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 […]

Husband and wife arrested for smuggling gold

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Mangaluru : Officials of Mangaluru Air Customs on March 28 arrested a woman passenger and her husband hailing from Cheroor of Kasaragod in Kerala on the charges of smuggling gold. The woman had concealed the gold in her inner garments after turning it into in powder form and mixing it with a solid gum. The […]

Congress holds Torchlight protest rally to rename Mangaluru Airport after Koti-Chennaya

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
torch light protest

Mangaluru : Opposing the privatization  and renaming the Mangaluru International Airport, the District Youth Congress and Mulky-Moodbidiri Block Congress held a torchlight protest rally from Circuit House to Bajpe airport on Wednesday, November 18. The protesters shouted slogans demanding replacement of boards with ‘Adani Airports’ to ‘Koti-Chennaya’ at Mangaluru International Airport. They have neglected the […]

Gold worth Rs 25.45 lakh seized at Mangaluru airport

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Gold Sumesh

Mangaluru : The Customs officials at Mangaluru airport have seized gold valued at Rs 25,45,920 from a passenger in Air India Express flight on October 4. The Passenger who had arrived from Dubai have been concealed inside the heating element of an electric rice cooker. The accused has been identified as Sumesh a resident of Kasargod. […]

Lockdown : First special flight from Muscat arrives at Mangaluru Airport

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Mangaluru: The Vande Bharat Mission Air India’s first special flight from Muscat arrived at Mangaluru airport here on Wednesday, May 20. The Air India flight with 65 passengers on Wednesday, May 20 landed at 8.05 pm in Mangaluru International Airport. This is the first repatriation flight from Muscat to bring Kannadigas stranded there. The flight first landed in Bengalurug, then 65 […]

Bomb case at Mangaluru airport : Adithya Rao’s identification parade conducted

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Mangaluru : Investigation officials conducted the identification parade of Adithya Rao on Tuesday, March 10 at the prison here. Tahsildar and other prison officials were also present during the parade in which about 15 people identified him as the person they saw placing the bag with the bomb at Mangaluru airport. The statements by these […]

Mangaluru airport explosive case : Police seek identity parade for accused, say sources

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Mangaluru : In connection with the Mangaluru airport live explosive case, the investigating police have reportedly asked the Tahsildar to make arrangements for the identity parade of the accused Adithya Rao. The identity parade is mandated by the law and has to be conducted in the presence of over ten eyewitnesses. The tahsildar is yet […]

DGCA suspends flying license of two SpiceJet pilots for unsafe landing at Mangaluru airport

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Mangaluru : Aviation regulator DGCA suspended two SpiceJet pilots on Thursday for a period of four-and-half months for damaging the runway edge lights of Mangaluru airport while landing a B 737 plane on October 31 last year, according to an official document. “Investigation has revealed that the aircraft touched down left of the centreline and […]

Stern action against bomb rumour diffuse : PS Harsha

Monday, January 27th, 2020
ps harsha

Mangaluru: City police commissioner, Dr PS Harsha has warned that strict action will be taken against those who have been spreading false information on the bomb found at Mangaluru airport last week. He stated that those have been spreading falsified and baseless information about the planting of an improvised explosive device at the airport will […]

Mangaluru airport bomb case : Accused Adithya Rao surrenders before cops

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

Bengaluru : A suspect in Mangaluru airport bomb case surrendered before Halasuru gate police, informed sources. The suspect is identified as Aditya Rao, is said to be a resident of Udupi. Reportedly Aditya Rao confessed before the police that he placed the bomb at the airport. Meanwhile, Mangaluru Police Commissioner PS Harsha informed that the […]