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
Puttur wall collapse

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 […]

Two persons killed as a wall collapse due to heavy rains in Puttur!

Saturday, July 7th, 2018
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Puttur: A grandmother and her grandson were crushed to death after a compound wall fell on the house they were residing in following heavy rains. The incident took place early in the morning at around 2:30am on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Parvathi (65) and Dhanush (11), both residents of Hebbarabailu. Mahesh’s son […]

Hundreds fall prey to skill game!

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Sullia: Permission letter states that it is a game centre, but whoever entered the centre believing this have only ended up wasting their lives. In the backdrop of police raiding gambling centres in Puttur on Tuesday, a look at the situation in Sullia has revealed that the problem is not just limited to Puttur and […]

‘Adopt a village annually to promote cashewnut cultivation’

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Venkatesh N. Hubballi, Director of Directorate of Cashewnut and Cocoa Development (DCCD), Kochi, on Monday suggested that the Directorate of Cashew Research (DCR), Puttur, adopt a village a year to promote cashewnut cultivation. Speaking at the foundation day programme of the DCR in Puttur, Mr. Hubballi said that the village adoption could be done […]

Heavy rain in puttur, sullia.. Holiday for schools!

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Holiday has been declared for schools and colleges in Sullia, Puttur and Belthangady taluks in view of heavy rains. The Puttur Assistant Commissioner has issued orders to this effect. Heavy rains have been lashing the above three taluks and also Bantwal taluk since Wednesday night.

Charmadi road closed for 2 days

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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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 […]

Now, you can sample wild mango ice cream

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Wild mango is the latest addition to go into the varieties of value-added ice cream. A youth in Puttur has made it, among other home-made varieties of ice cream. Suhas A.P.S. from Markie, near Puttur, passed out of a college in Mangaluru after completing his post-graduation in Commerce a year ago. Instead of searching […]

Postal service resumes as postal strike ends

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The postal strike which was conducted by the rural postal workers who accused that they had not received the benefits of the central government’s 7th pay commission that was introduced a year back, has finally ended after sixteen days on Wednesday. The 16 day strike came to an end after the central government promised […]

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