Tree falls NH 75 on the Shirdi Ghat stretch

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Puttur : A tree fell on NH 75 on the Shiradi Ghat stretch here on Tuesday. The vehicle in which assembly speaker, minister, and MLC were travelling have to make a detour to reach their destination. Assembly speaker, Ramesh Kumar, minister, U T Khader, and MLC, Ivan D’Souza, were travelling to Mangaluru via Shiradi Ghat […]

Shiradi Ghat highway to get new ‘permanent’ coating for Rs. 96 cr.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Mangalore : The much-beleaguered Shiradi Ghat stretch of Mangalore–Bangalore highway (NH 75) will get a new coating from March, which will be a “permanent solution” for the road that is battered during the monsoon, said Minister for Public Works Department H.C. Mahadevappa on Sunday. Addressing presspersons at Gundia after a visit to Shiradi Ghat, the […]

Youth from Kudroli dies in road mishap at Adyar

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Mangalore : Mohammad Afiq (19), a youth hailing from Kudroli Kandatpalli lost his life when his bike was hit by a tipper which was taking reverse at Adyar on NH 75 on August 16, Friday evening. It is said Afiq who was speeding in his bike was unaware of the tipper taking a reverse and […]

Traffic on NH 75 affected after two huge trees fall on road, damage electric poles

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Bantwal :  Traffic on NH 75was disrupted for over three hours on July 21, Sunday after two huge trees rolled on to the road due to heavy rains and strong winds. The trees damaged seven electric poles near Maani. Later the tree was cut  and removed from the road with the help of locals. The […]

NH 75 widening brings fears for several villages in Bantwal

Thursday, June 27th, 2013
NH 75

Bantwal : The proposed widening of National Highway 75 as envisaged by the National Highways Authority of India if executed fully is feared to take a toll on villages like Melkar, Kalladka and Mani completely. The NHAI which has plans to convert the Mangalore-Bangalore stretch into a four lane between Hassan  and  BC Road, has […]

Bullet tanker turtles in a slippery road over on NH 75

Saturday, June 4th, 2011
tanker turn over

Mangalore: A bullet tanker turned over on NH 75 after a brief skid near Adyar Kannur on June 3, Friday morning. The HP gas tanker was on its way to Bangalore from the city when its driver lost control over the vehicle due to the slippery roads. The Mangalore Rural Police informed that no gas […]