Kanara


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Kanara

, Canara
a region of SW India, in Karnataka on the Deccan Plateau and the W Coast. Area: about 155 000 sq. km (60 000 sq. miles)
References in periodicals archive ?
Further, they informed that many roads passing through forest areas are being upgraded by widening and black topping in all the divisions of North Kanara district without seeking any approval from the competent authority as envisaged in the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests under Forest ( Conservation) Act 1980.
Forty-four-year-old Nayak has come a long way - from being a boy who came to Mumbai from his Yennehole village in south Kanara district of Karnataka nearly three decades ago.
2005), Contemporary and Future Issues in Indian Banking, Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mangalore [online] Available from http://www.
In this paper, various modes of female expression will be discussed, as they are displayed in two possession cults, in Bengal and South Kanara.
Performances particularly noted by the judges were given by flutist Kanara Rodrigues from Dubai College, oud player Essa Al Najem from Bahrain Bayan School and pianist Charles Fernandes from the British School of Kuwait.
Hebbar (1911-96) born in South Kanara and educated at J.
Today, a 160 member delegation of Chamgalai, Spinkai Ragzai, Mandana Sheikh Zayarat, Noi Kach and Kanara of Mehsud tribes returned to South Waziristan Agency under the supervision of Assistant Political Agent Ladha.
From Cambodia: Mao Tan Eang, Mean Chi Vun, Nong Kanara, Chheng Phalkun, Sopheak Thai, Pe Reaksmey, Lutgarde Lynen, Borann Sar, Sophanna Song, Poda Sar, Chhum Vannarith, and staff of the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Health Department; Ngek Bunchhup and staff of the Battambang Provincial Health Department; and staff of the Sereysophon Referral Hospital, Mongkul Borey Referral Hospital, Battambang Referral Hospital, and Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope.
Other occurrences are in Bellary, Chitradurga and North Kanara district of Karnataka, Sundergarh, Bolangir and Keonjhar of Orissa, Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, Bansawara of Rajasthan and Panch Mahal and Baroda of Gujarat.
The topics include the Basel (Protestant) Mission and Tulu culture in 19th-century South Kanara, an oral Tulu text collected in the 19th century, subgenre distinction in the Tulu paddanas, narrated and dramatized death in Tulu culture, and success and failure of ritual performance in a South Indian oral tradition.
In 1799, when the Mysorean fort of Sadashivagarh in Kanara fell into British hands, it was found to contain among its ammunition 100,000 musket balls, but only enough gunpowder to use a quarter of them, and no saltpeter reserves.