Light vehicle movement to start in Maravoor bridge from July 30

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
Maravoor Bridge

Mangaluru: The Maravoor bridge on the Phalguni river  is likely to be opened for light vehicle movement from July 30. A pillar of the bridge had sunk on June 15 after which it was closed for traffic and structural repairs started on it soon. A test will be performed to check whether the bridge is safe […]

Maravoor bridge re-opened to traffic for another two weeks

Saturday, July 17th, 2021
Maravooru Bridge

Mangaluru : Karnataka Public Works Department on July 16 achieved a major feat by restoring a semi-collapsed concrete slab of the bridge across Phalguni (Gurupura) river on the road from Mangaluru to the airport a month after it was displaced. One of the slabs of the bridge at Maravoor sunk a few feet in the […]

Tertiary water treatment plant run by Mangaluru City Corporation at Pilikula is defunct

Sunday, July 4th, 2021

Environmental project of National importance at Pilikula unable to utilise even treated water from STP, at Moodshedde- Pachchanady, hence untreated sewage water is let out into Phalguni river – PUCL DK Mangaluru ; Commissioner of Mangaluru City Corporation Akshay Sridhar on Saturday had inspected the Sewage treatment plant at Padushedde-Pachachanady and on finding untreated sewage […]

Mangaluru International Airport connecting bridge cracks, traffic movement suspended

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
Maravoor -bridge

Mangaluru : The Mangaluru International Airport connecting  road has been cut off after a portion of the major bridge across the Phalguni river at Maravoor caved in leading to the cracks on the one side of the bridge early on Tuesday. It is said, the two pillars of the bridge have caved in by about […]

Newly constructed Gurupur bridge inaugurated

Friday, June 12th, 2020
gurupura bridge

Mangaluru : The newly constructed Gurupur bridge across river Phalguni at national highway 169 was inaugurated by Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel on July 12, Friday. DK District in-charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary and Mangaluru North MLA Dr Y Bharath Shetty and other leaders of BJP party. Srinivas Poojari expressed his happiness over the […]

Half-an-Hour to cross Kuloor Bridge!

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: The two bridges along NH 66 at Kuloor across the Phalguni River are in a state of disrepair. Vehicles plying through this bridge which is almost 30 meters in length need at least 30 minutes to achieve it! The tar on the surface of the bridge has been completely ripped off giving birth to […]

Search operation continued for drowned youth in Phalguni river

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Mangaluru :  Search operation continued for the 20-year-old man, who was feared drowned in Phalguni river near Moodushedde dam on Wednesday. Sushanth, a resident of Ambedkar Nagar was feared drowned around 5.30pm on Sunday. According to the police, he accidentally slipped into the flooded river. With three days having gone by after the incident, the chances […]

Great escape for 2 women as car falls into river

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Mangaluru: Two young women had a miraculous escape after the car they were travelling in fell into the Phalguni river. The incident took place at Maravoor on Sunday morning. According to source, the two young women were travelling from Bajpe towards Mangaluru, to pick up one of their friends’ parents. They hired a car in […]

District In-Charge Minister inspected Phalguni river contamination

Friday, May 19th, 2017
Phalguni river

Mangaluru : District In-Charge Minister and Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology B Ramanath Rai directed Karnataka State Pollution Control Board officials to initiate stern action against those responsible for the contamination of Phalguni river. He also sought a report on the incident within five days. He visited Malavoor vented dam where the aquatic creatures […]

Two youths drown in Phalguni river

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Palguni death

Mangaluru : Two persons are feared drowned in the Phalguni on Tuesday afternoon after they were caught in the swirls, in Kavoor police limits. The police gave the names of the deceased as Tony Tavares (28) who was an autorickshaw driver and was also into catering, and Ramesh (30), who was also into catering. The […]

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