Phalguni riverfront to be developed as attractive tourism spot

Saturday, September 25th, 2021

Mangaluru : Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbanand Sonowal on Friday said that the Phalguni (Gurupura) riverfront adjoining New Mangalore Port has potential to be developed into an attractive tourism spot. Speaking to reporters during his visit here, the Minister said that his Ministry will plan the development of the tourism spot in […]

Maravoor bridge re-opened to traffic for another two weeks

Saturday, July 17th, 2021
Maravooru Bridge

Mangaluru : Karnataka Public Works Department on July 16 achieved a major feat by restoring a semi-collapsed concrete slab of the bridge across Phalguni (Gurupura) river on the road from Mangaluru to the airport a month after it was displaced. One of the slabs of the bridge at Maravoor sunk a few feet in the […]

Congress leader Mohiuddin Bava threatened for entering a temple in Bajpe

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Mangaluru : “It’s not Nehru era, it’s a Modi era. A Muslim should not go to the temple, a beef eater and Muslim should not visit a temple.” a caller on Monday raised objections to the Congress leader Mohiuddin Bava. The caller who identified himself as Anil from Mumbai raised objections to the Muslim leader entering a temple. […]

Nearly 20 electricity poles were damaged due to Heavy rain

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada, heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds lashed several parts on Thursday. Major rivers in the district are in spate. Nearly 20 electricity poles were damaged in Gurupura resulting in disruption in power supply. A transformer was damaged in Yedapadavu. A few houses were damaged in Baikampady in the city. According to […]

Landslip buried the houses near Gurupura, 2 children trapped under debris

Sunday, July 5th, 2020
gurupura landslid

Mangaluru : Due to heavy rains that have been pouring continuously from two days a landslip occured at Banglagudde in Gurupur here on Sunday July 5. Two children have been trapped under debris following a landslide, Locals rushed to the spot and began rescue operations. The landslip buried the houses that were in the vicinity. Several other […]

Rs. 37.84 crore sanctioned for new bridge construction at Gurupura

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
Gurupura Bridge

Mangaluru : The Union government has sanctioned ₹ 37.84 crore for constructing a new major bridge across the Phalguni at Gurupura. A letter from the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to the Secretary of the State Public Works Department on Monday said that technical, administrative and financial sanction for the project has been […]

Special bridge inspection vehicle to arrive today

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Mangaluru: Senior officials from the Public Works Department, its National Highways division and civil engineering experts will inspect the major bridge across the Phalguni in Gurupura on Thursday morning. The inspection involves deploying a specially designed bridge inspection vehicle with the help of which experts can examine the bottom of the bridge, said an engineer […]

Four laning of M’luru-Karkala road: NHAI makes changes

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
NHAI Karkala

Mangaluru : The hurdles for proposed four-laning of Mangaluru-Karkala road (NH 13) seems to be almost cleared with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) making changes in the plan. Speaking to media after the meeting held at the deputy commissioner’s office on Tuesday here, S P Somashekar, project director, NHAI, Shivamogga, said, “Major realignment has been made […]

Sand monitoring committee permitted sand extraction from three rivers

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Mangaluru : The district-level sand monitoring committee has permitted scaled down extraction of sand from three rivers in the coastal regulatory zone (CRZ). About 7.81 lakh tonnes of sand could be extracted. Thought the order was issued on April 16, it was not made public, at least through the media, for reasons best known to […]

Woman dies in scooter accident near Gurupura

Monday, February 15th, 2016
Woman dead

Mangaluru : A 47-year-old woman, riding a pillion on her husband’s scooter, died after the two fell off their vehicle at Nooyi near Gurupura on Sunday afternoon. According to Bajpe police, Hemavathi (47) and her husband Purandra Achar (57) from Bandaribettu in Bantwal were on their way to Gurupura to attend a death ceremony of […]