Dasara holidays reduced to make up for deficit in school studies

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The mid-term holidays for students of primary and high schools in Dakshina Kannada district, originally scheduled between October 7 to 21 has been reduced by seven days i.e from October 14 to 21, to make up for the deficit in the school studies, resulting out of the holidays granted owing to the torrential rains. […]

BJP wins in Puttur, hung ULBs in Bantwal, Ullal

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Puttur: Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party registered a thumping victory in Puttur by winning 25 out of 31 seats in the elections held to the City Municipal Council while the ruling coalition partner Congress failed to retain Ullal CMC, the home turf of district in-charge Minister U.T. Khader. Elections to Bantwal Town Municipal Council too threw […]

Police to propose revising personnel posting

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Mangaluru: The Police Department will propose to the State government to revise the pattern of posting police personnel to stations in rural, urban and metropolitan areas, said Additional Director-General of Police (Law and Order) Kamal Pant here recently. The pattern means how many personnel should be posted to stations in those respective areas. Talking to […]

Honour for St. Philomena student

Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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Udupi: Royston Rodrigues, a first B.Com student of St. Philomena College, Puttur, bagged the individual championship in swimming in the Mangalore University inter-collegiate swimming championship held at Mangaluru recently. Mr. Rodrigues won seven golds, five silvers and three bronze medals. The Swimming Competition was held at the Corporation Pool at Mangala Stadium, said a release […]

Ullal, Bantwal and Puttur urban local body’s elections to be held on August 31

Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Mangaluru :  A total of 250 candidates are contesting the ULB elections in Dakshina Kannada. The polls on will be held on August 31. Ullal city municipal council (CMC) has 31 wards, with 102 candidates . Bantwal town municipal council (TMC) has 27 wards, with 71 candidates. Puttur CMC has 31 candidates, with 77 candidates in […]

Gas leakage.. tanker topples on Shiradi Ghat!

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Puttur: A gas tanker toppled along Shiradi Ghat leading to gas leak on Tuesday night August 14th. As per reports there was neither casualty nor any danger due to the gas leakage. The incident took place Doddathoppalu near Marnahally of Sakleshpur taluk. Rescue vehicles were immediately rushed to the spot from Nelyadi. All vehicular movement […]

Circle inspector threatens home guard, passes vehicle in floodwater

Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Kadaba: Rural circle inspector of police (CPI) of Puttur threatened the home guard manning the gate at Hosamata Bridge near Kadaba and got the protective gate opened. He then drove his SUV haphazardly across the flowing flood water on the evening of Sunday, August 12th. Since Sunday afternoon, traffic was stopped on both sides of […]

Car goes up in flames..Miraculous escape for driver!

Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Puttur: The driver of a car had a had a miraculous escape when the Ford Ikon car he was driving went up in flames all of a sudden at Santyar in Sampya Rural Police Station limits. Irshad of Palthady was the driver and owner of the car who had a miraculous escape from death’s embrace. […]

Govt distributed 10 lakh compensation for wall-collapse victims

Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Puttur: The State government on Sunday distributed compensation to the family of two who died in a wall collapse during heavy rain in Puttur on Saturday. Parvathi (70) and Dhanush (11) were sleeping in the bedroom of their house at Hebbarbail in Puttur when the compound wall of their neighbour’s house collapsed on their house […]

2 die after wall collapses due to heavy rain in Puttur

Saturday, July 7th, 2018
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Mangaluru : Heavy rain in Sullia troubled scores of pilgrims to the renowned Kukke Subrahmanya temple. The bathing ghat of the temple was completely inundated. Pilgrims were ordered not to venture into river Kumaradhara which had reached the danger level mark. A woman and her grandson died after a wall collapsed on them following heavy […]

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