Vincent D’Souza

Unable to pay college fees, 19-year-old nursing student ends life in Mangaluru

A suicide note left behind by the student Nina, who hails from Kadumeni village in Kasaragod, said she did not want to burden her mother with her education expenses

06 Oct 2021

Coastal Karnataka witness spike in moral policing cases

No case was filed with respect to more than half of the incidents that came to light (despite video evidence) stating that no one lodged a complaint.

29 Sep 2021

Mangaluru: Test result of Nipah suspect likely on Wednesday

The Nipah virus test result of a 25-year-old microbiologist who has been isolated at the District Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru is expected to arrive on Wednesday.

15 Sep 2021

Testing kit company employee isolated in Mangaluru over Nipah fear

However, the health authorities maintained that there is nothing to worry as the isolated man is not a 'nipah suspect' and does not have any symptoms of the disease.

14 Sep 2021

Oscar Fernandes passes away at 80, leaving a big void in Congress

It was January 1980 and the country was getting ready for the seventh Lok Sabha elections.

14 Sep 2021

Former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes passes away at 80

Oscar was hospitalised on July 19, a day after he fell down unconscious during morning exercise in his Mary Hill apartment.

13 Sep 2021

Crackdown likely soon on illegal overseas recruiters 

Protector of Emigrants office in B’luru shares list of legal agencies with city police commissionerates, district police  

23 Aug 2021

Two centuries after peasants bring down British flag, Tricolour to go up in Dakshina Kannada village

A small tiled-roof structure built in 1804, and which housed the British Treasury, still stands on about one acre land overlooking the village school. 

04 Aug 2021

Will it be Gadbad at Sindhu-Modi ‘ice cream pe charcha’?

Kamath said Modi had relished their ice cream when he had come to Mangaluru in 1999 for a political rally.

03 Aug 2021

Kerala students reach Mangaluru, Covid cases shoot up

Kerala’s steep 13 per cent test positivity rate has led to fear of a surge in Covid-19 cases in the border district of Dakshina Kannada, especially in the backdrop of colleges reopening from Monday.

26 Jul 2021

Siddaramaiah challenges BJP to name SC leader as next Karnataka CM

He was in fact paying back in the same coin to BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel, who had recently challenged him name to name a SC as Congress’s CM candidate.

24 Jul 2021

Yediyurappa BJP's soul, Eshwarappa and Shettar its two eyes: Karnataka BJP chief Nalin Kumar Kateel

In the audio clip, the speaker was heard telling someone apparently over the phone that Yediyurappa will soon be replaced along with his cabinet colleagues Eshwarappa and Jagadish Shetter.

20 Jul 2021

Shobha Karandlaje will be Vokkaliga face in new Modi cabinet

Dakshina Kannada BJP chief M Sudarshan said they can now expect her to bring a lot of development to the region.

08 Jul 2021

Miscreants use markers on Google Map to take on Nalin Kumar Kateel over Pumpwell flooding

The markers are seen as a swipe at Nalin in the wake of the recent flooding at the Pumpwell Flyover following heavy rains.

05 Jul 2021

'Was challenging': Mangaluru doctor on leading world's first mucor lung surgery

He worked for a year at All India Institute of Medical Sciences-Bhopal, before being appointed consultant at AIIMS Raipur.

28 Jun 2021