Haj piligrims first flight takesoff from Mangaluru International Airport

Monday, July 24th, 2017
Haj pilgrims

Mangaluru: The first batch of Hajj pilgrimage from Mangaluru International departed to Saudi Arabia on July 24, Monday. A farewell programme for Hajj pilgrims was organized at Ansar School in Bajpe. Khazi Twakha Ahmed Musliar presented the invocation and Udupi, Chikkamagaluru and Hassan Samyukta Khazi P M Ibrahim Musliar Bekal delivered a spiritual discourse. Haj […]

Air India aircraft skidded over runway landing lights, 185 passengers safe

Monday, July 17th, 2017
Air-India

Mangaluru : An Air India Express aircraft ‘momentarily’ skidded off the runway at Mangaluru International Airport on Sunday morning due to the weather suddenly turning bad when it was about to touch down. Luckily its skilled pilots were able to immediately bring the Boeing 737 back to the “tabletop” runway’s centre line after the “momentary” […]

Mangaluru International Airport to expand the runway : Despandey

Saturday, June 10th, 2017
runway

Mangaluru: The Karnataka government has decided to conduct a survey on the possibilities of constructing an airport between Udupi and Mangaluru and also to expand the runway at Mangaluru International Airport on area of 33 acres, said Minister for Industries and Infrastructure Development RV Deshpande during the Assembly Session on Friday. Replying to a query […]

Rs 10.5 lakh worth gold bars seized at Mangaluru International Airport

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Gold Bar

Mangaluru : Mangaluru Directorate of Revenue Intelligence arrested Chattanchal Abdul Razak (49) from Kasargod and seized four gold bars weighing 349.80 grams worth Rs 10.5 lakh when he attempted to smuggle the bars into the country on Wednesday. The officials, acting on a tip off, intercepted him on Wednesday at Mangaluru International Airport soon after […]

2nd phase parallel taxi track in Mangaluru Airport to be constructed at Rs 98 Cr cost

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Taxiway

Mangaluru: Airports Authority of India (AAI) has approved plan for the construction of part parallel taxi track (Phase-II) and upgrading of basic strip at south direction of the Mangaluru international airport in Mangaluru. The work order has been placed before PBI Construction Company. The total cost of the work is estimated at Rs 98 crores. […]

DRI finds huge amount of gold concealed in aircraft toilet at Mangaluru Airport

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
gold smuggling

Mangaluru: Acting on a tip off, officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Mangaluru rushed to Mangaluru International Airport on Monday and found huge amount of gold hidden in one of the aircraft’s toilets. It is said that it was an attempt to smuggle the gold of foreign origin into the country through the airport. […]

Police urged to intensify patrolling near Surathakal Light house

Saturday, January 7th, 2017
Surathakal Light house

Mangaluru: A resident of Surathkal on Friday urged the city police to intensify patrolling near the Surathkal lighthouse after 8 p.m. for the safety of those visiting the Surathkal beach. During the weekly phone-in programme at the office of Police Commissioner on Friday, the caller said that police visit the beach three times between 6 […]

Man from Bhatkal arrested at Mangaluru International Airport with foreign currency

Thursday, January 5th, 2017
foreign currency

Mangaluru: Acting swiftly on specific intelligence, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Inteligence (DRI), Mangaluru intercepted Mohammed Farooque Armar, 51, a native of Bhatkal at Mangaluru International Airport on Thursday after he was found to possess bundles of foreign currency concealed in biscuit and confectionery packets. Armar was supposed to board SpiceJet flight SG59 and […]

SpiceJet to resume Mangaluru-Hyderabad flight from Dec 24

Monday, December 12th, 2016
Flight

Mangaluru: SpiceJet is all set to resume the daily flight service between Mangaluru and Hyderabad from December 24. The service was terminated more than two years ago and the Airline has now decided to resume the service. According to authorities at Mangaluru International Airport, SpiceJet flight SG 1071 will depart from Hyderabad at 1 pm […]

Kasturba Hospital, Manipal harvests organs from two patients in a day

Monday, November 7th, 2016
kasturba-hospital

Manipal: Dr (Col) M Dayananda Medical Superintendent and COO, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal stated that Kasturba Hospital, Manipal successfully harvested organs of two patients who were declared brain dead and coordinated in transporting them to various receivers at hospitals in Manipal, Mangaluru and Bengaluru. One of the donors, Valerian Dsouza, aged 56 and resident of Kunjibettu, […]

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