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Street fight in Karnataka Congress reached its peak after Siddaramaiah's birthday bash: Nalin Kateel

The street fight of the Congress has reached its peak due to Siddaramotsava, said BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel.

9 Aug 2022 10:50 pm
Mangaluru: Students raise funds for collegemate with cancer

Moved by the plight of a collegemate, students have joined hands to raise funds and help in his medical treatment.

9 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Cong to hold padayatra tomorrow

The Dakshina Kannada District Congress Committee will organise a padayatra as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav here on August 10.

9 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Mangaluru: Button batteries could put kids in danger, says doctors

The rising use and careless handling of button batteries at home have left children vulnerable to accidental swallowing of these objects. Along with coins that are most common, doctors in the city are also seeing cases of children swallowing these round and shiny objects.

9 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Not many takers for booster dose in Dakshina Kannada

Dakshina Kannada district is yet to gain pace in the administration of Covid-19 precaution dose of vaccine in the age group of 18 59 years, said DHO Dr Kishore Kumar M. The poor response to precaution dose is driven by a notion that the pandemic is over in the country.

9 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Deworming tablets to be given to 5.2 lakh kids in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada

The health department has plans to cover 5,24,508 children under the deworming drive as a part of National Deworming Day to be held in Dakshina Kannada district from August 10.

9 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Reps of 27 mosques demand similar relief for all 3 victims

Muslim Aikyata Vedike Surathkal, a forum involving the office-bearers of 27 mosques in Surathkal, have set a 10-day deadline for the government to provide compensation of Rs 25 lakh each to the kin of Mahammed Fazil and Masood B, failing which it threatened to hold a massive protest.

9 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Man absconding for three years arrested in Bajpe

Bajpe police arrested an accused, who was reportedly absconding for the past three years on Sunday. The accused is Mohammed Mansoor, 35. According to police he is wanted in nearly 18 cases of robbery, dacoity and cattle theft registered in various police stations across the state.

9 Aug 2022 8:22 am
DYFI launches placard campaign

Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) has launched a placard campaign for peace in Dakshina Kannada, where three murders led to unrest forcing the district administration to clamp restrictions.

9 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Coast Guard holds unity run

The Coast Guard in Karnataka organised a 7.5-km run that saw the participation of 75 personnel from the Indian Coast Guard and Mescom.The run was organised as part the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Har Ghar Tiranga - India @ 75 celebrations.

8 Aug 2022 8:25 am
Boat capsizes, 11 rescued

A fishing boat that left for the deep sea on August 1 capsized on Saturday. All 11 fishermen on board were rescued by another fishing boat.Sources said that water started gushing into the boat Jai Sriram because of structural problems.

8 Aug 2022 8:25 am
Startup gets MCC nod for solid waste management in 1 ward

The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has approved the detailed project report (DPR) submitted by a city-based startup to start solid waste management in one of the wards.

8 Aug 2022 8:25 am
2 more arrested in Nettaru murder case

Dakshina Kannada district police have arrested two more persons in connection with the Praveen Nettaru murder case. SP Rishikesh Sonawane said the accused are Abid, 22, from Navoor in Sullia, and Naufal, 28, from Bellare.

8 Aug 2022 8:25 am
Man dies on potholed road

A man died in a road accident after he allegedly tried to avoid a pothole. According to the police, the incident took place around 6.45 pm on Friday when Atheesh was riding a two-wheeler from Nanthoor junction towards Bikarnakatte.

8 Aug 2022 8:25 am
Shaurya disaster management team expands to 54 taluks

The Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Projects Shaurya Disaster Management Team has reached out to 54 taluks in the state. The volunteers, with a base of 7,200 members, were in action during the recent floods in Sullia and Bhatkal and spent almost a week assisting rescue teams.

8 Aug 2022 8:25 am
DK, Udupi get 35 cr for rain relief

The government has released Rs 35 crore for Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts for immediate relief after natural calamities. While Rs 20 crore has been sanctioned for Dakshina Kannada, Udupi has received Rs 15 crore.

8 Aug 2022 8:25 am
Reduce fare of flights from Gulf to Mluru, say expats

Expats working in the Gulf countries have demanded a reduction in the airfare in the Mangaluru-Gulf sector.The airfare in this sector is high compared to the other international airport nearby in Kannur, Kerala, several expats have pointed out.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
DK shop curbs off, Sec 144 till Aug 14

Dakshina Kannada deputy commissioner Rajendra KV has withdrawn the restrictions imposed on shops and establishments in the district.The DC on Sunday lifted restrictions imposed on shops, which includes liquor shops, as peace has prevailed in the district in the last few days.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Full-day classes on Saturdays in Dakshina Kannada

The department of public instruction has decided to conduct full-day classes on Saturdays, for 16 weeks, starting from August 6, to compensate for school holidays announced due to heavy rain in Dakshina Kannada, said K Sudhakar, DDPI, Dakshina Kannada. The Dakshina Kannada district administration had declared holidays for all schools in the district, in June and July, for several days. Except for Sullia taluk, the majority of the taluks have given about eight days of holidays to date, in total.

7 Aug 2022 8:46 am
Karnataka: Woman assaulted, robbed of gold

A woman sustained injuries after she was hit with an iron rod, after which her gold ornaments were robbed in Kundapur on Friday. The incident took place when Devaki,35, had gone to pick up her son from school.

7 Aug 2022 8:30 am
Filmmaker donates 11L to Praveens kin

Filmmaker Manish Mundra has announced on Twitter, that he has donated Rs 11 lakh to the family of Praveen Nettaru, who was murdered at Bellare in Dakshina Kannada district recently.

7 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Boy dies of head injuries

A class IX student died after he sustained head injuries at Bolwar in Puttur on Friday. The deceased is Sushan Rai,14, the son of Manohar Rai, and a student of Sudana Residential School. It is suspected that he may have fallen from one of the floors of a residential complex.

7 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Policeman dies of heart attack while on duty

A police head constable attached to Konaje police station in Mangaluru, died of a heart attack, when he was on duty on Saturday. The deceased is Jagannath P,44, a 2000 batch policeman.

7 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Permanent solution sought to tackle flash floods across Mangaluru city

Corporators from the ruling BJP and Congress in the opposition, raised issues related to the recent flash floods, and damage caused to several houses in the city, at a monthly general council meeting of the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) on Saturday.

7 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Dakshina Kannada district to hoist 6 lakh tricolours

Dakshina Kannada district minister V Sunil Kumar said that there are plans to hoist six lakh tricolours at houses and business establishments in Dakshina Kannafa district, as a part of the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, being held to commemorate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, from August 13 to

7 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Govt failed to tackle natural calamities, say Mangaluru MLA U T Khader

Deputy leader of opposition in assembly and Mangaluru MLA U T Khader, said that the BJP government in Karnataka has failed to tackle natural calamities that hit the coastal districts and other parts of the state.

7 Aug 2022 8:23 am
National Institute of Technology Karnataka turns 63, dedicates projects

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) Surathkal, launched several activities on its 63rd Foundation Day observed on Saturday. A remodelled library, and the newly built NITK west side entrance were inaugurated.

7 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Karnataka: Filmmaker Manish Mundra donates Rs 11 lakh to Praveen Nettaru's kin

Filmmaker Manish Mundra has announced on Twitter, that he has donated Rs 11 lakh to the family of Praveen Nettaru, who was murdered at Bellare in Dakshina Kannada district recently.

7 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Karnataka: Boy dies of head injuries

A class IX student died after he sustained head injuries at Bolwar in Puttur on Friday. The deceased is Sushan Rai,14, the son of Manohar Rai, and a student of Sudana Residential School. It is suspected that he may have fallen from one of the floors of a residential complex. He was rushed to a hospital, but succumbed to his injuries.

7 Aug 2022 8:17 am
Mangaluru: Policeman dies of heart attack while on duty

A police head constable attached to Konaje police station in Mangaluru, died of a heart attack, when he was on duty on Saturday. The deceased is Jagannath P,44, a 2000 batch policeman. City police commissioner N Shashi Kumar said Jagannath fell sick while on duty, and was rushed to a nearby private hospital.

7 Aug 2022 8:15 am
Corporators protest against water crisis in Mangaluru

Two wards in the city are facing an acute water crisis, due to distribution issues, even as the region has been witnessing heavy rain.

7 Aug 2022 8:08 am
21 ill after drinking contaminated water in Ballari

Twentyone residents of Ankamanal village in Sandur taluk (Ballari district) fell ill on Saturday allegedly after consuming contaminated drinking water. While five recovered, 11 are undergoing treatment in Sandur taluk hospital, two at VIMS Ballari and three are in Hospet government hospital.

7 Aug 2022 7:59 am
Midday meal in Karnataka: Students switch options, put teachers in quandary

Schoolteachers and school development managements are in a quandary with students who have opted for boiled eggs in midday meals have also been queuing up to take bananas and groundnut chikki.

7 Aug 2022 7:49 am
MU extends deadline for admission over software issue

Mangalore University has decided to extend the first-year admission date from Saturday to August 16, after colleges complained of another major glitch in the Unified University and College Management System (UUCMS) software.

6 Aug 2022 8:29 am
Coast: Rain continues to disrupt normal life

The monsoon was active over the coast, and there was moderate rainfall across the districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada, throughout the day.

6 Aug 2022 8:29 am
MCC to give 60k tricolours for free: Mayor

Mayor Premananda Shetty said that the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) aims at hoisting national flags in 60,000 households, government office buildings, and private buildings in the city limits, as a part of the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, between August 13 and 15, as a part of Azadi Ka

6 Aug 2022 8:29 am
Case booked over illegal sand mining

Mangaluru city police thwarted an attempt to illegally extract sand from the banks of the Phalguni River on Friday.A police team from Panambur police station, who were on rounds at Kuloor, received a tip-off on illegal sand extraction on the riverbed near KIOCL Junction.

6 Aug 2022 8:28 am
Retaining walls: SDRF, NDRF funds sought

The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has sought funds under the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), for the construction of retaining walls, in areas that are prone to landslides in the city.

6 Aug 2022 8:28 am
MCC to name major road after temple

The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has commenced the process to name a prominent road in the city after the centuries old Mangaladevi Temple.

6 Aug 2022 8:28 am
Philanthropist gives Rs 1 crore to Udupi school

Moved by the innovative activities undertaken and to strengthen a Kannada-medium aided school, a philanthropist has donated Rs 1 crore to Nittur High School in Udupi.

5 Aug 2022 6:24 am
On e-scooter, biker rides 4,340km in 19 days

Biker and vlogger Girish Shet last month rode from Kanyakumari to Khardung La, a distance of 4,340 km, on an e-scooter.

5 Aug 2022 6:19 am
ADGP: Communal cases from 2015 onwards are on police radar in Mangaluru

The additional director-general of police(law and order), Alok Kumar, during his visit to the city on Thursday directed officers to relook at all prominent communal cases reported after 2015 in the erstwhile Dakshina Kannada district.

5 Aug 2022 6:12 am
NH damaged, Mangaluru-Mysuru buses unaffected

Incessant rain has damaged the Mani-Mysuru national highway at several points, however the plying of buses and light vehicles on the Mangaluru - Mysuru route is unaffected.

5 Aug 2022 6:05 am