Autorickshaw drivers stage protest against electric autorickshaws

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
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Mangaluru : Autorickshaw drivers staged a protest on September 21, Wednesday against electric autorickshaws functioning in the city without any license. Autorickshaw drivers took out a protest march from Kadri grounds till Clock Tower via Mallikatte, Bunts Hostel, Ambedkar Circle and Hampankatta under the aegis of the DK District Federation of Autorickshaw Drivers-Owners Associations. Addressing […]

Udupi Regional Transport Authority revised autorickshaw fares

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
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Udupi : The Udupi Regional Transport Authority (RTA) on Monday revised autorickshaw fares in the district increasing the minimum fare from Rs.30 for the first 1.5 km to Rs.40 with effect from October 1. Similarly, the per km fare has also been enhanced from Rs.15 to Rs.20, said a notification from the RTA. It directed […]

Three Ganja peddlers arrested in Udupi

Friday, February 5th, 2021
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Udupi: Three persons arrested on the charges of trying to sell ganja worth over Rs 2 lakhs in an autorickshaw near the Sheembra bridge on Friday. Those arrested are Gautham Raju Shimunge of Maharashtra, Jeswinder Sing of Punjab and Krishna Jalagar of Brahmavar. Police have seized around 8 kg ganja worth Rs 2,66,000 and the […]

Mangaluru : Minimum Autorickshaw fare hiked to Rs 30 from April 1

Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Mangaluru : In a meeting presided by the deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district Sindhu P Rupesh at her office on Thursday, February 27 it was decided to raise the minimum fares and others charges for autorickshaw rides from April 1. Accordingly, the minimum fare for the first 1.5 km has been raised to Rs […]

Bengaluru : CM’s convoy car rams into vehicles, two injured

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Bengaluru : Two people were injured after a car in Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s convoy rammed into a truck before hitting an autorickshaw on Tuesday at Yashwantpur here, police said. The chief minister was heading towards Tumakuru on Tuesday morning when the incident occurred, they said. Behind him in the convoy was the […]

Heavy rain causes artificial flooding in Mangaluru

Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Mangaluru : Heavy rain that lashed Mangaluru and surrounding areas on Friday for over two hours inundated many low-lying areas and caused inconvenience to motorists and pedestrians alike. The pedestrians and commuters, who were caught unawares by the downpour, were seen trying to take shelter under the awnings of roadside shops. Owing to the ongoing […]

Young bike rider dies in bike-autorickshaw collision

Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Bantwal: A young bike rider lost his life when an autorickshaw rammed into his two-wheeler at Kolake Barke in Sajipa Mooda village on November 26, Monday. The deceased is Manvith. Though the autorickshaw driver sped from the spot soon after the mishap, the locals eventually caught hold of the driver. Bantwal Traffic Police are investigating […]

Issues concerning autos dominate police phone-in

Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Superintendent of Police, Laxman B. Nimbargi, said on Friday that stern action would be taken against those autorickshaw drivers who were flouting rules. He was speaking at the one-hour phone-in programme held at the District Police Office, here. A total of 20 calls were received during the phone-in programme. While some persons complained that […]

Prank by bar workers goes viral

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Alcohol lovers and social media went gaga after a picture of an autorickshaw in front of a local bar and restaurant, with a banner announcing a free ride home, for those becoming tipsy, went viral. The Rachana Bar and Restaurant, situated in Ajekar in Udupi was the talk of the internet recently. It is […]

13 people, including 7 children, injured as bus hits autorickshaw

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
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Udupi: As many as 13 persons, including seven children, were injured when a bus, carrying schoolchildren on an educational tour, hit an autorickshaw and then crashed into a tree at Kukkundoor near Karkala on Friday. According to the police, the bus, which was carrying 65 students of Maramma Devara Gramantara High School of Doddarampur, Chikkanayakanahalli, […]