‘Illegal toll collection’ at Surathkal, waiting to closure approval

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
Toll Collection

Mangaluru : Illegal toll collection’ at Surathkal – A proposal to merge the Surathkal and Hejamady toll plazas is awaiting approval from the competent authority. In response to a letter sent by Vignesh Shenoy of Kundapur on ‘illegal toll collection’ at Surathkal, HS Lingegowda, DGM (tech) and project director, NHAI, PIU-Mangaluru, stated that a proposal […]

One person taken to custody in Mohammed Fazil murder case

Sunday, July 31st, 2022

Mangaluru : The police have arrested the owner of the vehicle that was used by the assailants for hacking Mohammed Fazil to death at Mangalapete in Surathkal on July 28. Speaking to media ADGP (Law and order) Alok Kumar told that the arrested was identified as Ajith Crasta, and the police are questioning him. Police […]

Youth stab to death in Surathkal, Sec 144 imposed

Thursday, July 28th, 2022

Mangaluru : Four miscreants fell upon a youth standing near a Textile shop in Surathkal juntion and stabbed him repeatedly. The critically injured youth was rushed to a hospital where he died during treatment. The deceased has been identified as Mohammed Fazil (23), a resident of Surathkal’s Mangalpete. This is the second murder in Dakshina […]

One month deadline to closure of NITK toll gate : Protester

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022
Toll Gate Padayara

Mangaluru : The Surathkal Toll Gate Virodhi Samiti on Tuesday set a deadline of one month for the Union Government to announce the date for scrapping the toll plaza of the National Highway Authority of India, near the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, on National Highway 66. The samiti gave the ultimatum after the […]

NITK B Tech student commits suicide at his room

Sunday, December 26th, 2021

Mangaluru :  A B Tech student was found dead in his hostel room in Surathkal on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Sourav Kumar Yadav (19), an electrical and electronics engineering student at National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka (NITK) and a native of Bihar. According to city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar, financial […]

Private bus driver and conductor assaulted auto driver near Surathkal

Sunday, July 11th, 2021
Auto Driver Attack

Mangaluru : An auto-rickshaw driver was assaulted by a private bus driver and conductor  for picking up passengers near Hotel Sai Suraj International at Surathkal on Sunday, July 11. The victim is identified as Sudhakar, who has been in the profession for just three months. It is said that, the auto driver picked up a few passengers on […]

Deputy Commissioner suspends Hospital licence for negligence

Monday, April 26th, 2021

Mangaluru : Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra has ordered the temporary suspension of licence of Misquith Hospital in Surathkal on the charge that the hospital allowed Ayurvedic doctors administer allopathic treatment and appointed nurses not recognised by the Karnataka Nursing Council. The order was issued in his capacity as the district designated officer under the Karnataka […]

A dog tied to a motorbike dragged along a road in Surathkal

Friday, April 23rd, 2021
Dog Draging

Mangaluru : A video of a dog tied to a motorbike being dragged along a road in Surathkal went viral on social media platforms prompting animal rights activist to file a complaint against the accused. In the video, two men on a motorbike are enjoying their ride as the dog is dragged along the service road […]

Security guard found dead in a dredging vessel at Surathkal

Monday, April 5th, 2021
dredger vessel

Mangaluru : The body of a 42-year-old security guard of a stranded dredger was found in the sea off Guddekopala near Surathkal on Monday. The deceased Shankar is of north Karnataka origin. He joined work only a few days back, the sources said. The company, which owned the vessel, had deployed private securitymen to guard […]

Three held for stabbing bus conductor in Surathkal

Thursday, January 28th, 2021
surathkal Police

Mangaluru : Mangaluru city police have arrested three persons for allegedly stabbing a bus conductor at Ganeshpura in Surathkal late on Wednesday night. Conductor Jabid, a resident of Krishnapura, was stabbed on his left rib by three bike-borne miscreants while he was returning home after work with two others at 10.45pm. A trivial issue between […]