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Rare honour: Minor planet named after Puttur PU student

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Rare honour: Minor planet named after Puttur PU student

Mangaluru: Swastik Padma, a II PUC (Science) student of Vivekananda PU College has achieved a rare with a minor planet named after him in recognition of his achievements in the International level Science and Engineering Fair -2018 (ISEF-2018). He received this honour from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory and International Astronomical Union. […]

Puttur swimmers represent India at world lifesaving competition in Australia

Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Puttur: Two Swimmers from Puttur Aquatic Club Sweekrith Anand and Trishul along with their team manager Rohith are currently participating in the World Lifesaving Championship in Adelaide, Australia. Both Trishul and Sweekrith Anand had done extremely well at the selection round at Indore, earlier this year. Team performed very well by winning Individual Championship (in […]

College student from Puttur dies in bike accident at Sakleshpur

Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Uppinangady: A law student hailing from Uppinangady in Puttur taluk has lost his life in a bike mishap at Kumbarakatte in Sakleshpur on November 1, Thursday morning. The deceased is Ujwal, son of Uday Bhat of Koila near Uppinangady. He was a student of Vivekananda Law College of Puttur.

Well-known textile merchant M Sanjeeva Shetty no more

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Puttur: Renowned textile merchant M Sanjeeva Shetty (95) who owned textile shops in Puttur and Mangaluru, passed away on October 30, Tuesday morning. Sanjeeva Shetty who complained of chest pain at around 4.30 am was immediately rushed to the local hospital where he breathed his last. Shetty who had first launched his textile business in […]

House at Uppinangadi being shifted seven feet away, ten feet down

Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Puttur: Recently the level of a house in Sajipanadu village in Bantwal taluk had been raised by a few feet with the help of jacks. Now, another house in Uppinangadi is being shifted seven feet away from its current location and placed ten feet below its current level. The owners of the house have decided […]

Shyama Prasad Shastri death case: Prabhakar Bhat granted anticipatory bail

Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Puttur: Senior RSS leader Dr Kalladka Prabhaker Bhat has succeeded in securing anticipatory bail from the fifth District and Sessions Court in connection with the Kedila Shyama Prasad Shastri death case. Kalladka Prabh…Earlier, the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court had issued warrant against Dr Bhat and Bonanthaya Shivashanker Baht in this case, while summons was […]

SDPI president dies due to electric shock while installing banner

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Puttur: In a tragic incident SDPI Puttur town president lost his life, late Wednesday (October 10) night, while installing banners for the upcoming Jatha conference, scheduled to be held on October 12 for SDPI activists. The deceased, Hamza Afnan was electrocuted to death after the iron frame of the flex that he was installing, near […]

Nalin Kumar urges Kerala govt to challenge SC verdict on Sabarimala

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The Kerala government must immediately file an appeal against the Supreme Court ruling allowing women of all age groups to enter the Shabarimale Ayyappa Temple, demanded Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel. MP Nalin.In a press communique, Nalin said the Kerala government must try to convey the sentiments of crores of Hindus on this […]

Shyam Prasad death case: Court issues warrant against Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat

Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Puttur: Warrants have been served on Dr Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat and Bonantaya Shivashankar Bhat by the additional chief judicial magistrate’s court here in regard to the suicide by Shyam Prasad Shastry. The Court has also issued summons to Sri Raghaveshwara Bharatiteertha Swamiji of Sri Ramachandrapur Math. The warrants and summons were issued after the criminal […]

Gandhi’s memorial wallows in neglect

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Puttur: Ashwatha Katte, a historic place in Puttur where Mahatma Gandhi had interacted with the public during his visit to Puttur 84 years ago, is in a state of neglect. In memory of Gandhi’s visit, the authorities had constructed Gandhi Mantapa at Birumale Gudde, which too is crying for attention. A well, dug following a […]

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