Truck carrying cattle meets with an accident near Bantwal

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Bantwal: A truck which was transporting cattle went out of control and fell off track at Hanchikatte here on Monday. It has been reported that the truck which was illegally transporting 14 cattle. The truck fell off road and one bullock fell off the truck and died on spot. The driver and others fled from […]

Surathkal Toll Plaza to operate till July 2018

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Mangaluru: The government has decided to stop the toll collection near NITK on NH 66. The companies who constructed the four lanes between Bantwal and Surathkal and Hejamady had set up toll plazas to collect toll. As two different companies have completed the project, two tolls were set up at a very short distance; the […]

Container truck hits railway bridge at Bantwal

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Bantwal: A container lorry rammed into the railway bridge at Mittur here today. The lorry was carrying cars from the city. Post this, traffic was jammed and railway services were suspended till the Railway authorities confirmed that the railway track is unaffected for safe movements. Efforts are on to clear the traffic and move the […]

Bus hits a bike: Teenager loses life

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Bantwal: A teenager was killed after a bus hit a motor bike near Siddakatte on January 23. The deceased has been identified as Avinash, aged 17. He was a resident of Shettibettu. His father, Ramesh Achraya suffers from chronic illness. The family was poor and Avinash used to do wood carvings. On Tuesday, Avinash was […]

Five teen feared dead in Bantwal

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
river palguni

Mangaluru: Five teenagers who ventured into River Phalguni here on Monday went missing and one of them was found dead on Tuesday. As per the information available, five boys didn’t return home on Monday. After a search was conducted in River Phalguni, a body of a youth was found today morning. Search for other boys […]

CM Siddaramaiah to undertake whirlwind tour of Mangaluru on Nov 4

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Mangaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will undertake his second visit to Dakshina Kannada district in less than two weeks when he arrives here on November 4. Unlike the last visit on October 22 when he spent the entire day in the district inaugurating and laying the foundation stone for various development projects in Bantwal followed by […]

Congress takes the lead in cementing position in DK

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
assembly polls

Mangaluru:The ruling Congress appears to be in the forefront in consolidating its voter base in Dakshina Kannada ahead of the Assembly Polls even as it informally launched the campaign at Bantwal on Sunday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which boasts of its organisational skills and structure, on the other hand, appears to be in slumber […]

The Gods at Karinjeshwara beckon devotees as well as leisure travellers

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
karinjeshwara kshetra

Mangaluru: Nestled atop a hillock above 1,000 ft from the mean sea level, the Karinjeshwara Kshetra off Bantwal has become a centre of attraction for devout people as well as leisure travellers. Located atop Kodyamale Hills in Karinja village, the kshetra has two temples dedicated to Parvathi and Shiva, respectively. Karinjeshwara is located about 44 […]

Main door of Mini Vidhana Soudha damaged on inauguration day

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
mini vidhana soudha

Bantwal: CM Siddaramaiah inaugurated the Mini Vidhana Soudha in Bantwal here today. The main door of the mini Vidhana Soudha, got damaged when workers and locals tried to push their way into the programme here. A large number of Congress Party workers who had assembled here were seen rushing into the Mini Vidhana Soudha here, […]

Chief Minister to Inaugurate Rs 252.50 Cr Worth Projects in Bantwal on October 22

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Projects in Bantwal

Mangaluru: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate various development projects worth Rs 252.50 crore in Bantwal on October 22 during his visit to the taluk, said Dakshina Kannada Incharge minister B Ramanath Rai speaking in a press conference here in Mangaluru on Thursday. Chief Minister will lay foundation stone for Rs 104.21 crore projects while […]

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