Auto-rickshaw with driver falls into sea; driver rescued

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Udupi: An auto-rickshaw fell into the sea at Baputhota boat anchoring area at Malpe on Monday. It is said that the auto-rickshaw owned by Chandra Suvarna fell into the sea while he was inside the vehicle. However, locals and diving expert Eshwar Malpe rescued the driver and the vehicle too was lifted out of the […]

Mangaluru : Pollution-free electrical auto-rickshaw introduced

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Mangaluru : For the first time, an electrical rickshaw has been operating on hire in the city. This auto rickshaw is free of smoke and noise pollution. This auto-rickshaw is owned and driven by Robert D’Souza from Ullal. Robert informs that three such rickshaws are moving around in Udupi already, and in Mangaluru, he is […]

New auto rickshaw fares to become effective on April 1: DC G. Jagadeesh

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Udupi : Deputy Commissioner G. Jagadeesh said on Thursday that the minimum fare for auto rickshaws in Udupi district had been revised from Rs. 25 to Rs. 30. The revised fares would come into effect on April 1. He was chairing a meeting on revision of auto rickshaw fares held at the District Offices Complex, […]

Auto-rickshaw collides with KSRTC bus : Four dies

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Vijayapura : Four occupants of an Ape rickshaw were killed after they collided into a KSRTC bus when the auto driver tried to evade traffic police. The incident took place on Wednesday when the traffic police were conducting routine checking of vehicle documents near Kolar Patna. While two occupants of the auto died on the […]

Traffic police fine auto rickshaw driver for not wearing helmet!

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Puttur: An auto rickshaw driver was fined for not wearing helmet by Puttur traffic police on Monday, July 30th. This goof up by the police had commuters wondering if the government had hurridly introduced a new rule making helmets mandatory for auto drivers. The rumour only caught more wind when the fine receipt given to […]

Auto-rickshaw driver returns lost money

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: It was possible for an individual to reacquire his lost 50,000 rupees due to the efforts of Kankanady City Police and the honesty of an auto-rickshaw driver. Prashant Kumar (30) of Uppala in Kasaragod was the individual who lost and reacquired the money while Abdul Laya was the honest auto-rickshaw driver who returned it. […]

Bus collides with a car and Auto rickshaw at Maravoor

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
Bus accident

Mangaluru : A over-speeding bus, rammed into a car and Auto rickshaw at Maravoor on Saturday, October 14. A service bus, plying between Mangaluru city and Kateel, while trying to overtake a vehicle rammed into a car coming from the opposite direction. An auto rickshaw which was following the car, rammed into it, injuring the […]

3-year-old boy dies after auto rickshaw fell inside the well

Saturday, January 21st, 2017
Auto Accident

Belthangady: An unfortunate accident took the life of a three-year-old boy after an auto rickshaw fell inside the well in which the boy was sitting at Charmadi on Saturday. Khaleel is the boy who is the victim of the incident. As per the sourced the driver of the rickshaw had parked the vehicle in neutral […]

Auto rickshaw hits man, man dies in hospital

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
Jatthi Subraya Bhat

Vittal: One aged person died after an auto rickshaw hit him near Kanyana Bharat Sevashram on Tuesday night. Jatthi Subraya Bhat (82) is the deceased person. While he was walking towards the Ashram an auto rickshaw hit him from behind and he was thrown to the road. Due to the impact of it he was […]

Auto rickshaw collision resulted into two deaths

Monday, October 3rd, 2016
karkala acident

Karkala: In a collision between a bus and auto rickshaw two siblings lost their life at Shivapura near Hebri on Sunday. Guruprasad (26) and his elder brother Vasant (30) are the deceased persons. Guruprasad was driving the auto during the incident. The auto was plying from Shivapura to Hebri. Vasant was sitting in passenger’s seat. […]