Six fishermen arrested torturing fisherman

Thursday, December 23rd, 2021
Andra Fisherman

Mangaluru : Six fishermen from Andhra Pradesh who had hung another fisherman upside down from the hook of a pulley and tortured him into revealing the whereabouts of two missing cellphones were arrested by police on Thursday. The accused fishermen include Kondur Polaiah (23), Avul Raj Kumar (26), Karapingara Ravi (27), Pralaya Kaveri Govindaiah from Nalluru, […]

Mangaluru Nipah Case : Man tests negative

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Mangaluru : A 25-year-old youth from Karwar, who was admitted to Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru following his apprehensions of having contracted the Nipah infection, tested negative for the infection on Wednesday. The youth, who works at a laboratory kit manufacturing unit in Goa, had returned home for Ganesha festival. His samples were sent for testing […]

Karwar : Fishermen protest Sagarmala project

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Karwar : Members of the fishing community, in large numbers, entered into the Arabian Sea here on Monday to register their protest against the Centre’s expansion plans of Karwar port under Sagarmala project. Agitators barged into the worksite, breaching the barricades in the morning. The police acted swiftly and detained over 70 agitating fishermen. Hours […]

South Western Railway proposes weekly overnight train from Mysuru to Karwar

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Mangaluru : South Western Railway (SWR) has proposed to operate an overnight weekly express train between Mysuru and Karwar to fill the void created by the diversion of the Bengaluru-Kannur/Karwar overnight express via Shravanabelagola four days a week. SWR said MP for Mysuru Pratap Simha has urged the Railways to operate an overnight express between […]

Goa lifts fish ban: allowed Uttara Kannada fish, not D.K.

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Karwar: Goa has finally lifted the ban on import of fish from Uttara Kannada district as a result ot the huge pressure applied on them by Karnataka government. However, the ban will continue as before on other coastal districts including Dakshina Kannada and Udupi. The Goa health department had announced the ban over the import […]

Sakleshpur Ghat rail tracks cleared of rubble, trains could start soon

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Mangaluru: The task of restoring the landslips-affected track on Sakleshpur-Subrahmanya Road Ghat section was fairly completed by the Railway authorities, when it cleared the last of the landslips near Siribagilu Railway Station and even operated a goods train, on October 1, Monday. At the end of September, a fresh and massive landslip at km 86 […]

Fishing boat in distress rescued near Karwar

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: The Indian Coast Guard rescued a fishing boat in distress with 25 crew on board near Karwar on Thursday. According to a press release by Karnataka headquarters of the Indian Coast Guard here, the boat ‘Yashwardhan’ reported hull damage and flooding at 1.30 p.m. The boat was at 10 nautical miles from Karwar, off […]

Gold ornaments worth 3 lakh burgled from a house near Bhatkal

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Karwar: Burglars broke into a house at Chitrapur in Bhatkal and escaped with valuables. The burglars targeted the house of Sridevi Venkatramana Bhat, situated near Shirali Railway Bridge, after seeing that no one was home. The owner of the house alleged that the burglars stole gold ornaments worth Rs 3 lakh. The police along with […]

Patrons of Bengaluru-Karwar Express annoyed over delayed operations during monsoon

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Mangaluru: Patrons of Train No 16513 KSR Bengaluru-Karwar overnight express, who had got the train speeded up after it was diverted via Kunigal four-days a week through hard bargaining, are an annoyed lot as the train will now be slowed down by about an hour between Mangaluru and Karwar during the monsoon. Konkan Railway Corporation […]

Revenue Official in the dock dupes the department

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Karwar: A case has been enrolled against a revenue department official for diverting state income for personal use after the misappropriation became exposed amid audit. Accused Kishore Baadkar had redirected Rs 1.35 Crore in cash and Rs 2.35 Crore gathered as demand drafts for personal use between June 2017 and April 2018. Baadkar had figured […]