Half-an-Hour to cross Kuloor Bridge!

Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The two bridges along NH 66 at Kuloor across the Phalguni River are in a state of disrepair. Vehicles plying through this bridge which is almost 30 meters in length need at least 30 minutes to achieve it! The tar on the surface of the bridge has been completely ripped off giving birth to […]

Search operation continued for drowned youth in Phalguni river

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
Sushanth

Mangaluru :  Search operation continued for the 20-year-old man, who was feared drowned in Phalguni river near Moodushedde dam on Wednesday. Sushanth, a resident of Ambedkar Nagar was feared drowned around 5.30pm on Sunday. According to the police, he accidentally slipped into the flooded river. With three days having gone by after the incident, the chances […]

Great escape for 2 women as car falls into river

Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Two young women had a miraculous escape after the car they were travelling in fell into the Phalguni river. The incident took place at Maravoor on Sunday morning. According to source, the two young women were travelling from Bajpe towards Mangaluru, to pick up one of their friends’ parents. They hired a car in […]

District In-Charge Minister inspected Phalguni river contamination

Friday, May 19th, 2017
Phalguni river

Mangaluru : District In-Charge Minister and Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology B Ramanath Rai directed Karnataka State Pollution Control Board officials to initiate stern action against those responsible for the contamination of Phalguni river. He also sought a report on the incident within five days. He visited Malavoor vented dam where the aquatic creatures […]

Two youths drown in Phalguni river

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Palguni death

Mangaluru : Two persons are feared drowned in the Phalguni on Tuesday afternoon after they were caught in the swirls, in Kavoor police limits. The police gave the names of the deceased as Tony Tavares (28) who was an autorickshaw driver and was also into catering, and Ramesh (30), who was also into catering. The […]

Mangalore : Young girl commits suicide at Phalguni river

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
Gurupur River died

Mangalore : A dead body of a young girl found at Phalguni river in Gurpur here on Wednesday July 9 morning. The girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the bridge. The deceased has been identified as Mallika (16), a resident of Chilimbigudde, Gurpur. Sources said, she came by auto rickshaw to the bridge on […]

Senior Citizens embark on a Cruise for a Bon Voyage

Saturday, March 15th, 2014
Free Cruise Voyage

Mangalore: It was a unique event, a day to rejoice, enjoy and a day out for the home confined 150 senior citizens of the city. They were escorted by the Lions Club Mangalore Cauvery members and embarked on a “Free Cruise Voyage” in the Phalguni River on 14.03.2014. They danced, sang, and played games and […]

Man convicted in wife’s murder case escapes during parole

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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Bantwal :  One Isubu Moilar alias Yusuf Musliyar, a resident of Rengelu near Melkar who was convicted and has been sentenced to life in the case of murder of his wife, has escaped while on a 45 day parole. The superintendent of the Belgaum jail has lodged a complaint with the Bantwal police.  Isubu was […]

Two youth meet watery grave during Sharada idol immersion at Kuppepadavu

Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Moodbidri Youths

Moodbidri: Two youth namely Yogish Poojari (27) and Satish Bhandari (32) met a watery grave while immersing idol of Goddess Sharada in Phalguni river on behalf of the Sharadotsava Samithi at Kuppepadavu on October 24, Wednesday. Though locals including sand mining workers immediately swung into action to rescue the two no sooner they drowned, it […]

Vidya Dinker, 4 others released ; Samithi to move HC tomorrow

Sunday, May 27th, 2012
Vidya Dinker

Mangalore : Vidya Dinker of Citizens’ forum for Development of Mangalore and four other social activists who were recently arrested following a complaint lodged by the Deputy Commissioner stating they obstructed him from doing his duty, were released on bail on May 26, Saturday. Several social activists were present and received them. Meanwhile, the  Kulur, […]

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