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5 held for stabbing youth to death in M'luru

City police commissioner N Shashi Kumar said that on the occasion of Dasara, a group of friends were having a party in a lodge near Pumpwell Circle. They had booked a room in a lodge on October 14. A compromise meeting regarding an old quarrel during the party ended up in a fight leading to the death of Dhanush, 20, a resident of Pachanady, who was a painter, in the wee hours of Saturday.

19 Oct 2021 1:16 am
Shortage of classrooms looms in DK schools

With the government planning to allow schools to conduct regular classes for grades 1-5, some schools in Dakshina Kannada district, especially the ones that have a higher number of students on roll, are likely to face a shortage of classrooms due to social distancing norms.

18 Oct 2021 2:03 pm
Mangaluru: Intense rainfall disrupts normal life

An intense spell of rainfall activity over south peninsular India under the influence of a low pressure area over southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Kerala saw the twin districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi receive unprecedented heavy rainfall in the three hours starting from 7.45pm on Saturday, inundating several low lying areas in the districts as well as the city.

17 Oct 2021 10:00 pm
Mangaluru: Trishul Deekshe by Hindu outfits under police scanner

Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar said police have been looking into allegations of knives being distributed among activists of the Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) by its leaders in the city as part of a Trishul Deekshe programme held during Ayudha Pooja celebrations on Thursday.

16 Oct 2021 12:10 am
Devotees to Dakshina Kannadas temples get a dose of vaccine too

Vaccination centres set up within temple premises in Dakshina Kannada district have become a huge hit with many devotees coming forward to take the shot.

14 Oct 2021 10:00 am
Expert committee to decide on relaxing restrictions in Karnataka borders after Dasara

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the expert committee members will meet after Dasara to decide on relaxing Covid-19 restrictions imposed on the State borders.

13 Oct 2021 6:01 pm
Various characters come alive as part of Mangaluru Dasara

Mangaluru Dasara is incomplete without Marnemi Vesha (Dasara vesha), where several artists donning various characters entertain people by visiting shops and houses. Many artists have tried to be innovative this year.

13 Oct 2021 2:08 pm
13 Oct 2021 8:28 am
Karnataka: 100-year-old school in Maji-Veerkamba is alive again, thanks to alumnus & CSR funds

A century-old Government Higher Primary School in Maji-Veerkamba, in Bantwal taluk, which was almost on the verge of closure about six years ago with only 44 students has been revived through its alumnus and CSR funds. Now, admissions have touched 202 and the school has students from LKG to grade eight.

13 Oct 2021 8:07 am
Mangaluru: Three teens clash over online game; produced before JJ Board

The city police have produced three teenagers before the Juvenile Justice Board after they clashed over an online video game on Saturday.A senior officer said that a few boys were involved in the incident relating to an online video game.

11 Oct 2021 2:02 pm
An old car has been this mans home for the past 18 years

An old car, dating back to a time when just owning a four-wheeled automobile was considered a status symbol, has been 48-year-old Chandrashekar Gowdas home for the past 18 years.

10 Oct 2021 10:00 am
Boy, 16, injured in accidental firing in Mangaluru passes away

Sudheendra Prabhu, 16, who sustained head injuries when his businessman-father opened fire during a scuffle with workers at Morgans Gate here on Tuesday, passed away on Friday morning.

9 Oct 2021 2:41 pm
Hangal and Sindgi bypolls: Nomination papers filed, candidates set for contest

As the deadline for filing of nomination papers for the October 30 byelections to Hangal and Sindgi ended on Friday, the stage is set for 22 days of aggressive campaigning.

9 Oct 2021 10:00 am
19-year-old nursing student found hanging in hostel in Mangaluru

A 19-year-old first-year nursing student allegedly hanged herself in the hostel of a city hospital, unwilling to burden her family with her education expenses. In a note left behind, Nina, from Kadumeni village in Kasaragod, said her mother was not being paid regularly due to the pandemic and she did not want to add to her difficulties.

7 Oct 2021 1:57 pm
Rs 35 crore to prevent artificial flooding in Mangaluru: MLA D Vedavyas Kamath

Mangaluru City South MLA D Vedavyas Kamath said the state government has released Rs 35 crore to revamp all major rajakaluves (stormwater drains) in the city.

6 Oct 2021 8:26 am
Mangaluru: Vax certificate must for devotees entering temples during Dasara, says DC

With the coastal district gearing up for Dasara and Navaratri festival starting from October 7, the district administration has made Covid-19 vaccination certificate mandatory for devotees entering temples.

6 Oct 2021 2:00 am
Govt body mulls dress code for Dakshina Kannada temples

After making traditional dress compulsory at Kateel Durgaparameshwari Temple and Polali Rajarajeshwari Temple in Dakshina Kannada district, the Karnataka State Dharmik Parishat has plans to implement similar code in all 216 A grade temples under the Hindu religious institutions and charitable endowment department in the state.

5 Oct 2021 10:00 am
Beach tourism in Udupi gains pace

With fresh Covid cases ebbing and vaccination coverage high, most beaches in Udupi district, including the Padubidri End Point, have registered a massive rise in footfall. Weekends draw the most crowds.

5 Oct 2021 10:00 am
Despite drastic drop in Covid cases, Dakshina Kannada is under strict vigil

Despite a drastic fall in the number of daily Covid-19 cases, positivity rate and active caseload, Dakshina Kannada district has decided not to let the guard down immediately.

5 Oct 2021 8:00 am
Karnataka deputy CM Parameshwara sponsors students engineering fee

The family of Divith Rai, 17, were elated after former deputy chief minister G Parameshwara kept his promise made about five years ago.

5 Oct 2021 7:30 am
Fewer people seeking paid jabs in Dakshina Kannada

The demand for Covid-19 vaccinations at private hospitals has declined in Dakshina Kannada as state-run facilities, which offer free jabs, have adequate stocks now.

3 Oct 2021 6:00 pm