BJP wins in Kotekar, Kaup, Vittal Urban local body elections

Thursday, December 30th, 2021
Vitla Town Panchayath

Mangaluru : BJP has won in the elections to the urban local body elections of Kaup, Kotekar and Vittal. In Kotekar, BJP won 11 seats while Congress won four seats. SDPI and Independents won one seat each. In Kaup, of the total 23 wards, BJP won in 12, Congress in seven wards and SDPI in […]

Car rams into shop; wall collapses near Mallar

Thursday, November 25th, 2021
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Kaup : A car rammed  into a  roadside shop near the Mallar welcome arch  on November 25, Thursday morning. A portion of the wall of the shop has collapsed due to the impact of the collision. The shopkeeper luckily suffered only minor injuries. The car was heading towards Kaup from Shirva when the mishap took […]

4000-year-old stone monuments found near Kaup

Monday, December 7th, 2020

Udupi: Megalithic monuments dating back to the Stone Age were found at Padubelle in Belle village near Kaup in the district here. Similar stone monuments were found by history and archaeology researchers in the area earlier. The three stone monuments, ten metres apart from each other, are reported to be built in 2,000 BC. It […]

A car climbs over a divider, 1 died, 3 injured

Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Kaup :  A car climbed over a divider and collided against an electric pole, near the old Mescom office of Kaup on the afternoon of Friday, September 11. The accident claimed the life of the 24-year-old Ashrita Saldanha and the driver of the car Nihal is reportedly in a critical condition. The other passengers in the car have been identified as Atharva, […]

Kaup : Man killed after car jumps divider rams into scooter at Pangala

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Kaup : A 50-year-old person was killed after a car jumped the divider and rammed into his scooter at Pangala near here on national highway 66 on Tuesday, March 10. The deceased has been identified as Sudhakar. It is gathered that an Ertiga car, plying towards Udupi jumped the divider and rammed into the oncoming […]

Heavy rain : Two dies in Udupi

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Udupi : Due to heavy rain that lashed the district from the past three days, two people reportedly lost their lives on Thursday. Many houses were reportedly damaged. In Kaup taluk, Sulochana Devadiga, 42, the wife of Chandra Sekhara, drowned at ‘Shankatheeratha’, a stream, after accidentally falling into it. She was a resident of Kurkal […]

Bike rider dies on spot at Kaup

Friday, June 7th, 2019
Bike rider

Kaup : A bike rider died on the spot after he lost control of his bike and collided with the road divider in front of Mayura Hotel at Kaup on Friday June 7th. The victim is said to be was on his way from Kaup to Mangaluru when the accident occurred. Apparently the bike was being ridden […]

Four vehicles damaged in serial accident at Kaup

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Udupi: An auto rickshaw hits four vehicles and driver suffered injuries at Muloor along the national highway 66 at 11 am on Thursday. The string of mishaps happened when an auto rickshaw plying towards Udupi collided into an Omni coming from the opposite direction. Instantaneously another auto rickshaw collided into the three-wheeler followed by another […]

It will help farmers growing organic vegetables: Raghupati Bhat

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Udupi: Raghupati Bhat, MLA, said on Tuesday directed the officers of the Horticulture and Agriculture departments to restart the Savayava Santhe at the Flower Auction Centre, also called Raitha Samparka Kendra, at Doddanagudde here in three months. He and Lalaji Mendon, Kaup MLA, chaired the tri-monthly Karnataka Development Programme (KDP) meeting of Udupi and Kaup […]

Kaup-Padubidri highway; 265 accidents, 76 deaths in 27 months!

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Kaup: The four-laning work of NH 66 is reaching its completion, but the number of accidents has not gone down. The number of accidents, deaths and injuries that have occurred along this 27kms stretch of road from Hejmady to Udyavar in the span of 27 months is horrifying. As per the records, from January 2016 […]