Attractive paintings at Railway station

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Mangaluru: Palakkad Division of Southern Railway has embarked upon a project to beautify its important stations, including Mangaluru Central, with paintings depicting local culture, traditions and tourism attractions. The Railways has got one such painting done at the Central Railway Station on the slopes in front of the Railway Mail Service Centre. The painting, done […]

Admar Mutt senior seer hands over responsibility to junior

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Udupi: Udupi Admar Mutt senior seer Sri Vishwapriya Tirtha Swamiji has said that he has handed over the entire responsibility of the mutt to his junior, Sri Ishapriya Tirtha Swamiji. Sri Vishwapriya, having been ordained into Sanyasa in 1972 by his Guru Late Vibhudapriya Swamiji, is 60 now. He told reporters in Udupi on Saturday […]

Dakshina Kannada celebrates Tipu Jayanti amid tight security

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: Tipu Jayanthi was celebrated at the Zilla Panchayat Auditorium in the city on November 10, Saturday amidst unprecedented security arrangements. MLC Harish Kumar inaugurated the programme in the absence of DK District in-charge Minister UT Khader. In his address, Harish Kumar described Tipu wanted unity in the society. He also stated that there was […]

70 activists from VHP, Sri Rama Sene and Bajrangdal were detained

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: As many as 70 activists from VHP, Sri Rama Sene and Bajrangdal were detained on November 10, Saturday for trying to stage protest against Tipu Jayanthi celebration despite the enforcement of prohibitory orders. Those detained include Sharan Pumpwell and others who had arrived with black flags near the Zilla Panchayat auditorium, the venue of […]

Police nab three ganja peddlers in Mangaluru

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: Three persons involved in ganja peddling were arrested near Kodical Cross by the Anti Rowdy Squad on Friday, November 9th. The police also seized 7,100 kg ganja, three mobile phones and two motorcycles estimated at Rs 3.13 lakh in possession of the accused. The arrested have been identified as Lakshmana Sunadoli (50), Gangappa Padeppa […]

BJP leader arrested while attempting to protest against Tipu Jayanthi

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: BJP Minorities Morcha leader Franklin Monteiro has been detained by the police on November 10, Saturday for protesting against Tipu Jayanthi celebration. It may be recalled here that he was arrested for the same reason even last year.

District Congress Committee holds protests on note ban

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: The District Congress Committee staged a protest in front of its own office on November 9, Friday on the occasion of the completion of second year of demonetization and to oppose the merger of Vijaya Bank. Former minister B Ramanatha Rai, MLC Ivan D’Souza, former MLA JR Lobo, former mayor Kavitha Sanil, Corporators Naveen […]

Commissioner directs traffic police to remove tints from vehicles in city

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: With booking of cases not yielding the desired results, the Mangaluru City Traffic Police have decided to resort to direct action against tinted glasses in cars wherein police personnel will peel off tint sheets from such vehicles on the spot. Police Commissioner T.R. Suresh issued a direction to this effect to the police after […]

IOCL rules out seepage of petrol, diesel in Kanikere

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: Following a 24-hour observation of stock in the underground storage facility, Indian Oil Corporation has ruled out seepage of petrol and diesel from its outlet into the two open disused wells in Kanikere near Deralakatte here. Residents on Thursday expressed concern over deposits of petrol and diesel in the two wells of Usman and […]

Dakshina Kannada BJP stage protest against Tipu Jayanti

Friday, November 9th, 2018
Tippu protest

Mangaluru : The BJP Dakshina Kannada unit on Friday staged protest in front of DC’s office  against the state government celebrating Tipu Jayanti. Addressing the protesters Brijesh Chowta, general secretary, BJP district committee said, BJP condemns the government’s move and despite it being a government programme. The Muslim community itself has clarified that Tipu is not a […]

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