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Baaro Baaro Maleraaya... Longing for rains at Barkur

Rains are playing hide and seek this year at Barkur and surroundings. Agriculturists for Paddy cultivation heavily dependent on rains are in dilemma. Year ago by this time Barkur had witnessed three f...

Yuva Samavesha and Vanamahothsava by ICYM Barkur

Parish level youth conference “Yuva Samavesh 2012” was held recently for the youngsters of Barkur.  Hilda Rodrigues was invited as the resource person for this conference organized by the ICYM Barkur.

St. Peters Association (Barkur) Mumbai

We have mentioned on many an occasions, that there are more Barkurians in Mumbai than in Barkur, it’s a fact. As long back as in 1984, when few of us were about to formalize, the start of an Associati...

The Emirates Barkurians

The latest development is the formation of similar platform in UAE – under the banner ‘Emirates Barkurians’……Thanks to the visit of Bishop Henry D’Souza the event encouraged Barkurians in UAE to come...

Feast at native town Barkur

Being the new parish priest, Rev. Fr. Valerian Mendonca at the helm, the parish celebrated Feast on, 29th June with the grand Mass celebrated by Fr. Tony Andrade. It was a rainy Friday, children busy...

Emirates Barkurians to celebrate Patron's Feast in Dubai

Emirates Barkurians, the newly found group of Barkurians residing at UAE is proud to invite you to the first ever official get together to celebrate the feast of St.Peter, the patron saint of Barkur o...

SPA to celebrate Patron's feast in Mumbai

St. Peter's Association (Barkur) Mumbai (SPA) is all geared up to celebrate St.Peter's feast on 1st July 2012. The much awaited annual event of the association, Patron's feast as its known will be hel...

Electrical Point Moves to New Premises on Kadri Road

"Due to the increasing response, we had to shift our showroom to a bigger location in order to provide better facilities to our clients," said Vinod Sequeira, Barkur, proprietor, Electrical Point, dur...

"Emirates Barkurians" formed in Dubai

It was long cherished dream for Barkurians residing at United Arab Emirates to gather and come under one umbrella. Though Barkurians have resided and thrived in the Emirates for more than half a centu...

BARKUR DOWN THE CENTURIES

Sources, inspiration, credit and acknowledgments: ‘Barkur-on-line Team’ always tries to show-case the best Barkurian ethos and cultural diversity, and every effort is made so is our wish to capture...

Adoration Chapel inaugurated at Barkur

The newly built Adoration Chapel at the premises of the church of  St Peter, Barkur, is inaugurated  recently . This chapel is sponsored by Herbert, Aloysius, Wilfred, Victor, Cyril, Denis, Lilly and ...

'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...