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  • Mangaluru youngsters celebrate friendship with trees

    Mangaluru: In an attempt to spread awareness about conserving trees, Rotract Club of Mangaluru and Indian Catholic Youth Movement (ICYM) Permannur unit celebrated Friendship Day considering tree as their best friend.They tied bands to trees saying, "dont cut our best friend." Environmentalist...

  • Mangalore Lok Sabha constituency: Onus on Ramanath Rai

    Bengaluru: Former minister B Ramanath Rai has been chosen for a committee formed by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) leaders to face upcoming Lok Sabha election in Mangaluru constituency.Mr Rai expressed his willingness to contest for the Lok Sabha elections this time. Many Congress...

  • Minister Shivanand Patil honoured in Mangaluru

    Mangaluru: Health and Family Welfare Minister Shivanand S Patil was recently honoured in Mangalore.South Canara District Central Cooperative (SCDCC) Bank President Dr M.N. Rajendra Kumar honoured Mr Patil, who is also the president of Vijayapurs District Central Co-operative Bank. Philanthropist...

  • This MLA claims jackfruit can prevent AIDS!

    Udupi: Some politicians are known for issuing funny, sometimes embarrassing statements and thus they exhibit their level of knowledge.And this time it is Udupi MLA K Raghupathi Bhat's turn. During a function at the district headquarters he said that one can prevent diseases like AIDS by eating...

  • Mangaluru: One injured as jumbo attacks van

    Mangaluru: A pachyderm went wild in Dakshina Kannada district, damaging a van using its trunk on the wee hours of Saturday.The incident occurred at Bilinele on Uppinangady-Subrahmanya state highway and a person was severely injured in the incident. Meanwhile, six persons escaped with minor...

  • Normal life disrupted as rains pummel coastal Karnataka

    Mangaluru: Incessant rains measuring up to 15 cm lashed Karnataka's coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttar Kannada till Wednesday morning as the southwest monsoon remained active over the region. "As on Wednesday morning, the southwest monsoon remained active over coastal Karnataka...

  • After selling cattle to Hussainabba, Deepak Hegde informed right-wing activists

    Udupi: Police sources in Udupi district revealed that it was Deepak Hegde, the cattle owner, informed right-wing activists, after selling his cattle to 62-year-old Hussainabba, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances at Shenarbettu, near Perdoor, in Hiriyadka police station limits in...

  • The Earth, a sculpture unveiled at MAHE

    Udupi: A public sculpture 'The Earth' was inaugurated at the Dr TMA Pai Planetarium Complex in Manipal on Friday by Vasanti R Pai, wife of MAHE Chancellor, Dr Ramdas M Pai.The sculpture is commissioned and donated by the K K Hebbar Art Foundation to Manipal Academy of Higher Education....

  • Naxals spotted in Dakshina Kannada district

    Mangaluru: Three Naxals reportedly visited a village in Dakshina Kannada district on Thursday night, sources informed.The armed Naxals' gang included two women and a man, sources added. They paid a visit to a house at Madappady Village in Sullia Taluk and returned after having dinner. The...

  • 12-yr-old Mangaluru girl gets a wake-up call, from fire service

    Mangaluru: Usually called upon to intervene in dangerous situations, the fire services in Mangaluru received a peculiar request on Thursday. Parents of a 12-year-old girl said they couldn't enter their apartment on the fourth floor as the door had been locked from the inside by their daughter who,...

  • Bride in wedding gown surprises voters in Mangaluru

    Mangaluru: While everybody is waiting for their turn at the polling booth at St Lawrence English Medium School at Bondel in Mangaluru, one lady hurriedly entered the room, grabbing their attention. Viola Fernandes, who entered into wedlock today at 10.30am, turned up at the polling station in...

  • IT sleuths raid Ramanath Rai's aides in Dakshina Kannada

    Mangaluru: Income Tax (IT) officials have raided two business houses having close link to Bantwal constituency's Congress candidate B Ramanath Rai. According sources, the IT sleuths on Tuesday began raids on Mogarody Constructios in Mangalore and Birwa Centre Boarding, Lodging, Restaurant,...