15-yr-old boy drowns in Nethravathi river

Friday, November 11th, 2022

Bantwal : A boy drowned in the water near Brahmarakotlu Nethravathi river of B C Road in Bantwal Taluk. The deceased has been identified as Salman (15), a resident of Madda of Parliya of BC Road. As there was a holiday for schools on Friday, Salman, along with four other boys, had gone for a […]

Café Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha found dead in Nethravathi river

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Mangaluru : After 30 hours of massive search operation by multiple teams, the body of Café Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha was recovered from Nethravathi river near Mangaluru early on Wednesday, confirmed Mangaluru city police. The body was shifted to Wenlock Hospital where a post-mortem will be conducted. “The body was found floating near Hoige Bazar at […]

IISc professor moots plan to save floodwater

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Mangaluru: “If water can be managed and stored scientifically, there will be excess water in Mangaluru which can be supplied not only to the entire Karnataka state, but also to the neighbouring states.” Prof T G Sitharam, professor in civil engineering at IISc, Bengaluru, made a presentation before reporters on ‘Floodwater Coastal Reservoir in the Arabian Sea,’ […]

Bengaluru missing college student found dead in Nethravathi river

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Madu R

Belthangady : The body of a 19-year-old college student from Bengaluru was found in the Nethravathi near Dharmasthala on Sunday evening. Based on the college identity card, the police have identified the deceased as Madhu, son of Raje Gowda, a resident of Nagarbhavi and a student of Global Academy of Technology. The police have learnt […]

Several organizations protest against Yetthinahole project near Independence Day celebration

Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Sahyadri Samrakshana Sanchaya

Mangalore : Dinesh Holla, Convener of Sahyadri Samrakshana Sanchaya said that the elected representatives of the district have cheated the people with the fake promise of stopping the Nethravathi River Diversion project. He was addressing the protest organized by Sahyadri Samrakshana Sanchaya under the slogan ‘Nethravathi Tiruvu – Swathanthrayada Kalavu’ near the Nehru Maidan on […]

Accident on Nethravathi new bridge leaves passengers unhurt; car damaged

Saturday, August 9th, 2014
Car Accident

Mangalore : An over speeding Hyundai Verna car heading towards Kerala from Mangalore rams into the bridge railings at Nethravathi river road on August 8 Friday. The recently installed safe bridge railings on Nethravathi new bridge, has left the passengers present in the car unhurt. But unfortunately, front part of the car was completely damaged. […]

Everybody should try to save river

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Uppinangady: Nethravathi river is the lifeline of the district. Everybody has a responsibility to fight unitedly to conserve the river and against the proposed river diversion and Yettinahole project, said Odiyur Kshetra seer Gurudevananda Swamy. Speaking at a protest rally organised by the Nethravathi Nadi Tiruvu Yojane Virodhi Horata Samiti members against proposed Netravati diversion […]

Kadekaru Kudru development for Tourism

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

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Kadekaru Kudru development for Tourism soon: Palemar

Saturday, May 14th, 2011
Kadekar Kudru developing for tourism

Mangalore: The CM Yeddyurappa announced a grant of Rs.1 crore to Kadekaru Kudru development, during his visit there, to facilitate lots of devotees arriving at the spot in an island in the middle of Nethravathi River by developing the area. In charge Palemar said that there will be two river Launches at the green Kudru […]

Nethravathi river, lifeline of DK, awaits heavy rainfall to grow fat.

Friday, July 16th, 2010
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Mangalore : Until Thursday, the main river of DK dt, Nethravathi appeared thin and lanky, without much water flowing in it in Bantwal. Last year at this time, she had crossed the danger level in her obesity and fat proportions, threatening those who lived on her banks. But this year, even after a month of […]