19 December 2018 marked the release of the book Masale Mimamse authored by Dr Sampoornananda Balkoor, an Associate Professor of Kannada and convenor of Kannada Sangha of St. Agnes College, Mangaluru. The programme which was held in the Conference Hall was organised by the Kannada Sangha of the College under the auspices of Vikasa – the Association of Mangalore University Degree College Kannada Teachers. The book which has been published by Akrithi Ashraya Publications, Mangaluru was released by Prof B A Vivek Rai. The book was introduced by Dr B M Sharabendra Swamy, Programme Coordinator of All India Radio. The author was felicitated by Sr Dr Jeswina A.C., Principal, St Agnes College. Prof Krishnamurthy P, President, Vikasa, graced the occasion.