Cable network employee electrocuted in Puttur

Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Puttur : A private cabling network employee who had climbed an electric pole for laying BSNL cable, was electrocuted on December 27, Sunday. The deceased is Padmanabha Panaje (44) of Arlapadavu. He was working for a BSNL contact company since the past three yeras. Though he was immediately rushed to the hospital, he breathed his last […]

Union government released Rs.128 crore for flood-relief works in Karnataka

Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Mangaluru : Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday asked the BSNL officials to keep all mobile towers operational by arranging diesel to their generator sets in case of a power cut from the grid. Chairing a meeting to review the flood situation rehabilitation works in the office of Deputy Commissioner, […]

MLA to make Puttur, Vitla ‘smart’ with free Wi-Fi

Monday, October 16th, 2017
puttur MLA

Mangaluru: Congress MLA Shakunthala Shetty is all set to make her constituency ‘Smart’ by giving people free access to Wi-Fi in two major towns in her constituency.The MLA has entered an agreement with the BSNL to make Puttur, her home-town, and Vitla connected via free Wi-Fi network. With this people can access internet near bus […]

BSNL to bring in e-KYC by this month-end for quick activation of mobile SIM card

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Mangaluru: If you have your Aadhaar card, activating a new BSNL SIM card will soon take only 15 minutes or so. The telecom provider’s customer service centres in the State will adopt e-KYC (electronic Know Your Customer) by the end of December. P. Nagaraju, Chief General Manager, BSNL Karnataka Circle, told presspersons on Sunday that […]

Free Wi-fi for one hour at Malpe Beach

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Manipal : Deputy Commissioner Dr Vishal R said visitors at Malpe beach would be facilitated with one hour Wi-Fi free of cost from January 15. Speaking at a meeting of the Malpe Development Committee convened here on Tuesday, he said the Tourism Department has approached the BSNL to offer the facility and paid it Rs […]

A petty shop near RTO Mangalore gutted

Monday, January 27th, 2014
Petty Shop

Mangalore : A petty shop near Mangalore Regional Transport Office(RTO) gutted on Monday, Jan 27th 12.45noon. It is learnt that, sweepers set fire on the dried leaves near to the shop. Apparently some cable wires were nearby the fire Hurled within no time and gutted the nearby petty shop. Shoes and Umbrellas repairs were done […]

Udupi Civil staff discount BSNL lines Rs lakh loss

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Udupi: The city and district are going through several scandals these days in 2012 starting from confects in Ashta Mutts, St. Marry’s cultural fiasco and tourism loot Lands End episodes and Udupi-Chikkamagalur by polls in which later stands ignored. Now a new Scandal has raised its head in telecommunications disorder this week. Certain Town Municipal […]

BSNL Telecom employees strike and demonstrate

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
BSNL Telecom employees strike

Bangalore: BSNL offices all over Karnataka circle were partially affected by a nationwide strike taken up by Joint Action Committee of all Associations / Unions, protesting against disinvestment in Public Sector and other burning issues, pending solutions. The Telecom employees in thousands all over the country, wanted refund of Rs.18,500 crores to BSNL, paid to […]