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UT Khader to represent India at WHO conference

Mangalore, Sep 16: Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister U T Khader will be representing India at an international level annual conference being hosted by World Health Organization. The annual conference of WHO will be held this year at Cape ...

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MCC launches malaria control drive

In an effort to tackle the rise in number of malaria cases in Mangalore city, the Mangalore City Corporation launched a malaria controlling drive on Monday. The drive that will last for three days, aims at inspecting all the construction ...

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Customs seizes1.6 kg gold at Mangalore airport

The Customs Department seized 1.6 kg gold concealed behind a mirror in the toilet of a private aircraft at Mangalore International Airport on Sunday. According to a press release, Customs sleuths carried out a thorough check of the Jet Airways ...

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Suspected ‘explosive materials’ seized from passenger at Mangalore Airport

Mangalore, Sep 14: Tension prevailed at Mangalore International Airport after suspected “explosive materials” (as per the claims of CISF) were found in possession of a passenger on Saturday night. Unconfirmed sources identified the passenger as Mohammed Abdul Khader from Periye ...

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Why no criminal case on illegal hoardings: High Court

BBMP, police told to put end to the ‘menace’ Why criminal cases were not booked against those illegally putting up banners, hoardings, posters? The Karnataka High Court posed this question to BBMP Commissioner M. Lakshminarayana while hearing a petition related ...

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Dr G Parameshwar is appointed Deputy CM & I will quit: CM Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru: On the eve of a crucial meeting of office-bearers and district unit presidents of the Congress party, the crisis engineered by KPCC president Dr G. Parameshwar’s persistent demand that he be appointed deputy chief minister and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s threat ...

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Stranger helps Karnataka tourists escape disaster in Kashmir

Dr S N Mothi, a 62-year-old paediatrician from Mysore, his wife Nalini Mothi, businessman Gururaj K S, his wife Nalini Gururaj, manager of Karnataka Bank in Mysore, Ramachandra D S, his wife Sujatha D S and their friends from Bangalore, ...

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Mangalore to get Rs. 5 crore

Minister for Tourism and Higher Education R.V. Deshpande said here on Monday that a Union government committee visited the State recently in connection with the State’s request to relax Costal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) regulations for developing beaches and islands. He ...

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Mangalore police seek people’s help in policing

With the city police increasingly feeling the need for greater police presence on the ground, they are considering roping in citizens to maintain a vigil against crime and to facilitate their role in patrolling. This new Commissionerate formed out of ...

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High import duty on gold makes smugglers more creative

Gold smugglers have found ingenious ways to smuggle the precious yellow metal into the country through the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), hoodwinking the Customs. LED flood lights, adaptors of electric hair trimmers, UPS devices, microwave ovens and transformers, and electronic ...

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Many kids may miss Modi’s live telecast today

Many students here will miss the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Teachers’ Day. While most government schools lack the facilities for it, many private schools may not do it because of the timing. The speech is ...

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Arrest warrant out for Karthik Gowda

A Bangalore court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant against Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, for his failure to appear before the investigating officer in a rape and cheating case filed against him by Maitreya ...

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Technical glitch affects train reservations

People wanting to book train tickets at the passenger reservation counter in Mangalore had to wait for an hour on Tuesday following a technical glitch on the main reservation server in Chennai. Commuters were further angered by the non-availability of ...

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Find a polluting BMTC bus, file a complaint to win cash

BANGALORE: Did you know that the BMTC launched an initiative nearly five years ago to help curb the pollution emitted by its fleet of buses? With the Karnataka high court coming down heavily on the Karnataka State Pollution Board (KSPB) ...

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