NITK B Tech student commits suicide at his room

Sunday, December 26th, 2021

Mangaluru :  A B Tech student was found dead in his hostel room in Surathkal on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Sourav Kumar Yadav (19), an electrical and electronics engineering student at National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka (NITK) and a native of Bihar. According to city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar, financial […]

One more Covid-19 positive case reported in Dakshina Kannada, total 17 positive cases recorded

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district on Thursday recorded its seventeenth Covid-19 positive case. This development came two days after a 67-year-old woman (P-409) and an immediate neighbour of P-390, who passed away on Sunday, were declared positive. The latest positive case has been designated P-432 in the bulletin released by the state government at noon […]

Mangaluru : ISRO launches student-centric regional space centre at NITK

Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Mangaluru : South India’s first and the country’s fourth Regional Academy Centre for Space (RAC-S) by Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) was inaugurated at National Institute of Technology Karnataka(NITK), Surathkal, on Friday. In this context, Isro and NITK signed an MoU. It was signed by P V Venkitakrishnan, director, Capacity Building Programme Office (CBPO), Isro, […]

Smart City work in Mangaluru : Technical evaluation by NITK

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

Mangaluru : The technical evaluation of the works under the Smart City Mission in Mangaluru will be carried out by the NITK, Surathkal. The decision was taken at a meeting on the Smart City Mission chaired by District In-charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary in Mangaluru on Monday. The minister said, “After all the works under […]

Mangaluru : 36-year-old man arrested for brandishing gun at NITK toll staff

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Mangaluru : A 36-year-old man was arrested by the police allegedly after he brandished a gun at the staff of the NITK toll gate for asking him to pay the toll charges. The arrested has been identified as Rafique K N, a resident of Kasargod. The car (KL-60H-5500) driven by Rafique as well as the […]

Vice president visiting on Nov 2 : DC Sindhu B Rupesh directs immediate repair of highway

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Mangaluru : As vice president of India, Venkaiah Naidu, will be visiting the city on his way to National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) for taking part in its convocation ceremony on November 2, Dakshina Kannada district deputy commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh, instructed the officials to undertake immediate repair of the highway from Kulur to […]

17th Lok Sabha counting will begin at 7a.m on Thursday

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
lokasabha counting

Mangaluru : The final declaration of results may not be as fast as it was earlier, for the 17th Lok Sabha on Thursday as the Election Commission of India has adopted an elaborate procedure, including tallying of votes in randomly selected five EVMs and their VVPATs for each Assembly constituency, before declaring results. Speaking to […]

Voting safe in strongroom, result on May 23

Saturday, April 20th, 2019

Mangaluru : The electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in Thursday’s Lok Sabha election in Dakshina Kannada have been kept at the National Institute of Technology-Karnataka (NITK) in Surathkal near here. According to Deputy Commissioner and Returning Officer Sasikanth Senthil S., the constituency, as a whole, recorded 77.90 % voting. The voting by female voters stood […]

Union minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurates modern sports complex for NITK

Thursday, February 21st, 2019
NITK sports complex

Mangaluru : Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday inaugurated the modern sports complex of National Institute of Technology Karnataka, (NITK), Surathkal, in an online function from Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi. K Balaveera Reddy, chairman, board of governors, NITK, K Umamaheshwar Rao director, NITK, V S Ananthanarayana, deputy director, NITK, faculty and students, bore witness […]

‘People will be forcedto take direct action’

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Toll Gate Virodhi Horata Samithi has warned of direct action if the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and MP Nalin Kumar Kateel do not take any action to close down the toll plaza on National Hihgway 66 at NITK-Surathkal by October 30. Instead of threatening to “set the district on fire” on […]