Security guard found dead in a dredging vessel at Surathkal

Monday, April 5th, 2021
dredger vessel

Mangaluru : The body of a 42-year-old security guard of a stranded dredger was found in the sea off Guddekopala near Surathkal on Monday. The deceased Shankar is of north Karnataka origin. He joined work only a few days back, the sources said. The company, which owned the vessel, had deployed private securitymen to guard […]

Separate North Karnataka state demanding protest gets poor response

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Kalaburagi : The North Karnataka bandh call given by Uttara Karnataka Raitha Sangha elicited a poor response in Kalaburagi as well as in Hyderabad-Karnataka region which comprises of six districts. The normal life remained unaffected as schools, colleges, offices and commercial establishments remained open. Buses and rickshaws along with other private vehicles plied on the […]

AAP demands resignation of MLA’s and MP’s of Karnataka over Mahadayi dispute

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
AAP committee staged protest

Mangaluru: District AAP committee staged protest against the negligence of MP’MLA’s in Mahadayi river dispute, on Wednesday in front of DC Office. Addressing the gathering Udupi and Dakshina Kannada district in-charge Shanthala Damle said that it is a matter of great regret that the Police have brutally beaten up the old, infirm, elderly and pregnant […]

MP/MLAs get us Mahadayi Water or give your resignations says AAP

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Mangaluru: “The long standing and eagerly awaited project of Mahadayi River has been a ray of hope for the people of North Karnataka but is on the verge of becoming a mirage due to irresponsibility of 224 MLAs and 28 MPs of the state. It is shameful that even after a year has passed since […]

Mahadayi river dispute: north Karnataka is on fire

Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Mahadayi river dispute

Bengaluru: Tension gripped most parts of northern Karnataka like Gadag, Hubballi, Dharwad, Haveri, Belagavi where police have made tight security arrangements to prevent any untoward incident. Shops, commercial establishments and educational institutions at most places remained shut, officials said. Protests by several organisations and farmers are also being held across the state, including Bengaluru. Pro-Kannada […]

Four school boys meet watery grave in Baikampady Sea water, one survives

Saturday, May 17th, 2014
Baikampady Water grave

Mangalore : Four boys of Baikampady government school drowned in the water at Koorkatta in Baikampady on May 16. The deceased were identified as Girish (7), Naveen (8), Nilesh and Chidanand (9). Another boy identified as Manjunath who was along with them survived. Their parents were migrant workers from North Karnataka. The five students who […]

Awardee wants to open school for visually challenged

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
ashwini angadi

Bangalore: Ashwini Angadi, 24, a visually-challenged girl from the City who won the ‘Youth Courage Award,’ now plans to start a special school for the visually-challenged. Angadi won the UN-instituted award last July, as part of the Malala Day celebrations. “After winning the award, I visited various places in the State and interacted with the […]

CM Shettar gets rousing reception in hometown Hubli

Monday, July 16th, 2012
Jagadish Shattar

Hubli: Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar got a rousing reception at his hometown Hubli where he arrived on Sunday for the first time after taking over as Chief Minister. Speaking on the occasion, the CM said he would strive his level best to work towards the development of north Karnataka region which is backward  in educational, […]

Splendid rainfalls in 5 districts in drought areas of north Karnataka

Thursday, April 5th, 2012
rain in bhatkal

Hubli: While ex-CM Yeddyurappa took CM DVS Gowda’s government to task, and Gowda issued a proclamation of “strict Vigilance” over draught conditions for the next 60 days until monsoon turned up, on Wednesday April 4 it rained hailstones and balls of ice in 4 districts, lashed by heavy rains on Wednesday as a God-send. Whereas […]

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