by opening the gates for India’s wins in the 2018 Commonwealth Games being held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Son of a pick-up-truck driver from Chitturu village in Kundapur taluk of Udupi district, 25-year-old Gururaja entered the 56 kg category,...

Udupi, Jan 29: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change plans to convert India’s 10 popular sea beaches into international quality Blue Flag destination in 2018 to ensure cleanliness and safety of these beaches. Among the 10 beaches, Padukere Beach located near Malpe in Karnataka’s Udupi district has been listed on the Blue Flag list.

Welcoming the...

Udupi: The Karnataka’s first Sea Walkway was inaugurated near the picturesque Malpe Beach by Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, Pramod Madhwaraj, here on Republic Day.

The Malpe Development Committee had released Rs 53.5 lakh to the Nirmiti Kendra for the construction of the 500 metres sea walkway. It has 8.5 feet width. As many...

Udupi, Dec 1: Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports Pramod Madhwaraj said that eco-tourism would be promoted in Udupi district to realise the tourism potential besides safeguarding the interest of the environment.

Madhwaraj, who is also the Udupi district in-charge minister, was speaking after inaugurating an eco-tourism and responsible travel initiative on the picturesque St...

Udupi, Oct 21: The huge demand for adventure sports among youth in the district has prompted the state government to make Manna Palla Lake in Manipal a hub of aerosports and aquasports.

The lake comprises 60 acres of water with 40 acres of land surrounding it. According to district in-charge minister Pramod Madhwaraj, the sports department is ready to...

In what could open up air transport opportunities in Udupi district, a private company has proposed an investment to the tune of Rs 500 crore for the construction of an airport in Byndoor taluk. If the state government and Airport Authority of India (AAI) come forward with a positive response and sufficient land, the establishment of an airport can be...