Pearl Maria D’Souza

Cops clamp-lock vehicles for illegal parking

The city police have finally begun a serious crackdown on parking violations. About 25 vehicles were clamp-locked and fined and a wedding hall owner and administrator along with the drivers, were book

10 Jul 2018

40 cities in 40 days: Navy man reaches Mangaluru from Ladakh

An Indian Navy officer has set out on a solo bicycle ride, from Ladakh to Kanyakumari. He aims to foster harmony between civilians and the defence personnel.

09 Jul 2018

Jnanpith awardee’s legacy fades with time

Balavana, a park in Puttur,  dedicated to Kannada litterateur and Jnanpith award winner Kota Shivaram Karanth remains under-utilised.

24 Jun 2018

Narrow escape for family as jumbo attacks their car

EIGHT people, including six women, had a miraculous escape when an elephant attacked their vehicle at Kidu near Bilinele in Subramanya of Dakshina Kannada district, on Saturday.

24 Jun 2018

Toy for joy: Poor children welcome this bank of happiness

He brings little packs of cheer to needy children by creating new joy with old toys. Enter this toy world where veteran journalist and writer John Montiero is bringing smiles to the faces of thousands of children by simply recycling old playthings.
He started a Johnlyn Toy Exchange and Book Bank to mark the birth anniversary of his wife Lynette after her death in 2017

03 Jun 2018

Mangalureans live a nightmare as rains lash without a break

With students, workers stranded, low-lying areas flooded, people were left panicking.

30 May 2018

Three hours of heavy rainfall leaves Mangaluru flooded

Low lying areas in Jeppinamogaru, Kottara Chowki, areas in Derlakatte and Shaktinagar, were waterlogged.

29 May 2018

People across faiths support 'Free Iftar Point' at Jeppinamogaru on Mangaluru-Kasaragod highway

While various outlets of Iftar food are set up in public spaces for breaking fast during the holy month of Ramzan, and the public to participate in the ceremony, one outlet goes a bit further to turn

24 May 2018

Karnataka polls: 42 out of 58 candidates lost deposit in Dakshina Kannada district

Except BJP and Congress candidates, all others who contested in the eight assembly segments have lost their deposit. 

19 May 2018

Visitors denied access to beaches as high tides hit Mangaluru coast

Lifeguards employed by the beach at Tannirbavi used whistles to pull the crowd away from the waters on Saturday.

23 Apr 2018

Karnataka polls: Voters rush to book buses in advance

With only less than a month to go for the Assembly elections, KSRTC buses from Bengaluru to Mangaluru are already flooded with bookings and have 35 per cent of their seats booked.

23 Apr 2018

Youngsters in Karnataka aim to sweep off dowry via WhatsApp 

A group of eight youngsters from Mangaluru have moved beyond discussions on the social challenges they face in India.

22 Apr 2018

Yakshagana fraternity frets over code of conduct

Disappointment looms over Yakshagana artistes in Dakshina Kannada district as  organisers of Yakshagana events need to sign an undertaking addressed  to concerned Returning Officer that the programme

04 Apr 2018

Dance guru waltzes his way into silver jubilee

He knows that it takes two to tango! Think jive, waltz and cha- cha, this Mangaluru Guru has been teaching these dance forms to enthusiastic Mangalureans.

18 Mar 2018

Minister takes M’luru island residents for a ‘ride’

 When Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader inaugurated a motor boat at Pavoor Uliya island on the outskirts of Mangaluru a few days ago, the villagers thought that their long-pending

09 Mar 2018

Group of  transgenders humiliated at an event

A group of transgenders was humiliated at an event organised by Canara Catholic Sabha to honour women achievers as part of Women’s Day event at St Agnes Special School ground at Bendur here on Sunday.

05 Mar 2018

He judges a matchbox by its cover

Most of us are concerned only about what is in a matchbox. But for this retired banker, it is all about judging a matchbox by its cover.

04 Mar 2018

Moral policing casts shadow on Valentine’s Day fete in Mangaluru

While many restaurants refrain from displaying a thematic ambience, some have gone ahead anyway with buffets and special offers for visitors on the day of love.

14 Feb 2018

Mobile lifters give sleepless nights to train passengers

A passenger aboard the Bengaluru-Karwar Express woke up to find his phone missing at the charging point by his seat, on Wednesday night.

03 Feb 2018

Grand spectacle: Once in a Blood Moon, All eyes were on Bengaluru skies

With thousands queuing at planetarium, many leave disappointed.

01 Feb 2018

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