Gas leakage on Liquid Carbon Dioxide tanker at National Highway

Friday, July 8th, 2022
Gas Leak

Kaup : A Liquid Carbon Dioxide tanker began gas leaking from a tanker on the National Highway 66 near Uliyaragoli Dandatheertha on July 8, Friday. The tanker was heading towards Mangaluru from Udupi when all of a sudden smoke was noticed. It is learnt that there was leakage when the safety pin of the tanker […]

Navayug company facing financial hurdle to complete fly over work

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
pumpwell flyover

Mangaluru:  The completion of the project of four laning of NH 66 and the fly over work at Pumpwell and Thokkottu has admitted that the Navayug company is facing financial hurdles which has led to the delay in the work. The company  persons participated in a meeting at the DC office and answered the question by […]

Police decide to seize large trucks dodging toll gate

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
tollway

Udupi: Laxman B. Nimbargi, Superintendent of Police, said on Friday that stern action would be taken against large trucks which were using alternative roads to dodge the toll gate at Sasthan on National Highway 66. He was speaking at the phone-in programme organised at the District Police Office here. A caller pointed out that heavy […]

NH work among other issues dominates ZP meeting

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
udupi

Udupi: The issues of problems due to widening of National Highway 66, vented dams and suspension of a senior geologist dominated the general body meeting of the Udupi Zilla Panchayat here on Thursday. Raising the issue, Gitanjali Suvarna, member, said that she had been repeatedly complaining about the improper widening works on the National Highway […]

21 crore for railway line doubling work in city

Friday, February 9th, 2018
railway

Mangaluru: The Southern Railway will take up work to double the railway line between Netravathi Cabin and Mangaluru Central Station as well as construction of an additional platform in the coming fiscal after the Union Budget provided about  21.4 crore for the project. Line doubling work between Netravathi Cabin and the Central Station (1.5 km) […]

Police personnel to keep vigil on the law and order : City Police Commissioner

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
talapady

Mangaluru: The Mangaluru City Police have closed the Karnataka- Kerala border checkpoint in Talapady village abutting the exit carriageway of National Highway 66. “It was not a checkpost; but a shelter for police personnel to keep vigil on the law and order situation in the border,” Mangaluru City Police Commissioner T.R. Suresh had said. Police […]

Just two of the four plaza gates were seen working

Friday, December 8th, 2017
toll-plaza

Mangaluru: While it is just about 15 minutes cruise from Mangaluru to Talapady for vehicles bound for Kasaragod and other parts of Kerala on National Highway 66, drivers have to spend about 5 to 7 minutes at the Talapady Toll Plaza to move on. During Thursday morning peak hours, hundreds of Kerala -bound vehicles were […]

Youth lost life in a fatal accident between bike and pick-up

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
kundapura accident

Kundapur: As a result of head on collision between bike and pick-up, a youth breathed his last at Bijur near Byndoor on Tuesday. Guru Poojary (32) of Yadtare, Byndoor is the deceased person. He was son of Annappa Poojary. It is learnt that the biker was moving with full throttle on National Highway 66 and […]

Snap protest by bus crew at NITK toll booth

Friday, April 1st, 2016
toll

Mangaluru : A few of the bus operators resorted to a snap protest at the toll booth near NITK, Surathkal, on National Highway 66, against the hike in toll charges with effect from April 1. Traffic on the highway was blocked for about 30 minutes. The NHAI had been collecting toll near NITK as a […]

Air crash victim’s memorial park will rise up near Kuloor : DC

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Air crash victim

Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim said the memorial park of the Air crash victims who died on May 22, 2010 near Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) at Kenjar will come up in 44 cents of land at Kuloor and a permanent structure will be constructed there, he said. Chairing in a meeting  in his office […]