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‘Mangalore has low tsunami risk’……..

March 26, 2011 gaurav insan 0

Courtesy: THE HINDU NEWSPAPERThe risk of tsunami in Mangalore is low, K.R. Subrahmanya, former Chairman, Department of Marine Geology, Mangalore University, has said. He was speaking to The Hindu on the sidelines of a two-day seminar on “Coastal hazards, resources


Roadtrip to Koppa…. for the RIDERS

March 15, 2011 gaurav insan 2

Geared up for the Ride!! Koppa is a town roughly 125 kms from Manipal ……the road to Koppa  passes either through Karkala -Shringeri-Koppa or via Manipal-Parkala-Agumbe-Koppa. Both routes are equally scenic and choice is subjective. 2 days back I got


Weekend getaways–Moodabidri

February 20, 2011 gaurav insan 2

Moodabidri (also called Mudbidri), is a small town 37 km northeast of the Dakshina Kannada district headquarters, Mangalore, in Karnataka, India. Because of widely grown bamboo in ancient days, this place got named as Moodabidri. Moodabidri comes from two words:


Weekend getaway- St. Aloysius Chapel

February 13, 2011 gaurav insan 1

The bulding from the outside, looks like any ordinary chapel St. Aloysius Chapel, or the chapel of St. Aloysius College, is a Christian chapel in Mangalore . The St. Aloysius Chapel in Mangalore was built by the Italian Jesuit Antonio


HEMMADI —-this one is for the BIKERS

February 9, 2011 gaurav insan 3

Well, its a beautiful evening… a voice comes from inside , lets go out somewhere… a restlessness overpowers us….. we cannot focus, cannot read, cannot study…. we are enthusiastic , very enthusiastic but the big question comes,… TO WHERE ????