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Foundation stone laid for various development works
Padubidri, Nov. 17th, 2016:  Kaup MLA Mr. Vinay Kumar Sorake initiated various development projects in Padubidri at a cost of Rs. 55 lakhs.  He laid foundation stone for Kallatte Shri Brahmamuggerkala Daivastana's Kala Bhavana to be built at a cost of Rs. 15 lakhs. Also he laid foundation stone for the construction of road from Nadsal .....    Read more
Y. Sukumar appointed as the member of State Badminton Association Working Committee
Padubidri, Nov. 19th, 2016:  Padubidri Grama Panchayat vice-president and Udupi Badminton Association Working Committee president Y. Sukumar has been appointed as the member of State Badminton Association Working Committee.  He is recognized as the            ....  Read more
Daily Yoga classes at Padubidri beach
Padubidri, Dec. 2nd, 2016:  daily Yoga classes and theraphy at Padubidri Mr. Makarand and Dr. Manojkumar Shetty. Both are post granduates in Yogic Science from Mangalore univerisity.  The classes start daily morning at 5.30 a.m.
'Chappara Mahoorta' for Vishwa GSB Sammelan held
Padubidri, Dec. 9th, 2016:  'Chappara Mahoorta' for Vishwa GSB Sammelana was held at Hejmady Basti Padpu grounds on Friday morning at 9 am.  Vedamoorthy Padubidri Vidyavant Bhat performed the mahoorta ritual ceremony.    After a special morning pooja ceremony at Hejmady Shri Laxminarayana temple, the chappara  ...  Read more
Shuttle badminton tournament and felicitations
Padubidri, Jan. 1st, 2017:  Padubidri Jagadeesh Hegde memorial 6th floodlit shuttle badminton tournament and felicitation ceremony was held at Padubidri Board school grounds on Saturday, Dec. 31st, 2016.  It was organised by Padubidri Shuttle Badminoton club.  Ashraf and Kausar pair won the trophy.  Prakash Rao and n.... Read more
Installation ceremony of JCI Padubidri
Padubidri, Jan. 4th, 2017:  Installation ceremony of newly elected JCI Padubidri president Jc P. Prasanna Kumar and his team of new office bearers was held at Hotel Navrang Veg hall.  Outgoing president Jc Reshma Uday Shetty handed over charge to the new president. Nitte NMAMIT's Vice Principal and Dean, Dr. Mittantaya, was the chief guest.... Read more
Manohar Shetty elected as the president of Bunts Association
Padubidri, January 15th, 2017:  In the annual meeting of Padubidri Bunts Association held on January 15th, Manohar Shetty has been elected as the new president for the next three years.  Mr. Shetty has been working in Vijaya Bank and later on with Muthoot Finance with an experience of 36 years.  Dr. Manojkumar Shetty has been elected as the secretary and Sharath Shetty as the treasurer.  Karunakar Shetty has been elected as the joint secretary.  Balakrishna Shetty, Madhava Shetty and Netravati Shetty have been elected as the vice presidents.
Padubidri, Jan.17th:  Padubidri's famous Dakke Bali seva at Shri Khadgeshwari Brahmasthana has started today and it will continue on specific days till March. 10th.  Click here for the full schedule.
Bi-annual Dakke Bali Seva begins
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Padubidri, January 18th, 2017:  "Mandala" laying ceremony as a part of of Bi-annual Dakke Bali services began at Padubidri Shri Khadgeshwari Brahmasthana on Tuesday, January 17th.  "Hasiru Vani Hore Kanike" service procession by Padubidri Bengre Shivalli Brahmin Samastas started off from Shri Mahalingeshwara ...... Read more
Rotary club lifts Republic Trophy-2017
Padubidri, January 23rd, 2017:  Rotary Club Padubidri won the Republic Tropby-2017 organised by Rotary club, Lions club and JCI Padubidri at Board school ground on Sunday, January 22nd.  In the finals, they defeated the Police Department team to win  the trophy and the cash prize.  Batting first in the finals, the Rotary ... Read more
Protest against Toll collection at Hejamady toll plaza
Padubidri, February 1st, 2017:  A protest against commencement of toll collection without completing the NH-66 widening work was held at Hejamady toll plaza by Hejamady Nagarika Horata Samiti and various other organisations from Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts on Tuesday night.  Addressing the gathering, ....  Read more
Bandh against toll collection at Hejmadi successful
Padubidri, February 13th, 2017:  After intensified protest and Udupi district bundh, the collection of toll charges for all vehicles bearing registration No. KA-20 and those with KA-19 within a radius of 5 kilometers from Hejmadi toll plaza will be exempted from toll charges at Hejmadi toll plaza till February 25th.  This was announced  ....   Read more
Padubidri Bunts Association's "Sneha Sammilana"
Padubidri, April 2nd, 2017:  Inaugurating the "Bunta Sneha Sammilana-2017" programme at Padubidri Buntara Bhavana on Sunday, Mr. K. Prakash Shetty, the president of Padubidri Shri Mahalingeshwara Maha Ganapathi  temple renovation committee and the chairman of MRG Group Bangalore called upon people to work unitedy irrespective of  ...   Read more.
Body of drowned Prajwal Shetty found near Hejmadi Kodi
Padubidri, April 10th, 2017:  Body of 24-year-old Prajwal Shetty who was drowned while fishing near Padubidri beach on Sunday afternoon, has been found near Hejmadi Kodi beach on Monday, April 10th, around 3.30 pm.  On Sunday afternoon, while his family members were away attending a function, Prajwal was busy fishing near Padubidri beach .. Read more

Padubidri Annual Jatra Mahotsava pictures

Indo-German love affair at sea and wedding in Udupi
Padubidri, June 18th, 2017:  Bharat Kumar from Hejamady working on board a German cruise ship will be marrying his shipmate Rebecca Maria Opitz from Frankfurt Germany, as per HIndu traditon on June 18th at Shamili hall Udupi.  Bharat Kumar's parents Karunakar and Sharada Karkera, residing at Mata Amrut Kripa in Karkera compound are ;;;; Read more
Installation ceremony of Ln. Maxim D'Souza and his team
Padubidri, July 5th, 2017:  Ln. Maxim Malvin D'Souza was sworn in as the new president of Lions club Padubidri for the lionistic year 2017-18 during the installation ceremony held at Sai Arcade hall on Wednesday, July 5th.  PMJF Lion Tallur Shivarama Shetty, the first Vice District Governor of Lions District 317C, installed the team of new .  ....   Read more
12-year-old miniature clay artist from Inna bags national award
Padubidri, August 4th, 2017: Laren Pinto, a terracotta artist from Inna has bagged "Rashtreeya Vibhushana" national award at the "Karnataka Parampare Janapada Lokotsava" and "Akhanda 5th Rashtreeya Kavi Sammelana" organised by Kannada Cultural Foundation ...   Read more
Hejamady Boat Tragedy - One missing and two injured
Padubidri, August 28th, 2017:  In a boat tragedy at the entrance of Mulki estuary, one person went missing, two were injured and seven were rescued on Sunday morning.  The boat was returning from its fishing trip when a huge wave hit the boat and three people were ....   Read more
Hejamady boat tragedy - Body of missing youth found
Padubidri August 29th 2017: Body of missing Tarun Puthran (26) was found at  the seashore near Hejamady Yard on Tuesday morning  at around 4:30 A.M.  He had gone missing on  Sunday morning while returning from a fishing trip as he fell overboard when a huge wave hit the boat. The body was handed over to the family members after the post mortem.  Udupi district Youth Congress President Vishwas V Amin, ZP member Shashikant Padubidri, Hehanady Grama Panchayat president Vishalakshi Puthran, vice president Sudhakar Karkera, Kaup BJP Kshetra Samiti president Prakash Shetty Padebettu and others consoled the family members.  Related news
Hotel Nayath Residency inaugurated
Padubidri, August 30th, 2017: A new hotel complex by the name Nayath Residency has come up at Padubidri - Karkala highway.  Inaugurating the air-conditioned hall of hotel Complex Kaup MLA Vinay Kumar Sorake said that Padubidri got SEZ project on it's path of all-round development. It has also recorded significant progress in the fjeld ,,,,  Read more
Lancashire university students visit to Palimar
Padubidri, Sept. 2nd, 2017:  Students from Lancashire university in England visited Venky Palimar's Chitralaya Art Gallelry in Palimar on Saturday, under cultural exchange programme.  The students arrived in India on August 28th and are on a 15 days cultural exchange programme with Manipal University here.      Read more
Padubidri Macha Eleven lifts Navachethana Trophy-2017
Padubidri, Sept. 4th, 2017:  Padubidri's Macha Eleven cricket team won the Navachethana Trophy-2017 tennis ball cricket tournament held at Padubidri Board school grounds on Sunday.  They defeated Udupi's Symond's Cricketers Kadiyali in an exciting finals.  The tournament was organised by Navachenthana .....    Read more
Engineers Day celebrated by Manipal students
Padubidri, Sept. 15th, 2017:  Engineers day was celebrated by the students of Manipal university's faculty of architecture at artist Venky Palimar;s Chitralaya art gallery in Palimar on Sept. 15th.  A group of 15 students lead by Asst. Prof. Tejaswini are undergoing a three-day training on clay modelling in Palimar.    Read more
Journalist Jayanth Padubidri passes away
Padubidri, Oct. 20th, 2017:  Fearless journalist Jayanth Padubidri (55) passed away on Friday after a brief period of illness.  His powerful and fearless writings had attracted a lot of readers.  Being a bold environmentalist, he was in the forefront in the struggle against Cogentrix power company and a another environmentally harmful ....    Read more
Foundation stone laid for Avaral Mattu bridge
Padubidri, Nov.8th, 2017:  Foundation stone laying ceremony was held at Avaral Mattu for the bridge connecting to Ayere Mattu, costing 6 crores 8 lakhs rupees.  The bridge with a length of 150 m and a breadth of 7.5 m is expected to be completed by March 2018.  Presiding over the function MLA Vinay .. Read more

Suzlon unit in Padubidri stops production and declares lockout
Padubidri, Nov.14th, 2017:  Suzlon Energy Ltd.'s Padubidri plant has stopped production and has declared lockout with effect from Nov. 29th citing labour problems.  The unit has been manufacturing wind energy turbines and blades for the last 9 years    ..  Read more
Palimar Arun M. Kamath passes away
Padubidri, Nov.23, 2017:  Palimar Saravajanika Ganeshotsava Samiti secretary, active member of HJV and GSB Sabha, and Grama Samiti Secretary Palimar Arun M. Kamath (47) passed away in a private hospital in Udupi after a brief period of illness.  Hailing from Padubidri Kelagina Pete, he was running a cyber centre in Palimar after working in Lanco's social charity  department.  Being unmarried, he is survided by mother, two brothers and a sister.
Suzlon lockout issue - Meeting postponed
Padubidri, Nov.28, 2017:  Meeting held on Tuesday to resolve the lockout issue of Suzlon Engery's rotor blade manufacturing unit in Padubidei, ended without any results and has been postponed for Wednesday.  The unit had suspended its operations and had announced lockout on Novemebr 14th.    Read more
Vaishnaavi Salian Palimar bags Karate Grand Champion  award
Padubidri, Dec.29th, 2017:  Vaishnavi Salian, a 7th standard student from Lions English Medium School Padubidri, won the Grand Champion award in World Karate Championship competitions.   The 16-nation compeition was held at Hyderabad ...   Read more
Lions club Padubidri organises Eye Screening camp and distributes free spectacles
Padubidri, Dec. 23rd, 2017:  Lions club Padubidri organised a free eye screening camp in association with Kota CNS Memorial Lions eye hospital, Lions Trust for Services & Charities, Kota, and Primary Health Centre Padubidri on December 23rd,  ...   Read more
Mithuna Kodattur elected as the president of Mulki Zone Journalists group
Padubidri, Dec.17th, 2017:  Young journalist and columnist Mithuna Kodattur has been elected as the president of Mulki Zone Journalists group.  With Mulki as its headquarters, the group covers areas of Suratkal, Kateel, Kinnigoli, Padubidri, Belman and Kaup.
Dr. Shekhar M. Salian Yermal passes away
Padubidri, Dec. 19th, 2017:  Renowned doctor Shekhar M. Salian (78) from Yermal passed away in a private hospital in Mangalore on Tuesday morning (Dec. 19th).  He had started his medical career in Padubidri after graduating from Mysore medical college .  He has been working in Muscat for the last 40 years and had founded Muscat Tulu Koota and Muscat Mogaveers Organisation.  He was felicitated a number of times for his services to NRI Kannadigas and Tuluvas.  He is survived by his wife, son, 5 brothers and a sister.
Suzlon to resume operations within a week
Padubidri, Dec. 07, 2017:  Suzlon Energy Ltd., a manufacturer of rotor blades in Padubdri, has officially cancelled the lockout decision.  Company's vice-president Vijay Asnani has initiated the resumption of its operations by handing over an agreement to INTUC state president Rakesh Malli in the presence of  ...    Read more
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