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Sep 28 2000

`India inside' looms large in Intel

Peaceful bandh expected in DK district

Vijaya Foundation to modernise farm sector

Bus passengers' woes focus of meeting

Gurudev Group opens hotel in Hassan

New timings for Matsyagandha Express

Endoscopic surgery will do away with sinus

Varsity row: Governor assures members of action

Sep 27 2000

Bank profit up to Rs 66.2 lakh

Vijaya Foundation to modernise agro sector

Call to educate people on legal rights

Seats still available at RECs

ILO urges govt to adopt child labour convention

Coop bank aims to spread wings across state

Meet on issues in management


Sep 26 2000

Gopal may meet bandit today

Rajkumar kidnap: PIL seeking probe dismissed

Vijaya Foundation to modernise agro sector

CM chalks out ambitious future for district

Inter-collegiate dance contest


Sep 25 2000

Rajkumar's sons firm on going to forest

Call for quarantine station at NMPT

Talk on transactional analysis today

All India Kannada meet


Sep 24 2000

Can Veerappan be lured with cash?

Panel on globalisation of arecanut mooted

Art fest in Mangalore from September 25

Krishna in Dakshina Kannada dist tomorrow

Meet on polio eradication concludes

Tene festival on September 29


Sep 23 2000

Kumble visits Rajkumar family

Parvathamma better

Mangalore co-op bank registers Rs 66 lakh profit

Sea erosion: minister, MLA don't see eye to eye

ATM facility at MRPL township

Keep abreast with pollution laws, public told

KIOCL blames poor ties with govt for losses


Sep 22 2000

Bandh yes, violence no: Shivraj

IISc sets the stage for wannabe cyber entrepreneurs

Bomb hoax at St Aloysius church

Issue of withholding grants rocks council meet

`Families will be rehabilitated'

Chinese food festival

ATM at MRPL inaugurated


Sep 21 2000

Parvathamma hospitalised

Rajkumar fans taking out silent procession today

Mobile film units for dists soon

BPL Telecom aims to be a global software company

Police website launched


Sep 20 2000

UGC's training programme opens


Sep 19 2000

Gopal may leave for forest in a day or two

Tanneerbhavi power project raises questions

25th national meet of AISF from Sept 28

`Courses in computer applications soon'

Worskhop on leadership, team building concludes

IISc to host Cyberentrepreurship 2000


Sep 18 2000

KPTC grievance meet highlights inefficiency

AIRC travelling exhibit inaugurated

Business management meet put off

Space not utilised well for parking

Website with information on Udupi launched


Sep 17 2000

CM directs suspension of cashew auction

Governor declares ordinance banning `Ajalu'

V-C denies charges of high-handedness

Public libraries play major role: K.K. Pai

Farmers seek support price for crops


Sep 16 2000

Kannada to be incorporated into Windows

Premji gets Visvesvaraya Award

Temple trustees suspended for misappropriations

Interruption in telephone service

`Youth need to prepare for global competition'

Suratkal riots hearing begins September 20

Cashew auction: KCCI criticises APMC move


Sep 15 2000

Rajkumar is longest held hostage

Premji meets BillG

Bank revises rate of interest on deposits

Jewellery expo from today

Public appeal to DC for better roads

Governor stresses on women's role against plastics

Computer training


Sep 14 2000

IT park in Mangalore on the cards

Navigating the waters of B2B e-commerce

Engg colleges to be connected through network

Panel will reveiew work on harbours

Emdees showroom inaugurated

Fake medical seats, 1 arrested


Sep 13 2000

Local academician to attend international conference

HDFC-DoT negotiations for bill pay facility through ATMs

Library building inauguration


Sep 12 2000

What if Wipro moves, Mysore still interests IT firms

Jumbos being put through training for big day

Drive against plastic picks up momentum

Mangalore Fisheries College on web now

Jaycee best president award

Deltagram opens services

Foundation laid for marine workshop

Exhibition of American editorial cartoons


Sep 11 2000

BASF gets international standard certificate

Haridas music festival to begin on Sept. 17

Applications called for lawyer

Udupi on Internet

Festive spirit of Kerala comes alive


Sep 10 2000

Latest on display at car show

BASF gets international standard certificate

MCA course in Bondil mooted

Mangalore fisheries college now on web

Staff development programme for engg teachers concludes

Library at University college opens on Sept 13


Sep 09 2000

Date for paying telephone bills extended

Minister pays surprise visit to stadium

Millennium Jaycee Week in Mangalore from today

Samsung India bonanza for medal winners


Sep 08 2000

Krishna, Karunanidhi to meet today

New English, Hindi films to be released today

Lawyer withdraws plea against detainees release

Trust to help victims of Veerappan's atrocities


Sep 07 2000

Telecom strike hits services

Photos are way of expression for lensman

Dell may take stake in Indian eCRM co.


Sep 06 2000

Dasara elephants to arrive in city on Sept 9

All engg colleges to access digital libraries

A yoga lesson in the forest for Raj


Sep 05 2000

Training for tapping

Telecom staff to strike work from tomorrow

The call of the wild


Sep 04 2000

Call to evolve a consensus script for Konkani


Sep 03 2000

Airport expansion to start after rehabilitation

Talks held with NMPT for setting up container port


Sep 01 2000

State's new industrial policy to lay thrust on R&D

A sober, traditional touch to Ganesha festivities

CET cell gives option of fresh seats

Award ceremony


Aug 31 2000

Tourism may get a boost with Pilikula Nisargadhama

KSIA testing lab to be inaugurated today

Konkani PG convocation on September 2

Historical tombstones foun

Scheme to promote women entrepreneurs on anvil


Aug 29 2000

Ananthakrishna elected Bankers' Club president

Polygamy on the rise in Bunt community

New project to boost tourism in Dakshina Kannada

Rainfall report


Aug 28 2000

New CET engg seat matrix released

Sea erosion in Ullal-Kotepura areas

Multimedia centre


Aug 27 2000

Trekking in Kudremukh in September

Account number cards from IT department


Aug 26 2000

Sangeetha Sabha to host musical nite

Heavy rain, auto stir disrupt life in Mangalore


Aug 25 2000

MCC takes strong exception to missing officials

Bank exploring avenues for new areas of business

Veteran journalist Mayya passes away


Aug 24 2000

Brigand, hostages holed up not far away

City kids write to 'militant' friends, Veerappan uncle

Discovering `real India', his passion with purpose

NMPT chief elected member of world navigation body


Aug 23 2000

Devotees swarm Sri Krishna temple

Bank exploring avenues for new areas of business

Chief of NMPT elected member of international navigation body


Aug 22 2000

Greens object to govt commissioning power projects

RRC to host workshop on folk study

DYFI leads jatha of unemployed youth


Aug 21 2000

Teachers talent contest held

Haridas Bhat's death condoled

Research centre inauguration today

Training programme for teachers begins

TOI Ascent quiz on Monday

Provide parking space

Mahila Okkuta members stage protest in Udupi


Aug 20 2000

Kannada daily released

Cardiac unit inauguration


Aug 19 2000

Chalukya period inscriptions found

Training camp for visually handicapped

Research centre for communicable diseases opens on Monday

`KCCI has plenty of challenges ahead'

`Only RRBs can tap rural economy'

Corporation Bank revises deposit rates

Good marriages are not accidents, says speaker


Aug 18 2000

`Varahi' successfully refloated

Cisco charts $150-m India growth plan

Mandal to set up college in Manipal


Aug 17 2000

Anthology of poems released

Cultural programmes for students held

Horticulture Week begins in Udupi


Aug 15 2000

Youth advised on income-generating programmes


Aug 14 2000

Petronet officials to meet villagers on August 30

State revenue collections show 76% increase


Aug 13 2000

Last dates for SSLC fee extended

Yoga for your eyes only


Aug 12 2000

CET seat selection process put off

Science exhibition for children begins

Mangaloreans get a respite


Aug 10 2000

'Free and fair journalism need of the hour'


Aug 07 2000

`Role of youth in development crucial'

Rotaract: doing yeoman service

Make industries accountable to check pollution

`Identifying genuine needs essential for effective banking'

Stamp design contest


Aug 06 2000

Students develop farmer-friendly tractor

Seminar on e-commerce on Aug. 19

`Youth must strive for development in taluks'

`Udayavani' vendors' meet held

MU losing control over autonomy: Senate members


Aug 05 2000

Passports sent


Aug 02 2000

Appaji will be upset with the violence: Shivarajkumar

Police files: Rajkumar was told to furnish tour plans in advance

Gopal refuses to take Kripakar along

It was initially a case of mistaken identity

City paralysed after Rajkumar's abduction

Teachers to get UGC, NSC arrears by Aug end

Free internet connection to telephone booth operators

Mumbai edition of Udayavani will be launched


Aug 01 2000

`It's a bad dream for Kannadigas'


Jul 31 2000

Meet discusses reforms in rural water supply schemes

MIT beats VTU in Volley ball

Mangalore to get task force soon

KEB or KPTCL, blackouts will prevail

Udupi boycotts newspaper for remarks against Sri Krishna Math


Jul 27 2000

Bad state of roads to be looked into

Craters on Mangalore roads expose unholy nexus

No proposal to shift harbour: NMPT head

`Rs 50 lakh for fisheries sector'

Manglorean comes back richer

Last date for MBA, MCA applications extended

Vijay divas observed in Udupi


Jul 26 2000

Mangalore woman comes home with bounty from `Crorepati'


Jul 25 2000

Kudremukh fate still hangs in balance

Kudremukh loses Rs 22.5 due to slurry leak

Kargil Victory Day' fete tomorrow


Jul 24 2000

Varsity takes a step into cyberspace

10th container vessel comes calling to port


Jul 22 2000

Engg results on July 25

Feni worth Rs 50,000 seized


Jul 21 2000

Varsity extends date for submitting forms

ACT conducts programme for students

Co-op's profits rise 211%

Training on 'hi-tech' fishing held


Jul 20 2000

Pipeline disengagement won't cause pollution: MRPL

86 CISF troops guard Bajpe airport round-the-clock

Foundation for amusement park laid in Mangalore

Karkal TP heads elected

ACT conducts programme for students

Notice stuns medical college students

Pejawar swami still undecided over land allotment


Jul 19 2000

MRPL's effluent discharge pipe washed ashore

Hi-tech amusement park to be ready next year

Villagers protest against HPCL pipeline

`Population boom damaging'

Demand for probe into collapsed sea wall

Fishermen ask govt to enhance subsidy on loans

NGOs offer to revive women's home


Jul 18 2000

Seminar on taxation at Manipal

Technology for oppressed, says dalits website

ATM facility at bank branches


Jul 16 2000

Free health care programme for elders

Udupi churches get special security

Landslides haunt them as monsoon turns merciless


Jul 15 2000

50 years as priest and research scholar

Salvage work of Varahi handed to Singapore firm

Shifting of villagers inevitable, says minister

`Police, hospital cashed in on our tragedy'


Jul 14 2000

Oil spill discussed at KDP meet

Academic Council recommendations approved


Jul 13 2000

Nethravati in spate, landslide near Mangalore

Time stands still after electrocution of children


Jul 11 2000

Areca prices likely to rise with import duty hike


Jul 10 2000

Christians in DK wooried over attacks on churches

Career guidance for students


Jul 09 2000

Job fair for unemployed

NMPT registers record traffic growth

Rarest turtle on the brink of extinction


Jul 08 2000

Netravati Grameena Bank net at Rs 50.25 lakh

An officer fights a lone battle

AIR to review audition procedure

Monument neglected

`Scribes must bring about social change'

Mangalore Port registers record performance

Heavy rain continues in DK district


Jul 07 2000

Udaya TV stands tall despite channel wars

With MT boom, fresh medicos have a reason to cheer

Heavy rains in Mangalore

LLB pass percentage stands at 82%

3-month computer programme for students

Carry-over for B.Com course sent for govt approval


Jul 06 2000

Heavy rain throws life out of gear in Mangalore

Grameena Bank posts Rs 50.25-lakh profit


Jul 05 2000

Furnace oil-based power plant interests govt

`Set right anomalies in pay scale'

Yakshagana needs to be promoted: Dr Heggade

Dharmasthala Trust takes up revival of temples


Jul 04 2000

PU Board revaluation pattern for SSLC too

448-MW power plant in Mangalore soon


Jul 03 2000

Another MBA course for students on the anvil

ISPs for telecom customers on the anvil


Jul 02 2000

Diabetics asked to take care

FEMA is a step forward: Bank official

Houses flooded as wall collapses into drain


Jul 01 2000

BBM results today; girls fare better

CISF takes over security at Bajpe airport

Train flagged off to drought-hit states

Plea to abolish luxury tax on halls

Workshop on self-employment


Jun 30 2000

Medical college gets clearance for admissions Inspection on at Yenepoya Medical College

Rains affect normal life in parts of DK dist

Drinking water, toilets for schools ordered


Jun 29 2000

Quarrying resumes in Pajaka Kshetra

Bank adds another feather to techno savvy cap

Sandesha's journalism course begins on July 3


Jun 27 2000

City professor invited by FAO for workshop in Beijing

Planting materials for rubber cultivation available

Training programme in computer hardware inaugurated


Jun 26 2000

Bank gets RBI approval to become Cofei's member

CM okays more tax-free diesel for mechanised boats


Jun 25 2000

CAs asked to make use of IT boom

Bakery gutted; loss estimated at Rs 4 lakh

New arboretum coming up in Mangalore

REDP valedictory function held


Jun 24 2000

Girls outsmart boys in degree courses

Thrust is on detection, treatment of malaria

K.K. Pai turns 80, celebrations in Udupi today


Jun 23 2000

CET watch

Decision on IT seats by Saturday


Jun 22 2000

Exam certificates

CET watch

Corpn Bank set to offer e-products

Controlling diabetes, the `modest' way


Jun 20 2000

In Martina's shadow, activists go `veggie'

`Create awareness about waste disposal'

MBA programme yet another milestone for Besant instt


Jun 18 2000

Bankers' meet discusses thrust areas

PG course in oral implantology

New SP takes charge


Jun 17 2000

1-yr PG course in oral implantology to begin in Sept


Jun 16 2000

Jet Airaways offers hotel discounts

Call to preserve, develop forest wealth in ghats


Jun 15 2000

Satellite towns planned to decongest Bangalore

Sun Microsystems chief meets CM

Stress management course from June 20

Mangalore not a `happening' city: Event managers


Jun 14 2000

Idols stolen in Sirsi

Diet eggs now in Mysore

Demand for overbridge: light at end of tunnel

Haj bookings begin

Mangalore not `happening', say event managers

Need to change education system stressed


Jun 12 2000

June declared Malaria Prevention Month

M.Sc results out

National-level dance festival

Canara Bank distributes coins


Jun 11 2000

MLC condemns fee hike in polytechnics

Reproductive, child health project planned

Control rooms set up

Sea walls no solution for erosion: expert

Quarrying resumes in holy place, public concerned


Jun 10 2000

Special course to train youth in geriatry

Net awareness programme on June 10, 11

Local lads top in CET

New product launched

Tulu Sahitya Academy awards

BSF jawan laid to rest with state honours


Jun 09 2000

Ship hit by storm sets sail after rescue operations

Medical transcription seminar

Admar Math swami may boycott world peace meet


Jun 08 2000

Storm makes ship run aground

PU valuation error-free, says Board

Inspection in industries stressed for safety

Bank planning to enter insurance sector


Jun 07 2000

Full Story

Bank meet dwells on exports, forex targets

New audiology block at KMC inaugurated

Need for value-based education emphasised


Jun 05 2000

Autonomy grant for colleges gets centrestage

Yakshagana artistes' meet inaugurated


Jun 04 2000

Rain lashes Mangalore

Over 3.3 lakh voters turn out at Udupi polls

Fisherfolk upset over candidates for Council

Over 60 pc polling recorded in DK


Jun 03 2000

`India lagging behind in fire-fighting knowhow'

Auto fares in Udupi revised


Jun 01 2000

Corpn Bank MD takes over as IBPS chief

New MD for Syndicate Bank

MCC gets new mayor, deputy


May 31 2000

Sai Baba decries falling morality

`Centre's reforms neglecting poor'


May 30 2000

Ambarish turns 49

PESIT placement test on June 11


May 27 2000

VSNL pact with ISRO to get satellite capacity


May 26 2000

Gurukul college opens branch in Mangalore

All pass in Manipal school

Unit to boost job skills opens


May 25 2000

Dakshina Kannada telecom to give 74,000 connections

US varsities ready to collaborate with BU

`Banks must capitilise on technology'

MIT staff hail its merger with MAHE

Youth Parliament contest on Friday

Syndicate Bank to finance solar water heaters


May 24 2000

Medical, legal transcription units with training facility soon

Promoting blood donation via the Net


May 23 2000

Udaya TV to launch two new channels

Proposed move to bring MIT under MAHE opposed

DTDC venturing into special services soon

Family awareness campaign in hospitals from June 1

Call to streamline PG syllabus in dentistry

Rich tributes paid to Rajiv Gandhi

Islamic students' meet begins

Navayuga restarts publication in Udupi

Spotlight on Rajkumar at Shabdavedi anniversary


May 22 2000

A film to make Bangalore better

Asianet launches Kannada channel Kaveri

Bank to finance solar water heating scheme

Nominations for civic body elections filed


May 21 2000

Builder boom spells buyer doom

51 schools in city zone secure cent per cent results

Karnataka govt schools hike fees

DTDC venturing into special services soon

Bank to finance solar water heating scheme

Konkani Sangha annual meeting


May 20 2000

Fashion fiesta in Mangalore

`Paradigm paralysis biggest hurdle in way of adaptation'

Workshop on isotope geochemistry for varsity teachers

Gross violations in appointing managing trustee of temple


May 19 2000

Bank slashes prime lending rate

Festivals or rituals of barbarism?

Role of training stressed

Decennial celebrations of dance institute begins today


May 18 2000

Reviving Hampi in digital avatar

Vatal makes a quiet return from oblivion

A cultural cause may finally see daylight


May 17 2000

Census a guide for planning, say experts


May 16 2000

Palimar seer laid to rest


May 15 2000

Revamping of arms depots soon: Fernandes

Mangalore needs a naval presence: Fernandes

Govt on an invest-in-Karnataka campaign

NeoIT crosses 1,000-mark; targets $20-m

Palimar Math swamiji passes away

Stress laid on safeguarding quality education


May 13 2000

This house could whet the appetite of artlovers


May 12 2000

`Yoga helps keep mind-body balance'

Lions Club convention held

Army wing of NCC hold camp


May 11 2000

Folk arts movement gets a colourful start

Fisheries directorate to be shifted to Mangalore

You can chat with magicians on Internet

Jet Airways offers more flights


May 10 2000

Satellite systems now go private

Photovoltaic, solar energy answer to power crisis


May 9 2000

Summer camp for children and parents too

Corporation Bank offers interim dividends to shareholders

`Homeopathy medicine needs a boost'

Kulal meet focuses on their rights

Chaithra Chiguru concludes


May 7 2000

Enter the magic web

Free training for unemployed youth

Rudseti- rural youth need no longer be jobless


May 6 2000

Sanskrit meet on May 10

Indian roads a novel experience for Jap team

Mangalore varsity gets 4-star status

Kulal community meet tomorrow

Lions Club annual meet

Agriculture meet begins today


May 4 2000

`CET students will not lose marks for paper error'

Course in participatory programme begins in Mangalore

Kamakoti peetha swamis visit Udupi


May 3 2000

1 lakh students appear for CET

Jaycees observing May 7 as Blood Donation Day

New medical chief at Kasturba Medical college

Mitigating unemployment problem among rural youth

Dance contest on May 20


May 1 2000

Rs 6 cr profit for MCF

UAS teachers, scientists firm on UGC pay scale demand

South Kanara co-op bank records over Rs 18 lakh profit


Apr 13 2000

Of Kannada and Ramadevi

Netscape 6: a good friend who must grow up

Jet Airways to offer 7 new routes

Sai Baba highlights lessons of the Ramayana

Acer aims big in Internet appliances

Mangalore company opens Bangalore office

World Health Day celbrated

Need for better Indo-US ties stressed

Workshop on ants in W-Ghats begins on Friday

Yoga, naturopathy hospital opens


Apr 12 2000

Training programme in leadership concludes

Urgent meet of PU staff on Friday

Need for women to break free stressed

Drama, music at Raichur camp

Doubling of Mysore-Bangalore rly line under study

Efforts on to raise software exports


Apr 11 2000

2 more software parks in the offing in Manipal, Mangalore

Telecom wing to combat illegal conferencing

Indian capital market poised for a big leap: exper

Ice plants heave a sigh of relief, KERC puts KPTC orders on hold

Corporation bank law officers' meet concludes

Coin distribution to overcome shortage

Alevooru panchayat goes online

Creative camp

Chunchanagiri Mutt to build international school

Medical college dean takes govt to court


Apr 10 2000

Mangalore taluk will be bifurcated soon

Manipal group to corporatise healthcare

Shenoi Goembab, Konkani person of the millennium

MAHE to host met on global understanding

Dramatics, folklore among new courses

BRIEFS: Computer courses

BRIEFS: Payment of phone bills through banks

BRIEFS: Training centre inaugurated


Apr 09 2000

First cyber park in state opened

'Dotcoms must enable payment of bills'

C.N.R. Rao elected to French academy

Jnana mandir opens in Mangalore

Payment of telephone bills through banks

New club Country Wood to be opened

Music fete starts today

NCERT award for teacher

Fisheries training from April 17


Apr 08 2000

An institute dedicated to correcting cleft lip

Jewels exhibition opens

UAE likely to participate in global investors' meet

Summer camp for children from April 12-16

Insurance for Yakshagana artistes introduced


Apr 07 2000

Workshop on cyberlaw from Saturday

'Every stroke is small triumph for this artist

Lead us into temptation

Beauty revolution set to hit city


Apr 06 2000

Encyclopaedia on agriculture soon


Apr 05 2000

Admissions begin in unaided English schools

Workshop on right to information on April 8

Special show of Kannada play today

Cancer society grows without govt help

Genetics can answer parents' questions

Hitting big time


Apr 04 2000

Wall made of tyres to check sea erosion

Ugadi: harbinger of springtime fortunes

Theatre struggles to survive

Good health begins with healthy blood

Spock himself spoke against cow's milk


Apr 03 2000

ISRO to undertake survey project in Madikeri

Rhizobacterium best to boost yield: expert

Photo, cartoon exhibition inaugurated

Need for research in astrology stressed

Course on Java

ICE expo opens

CET coaching classes from April 18

KIOCL registers 14% increase in production

Photo exhibition


Apr 02 2000

Research on coconut mite nearing completion

Karanth's works to be released soon

From dhamma to nirvana, the vipassana way

Quiz on Indian mythology

Value engineering technique programme

Commerce syllabus likely to change

Varsity budget presented


Apr 01 2000

PU exams from Saturday

Hostel for daughters of servicemen

Stage set for PU exam today

Bank launches district credit plan

AAI delegation inspects airport

Varsity budget shows a deficit

NHRC in city to study case

Rhizobacterium best to boost yield: Expert

Embroidery contest held

Subway planned in Udupi

MCC tp focus on computerisation

KCCI welcomes `gateway' plan

Sri Tae Jnana Mandir opens

Summer Fest 2000


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