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Modi, Siddaramaiah will be on the same flight to Tumkur

BANGALORE: There’s a promise of much camaraderie all the way to Tumkur, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah set aside their differences and hop on to a helicopter on Wednesday morning. The 20-minute flight will involve ...

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2,500 aspirants at passport mela

Bangalore: Nearly 2,500 aspirants took advantage of the ‘Passport mela’ organised across Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) in the State on Saturday. Such melas have been organised regularly by the Regional Passport Office (RPO) to cater to increasing demand. The Bangalore ...

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Vice President Hamid Ansari lauds achievements of CASK

MANGALORE: “Our country faces many challenges, of which none is bigger than poverty and unemployment,” said Vice President of India M Hamid Ansari. He was speaking after inaugurating the centenary celebrations – valedictory functions of the Catholic Association of South ...

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Congress to make its presence felt at Modi’s event

The State Congress has decided to mobilise party workers to a function where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a mega food park in Tumkur on September 24. This would be the first public function of Mr. Modi in Karnataka ...

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2,500 aspirants at passport mela

Nearly 2,500 aspirants took advantage of the ‘Passport mela’ organised across Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) in the State on Saturday. Such melas have been organised regularly by the Regional Passport Office (RPO) to cater to increasing demand. The Bangalore RPO ...

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Consumer finds piece of glass in chocolate

MANGALORE: After worms, it’s a piece of glass in chocolate now. The silk experience wasn’t silky for Rachel Thomas of Manipal. In the first week of September, her 27-year-old son Abhishek Thomas took a bite into a bar of chocolate ...

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Smart City plan: Mangalore banks on 2 hamlets

MANGALORE: A population of 513. That’s what Mangalore desperately requires to qualify for the Prime Minister’s ambitious Smart City project under which 100 Indian towns are likely to leapfrog into the next league with modern amenities. Guidelines say cities with ...

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New Deputy Commissioner for Uttar Karnataka

September 17, 2014 | Correspondent | Bhatkallys News Bhatkal: Ujwal Kumar Ghosh has been appointed as the new Deputy Commissioner of Uttara Kannada district on Monday. Ujwal replaces Dr. M. T. Reju who has been transferred to Kerala district. An ...

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Karnataka to seek financial assistance from Centre for rain damage: Agriculture minister

MANGALORE: The state government will submit a memorandum to the centre seeking assistance for rain damage in eight districts of North Karnataka in the next day or two, minister of state for agriculture Krishna Byre Gowda said. The total estimated ...

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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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