Man commits suicide hanging in the petty shop at Shirva

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Udupi : A man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at a petty shop in front of Milan Bar at Shirva here on Friday November 20. The deceased has been identified as Rakshith Poojary (35). He was a resident of Mattaru, said sources. His body was found hanging in the petty shop. The reason behind […]

Triple talaq to wife via Facebook, man arrested

Sunday, August 9th, 2020
muslim Woman

Udupi: Shirva police arrested a person for allegedly sending triple talaq notice to his wife over Facebook. The arrested has been identified as Sheikh Mohammed Saleem (38), a resident of Shirva. Saleem got married Swapnaz in 2010 and was living in Dammam in Saudi Arabia. On October 3, 2019, he absconded to Mumbai with another […]

Nurse Hazels’s husband files sends legal notice to Consulate

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Udupi: Ashwin Mathais husband of Hazel Jyotsna Mathais, a nurse who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Saudi Arabia, has sent legal notices to the Indian consulate in UAE demanding more details on the cause of the death of his wife. Hazel, hailing from Kuthyaru in Shirva, was working in Al Miqua General Hospital, […]

Shirva native found dead hanging in his room in Dubai

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Udupi: A Shirva native was found dead hanging in his room in Dubai here on Wednesday, October 24. The deceased, identified as Vincent Mendonca was employed in a technical service company in Dubai. The reason for taking the extreme step is not yet known. The case is being investigated by the Dubai police.

72 days after death, Hazel Mathias laid to rest at Shirva

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Udupi: Hazel Jyotsna Mathias, 28, who was working as a nurse in Saudi Arabia and allegedly committed suicide there, was laid to rest at Our Lady of Health Church cemetery in Shirva, Udupi district, on Friday. A large number of people attended the funeral. Hazel hailed from Kutyar near Shirva. She had been working as […]

Nurse from Kuthyaru near Shirva found dead in Saudi Arabia

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Udupi: A nurse from Kuthyaru near Shirva who was employed at a hospital in Saudi Arabia, died under mysterious circumstances. The deceased has been identified as Hazel Jothsna Quadros(28), wife of Ashwin Mathias from Kuthyaru. Jothsna was working at the Al-Mikwa General Hospital run by the government of Saudi Arabia for the past six years. […]

Shirva, Kapu Police Arrest 6 Youths Involved in Kidnap, Assault Case

Monday, October 30th, 2017
kidnap case

Mangaluru: In a joint operation, Kapu and Shirva police arrested six youths inconnection with kidnap and assault case at Katapady on Monday. The arrested have been identified as Deepak (19), Dikshith (20), Ujwal (20), Sumanth (20), Sathyaraj (23) and Nithesh (28). The police yet to arrest murder accused Guru and three others who were involved […]

One arrested for vandalizing St Anthony’s statue in Shirva

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
St Anthony

Udupi: The police on Monday managed to arrest a man for allegedly vandalizing St Anthony’s statue at Our Lady of Health Church, Shirva in the district. Sources say that Benedict D’Souza (57) damaged the statue in a drunken stupor. It is said that on Sunday, Benedict picked up a fight with some migrants. He then […]

Police arrest four youths for sexually assaulting a calf

Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Cow Sex

Mangalore : In a heinous incident, Police have arrested few unidentified men for using a-year-old calf to satisfy their sexual urges near the labour colony in Padoor of Majoor village September 21, Sunday. It is learnt that, Police have taken four suspects from the labour colony for inquiry over the sexual assault on the calf […]

Last rites of Jacintha Saldanha to be performed at Shirva today

Monday, December 17th, 2012
Last rites of Jacintha Saldanha to be performed at Shirva today

  Udupi: The last rites of Jacintha Saldanha, the UK based Indian nurse who reportedly committed suicide after she attended a prank call at the King Edward VII Hospital in London, will be performed at Shirva church  at 4 pm on December 17, Monday. The rituals will be held under the leadership of Udupi Bishop […]

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