Chicken transporting truck over turns near Peruvai

Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Mangaluru : A mini truck that was transporting poultry from Peruvai to Beripadavu fell on its side after its driver lost control. The incident occurred on the road near Peruvai Sanka which is narrow and slopey. The truck reportedly had braking problems and slid on the road before losing control and falling on its side […]

JCB operator lost life falling into a septic tank near Vitla

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Bantwal: A JCB operator lost his life after he accidentally fell into a septic tank at Parlotti of Netmudnoor village of Vitla near here on Thursday July 11. The deceased is identified as Rajesh (30), son of Rama Safalya, a resident of Mittoor Bollaramajalu of Idkidu village. Rajesh had been hired to level the land […]

Man Assaulted, Robbed in Honey Trap Case Near Vitla

Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Mangaluru: Unidentified five culprits allegedly assaulted a man and took away his Maruti Swift car, 40 gram gold jewelry and cash in a honey trap case reported in Vitla police station area limits on Saturday morning at around 03.00 AM. The honey trap victim has been identified as Haneef and the incident reportedly occurred at […]

MLA to make Puttur, Vitla ‘smart’ with free Wi-Fi

Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Congress MLA Shakunthala Shetty is all set to make her constituency ‘Smart’ by giving people free access to Wi-Fi in two major towns in her constituency.The MLA has entered an agreement with the BSNL to make Puttur, her home-town, and Vitla connected via free Wi-Fi network. With this people can access internet near bus […]

Financer cheated with photocopied Rs 2000 note at Vitla

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Vitla: Photocopied notes of Rs 2000 denomination have been adding to peoples woes as many cases of duping are starting to crop up. The latest victim happened to be a manual labourer who has alleged that he had been given the counterfeit notes by a finance company here. Krishnappa from Punacha village on Monday approached […]

Kotekar, Vitla GPs upgraded as town panchayats

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Mangaluru : The government has upgraded Kotekar and Vitla gram panchayats in Dakshina Kannada as town panchayats. Objections, if any, to the gazette notification, issued on April 30, can be submitted to the Director, Directorate of Municipal Administration, ninth floor, V.V. Towers, Bengaluru, in a month. A Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat official said a town […]

Two young Muslim Thieves arrested on several theft cases, at Vitla on Dec.27

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

Vitla: Mohammed Nasir (19) of Konaje, Salim (20) of North Canara were arrested by Vitla police at the Check-post near Kashi Matt, when they were moving about on an unregistered bike suspiciously trying to escape on seeing the police in uniforms. They were apprehended by the Vitla police and were produced in a court of […]

Snake appears in classroom during lecture

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
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Puttur : A poisonous adult snake appeared in a college classroom in Vitla College on Monday and bit a student, when a lecture was going on. The subject was science, but snakes do not attend classes, much less on science matter. One fails to understand if this snake came in search of someone. The lecturer […]

Hotel Raided for illegal liquor service catch in Vitla

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
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Mangalore : A police team led by Puttur ASP, Amit Singh and SI of Vitla, Srijit, raided Hotel Amith restaurant on Monday night (June 28) for unauthorized sale of liquor and seized loaded beer, empty bottles and glasses used by customers, to register a case of consumption of illicit liquor at the premises. Hotel workers […]