Police man attacked with iron rod near Bantwal

Friday, July 10th, 2020
Police man

Bantwal: A police man was attacked by an iron rod in Melkar near Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district on Thursday, July 9 night. The accused is identified as Abdul Salam (28) of Goltamajalu village. It is said that the police officer Shailesh Shetty had arrived to solve a dispute between a lorry driver and the residents. Meanwhile, Abdul […]

Mangaluru : Lorry driver dies on spot after container slides into driver’s cabin

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Mangaluru : A 50-year-old man was killed on the spot in a freak mishap at New Mangalore Port Trust premises here on Wednesday, November 6 night. The deceased identified as Vinod Poojary, a Vamanjoor resident was employed as a lorry driver. Reportedly the mishap took place when Poojary, who was driving a container lorry applied […]

The idiot went off with the lorry keys

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Panambur: A heated argument broke out between a tempo driver and lorry driver for a silly reason which resulted in the tempo driver going off with the keys of the lorry on Wednesday night December 19th. It is being said that the fight broke out on the allegation that the lorry had overtaken the tempo […]

Lorry driver returns bag with 15 sovereigns of gold

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: A lorry driver Mohammad Ali has won appreciation for his exemplary honesty. He has returned a vanity bag with 15 sovereigns of gold to its rightful owner. Ali who was at Charmady on Tuesday was walking on the roadside near the post office early morning when he spotted the bag. On checking he found […]

Shiradi Ghat : Lorry driver robbed of Rs 17,000 in cash, phone

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Shiradi Ghat

Mangaluru : Five men assaulted a lorry driver and made away with Rs 17,000 in cash and a mobile phone in Rekhya village on the Shiradi Ghat stretch of the Mangaluru-BenglauruNational Highway on Saturday night. This incident comes four days after a robbery near Uppinangady on the same highway. According to the Dharmasthala police, lorry […]

KSRTC bus and goods lorry collided at Neerakatte

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Puttur : As many as 12 people suffered injuries after a KSRTC bus and goods lorry collided at Neerakatte, Bajathur village on Thursday morning. The injured were identified as are bus driver Narayana Gowda (53), Kiran (23), Basvaraju from Hassan, Pushpavathi (48) from Sakleshpur, her daughter Latha (28), Chakravathi (40), Jayaram from Tumakuru, Abdul Hameed, […]

Rai orders suspension of 2 cops who beat up lorry driver

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Puttur : State forest minister and district in-charge minister Ramanatha Rai has directed SP Abhishek Goel to suspend two constables of Sampya police station who had allegedly thrashed a lorry driver at Kumbra on September 14, Saturday. Speaking to reporters here, Rai said such incidences cannot be tolerated and added he has asked the SP […]

Lorry driver from Davangere arrested for hit and run case claiming cop’s life

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
driver Lohith

Mangalore : Mulki Police have arrested one Lohith (23) the driver of the lorry which in a hit and run case had claimed the life of a personnel of Mulki police station Shivarajappa in an accident reported in the month of April this year. The accident had taken place when Shivarajappa along with two of […]

Miraculous escape for father-son in accident in Bangalore

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Redy Mix

Bangalore:  A father and son duo escaped the jaws of death by a hair’s breadth as a concrete mixer lorry fell over their car in the city on May 29, Tuesday. The mishap took place on the Malagala Service Road near Nagarabhavi when SR Venugopal and his son Bharath were travelling in their car. According […]

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