Indian Coast Guard’s Training Academy to come up on Kenjar

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Mangaluru : An illegal goshala on government land at Kenjar, on the outskirts of the city, will be shifted in a week to pave the way for establishing the Indian Coast Guard’s Training Academy, Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra said here on Monday. Speaking at the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting, […]

Police stop Billawa Brigade bike rally at Maravoor ; protestors march by foot

Monday, December 7th, 2020
Billava Brigade

Mangaluru : The Billawa Brigade on Monday, December 7 organised a massive bike rally upto Kenjar demanding to name Mangaluru International Airport after Tulunadu folk legends Koti and Chennaya. The police obstructed the rally at Maravoor, the bikers had to abandon their bikes and walk by foot from Maravoor to Kenjar. All along the participants shouted slogans […]

Tipper hits two-wheeler at Kenjar, Young woman killed

Monday, April 18th, 2016
Sabah Khan

Mangaluru: A 25 year woman lost her life after a tipper rammed into her two-wheeler at Kenjar cross, Bajpe here on Monday April 18. The deceased was identified as Sabah Khan (25), a resident of Battrakere, Permude. Sources say that Sabah was on her way to work at City Centre Mall on her two-wheeler when […]

DSS demands more compensation for Bajpe landslide tragedy victims’ families

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Mangalore : The Dalitha Sangharsha Samithi has urged the district administration to provide at least Rs 5 lakhs as compensation to  the next of kin of those who died in the Bajpe landslide wherein a compound wall crashed into a house at Thottilaguri recently.  M Devadas, State Convenor of the Samithi who spoke to reporters […]

Condolence meeting for plane crash victims held at Kenjar

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011
Condolence meeting for plane crash

Mangalore : The Airport authorities, local leaders, families of victims and others gathered at plane crash site on May 22, Sunday to offer a silent prayer and observe two minutes of silence to pay tribute to the ill-fated Boeing overshot the runway and plunged into Kenjar Valley, killing 158 people last year. The prayers was […]

Victim’s names engraved in plaques at crash site

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
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Mangalore, Jul 27: The Air India Express and Ministry of Civil Aviation have installed six black granite plaques in memory of 158 victims of Mangalore Air Crash at the crash site in Kenjar near Bajpe on July 27, Tuesday. The passenger’s names and name of crew have been engraved separately on the plaques focusing both […]