Miscreants install bunting, destroy Mother Mary grotto at Kulal

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Bantwal: A Mother Mary grotto at Kulal near Kolnadu in Bantwal taluk has been destroyed by unidentified miscreants. The grotto belongs to Vijayadka Church. According to the available information, the grotto which was constructed in 1970, was demolished by miscreants on Thursday night, September 27th. The miscreants also installed some idols in addition to the […]

Assault during Bharat Bandh: accused held

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Bantwal: The Vittla police arrested the accused in connection with the assault on a driver on Bharat bandh day. Jagga alias Jagadish, a resident of Mani, is the arrested. During the recent Bharat Bandh, Jagadish had attacked a pickup driver at Mani on Bengaluru-Mangaluru national highway. The victims were admitted to a Puttur hospital, informed […]

House liftes by jacking 4 feet for flood reason at Bantwal

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Bantwal: Fed up with the recurring problem of flood during every monsoon, an autorickshaw driver in the taluk has given his house a ‘lift’ by four feet. He said his house used to get flooded every monsoon. Hence, he decided to give a lift to the he decided to give a lift to the house […]

BJP wins in Puttur, hung ULBs in Bantwal, Ullal

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Puttur: Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party registered a thumping victory in Puttur by winning 25 out of 31 seats in the elections held to the City Municipal Council while the ruling coalition partner Congress failed to retain Ullal CMC, the home turf of district in-charge Minister U.T. Khader. Elections to Bantwal Town Municipal Council too threw […]

Kalladka stabbing incident accused nabbed

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Bantwal: An accused in the stabbing incident that took place in Kalladka eight months ago has been nabbed by the Bantwal police on Saturday September 1st. The arrested has been identified as Farooq alias Chenna Farooq. Farooq had stabbed Keshava, the accused in Jaleel Karopadi murder case, at Kalladka eight months ago and was absconding. […]

Police to propose revising personnel posting

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Mangaluru: The Police Department will propose to the State government to revise the pattern of posting police personnel to stations in rural, urban and metropolitan areas, said Additional Director-General of Police (Law and Order) Kamal Pant here recently. The pattern means how many personnel should be posted to stations in those respective areas. Talking to […]

Ullal, Bantwal and Puttur urban local body’s elections to be held on August 31

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Mangaluru :  A total of 250 candidates are contesting the ULB elections in Dakshina Kannada. The polls on will be held on August 31. Ullal city municipal council (CMC) has 31 wards, with 102 candidates . Bantwal town municipal council (TMC) has 27 wards, with 71 candidates. Puttur CMC has 31 candidates, with 77 candidates in […]

DC Sasikanth Senthil visits flood affected areas of Bantwal taluk

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil visited the flood affected areas of Bantwal taluk on August 14, Tuesday. He reassured the people that the district administration would lend a helping hand and make alternate arrangements for the affected people. The DC instructed officials to open a Ganji Kendra at the Sharada School at Panemangaluru for the […]

Man arrested for sexual assault of women

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Belthangady: A drunk pick-up truck driver allegedly deliberately hit his vehicle against an auto rickshaw, dragging out the women passengers outside the auto, and then sexually harassed them on Monday evening July 30th. Hundreds of people assembled at the spot after the news of the incident went wild. However, the situation turning tense was normalized […]

Kasargod police seized two Bullets affixed with fake number plates

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Kasargod: The Kasargod police seized two Bullets affixed with fake number plates here on Monday. As per the investigations, the bikes were reportedly stolen from Bantwal. After finding out that the cops have some clue on the incident, the riders abandoned the vehicles and escaped. When cops telephoned the owner on the basis of the […]

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