• Watch: Four elephants electrocuted in Madikeri

    Madikeri: Four wild elephants were electrocuted on Monday night in a coffee estate in Yadoor near Virajpet. The bodies of the jumbos were found on Tuesday afternoon. According to reports, the elephants came from Nagarhole in search of food and were electrocuted in the process. Manoj Kumar,...

  • Date fixed: Karnataka cabinet to be expanded on July 2

    Bengaluru: The state cabinet will most likely be expanded on July 2. CM Siddaramaiah is leaving for Delhi on Wednesday as UPA's candidate for presidential polls, Meira Kumar, will be filing her nomination papers. Later, Siddaramaiah is expected to meet with the Congress high command and appraise the...

  • Movement for Ram mandir from Udupi?

    Udupi: Lok Sabha MP Sakshi Maharaj on Tuesday dropped hints that the movement to build Ram mandir in Ayodhya could begin from Udupi.The MP made the statement after meeting the Pejawar seer at Udupi's Sri Krishna Mutt.Pejawar seer later spoke to the media and said that Sakshi Maharaj had spoken about...

  • Kodagu to lose 50pc of liquor shops due to SC directive

    By IndreshMadikeri: As many as 166 liquor shops in Kodagu district located along and near highways are set to be closed following the SC directive on liquor being sold on highways. The district has 218 liquor vending places out of which 166 places liquor shops are going to be affected by the SC judg...

  • Unidentified man tries to commit suicide by jumping from building in Mysuru

    Mysuru: Visitors to the KR Hospital in Mysuru were treated to a harrowing scene on Monday after an unidentified man tried to commit suicide by jumping from the 5th floor of KR Hospital in Mysuru on Monday.The hair-raising episode was captured by a bystander on his mobile phone. The man is said to be...

  • Sree Rama Sene announces state-wide agitation over iftar event at Udupi mutt

    Udupi: Hindutva outfit Sree Rama Sene has announced a state-wide agitation on July 2 over iftar being hosted at Krishna mutt.Speaking in Udupi on Monday, Sree Rama Sene chief said Pejawar seer by giving permission to the iftar event had hurt Hindu sentiments and sent a wrong message to the society.

  • Doctors disappear after locking up patients inside hospital

    Koppala: In another example of the pathetic state of government healthcare, hospital staff, including doctors, belonging to the primary healthcare centre in Bhagyanagar in Koppala, locked the hospital and went away, leaving patients inside the hospital, including pregnant women, without medical care...

  • Five arrested in suspected honour killing incident in Nanjangud

    Mysuru: Five people, including the parents, were arrested by the HD Kote Police in connection with a suspected honour killing of a 19-year-old girl in Parvathipuram, Nanjungud taluk, Mysuru district.The accused have been identified as Gurusidde Gowda, Mahadevamma, parents of the allegedly murdered g...

  • Rationalist Bhagavan and others accused of consuming beef at Mysuru event

    Mysuru: The city on Monday was agog with rumours of beef meat being served at a programme held in Kalamandir premises on Sunday. According to unconfirmed reports, the programme was attended by rationalist KS Bhagavan, Maheshchandra Guru, former mayor Purushottam and others. It is being alleged that ...

  • Teachers get a rare hands-on experience at Manipal University

    Manipal: Departments of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal, conducted a workshop on "Understanding the human body - Part 1" for school teachers recently. Fifty seven teachers, mostly from high schools and a few from pre-university colleges of Udupi district...

  • With dark days remaining elusive, Karnataka looks to plan B

    Mysuru: With monsoon remaining weak in several parts of the state, CM Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that the state government may have to go in for cloud seeding soon.Speaking in Mysuru, Siddaramaiah said, "There are chances of rain. But if rains don't arrive soon, then we will go for cloud seeding....

  • Police arrest five in SDPI activist murder case: Reports

    Mangaluru: The Mangaluru police reportedly arrested five accused in connection with the murder of SDPI activist Ashraf Kalai on Friday night.Ashraf (33), president SDPI's Ammunje zonal unit, was hacked to death by a gang of miscreants at Benjanapadavu in Bantwal taluk in broad daylight on June 21. T...