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‘Torture’ by locals drives drunk man to suicide

‘Torture’ by locals drives drunk man to suicide

An elderly man who had created trouble for neighbours by coming home drunk was recently thrashed and the video uploaded on Whatsapp much to the agony of the man who later reportedly ended his life by hanging himself in his house. The incident was reported from Vamanjoor in Mangaluru Rural Police Station limits.

ChildLine rescues abandoned woman, 2 kids

ChildLine rescues abandoned woman, 2 kids

A woman and her two children who were living inside the KSRTC bus terminus premises at Bejai in Mangaluru since the past four days have been rescued by ChildLine officials.

Tulu-Tulu Lexicon Project underway

Tulu-Tulu Lexicon Project underway

Janaki Brahmavar, President of the Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy has informed that works on a Tulu-Tulu Lexicon Project have been initiated by four scholars at the Rashtra Kavi Govind Pai Study Centre at Udupi.

Drop golf course, resort project at Bengre, demands DYFI

Drop golf course, resort project at Bengre, demands DYFI

The Bengre unit of the DYFI which has strongly opposed the proposed golf course and a luxury resort project on Bengre shores, has alleged that the public who were opposing the compound wall works are being threatened by the contractors. The DYFI has also decided to stage a protest against this at the project site on June 23.

Solar fencing in border areas to check elephant menace

Solar fencing in border areas to check elephant menace

The Forest Departments of Karnataka and Kerala have decided to erect solar fencing on the border areas in order to put a check to the menace of wild elephants in Sullia taluk.

Total ban on sand mining, transportation brings construction works to a halt

Total  ban on sand mining, transportation brings construction works to a halt

The total ban on sand mining, storage and transportation in the district from June 15 to August 31 following a directive from Union Environment Ministry has hit hard building contractors.
The ban has further aggravated the problem as sand has not only become a scarce commodity but also costlier ever since it began to be transported to other districts and states unabatedly.

3 Commissioners transferred in one year span

3 Commissioners transferred in one year span

With the transfer of Hephsiba Rani Korlapati, Mangaluru has seen the transfer of three Commissioners of the city corporation in the past one year period.

MLA Lobo too behind Hephsiba transfer?

MLA Lobo too behind Hephsiba transfer?

A few corporators of Mangaluru have alleged that even Mangaluru South MLA JR Lobo was behind the transfer of MCC Commissioner Hephsiba Rani Korlapati known to be an efficient officer.

Panambur Beach Guards rescued 99 people since 2008

Panambur Beach Guards rescued 99 people since 2008

The Life Guards functioning under the Panambur Beach Tourism Development Project who have been serving in the Panambur Beach in best interests of the tourists in order to safeguard their lives, have so far rescued about 99 visitors to the beach since 2008.

Speed limit sign boards on Suratkal-Kundapur stretch kick off row

Speed limit sign boards on Suratkal-Kundapur stretch kick off row

The putting up of speed limit sign boards on the Suratkal-Kundapur Highway stretch by the NHAI has now led to a sort of tussle between the Authority and the Police Department.

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