Prostitution at a house in Bantwal Raided

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Bantwal: Police officials from Bantwal town raided a house involved in a prostitution racket at the centre of BC Road here. The operation was carried by Sub Inspector Avinash. Four accused in the racket have been detained and five young women were rescued. SI Avinash conducted the raid after receiving a confirmed tip-off that a […]

Nine students donate hair for cancer patients

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Mangaluru : As many as nine students, including two from primary classes, donated their hair in the city for the cause of cancer patients who suffer hair loss due to chemotherapy. Canara Organisation for Development and Peace (CODP), an NGO of the Mangalore Diocese of Catholic Christians that runs Sparsha, campaign against cancer by creating […]

Lorry collides into bus, passengers injured

Sunday, January 17th, 2021
Kankanady Accident

Mangaluru : A lorry rammed into aprivate bus at Kankanady junction on Sunday morning, January 17. The passengers in the bus suffered minor injuries, no major injury or casualty was reported in the accident. The bus wa plying from Surathkal to Mangaladevi and lorry  moving towards Mangaladevi from Kankanday byepass road rammed into the bus. Kadri east police […]

COVID-19 vaccination : 229 persons inoculated, 62 persons refused

Sunday, January 17th, 2021
Rajendra KV

Mangaluru : As many as 229 healthcare workers were inoculated against COVID-19 while 62 refused to get vaccinated on the inaugural day of the vaccination drive in Dakshina Kannada district on  Saturday. The administration had planned to inoculate 508 persons. This included 96 at District Government Wenlock Hospital, 75 at the Urban Primary Health Centre, […]

Leopard spoted agian at Thoudugoli Karnataka and Kerala border area

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

Mangaluru : A leopard reappeared at Thoudugoli, the border between Karnataka and Kerala state near Anganwadi on Saturday morning. Local labourers saw the leopard sitting on a huge rock of a crusher.  One of the four labourers who were walking that way saw the leopard sitting on the rock and informed the others in a […]

Social activist Ravi Katapady wins Rs 12.5 lakh in Kaun Banega Crorepathi

Saturday, January 16th, 2021
Ravi Katpady

Udupi : A social activist and construction worker Ravi Katapady from Udup participated in Kaun Banega Crorepathi programme and won Rs 12.5 lakhs cash prize. The 35-year-old Ravi Katapady made headlines for his philanthropic activities. Since 2013, Ravi has donated over Rs 50 lakh for children battling deadly diseases. He has provided financial support to children suffering from […]

Setting fire at Thokkottu beef stall ; one arrested

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

Mangaluru : Police have arrested one person in connection with the recent incident of setting afire a beef stall at Thokkottu, informed City Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar. The arrested person is Nagaraj (37), a resident of Thokkottu Olapete. City Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar on January 16, Saturday said, the accused who stayed at a […]

BJP state chief says to present the CD to high command

Saturday, January 16th, 2021
Nalin Kumar Kateel

Mangaluru : State president of the Bharatiya Janata Party Nalin Kumar Kateel said here on Friday that if any leaders of the party had any CD relating to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, they can present it to the party high command. Replying to questions by presspersons, Mr. Kateel said the Chief Minister had already said […]

I will work towards development : Minister S Angara

Saturday, January 16th, 2021
S Angara

Mangaluru : S Angara, on his maiden visit to the district after becoming Cabinet minister, received a rousing reception at district BJP office on Friday. After accepting the felicitation, he said, “The doubts on how I will discharge my duty as a minister is lingering in the minds of many. I will discharge my duty honestly. Though […]

SDPI holds SP Office Chalo protest to release its members

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Mangaluru : The SDPI activist organaised “SP Office Chalo” rally from Clock Tower to SP office on January 15, Friday to to release its three SDPI activists arrested by the Belthangady Police. Police stopped SDPI activists participated. However, as the police had set up barricades and ensured that the protestors did not reach the SP office, the […]

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