Two CCTV cameras to start operating at Netravathi bridge

Thursday, March 4th, 2021
Netravati CCtv

Mangaluru : The Mangaluru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) installed two CCTV cameras each on the two parallel bridges built across the Netravathi on the National Highway 66 on Wednesday. With several people ending their lives by jumping from the bridge, the MUDA recently finished fencing either sides of the two bridges. According to Akbar Pasha, […]

16-year-old boy seriously injured after hit by car at Kumpala

Friday, December 4th, 2020
Kumpal Accident

Mangaluru : A 16-year-old boy seriously injured after a car hit him at Kumpala national highway 66 on Friday December 4. The boy Ayan was crossing the road near Kumpala national highway,  and the car subsequently hit an electricity pole. The accident took place in front of Ayan’s residence, while he returning home from nearby shop.

Kaup : Man killed after car jumps divider rams into scooter at Pangala

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Kaup : A 50-year-old person was killed after a car jumped the divider and rammed into his scooter at Pangala near here on national highway 66 on Tuesday, March 10. The deceased has been identified as Sudhakar. It is gathered that an Ertiga car, plying towards Udupi jumped the divider and rammed into the oncoming […]

Mangaluru : Issue re-notification for National Highway 169 widening

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Mangaluru : Bhoomalikarugala Horata Samithi has urged the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to issue re-notification for acquisition of land for four-laning of National Highway 169, connecting Mangaluru to Moodbidri. Speaking to media persons, Samithi President Mariamma Thomas said the NHAI had issued a gazette notification for acquiring land for the road under Section […]

2 killed as driver loses control of car near Kanagla in Hukkeri

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Belagavi : Two people were killed and eight others suffered minor injuries after the driver of the car they were travelling in lost control of the vehicle and hit the roadside polls and bridge wall near Kanagla village in Hukkeri, across the Pune-Bengaluru National Highway, on Tuesday night. Police said the car driver, Sagar Dattatreya […]

Deadline to Navayuga to complete national highway works extended, says Shobha

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Udupi : Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP, Shobha Karandlaje, stated that Navayuga Infra, which was given contract for undertaking national highway works here, has been set a fresh deadline of December 31 to complete all works including Kundapur flyover and other works relating to national highway. She said that if the company misses this deadline, legal action would […]

Mangalore : Charmedi ghat road has been opened for light vehicles

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Mangaluru : Charmadi Ghat, one of the crucial links connecting the coast with rest of the State was opened for light motor vehicles and passenger carriers on Sunday. The has District administration informed that Charmadi ghat will be opened only for movement of light motor vehicles. The ghat section had been closed for traffic following […]

NH 66 blocked by protesters after lorry fell on a youth

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: Traffic on National Highway 66 was blocked for more than half an hour when the citizens staged a protest after a lorry fell on a youth, seriously injuring him, at Thokkottu Junction, on the outskirts of Mangaluru, on Tuesday. According to sources, the traffic police had signalled the driver to stop the lorry. When […]

Shiradi Ghat stretch concert work 95% complete

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Mangaluru : The concreting of the stretch from Kempuhole to Addahole on Shiradi Ghat has been completed. The road is likely to be  open for the traffic from first week of July. The work was taken up by the National Highway division of the Public Works Department as a part of Phase 2 of the Shiradi […]

Protecting a 2.5-km spectacular shoreline at Maravanthe

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Udupi: Those who were worried about the constant threat of National Highway 66 passing between the Arabian Sea and the Souparnika at Maravanthe getting eroded by massive waves, have got a reason to relax as the highway as well as the spectacular beauty is likely to remain intact. The Asian Development Bank-funded Maravanthe Shoreline Protection […]

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