Jammat youth wing donates Bakrid kits to 1,361 families

The youth wing of Jamaat Islami Hind, Dakshina Kannada donated Bakrid Kits, worth Rs. 500 each, to a total of 1,361 families. A total of Rs. 6.8 lakh was spent on the event that covered Shanti Nagar, Sullia Taluk to Puvani Bettina in Mangalore Taluk, said a release. The kit contains rice, ghee, chicken, sugar and other groceries.

CPI(M) Muslim convention

Mangalore: Considering the relative economic and social backwardness of the Muslim community, the Dakshina Kannada unit of Communist Party of India (Marxist) will organise a convention for the legal rights of the community on October 27 at 2 p.m., at Shanthi Nilaya, Balmatta.

Addressing presspersons recently, district secretary B Madhav said the government had failed to uplift minorities and instead had exploited them for votes. Discussions would cover targeting and harassing of muslims with terrorism-related charges; recommendations of the Mishra commission, among others. General Secretary of the party, Prakash Karat, will attend the convention, he said.

Alva’s Vishwa Nudisiri Virasat photography contest

Mangalore: Alva’s Vishwa Nudisiri Virasath has announced a national-level photography contest on the themes cultural India, rural India, landscapes of India and tourism spots of India. The prize amount will be Rs. 10,000, Rs. 7,000 and Rs. 5,000 for the first, second and third places respectively, with 10 consolation prizes, said a release. The photo can be sent online throughwww.pixel2life.inbefore November 15.

Judges of the contest include Tippeswamy, S.R. Satyanarayan and Srinivas will be part of the proceedings. During Virasat, here will be an exhibition of 50 famous photographs, antique cameras among others, added the release.

Management fest

Mangalore: In order to develop leadership skills among students of Management, the Srinivas School of Management, Mukka will conduct a one-day Management fest “Mahayaan-13” on October 24 at the college premises. A release said, around 300 MBA students from Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra are expected to participate in this.

Power shutdown

Mangalore: Due to works on the 110 K.V. Kodavur and KUDCEMP feeder lines, there will not be power supply in certain areas of Udupi district on Tuesday between 9.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m., said a Mangalore Electricity Supply Company release. The affected areas are: Madhvanagar, Kodavoor, Kalmadi, harbour area, Adi Udupi, Malpe market and surrounding areas.

Malpe Shankarnarayan Samaga award to Kolyoor Ramachandra Rai

Mangalore: Senior Tenkutittu Yakshagana artiste Kolyoor Ramachandra Rai will be conferred the Malpe Shankarnarayan Samaga award for his contribution to the field for the past five decades. The Rajyotsava awardee is best known for his portrayal of female characters in Yakshagana dramas, said a release. The award will be conferred to him on October 23 at the Mangalore Town Hall at 5 p.m. in a programme organised by the Kalkura Foundation, added the release. The programme will also feature the Yakshagana episode “Kalinga Mardana – Panchajanya” by Nidle Govinda Bhat’s troupe.

BSNL to auction fancy numbers

Mangalore: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited will launch the e-Auctioning of BSNL GSM Vanity/ Fancy Numbers till 11.59 p.m. on October 23. For details please log on to website http:/eauction.bsnl.co.in/auction3/eauction.aspx, said a release.


Management fest

In order to develop leadership skills among students of Management, the Srinivas School of Management, Mukka will conduct a one-day Management fest ‘Mahayaan-13’ on October 24 on college premises. Around 300 MBA students from Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Kerala, were expected to participate in this.