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Traffic pressure on Charmadi as Sampaje, Shiradi ghats are closed

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
shiradi-ghat

Mangaluru: Traffic pressure on the Charmadi Ghat road has mounted again following the closure of Shiradi and Sampaje ghat roads on Wednesday in view of landslips due to heavy rain. Charmadi Ghat road bore the brunt of the traffic for more than six months this year as Shiradi Ghat was closed for concreting works. A […]

Charmadi road closed for 2 days

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Charmadi

Belthangady: The Charmadi Ghat road has been closed for traffic on two days, June 13 and 14. Charmadi Ghat section of the highway is known for sharp bends and this time around, on account of vehicular movement. Charmadi Ghat road is the lifeline between Dakshina Kannada and Chikkamagaluru districts. As the other alternative road, national […]

Charmadi road cleared for vehicle movement

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada SP Ravikantheh gowda said that food and water was distributed to stranded passengers particularly the children, elderly ones and the diabetic. The road is now cleared and vehicles were allowed to pass through. However DC said that they will close down this route for two days to clear the debris. Hundreds of […]

3-year-old boy dies after auto rickshaw fell inside the well

Saturday, January 21st, 2017
Auto Accident

Belthangady: An unfortunate accident took the life of a three-year-old boy after an auto rickshaw fell inside the well in which the boy was sitting at Charmadi on Saturday. Khaleel is the boy who is the victim of the incident. As per the sourced the driver of the rickshaw had parked the vehicle in neutral […]

Police seized four cattle being transported in a car

Thursday, October 27th, 2016
cattle

Belthangady: Dharmasthala police have seized a car and rescued four cattle which were being illegally transported, on Wednesday at Charmadi check post. Cattle were being transported from Chikkamagaluru to Benlthangady in a Renault Duster car. Police had the information of illegal cattle trafficking, so they stopped the car near Charmadi check post. Driver and other […]

Unidentified body found at Charmadi

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
Charmady

Belthangady: An unidentified body has found at Charmadi Ghats 11 turn, on Monday and police have informed that the identification of the body is not done yet. A body of a woman of age approximately 30-35 was found in Charmadi Ghat’s valley. There is a tattoo in her left hand, in which ‘Priya’ has been […]

Selfie craze took lives of two at Charmadi

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
Selfie-attempt

Belthangady: Selfie claimed life of two tourists at Charmadi ghat on Monday. Hanumanthappa (34) and Nagabhooshan (38) of Chitradurga are the deceased persons. They were trying to take selfie at Charmadi ghat’s Aalekhan waterfalls. After finishing their tour at Subrahmanya and Dharmasthala, both rested at Charmadi and decided to click selfies at Aalekhan falls. Accidentally […]

Journalist dies of cardiac arrest at Charmadi

Friday, April 8th, 2016
Journalist dies of cardiac arrest at Charmadi

Mangaluru : A young journalist of Prajavaani Kannada daily died after a massive cardiac arrest at Charmadi on Friday Apr 8. The deceased is Haimad Hussein (29) was Sub editor reporter in Prajavaani Kannada Daily at Mangaluru. Incident occurred on about 30 other trekkers journalist and environment activist went for a trek to Charmaadi where […]

Sand lorries banned on Charmadi till June 8

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
A.B. Ibrahim

Mangaluru : Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada A.B. Ibrahim has banned movement of all sand transporting vehicles on the narrow Charmadi Ghat on the B.C. Road-Chikkamagaluru National Highway with immediate effect. In a notification issued on Saturday he said that the ban would be in force till midnight of June 8. It said that after […]

Shiradi Ghat to be closed for 6 months from Dec 1

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
AB Ibrahim

Mangalore : With the National Highways under the State Public Works Department deciding to take up the upgrading work of 26 km stretch of Shiradi Ghat, a six-months ban on movement of all vehicles will be imposed on the ghat road from December 1 to May 30, 2015. In order to make way for smooth […]

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