Divya Cutinho

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

Shot or not? On home soil, NRIs in a bind over Chinese vaccines, doses

SinoVac shot has a reported efficacy of 51% -- just meeting the WHO threshold of 50%. It was trialled in Indonesia, Brazil, and Chile, and has approval from more than 30 countries.

26 Jun 2021

Driver dead, cleaner missing after container lorry falls into sea at New Mangalore Port

The accident took place at the 14th Berth at NMPT when 26-year-old driver, identified as Rajesab, lost control over the vehicle.

21 Jun 2021

Mangaluru: Two and half year old daughter of ex-military personnel consumes rat poison, dies

Shaiju noticed that his daughter was eating a paste and found later that it was rat poison while playing with her brother. 

20 Jun 2021

This farmer from Mangaluru is a vintage car enthusiast

In nearly two decades, he has purchased over 20 vintage British and American cars 

20 Jun 2021

38 Sri Lankan nationals detained in Mangaluru for illegally entering India in job racket

Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar told the media that based on a Tamil Nadu intelligence report, the CCB and city police conducted an operation and detained 38 citizens of Sri Lanka

11 Jun 2021

Following Covid norms helps this tiny village keep virus at bay in Karnataka

“There are 632 residents and we have tested over 60 symptomatic patients so far and all have tested negative for Covid-19.

07 Jun 2021

On the go, 15 hours a day -- Story of an ASHA worker from Mangaluru

Ever since the Covid-19 outbreak last year, Sujatha Shetty, 47, has thrown herself into work, discharging her Covid duties for 15 hours a day, without a break.

06 Jun 2021

MRPLs Tug boat capsize: One more worker survives, five still missing

The body of one of the worker in the tug boat, 45-year-old Hemakanth Jha a native of Northeast India, was found near Yermal on the evening of May 15.

16 May 2021

Dakshina Kannada district records surge in COVID containment zones

Mangaluru has 56 containment zones, followed by Bantwal, Belthangady, Sullia and Puttur.

15 May 2021

29 pregnant women, new moms test Covid positive in Mangaluru hospital

In the last one week, 25 pregnant women and new mothers have tested positive and most of them are asymptomatic.

13 May 2021

Run by youth, Akanksha Charitable Trust in Dakshina Kannada launches helpline for COVID patients

The 'Akanksha Helpline', launched on Saturday, is managed by many students and faculty who are members of the trust.

10 May 2021

Introduction of Vistadome coaches postponed over Covid-19 surge

The Vistadome coaches with glass roofs have 40 luxury seats which rotate 360 degrees enabling the passengers to enjoy the picturesque nature especially the ghat road, thick forests, falls and hills.

06 May 2021

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