A speeding car runs over sleeping labourers near Central Railway Station

Thursday, November 25th, 2021
Car Accident

Mangaluru : A speeding car ran over two  labourers  who were sleeping on a footpath near Mangaluru Central Railway Station on November 25, Thursday morning. Nearly 10 labourers , most of them hailing from other states, were sleeping on the footpath when the  mishap took place. The injured labourers have been shifted to Wenlock Hospital. Four […]

Police constables serve lunch to 200 labourers in Mangaluru from their own savings

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
police constables

Mangaluru : A group of police constables have providing lunch daily for the last fornight to about 200 stranded labourers in Mangaluru from their own savings. They have hired a cook for preparing the lunch, which requires 25 kgs rice and other groceries. The group consists of three head constables, including two women, and eight […]

Ambulance seized for transporting labourers from Mangaluru

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Mangaluru: An ambulance driver was caught illigaly transporting 20 labourers, from Mangaluru to Vijayapura on Wednesday, April 8. The driver transported who were reportedly stranded in Mangaluru. The check post police at Balehonnur in Chikkamagaluru district seized the ambulance. The labourers, including 8 children and the ambulance drivers were subjected to a health check up and […]

Grocery stores will remain open on Tuesday 6am to 3pm

Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Mangaluru : The grocery stores will remain open, for a day, on Tuesday from 6am to 3pm while urging people to maintain social distancing while visiting shops for their purchases. “Avoid crowding at shops. One person from each family can go for purchases,” Kota Srinivas Poojary said. “Shopkeepers must not sell items beyond prescribed rates. […]

Kanpur building collapse: Death toll rises to 8

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Kanpur: The toll in the under-construction building collapse here today climbed to eight with the recovery of another body from the debris during the rescue operations which continued for the third day even as police failed to nab the accused including an SP leader who owned the structure. The relatives of some of the labourers […]

Militants attack GREF camp near LoC, 3 labourers killed

Monday, January 9th, 2017
Militants attack

Jammu: Three civilians working as labourers were killed today in a pre-dawn terror attack by militants on a General Engineering Reserve Force camp near LoC in Akhnoor sector of Jammu. Two or more militants attacked the General Engineering Reserve Force (GREF) camp around 1 AM near LoC in Battal village, sources said. Militants likely infiltrated […]

Woman bitten by snake; rushed to hospital with reptile

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Mangaluru: In an incident reported, a woman was rushed to Wenlock Hospital in the city after she was bitten by a snake; the surprising part was that the people, who accompanied her, brought the snake along. Arathi (33) and her husband Dayananda Poojary from Navoor Kanapade in Bantwal are labourers. It is said that Arathi […]

Sangh Parivar trying to divide society, says Dinesh Gundu Rao

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Balehonnur: The BJP is conspiring to create unrest in the society. By assaulting Dalits in the name of cow protection, the Sangh Parivar is trying to divide the society,” said KPCC working president Dinesh Gundu Rao. Calling the assault a condemnable act, the minister also warned that the Congress would oppose all the moves of […]

Call centre service for sand supply opened

Friday, April 10th, 2015
sand supply

Mangaluru : The joint action committee of sand contractors, sand boat owners, labourers and building construction material transportation and lorry owners, has started a 24×7 call centre service for supply of sand. The call centre number is 8088869869 and is effective from Thursday. Briefing reporters, in Mangaluru, on Thursday, Committee president Mayur Ullal said the […]

Karkala : Three killed, 18 injured in goods tempo accident

Friday, July 18th, 2014
Tempo accident

Karkala : The negligence drive of a tempo driver kills three persons and 18 others were seriously injured when a goods tempo overturned at Maroor near Ajekar here on Friday July 18. The 21 labourers including a cement mixer were loaded into the tempo and it was moving towards Hebri from Karkala. Two women labourers […]