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

Dakshina Kannada villages Badagannur, Siribagilu first to achieve 100 per cent COVID-19 vaccination

Dr Deepak Rai, Puttur Taluk Health Officer said that Siribagilu village under Shiradi primary health centre (PHC) in Kadaba taluk achieved the target on July 19.

23 Jul 2021

Dakshina Kannada: More children shifted to care centres this year, poverty prime reason

As many as 2,301 moderately malnourished children, and 47 severely malnourished children, below the age of 6, were identified.

19 Jul 2021

Inspired by PM Modi, Karnataka government school vice-principal sends invitation for 'Parikshotsava'

The fear of contracting the virus coupled with the lack of proper transport is making students and parents worried about appearing for exams.

18 Jul 2021

Police, officials stop child marriage near Sullia

The CDPO received an alert about a minor’s marriage scheduled to be held on Thursday.

16 Jul 2021

For the love of Tulu

Jai Tulunad is striving to preserve Tulu and has come up with an online dictionary to ensure the language grows and survives

11 Jul 2021

Locals oppose seafood park in Mangaluru

However the locals express fear that once the factory comes up they will have to tackle pollution, damage to their farms etc.

02 Jul 2021