Cargo Ship Miral fully sinks in Arabian Sea

Friday, June 24th, 2022
miral

Mangaluru : The ship M V Princess Miral which was in distress has fully sank in the Arabian Sea, near Talapady’s Bhattapadi on June 12, Thursday. The ship was on way to Lebanon from Tianjen in China and had submerged after water entered into it near the New Mangalore Port two days ago. 15 Syrians […]

Huge whale spotted at Bhatkal Arabian Sea

Sunday, November 21st, 2021
Whale

Bhatkal: The fishermen of Bhatkal spotted a huge whale swimming along in the Arabian Sea. The video of the massive mammal gliding through the water and breaching is going viral on social media. The sighting of the mammal created panic and chaos among the fishermen. In the past too, several whale species were spotted in […]

Cyclone Tauktae may hit western coast this weekend

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
Cyclone-Tauktae

Mangaluru : The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a “likely formation” of a cyclonic storm in the Arabian Sea on May 15, which would be the first to hit the western coast of India in 2020. If formed, the cyclone would be named ‘Tauktae’. The term ‘Tauktae’, a name given by Myanmar, means highly […]

A teacher swims in Padmasana posture and chained legs in Arabian Sea

Friday, December 18th, 2020
Padmasana

Mangaluru : Nagaraj Kharvi, a teacher from Kundapura, swam one kilometer in the Arabian Sea with his leg bound in chains in Padmasana at Thannirbavi and entered the India Book of Records. He completed the undertaking in 25 minutes sixteen seconds. Kharvi started swimming at 8.55 am and completed it at 9.20 am. He used […]

Hottest Mangaluru gets unexpected rainfall experience on Sunday

Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The Mangaluru people experienced the year’s first cool evening rain on the evening of April 8th. This rain brings a much welcomed respite from months of blistering heat. The summer heat that was torturing the city was reduced by this sudden unseasonal rain that brought nostalgic fragrance of the soil prevailing the air. Thunder […]

One body traced in Uchila, another stuck between rocks in breakwater

Friday, June 30th, 2017
Dead body

Mangaluru : The body of one of the youths who went missing after they drowned in the Arabian Sea was found on Thursday. Rescuers and police were able to recover the body of Sharukh while efforts are on to pull out Ayaz’s body which is stuck between the rocks in the breakwater near Uchila, Someshwar […]

Bombay HC permits women inside Haji Ali Dargah

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Mumbai: In a historic verdict demolishing another bastion of gender discrimination in the country, the Bombay High Court on Friday permitted the entry of women right up to the restricted grave area of the famous Haji Ali Dargah here. The 56-page ruling by a division bench comprising Justice V.M. Kanade and Mohite Revati-Dere came on […]

Fishermen swum for nine hours after the boat gets capsized

Friday, August 5th, 2016
Fishermen-swum

Bhatkala: A fisherman went missing after a boat capsized in sea at Mavinakurve port, Bhatkal. Seven fishermen swum for nine hours and with the help of another boat they reached the shores, on Wednesday evening. Eight fishermen had gone for fishing at Arabian Sea on Wednesday at 2 pm. Due to adverse weather the boat […]

Who will protect the beaten-up shores of Karnataka

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Mangaluru : Over the last three decades, lakhs of boulders have been swept away by the raging Arabian Sea along 50 km of the total 300 km coastline of Karnataka. With it, lives of those who lived on the seafront have also been destroyed. Like previous years (except 2015 when the monsoon was weak), this […]

District unit of Congress supports Yettinahole water diversion project

Friday, October 2nd, 2015
Kodijal Ibrahim

Mangaluru : Interim president of Dakshina Kannada District Congress Committee Kodijal Ibrahim on Thursday said the party supports the government on the issue of Yettinahole water diversion project. “There is no difference of opinion between the Dakshina Kannada district unit of the party and the government on the issue,” Mr. Ibrahim told presspersons here, responding […]