Sullia : A photographer murdered and buried in a forest land

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021
Jagadish Shetty

Sullia: A photographer was murdered and buried on a forest belonging to the Forest Department has come to light on the 24th Novemner in Ishwaramangalam, Sullia Taluk. The victim identified as Jagdish Shetty (58) Son of Shambhu Shetty of Shivanagar near Kuluru  and currently resident of Subrahmanya Nagar in Mysore. Jagdish Shetty had come to […]

Udupi Sode Muttt to developed a massive forest in 116-acre land at Kundapur

Saturday, July 17th, 2021
Hoovina katte Forest

Udupi : The Udupi Sode Vadiraj Mutt has embarked upon a project to raise a forest on 116 acres of land at Hoovinakere village near Kundapur, the birthplace of Vadiraja Tirtha Swami. A formal programme to plant saplings on the land was held on Thursday where Vishwavallabha planted the first sapling followed by Kundapur MLA […]

‘Huli’ is wild animal, needs to be sent to the forest : Nalin Kumar Kateel

Monday, October 26th, 2020
Nalin Kuamar Kateel

Madikeri :  BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel said that “Another name for ‘huli’ is wild animal. Karnataka has one tiger, which needs to be sent to the forest, thereby protect the state.” Speaking at the BJP district working committee meeting, he asked: “Who is better? Whether wild animal or a caveman?” “The MLA who […]

Forest Officials stop VHP leaders from ‘purifying’ Deyi Baideti bust

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Deyi Baideti

Mangaluru : Forest department officials prevented members of Vishwa Hindu Parishat (VHP) and Durgavahini from carrying out “purification” of the bust of Deyi Baideti (mother of Koti-Chennaiah, the twin cultural folk heroes of Tulu Nadu) by closing the entrance gate of the garden. The protesters had decided to purify the bust as a man from […]

Green Tribunal put hold felling of trees for proposed District office complex

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
Padil DCO

Mangaluru : The Chennai Bench of the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday barred felling of trees at the proposed district office complex in Padil here till it considers an inspection report by the Chief Conservator of Forests of the Union Government based in Bengaluru. Posting the application filed by Mangaluru-based advocate Suma R. Nayak for […]

Skeletal remains found near Puttur forest

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Putturu : A skeletal remains found in a forest near Tenkila Puttur on Sunday, it is  to be that of Soumya (24), a resident of Tenkila Puttur, who had been missing since September 23, 2015. The Puttur police said that soon after Soumya went missing her brother filed a missing complaint. He followed it with a […]

Forest officials seize 20 kg of Halmaddi ; accused flees

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Puttur :  Forest officials of Panaje have seized about 20 kg of Halmaddi which was being transported unauthorisedly in a scooter  near the Kumbra petrol bunk in Olamogaru village of Puttur taluk on September 27, Friday. The value of the seized Halmaddi is estimated at Rs  20,000. The accused however gave the  officials a slip. […]

Leopard cub rescued from well by forest staff at Niddodi

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Mangalore :  Forest officials were successful in rescuing a leopard cub that had accidentally fallen into a well at Kullakumeru in Niddodi village on September 21, Saturday. As soon as the cub was noticed inside the well, the forest officials were informed and Range Forest Officer Dinesh and his staff arrived. Already, the villagers were […]

Skeletal remains of ice cream seller who went missing found in forests

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Moodbidri : An ice cream seller from Valpady who went missing since May 23, is dead. His skeletal remains were found in a forest at Kellaputtige in Daregudda GP limits. The deceased is  Sudhaker Kunder (45). He had gone missing from his wife’s sister’s house at Nellikar on May 23 and a complaint was lodged […]

Forest staff trap leopard that devoured cattle in Chennaithodi

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Bantwal : A leopard which had devoured cattle and calves in Chennaithodi village and was giving sleepless nights to villagers has finally been trapped. On July 11, Wednesday morning, the leopard was caught in the cage placed as a trap for it. The leopard had come to eat a dog but was caught. Several people […]

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