Kumta to get super-specialty hospital-CM Bommai

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Uttara Kannada : Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said it has been decided to establish a super-specialty hospital in Kumta for the benefit of people of coastal area taluks since a medical college is functioning in Karwar. The grants required for the hospital will be released and a foundation stone will be laid for the project […]

Government appointed new chairman for Yakshagana Academy

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Mangaluru : The State Government  appointed G. L. Hegde Manaki, Kumta, Uttara Kannada, as the chairman of Karnataka Yakshagana Academy. The office of the chairman was vacant following the demise of M.A. Hegde, who headed it, on April 18, 2021. The Government has appointed a new chairman after eight months since the post fell vacant. […]

Siblings among three kids buried alive in landslide near Kumta

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Kumta : Three children, including two siblings, were buried alive and at least eight persons were injured in a landslide at Tandrakuli near Kumta on Sunday. The dead have been identified as Bhavya Narayan Ambiga (10), Yatin Narayan Ambiga (8) and 10-month old Dhanush Manjunath Ambiga. Bhavya and Yatin are the children of Rupa and […]

Fishing boat capsizes at Ullal; five men safe, one missing

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Mangaluru: In an incident reported, a fishing boat capsized near Alivebagilu, Ullal on Monday late night. It is said that six fishermen had gone for deep sea fishing on September 16 and were on their way back when tragedy struck. Five men managed to swim to the shore but one is said to be missing. […]

Four killed as LPG tanker overturns in Uttara Kannada

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
lpg Tanker

Karwar : In an tragic accident at least four persons were killed and 10 injured when a tanker carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) overturned on National Highway 66 in Kumta taluk of Uttara Kannada district on Tuesday. According to the sources, the accident took place when the driver of the tanker lost control while overtaking […]

Preparations afoot for state level Krishi Mela at Kumta

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
Preparations afoot for state level Krishi Mela at Kumta

Kumta:D Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala has said that a state level Krishi Mela has been organised in the town with an intention of making farmers self-reliant and to encourage people to take up farming. He was speaking to reporters after reviewing the arrangements being made for the state level Krishi Mela to be organised […]

Road accident of KSRTC bus near Kumta leaves 7 dead and 40 injured out of 60 travellers

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Kumta: A state Transport service Bus from Dharmasthala met with and accident on Monday night(October10) in Kumta, when 7 passengers were killed and 40 more inured on NH 17(now 66) at Divagi. The huge bus rolled over form the side of a bridge(on Aghanashini river) and plunged into a paddy field. It was going to […]