Trucks Banned On Madikeri-Mangaluru Road

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Mysuru: Following incessant rains, cracks have developed on on Madikeri-Mangaluru Road at about 500 meters from the General Thimmaiah Statue and there is a danger of the land caving in. The cracks have compelling the Kodagu District Administration to ban the movement of trucks along the road from July 13th. However, buses have been allowed […]

Charmadi Ghat development work on NH 75 is nearing to completion : H D Revanna

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Mangaluru : PWD minister H D Revanna visited Charmadi Ghat Hill slide area on Tuesday and directed the officials to take necessary steps to speed-up the road works, where form he visited Shanthivana to meet former CM Siddaramaiah. Local MLA Harish poonja present during the Revanna visit. Speaking the reporters Revanna said the second phase of Charmadi Ghat development work […]

13ft king cobra rescued, released to Charmadi Ghat..!

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: A 13ft long king cobra, which was trapped to the roadside fence at Savanalu village in Belthangady taluk was rescued by a snake expert on Monday. Villagers noticed the king cobra struggling to free itself after trapped to the fence by the side of Savanalu – Ayilahadime road. Villagers immediately contacted snake expert Joy […]

Media Should correct thieves politicians like me : Vasanth Bangera

Saturday, June 16th, 2018
Vasanth Bangera

Belthangady: This country will be devastated by Modi, media have lost their respect along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Press and television media has been sold to PM Modi, I will not respected media any more, former MLAVasanth Bangera said, during Charmadi Ghat hill slide on June 14th. Former MLA Vasanth Bangera has reportedly called […]

Charmadi Ghat cleared vehicular movement

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Beltangady: The Charmadi Ghat road reopened for vehicular movement from Friday. The road has been limited for public transport vehicles and light vehicles. Heavy vehicles will have no permission for movement. Deputy commissioner said that only light vehicles are permitted to use from Thursday evening, while public transport from Friday morning. Debris was cleared out […]

Landslides, fallen trees at Charmadi Ghat.. disrupt vehicular movement

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Mangaluru: Heavy rains led to landslides at nine places at the Charmadi Ghat stretch here on Monday. The landslides at nine places and the fallen trees following rains in the region on Monday June 11 have caused inconvenience to the commuters leading to heavy traffic jams in the Ghat. Meanwhile, a team, led by social […]

Denied basic facilities, Banjarumale residents to boycott elections

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: Residents of Banjarumale (a tribal hamlet) at Neriya gram panchayat in Belthangady taluk are planning to boycott the upcoming Assembly election as they have been denied basic facilities even after 70 years of Independence. Over 30 families belonging to Malekudiya community reside in Banjarumale. They have to travel 20 km to reach the main […]

Journalists pay tributes to Humaid Hussain

Sunday, April 10th, 2016
Journalist tribute

Mangaluru : DK District Working Journalists’ Association paid tributes to Journalist Humaid Hussain in a condolence meeting at Press Club on April 9, Saturday. Haimad Hussein (29) who breathed his last due to a cardiac arrest whiel trekking to Charmadi Ghat on April 8. Hussain hails from Raichur and from past one year he was […]

Fire along Charmadi Ghat destroys 60,000 acres of forests

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Belthangady : Fire along the Charmadi Ghat has been raging from the past three days and is said to have destroyed about 60,000 acres of forest area. Officials state that the fire was still to be brought under control and was a tiresome process as strong winds have been blowing in the region. The fire […]

PWD officials taken to task for not upgrading Charmadi Ghat

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada District In-Charge Minister B. Ramanath Rai on Sunday castigated Public Works Department (PWD) for what he termed, ‘irresponsible’ attitude in upgrading the Charmadi Ghat, the major alternative route between the coast and hinterlands. The Ghat is being extensively used in the wake of closure of Shiradi Ghat, the main thoroughfare on […]