Tipper lorry overturns ; driver dies

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
Tipper lorry

Bantwal : The driver of a lorry was killed and the cleaner injured after the jelly stones laden lorry overturned on the Punacha Bulerikatte Road on November 4, Wednesday. The lorry was transporting jelly stones from a quarry near Punacha when the mishap took place. The driver of the lorry who remained underneath the overturned […]

Woman, 3-year-old daughter drown in quarry pit

Monday, December 19th, 2016
drown in quarry

Mangaluru: A 28-year-old woman and her three-year-old daughter drowned in a stone-quarry pit filled with water at Horvarabettu at Yedthady village coming under Brahmavar police station limits in Udupi district on Saturday. According to the the Brahmavar police, Kavitha alias Chandrika (28) had gone with her daughters Likhita (3) and eight-year-old Shilpa for washing clothes […]

Funds released for building walls around stone quarries

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Mangaluru : Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim has released Rs 22 lakh from the corpus fund towards construction of protective walls around stone quarries in the district. Building of protective walls intend to prevent accidents in active or defunct stone quarries. Chairing a review meeting at his office on Wednesday, he said even after two […]

2 yr old child rescued from being trafficked at Bantwal

Sunday, July 28th, 2013
Child trafficking

Mangalore  : The Childline, social activists and the  Konaje police have been successful in rescuing a two year old child from a quarry area at Pajir in Bantwal. It is learnt that the child was meant for trafficking.  It was found alone in a hut in the area. The child could be rescued on the […]

2 boys drown in rain water filled quarry pit at Kayarpadavu

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Mangalore : In a tragic incident reported from Kayarpadavu  on the border of Ulaibettu-Bondantila villages here on June 9, Sunday, two boys lost their lives when they drowned in an unused quarry pit. Those drowned are Manjunath (5) son of Shekhappa and Sarojini and Rajendra alias Raju (13), son of Dadasaheb and Suma couple. The […]

Rescued 39 bonded workers await rehabilitation

Saturday, December 4th, 2010
Gujri Festival in Mannagudda

Mangalore: Quarry owner of Vitla at Ukkada, Abdul Azeez, who was practising the illegal form of bonded (Jeetha) system of  labourers on his land, has secured a bail after he was arrested and produced before a court today. Azeez has been chastened by Law last night. DC of DK, Subodh Yadav has sent a report […]