A collision between cars in Byndoor : one dead, three suffer serious injuries

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Byndoor : A hotel entrepreneur of Bhatkal died and three people suffered serious injuries in an accident that occurred at Naikanakatte under Byndoor police station limits on the afternoon of Saturday, August 31. Noorul Amin (48), who runs a hotel in Bhatkal is the one who lost his life in the accident. Noorul was returning […]

Bus conductor dies: Tree branch pierces into Mangaluru-Bhatkal bus

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Bhatkal: The conductor of a Mangaluru-Bhatkal KSRTC Volvo bus lost his life after a huge branch of a tree pierced into the bus at Bhatkal on Thursday night November 15th. The deceased has been identified as Panchaiah Matapathy (35) of Belagavi. The KSRTC bus was plying from Mangaluru towards Bhatkal and reached it destination at […]

Gold ornaments worth 3 lakh burgled from a house near Bhatkal

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Karwar: Burglars broke into a house at Chitrapur in Bhatkal and escaped with valuables. The burglars targeted the house of Sridevi Venkatramana Bhat, situated near Shirali Railway Bridge, after seeing that no one was home. The owner of the house alleged that the burglars stole gold ornaments worth Rs 3 lakh. The police along with […]

53 rupees for Kundapur-Bhatkal Volvo bus..!

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Byndoor: KSRTC which recently stopped its rural transport service has once again shocked its passengers by abruptly hiking the ticket price of its popular Mangaluru-Bhatkal Volvo AC bus service. The price has been hiked by up to 40 rupees which has made its daily users extremely unhappy. Since many years, there has been no proper […]

Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 1.29 crore at MIA

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Mangaluru : The customs officials recovered four gold bars weighing a kg each from the toilet of a flight that arrived at Mangaluru International Airport from Dubai on Saturday. The gold is worth Rs 1.22 crore. The officials also recovered two gold biscuits worth Rs 7 lakh from another passenger who arrived in the same […]

Customs department seize contraband valued over Rs 1.7 crore at IXE

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Mangaluru: During December 2017, the Customs officers at Mangaluru International Airport have detected 14 cases and intercepted 18 passengers who had adopted diverse modus operandi to smuggle the contraband. The officers seized 3.87 kgs smuggled gold valued over Rs.1.1 crores and foreign currencies equivalent to INR 56.11 lakhs, which was attempted to be smuggled out […]

Fishermen seek ban on fishing with LED lights

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Mangaluru: Though the Union government has banned the use of LED lights while fishing, it’s rampant use in coastal Karnataka is threatening marine ecology killing juvenile fish, thereby jeopardizing the livelihood of traditional fishermen. Concerned with the ban not being implemented in Karnataka’s coastal waters, the Nadadoni Fishermen Association of Uttara Kannada has written to […]

KSRTC to start six Volvo buses between Mangaluru and Bhatkal from March 5

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Mangaluru: The Mangaluru division KSRTC to start six Volvo buses between Mangaluru and Bhatkal from March 5. A rlease from the Divisional Controller’s Office at KSRTC in Mangaluru stated that there will be nine trips daily from two way. The fares will be Rs 225 between Mangaluru and Bhatkal, Rs 160 between Mangaluru and Kundapur, […]

Ambulance collides with car claims one life four injured

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Kundapur: In a tragic incident a car collided with ambulance resulting in death of one woman near Tauhid College at Shiroor on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Jagadambika. Two others from car and two from the ambulance are sustained with serious injuries. Deceased woman was in the car. As per the locals, there […]

Fishermen swum for nine hours after the boat gets capsized

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Bhatkala: A fisherman went missing after a boat capsized in sea at Mavinakurve port, Bhatkal. Seven fishermen swum for nine hours and with the help of another boat they reached the shores, on Wednesday evening. Eight fishermen had gone for fishing at Arabian Sea on Wednesday at 2 pm. Due to adverse weather the boat […]

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