Landslide at Charmadi Ghat disrupts vehicular traffic

Monday, August 6th, 2012
Landslide at Charmadi Ghat

Mangalore: A landslide at Charmadi Ghat on Sunday disputed movement  of vehicles on the National Highway 235 linking Mangalore and Kadur. The landslides were the result of heavy rains that have been lashing the area since a few days. The landlside also led to traffic blockade for a few hours. The police have made alternate […]

Heavy rains cause landslides on Shiradi Ghat stitch ; traffic disrupted

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Mangalore: Heavy rains that lashed the Shiradi Ghat area on Friday night made travel on the route absolutely nightmarish. With land slides reported from as many as ten places traffic came to a grinding halt on the Mangalore-Bangalore National Highway for several hours. Several trees have also been uprooted. Even the Kannur –Yeshwanthpur train service […]

Uprooting of trees: traffic disrupted on Shiradi Ghat

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Puttur:   Heavy winds that led to uprooting of several trees on the Shiradi Ghat stretch of road between Mangalore and Bangalore, resulted in disruption of traffic for nearly eight bours  in the wee hours of Sunday. The trees got uprooted  at least in five places between Udane and Shirady. There was a serpentine queue of […]

Traffic blockade for over 3 hrs on Netravathi Bridge

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Mangalore : Vehicular traffic on the Netravathi Bridge on the National Highway 66 was disrupted for over three hours on the night of May 28, Monday after a tanker  halted midway due to tome technical snag. The tanker which was proceeding towards Kerala from Mangalore, all of a sudden  stopped due to some engine problem […]

Kuloor flyover opens to ease traffic and pose new problems on main road

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Mangalore: The Kuloor fly-over at the junction, has been opened for traffic on Thursday but local people are not happy. New problems seem to have cropped up. A constable guiding traffic at the fly-over said it was a boon and sign of relief. The traffic has melted somewhat. It took 5 years to see such […]

Police department ready with security arrangement for Youth Fest

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
Youth Fest Security

Mangalore : Mangalore police commissioner Seemanth Kumar Singh, said that police department is ready with the security arrangements for the 17th National Youth Festival, to be held from Jan 12, Thursday. He was speaking at the press conference held in his office on Jan 10 Tuesday. Speaking about the traffic movement, he said that that […]

National Highways widening movement suffers due to court cases in towns

Friday, July 22nd, 2011
NH 66

Udupi: To usher local citizens into modern times, all the narrow main roads are getting widened to allow more traffic from town, even within each town. This has resulted in razing down old houses by roadsides, looking like roadside venders’ stalls which get pulled down. While widened roads bring convenience to street-walkers, pedestrians, and vehicle-owners, […]

“Road Safety Week” Observed in Pandeshwar

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
Road Safety Week

Mangalore : The valedictory session of “Road Safety Week” function was held on Monday evening in Pandeshwar by District Police, Traffic and Bus Owners Association in joint auspices, at Carmel School Hall, Near Rosario Cathedral. B. Seva Nayak, R.T.O. Mangalore Division, P. Muthooraya, D.C.P. (Crime), Ramesh Kumar, D.C.P. (Law and order), Prof. T.C. Shivashankara Murthy, […]

Zone 1 auto-rickshaw drivers complain to DC

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
Auto Drivers

Mangalore:  The city auto rickshaw drivers’ union today asked Subhod Yadav, not to allow permit-holding drivers usually outside the city limits to ply their vehicles inside (zone 1) MCC limits too. They handed several memoranda to the DC on Tuesday (Jan.11) seeking reversal of a new decision allowing outside vehicles to run on MCC roads. […]

A landslide in Padil cause traffic problems.

Saturday, July 31st, 2010
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Mangalore : Heavy rains caused landslides and traffic blockades in Padil on Saturday, July 31 in the city. The spot was close to Kankanady Railway station, and a NH 48 was reduced to a dirty track with damp mud on its bed, which vehicles could not negotiate easily. It took hours to clear the highway […]