Subhash Chandra N S

Meet forest officer Gopal Naik, aka the Snake Saviour

Forest guard Gopal Naik helps both animals and people in Karwar, by rescuing reptiles, birds and mammals from human habitation  

09 Jan 2022

Two years later, Humpback whale sighted in Arabian sea

A whale in a playful mood has been recorded by the local fisherman- Lokesh Moger, a resident of Bhatkal.

21 Nov 2021

A museum now, Navy vessel INS Chapal faces danger of permanent damage

The mammoth, 325-tonne INS Chapal, a decommissioned Navy vessel that was converted into a museum 15 years ago and docked at the Karwar port, is a picture of utter neglect.

15 Nov 2021

Residents of Dandeli, Joida oppose diversion of Kali river

On one hand, tourism provides for the livelihood of the locals, as the river is considered ideal for eco-tourism. Funds are being promised to ramp up the required infrastructure.

02 Nov 2021

Suspected IED found behind Kumta college

A suspected improvised explosive device (IED) was been found in a wooded area near the Kumta Railway station on Wednesday evening, creating panic among the locals.

28 Oct 2021

Cold ocean current kills fish off Karwar coast

An unusual climatic phenomenon is believed to be responsible for the largescale deaths of the Silver Croaker fish along the Kasarkod beach in Honnavar taluk of Uttara Kannada district.

01 Oct 2021

Gold smuggling cases in Karnataka coastal region have Bhatkal connection

Gold smuggling in the coastal region is increasing constantly as evident with from arrests made by the authorities.

14 Sep 2021

Cow dolphin washes ashore near Karwar

Earlier in the month of August 2021, two rare Green Turtles washed ashore at Rabindranath Tagore Beach in Karwar. Earlier this week, a Hawksbill Turtle was found at the Thilmathi Beach.

02 Sep 2021

Neeraj Chopra was part of Ballari district police awareness programme

Neeraj, who trained here, had developed a good rapport with the local police by participating in several of their initiatives.

09 Aug 2021

Carcass of green turtle washes ashore in Karwar

The carcass of an extremely rare green turtle was found  ashore on the Rabindranath Tagore beach in Karwar for the first time.

05 Aug 2021

Dandeli reopens for tourists

After a gap of three months, Dandeli and surrounding areas have opened doors for tourists. Local crowds are coming in large numbers in weekdays.

01 Jul 2021

Rajnath Singh reviews Project Seabird work in Karwar

The Raksha Mantri, accompanied by Admiral Karambir Singh, also did an aerial survey of the Naval area before he landed at the Naval base.

25 Jun 2021

How this tiny village in Karnataka brought down its Covid caseload to zero

Mavina Mane is a classic example of finding its own way forward without waiting for any assistance.

27 May 2021

Foreigners stuck in Gokarna seek Covid vaccine

Foreigners, stuck at Gokarna because of the present Covid situation, have appealed to the State Government to vaccinate them, but their plea has not been heeded to.

27 Apr 2021

12 SC ‘informant’ families face boycott over 2 years in Karnataka

For almost two years now, 12 families of Yennemadi near Hirregutti village in Kumta taluk, belonging to the Scheduled Caste, have been facing social boycott shockingly by their own community.

22 Mar 2021

Indian skimmer comes chirping after 40 years

A few days ago, a rare bird, which was last sighted in the state around four decades ago, was spotted in the backwaters of the Tungabhadra in Vijayanagara district.

16 Mar 2021

Visit Sanganakallu museum to find your ancestors

Sanganakallu museum in Ballari district throws light on prehistoric life

14 Mar 2021

Discovery of Nisadis shows Uttara Kannada district’s Jain connection

Indicating deep roots of Jainism, historians have discovered two more Nisadis (memorial stones) dating back to the 12th century at Hiregutti village in Kumta of Uttara Kannada district.

05 Mar 2021

Two otters spotted in Bengaluru, wildlife enthusiasts delighted and puzzled

The other otter has been sighted around a water body on the premises of IISc.

12 Jan 2021

Bad road contributed to Shripad Naik's accident

The road is uneven where the accident occurred.

12 Jan 2021

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