Local News

New day train on Mangaluru-Bengaluru route soon

New day train on Mangaluru-Bengaluru route soon »

A longstanding demand of people of the coastal region- a new day train between Mangaluru and Bengaluru would soon be a reality. The train service is expected to commence in the month...

December 28 2016 / Read More »
65% posts   vacant in  Mangaluru  RTO office

65% posts vacant in Mangaluru RTO office »

The coastal city of Mangaluru boasts itself as the fastest growing city next only to the capital Bengaluru. ...

September 10 2016 / Read More »
Poor family gets a house, thanks to a youth organisation

Poor family gets a house, thanks to a youth organisation »

The Jayalakshmi Friends Circle at Bolur in Mangaluru has proved to be a model to the society and other voluntary organisations though its service initiative. It has constructed a new house to a poor family...

August 20 2016 / Read More »

Crime/Mishaps

Vigilante group attacks Mangalore University student »

Vigilante group attacks Mangalore University student

An incident wherein a post graduate student who had arrived with his friends to the Ullal beach was abducted and assaulted by...

Oct 7 2015 / Read More »

Suspicious death of prisoner in lock-up of Manipal police station »

Suspicious death of prisoner in lock-up of Manipal police station

A man of Uttar Pradesh origin who was arrested on charges of abetting the suicide of his wife, has died under suspicious circumstances in...

Aug 7 2015 / Read More »

2 persons including a woman booked for blackmailing businessman »

2 persons including a woman booked for blackmailing  businessman

The Sampya Rural Police have registered cases against two persons including a woman on the charges of blackmailing a businessman and his family...

Jul 28 2015 / Read More »

GP Vice President booked for attempting to molest college girl »

GP Vice President booked for attempting to molest college girl

A complaint has been lodged with Shankernarayana Police against the Vice President of the Yedamoge Gram Panchayat on the charges of ...

Jul 23 2015 / Read More »

Vittal Police accused of illegally detaining diabetic person »

Vittal Police accused of illegally detaining diabetic person

An incident wherein the Vittal police took custody of an accused in an assault case who was in hospital for treatment of...

Jun 12 2015 / Read More »

General

Caste widening the gap between poor and rich’ »

Caste widening the gap between poor and rich’

The gap between the poor and the rich has been widening as a result of caste-based discrimination, said V. Lakshminarayana, a thinker associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist), on Sunday. He was speaking after inaugurating a unit of the Dalit Hakkugala Samiti at...

Dec 15 2016 / Read More »

First time, Church says: Dalit Christians face untouchability »

First time, Church says: Dalit Christians face untouchability

FOR THE first time in its history, the Indian Catholic Church has officially accepted that Dalit Christians face untouchability and discrimination, and that “their participation in the level of leadership… at the higher levels is almost nil”....

Dec 15 2016 / Read More »

Sociology student comes up with documentary on plight of tile factory workers »

Sociology student comes up with documentary on plight of tile factory workers

A Sociology student from Manipal has prepared a documentary portraying the difficult lives of the nearly 150 workers of the last tile factory of the district which has been closed. Titled 'Murida Hanchu' this documentary by Melwyn Mathew Thomas aims at...

Feb 26 2016 / Read More »

Days after burglary, customers make beeline to SK Goldsmith Co-op Bank in Kinnigoli »

Days after burglary, customers make beeline to SK Goldsmith Co-op Bank in Kinnigoli

In the wake of the recent theft of gold and cash worth nearly Rs 4.63 crores from the SK Goldsmith Co-operative Bank at Kinnigoli, several anxious customers particularly women who had pledged gold in the Bank were seen visiting the Bank on November...

Nov 24 2015 / Read More »

Politics

MLA Sunil Kumar accused of interfering in Moodbidri TMC affairs »

MLA Sunil Kumar accused of interfering in Moodbidri TMC affairs Ruling Congress Councillors of Moodbidri staged a protest by wearing black flags and shouting slogans during the TMC meeting on May 30, Saturday. Their...

Jun 1 2015 / Read More »

Rai hits out at BJP for comments on ‘goondaism’ »

Rai hits out at BJP for comments on ‘goondaism’ DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai has hit back at the BJP which has made a mockery of him by stating that...

May 23 2015 / Read More »

Youth Affairs

CFI condemns ‘false’ complaint lodged against students by Ramakunja college

CFI condemns ‘false’ complaint lodged against students by Ramakunja college

The Udupi district unit of the Campus Front of India staged a demonstration in front of the Gandhi statue near the service bus stand in the town on July 24, Tuesday, condemning what...

Jul 25, 2012 / More » Students of Puttur Govt College suffer for want of public conveyance

Students of Puttur Govt College suffer for want of public conveyance

Students of the Puttur Government First Grade College at Jidakallu, have to either trek a distance of over 5 kms to reach the college, or else spend as much as Rs 8 to...

Jun 25, 2012 / More »

Human Interest

Leopard lands in trouble for the second time; rescued

Leopard lands in trouble for the second time; rescued

A leopard which had fallen into a well in its bid to chase a duck about a week ago, has once again landed in trouble....

Jun 1, 2015 / More » Leopard falls into trap laid for boar; rescued

Leopard falls into trap laid for boar; rescued

Forest officials as well as local villagers have rescued a leopard which was in danger after it fell into a bait laid for boars in the fencing of a plantation...

Sep 27, 2014 / More »

Editorials

A year passes without a full-time Commissioner for MCC

A year passes without a full-time Commissioner for MCC

It has been a year since Mangaluru City Corporation had a full-time Commissioner. Mangaluru being the largest city of the coastal districts constantly sees implementation of several developmental projects. That such...

Nov 13, 2014 / More »

Letters to Editor

Clarification on Ganesha Katte row

Clarification on Ganesha Katte row

This is a clarification with regard to the report on the ‘Ganeshana Katte’ row published in The Canara Times on August 6. As mentioned in the report, the statement of Sunny D’Souza ...

Aug 13, 2014 / More »
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