‘Bhat expelled for repeatedly violating CPI(M) principles’

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Mangaluru: Repeated violations of the principles of Communist Party of India (Marxist) led to expulsion of B.M. Bhat, a long time party leader in Belthangady, from the primary membership of the party in January, said CPI(M) district secretary Vasantha Achari here on Monday. Responding to allegations made by Mr. Bhat at a press conference on […]

Unseasonal showers in parts of DK

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Mangaluru: Many areas in Dakshina Kannada district received thundershowers on Wednesday following the depression over southeast Arabian Sea. The areas included Puttur, Sullia, Bantwal and Belthangady taluks, besides Mangaluru and surrounding areas. The Met Department said the depression has moved northwest and lay centred over southeast Arabian Sea, about 130 km southeast of Minicoy, 380 […]

DK college bars student from class for Shah jibe, retracts

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: A law college in Puttur reportedly asked a student not to attend classes for 15 days after he allegedly put up an Instagram status ‘Bundle Raaje Amit_Shah’ during the BJP chief ’s recent visit. However, on Saturday, after an apology from the student, the Vivekananda Law College management decided to allow him in class […]

Incumbent MLA in Puttur has contender from within party

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: While incumbent Congress MLAs in the district are not facing any serious competition from within the party for the ensuing Assembly polls, Puttur constituency is witnessing a different turn of events. Former Puttur block president Kavu Hemanath Shetty, who had launched Bharatiya Hindu Parishat (BHP) to counter BJP’s Hindutva in 2015, has thrown his […]

Puttur swimmers trained on advanced life-saving skills and beach rescue

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Puttur: Two certified and experienced life saving trainers Niroop G R and Srikrishna Vasanth from the Puttur Aquatic Club had been to Coogee, Sydney to understand and get themselves trained in various aspects in surf lifesaving training. Drowning is one of the major causes for unintentional death and injuries in India. The country accounts for […]

Kripa Alva meets Zaibunnisa’s family at Puttur

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Puttur: Kripa Alva, Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights assured to the family members of Zaibunnisa at their residence and said that a probe will be conducted on the death case. Alva visited the residence of Zaibunnisa’s grandparents at Ninnikal near Uppinangady and assured of investigating on the case. Alva said she would […]

Puttur youth visit Australia for advanced life-saving training

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Puttur: Two certified and experienced life-saving trainers, Niroop G R and Srikrishna Vasanth, are in Coogee, Sydney, Australia to understand and get themselves trained in various aspects of surf lifesaving training. They have been selected to attend the Bronze Medallion, silver in beach management, IRB train, helicopter rescue and other surf rescue training. Niroop G […]

Compliance is increasing in the media: Ravi Hegde

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Puttur: Compliance is increasing in the media. There are a lot of people watching the TV screen. Its last is in society. This program should be a barrier to work, “said Ravi Hegde. The conference was organized by the All India Karnataka Community Radio Conference on Thursday at the auspices of the Vivekananda Vidyavardhaka Sangha […]

Shakuntala Shetty to be Congress candidate from Puttur

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Puttur: Chief minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday dropped clear hints that Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty will be the candidate for the legislative assembly from here in the upcoming elections as well. “It is your duty to ensure Shakuntala Shetty’s victory once again,” Siddaramaiah told a packed crowd in Puttur, where he unveiled projects worth Rs 66.86 […]

16-yr-old Puttur swimmer is Rescue India champ

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Puttur: Sixteen-year-old Trishul, whose father is employed at the Balavana Swimming Pool in Puttur as a watchman, has won a total of 10 medals at the recently concluded Rescue India- 2017 Championship (Under-16 category). He has won nine gold and one silver at the national level surf life competition. He won medals in the Manekin […]

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