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'Electrical Point' Makes a Smart Move

‘Electrical Point, a household name for decorative lights and electrical accessories, is all set to move to spacious premises in the city from its present location at Karangalpady. The new showroom, w...

One more Maruthi Omni goes up in flames

Once again Barkur witnessed another mishap as another Maruthi Omni went into flames. Today morning at around 11.30, the Omni driven by Micheal Mascarenhas was in the process of reversing at Shubha Poo...

Thanks giving mass at the grotto of Mother Theresa

A thanks giving mass held on 28th  April 2012 at 5pm on honour of Mother Teresa at Nagarmutt, Barkur from Mr. Patrick Lancy D'Almeida and Family. People from the surrounding  area and relatives were g...

Bennekudru Bridge - Red Tape Blocking Long-cherished Dream

The villagers of Sastan, Moodahadu, Barkur, and Bennekudru were expecting that their long-cherished dream of getting a connecting bridge between Bennekudru and Moodahadu would be realized soon. The wo...

ANTIQUITIES OF BARKUR ---- A STUDY

Based on the research made by  Ms. Poornima S. Belle Collected by Miss Divya Furtado, Vice President, ICYM, Barkur. Thanks to the Librarian, SMS College, Brahmavar, &  Dr. K.B.Shivatarak, M.A., Ph.D...

Inscriptions - Alupa

ALUPA INSCRIPTIONS There are  two  inscriptions in Barakur which tells about CHOLAattack on  South  Kanara.  These  two inscriptions are found in Mudukeri of Barakuru. They are in  kannada  script a...

Inscriptions - Hoysala & Vijayanagara

Hoysala Inscriptions For the first  time South Kanara was directly  ruled by  Hoysala.Ballala III of  Hoysala dynasty attacked upon Alupas in 1333 A.D.The battle ended with matrimonial alliance. Alu...

Inscriptions - Morpo-Phonemic Changes In The Place Name Barakuru And its Derivation

For a  proper  study and interpretation of a place name it is necessary   to know the  earliest  form  of  the name and the later changes that it    has undergone from time to time. We may first trace...

State level in symposium in memory of Swami Vivekananda

A state level symposium on the occasion of 150th Birthday celebration of Swami Vivekananda was held at National Pre University College. Organized  by the Swami Vivekananda  Samskrithika  Kendra, the s...

Food For Thought And Further Contribution...EVALUATION....!!

Dear readers, I have compiled here few quotes / extracts from well-known writers and Scholars with due credit, wherein the historical prominence of Barkur…. and one of the version, how the name of Ba...

Inscriptions - Political background of South Canara

Historical  Tulunadu  comprised the District of South Kanara (un divided) and parts of North Kanara. The name Tulunadu was in vougue from the early  centuries of the  Christian  era right upto the clo...

Catholic Sabha get together at Barkur

The Annual get together of Catholic Sabha, Barkur Unit  was held recently at gardens of  ‘Nathan’ the  residence of Staney Wilfred  Lewis,  at Chaulikere, Barkur .The programme started with  prayer by...

The Expressions performs at 'Bhavataranga' part of 'Akashvani Habba'

Hampi Kannada University retired Professor A V Navada inaugurated ‘Bhavataranga’ variety programme as part of ‘Akashvani Habba’ organized by Mangalore Akashvani station at MGM College’s New Ravindra K...

Know About Ancient BARKUR

Dear Readers, This write-up is prepared on the basis of some clues and various articles, we read and remember …, of course lot of links missing…, many of you maybe knowing better part of  history / ...

Historical Places in & around Barkur

BARKUR Barkur is about16kms. North of Udupi, Barkur was once the capital of the Alupa Rulers and a province of the Vijaynagar Empire. Remnants of the two forts built by these rulers are still visibl...