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Viral video of gang's attempt to snatch woman's bag is part of police mock drill: Mangaluru police chief

Mangaluru police commissioner N Shashi Kumar informed that the woman who took part in the mock drill was a self-defense trainer Shobhalatha Kateel of Swaraksha For Women Trust.

12 Sep 2021

One taken into custody after buffalo brutally killed in Mangaluru

The activists gathered at the spot and accused the farm owner Jayaram Shetty of killing the buffalo with the help of others.

30 Aug 2021

Mangaluru: New look, old style of Bunder North station

Former inspector Govindaraju B gives Mangaluru’s last standing British-era police station a makeover

29 Aug 2021

After colleges reopen, over 600 students test Covid positive in Dakshina Kannada

The department has asked some colleges to stop offline classes and continue with online lessons.

24 Aug 2021

Miscreants set on fire VHP activist's fish shop in Karnataka

The Uppinangady police personnel, who visited the spot, are suspecting that the fire might be an attempt to provoke communal clashes in the region.

23 Aug 2021

Misuse of guns forces cops to rethink licensing in Daksina Kannada

Five legal firearms, which were issued for agriculture purposes, were misused for hunting and dacoity. The police have also seized three illegal unlicensed weapons.

23 Aug 2021

Hid inside bunkers, had no food for two days: Afghanistan NATO worker from Mangaluru

Melwyn Monteiro, a Mangalurean, was one of the lucky ones to have left Afghanistan when the Taliban militia started moving closer to the Afghan capital.

20 Aug 2021

Jesuit priests from Karnataka stranded in Afghanistan, kin seek help

Two Jesuit priests, Fr Jerome Sequeira from Siddakkate near Mangaluru, and Fr P Robert Rodrigues from Thirthahalli, Shivamogga district, are stranded in strife-ridden Afghanistan. 

18 Aug 2021

No more guard of honour in public places: Karnataka CM to issue directive after receiving one

Bommai received a guard of honour at Mangalore International Airport before heading to a review meeting on the Covid-19 situation in Dakshina Kannada

12 Aug 2021

Shift people with COVID to care centres, says Karnataka CM as cases rise in Dakshina Kannada

CM Bommai directed officials in Dakshina Kannada district to step up the facilities in CCCs and ensure there is adequate supply of oxygen concentrators, medicine and health staff

12 Aug 2021

Dakshina Kannada temples see fresh curbs amid rise in COVID cases, to remain closed on weekends

Deputy commissioner Dr Rajendra KV said that Shri Durgaparameshwari Temple in Kateel, Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala and Kukke Subramanya Temple will be open for devotees between 7am and 7pm only

04 Aug 2021

NIA raids house of former MLA's son in Mangaluru

The NIA team from Bengaluru raided the house of B M Pasha, son of former MLA BM Idinabba during the early hours of Wednesday.

04 Aug 2021

Hundreds of people from Kerala not having RTPCR negative report sent back at Karnataka border

Traffic has piled up on the inter-state border as Karnataka has tightened the curbs and is checking each and every person entering the state.

02 Aug 2021

Asha worker, her family patch up potholes on busy Kadaba-Subramanya highway

Ananthavathi, her mother Sesamma and father on Monday and Tuesday filled up around 10 potholes at Kindovi in Periyadka near Uppinangady in front of their house.

30 Jul 2021

Siddaramaiah asks seers not to interfere in politics, demands judicial inquiry into snoopgate

On the Pegasus snoopgate scandal, in which his personal assistant was allegedly targeted during the coalition government, Siddaramaiah said the BJP is known to use such dirty tactics

23 Jul 2021