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Bharathi Vishnuvardhan in a Tulu movie for first time

Bharathi Vishnuvardhan in a Tulu movie for  first time

Veteran actress Bharathi Vishnuvardhan is donning the grease paint for a Tulu film for the very first time. She will be seen in a prominent role in the movie named ‘Amber Caterers’ to be brought out under the banner of Nageshwara Cine Combines.

Can restrictions alone put an end to mishaps involving school vehicles ?

Can restrictions alone put an end to mishaps involving school vehicles ?

Following the recent road mishap at Trasi in Kundapur involving a bus and a Maruti Omni that crushed eight tender lives, the administration has taken a number of precautionary measures and has also warned drivers of school vehicles against negligent driving. None can raise objection to this. Several restrictions have also been imposed on vehicles carrying school children. However, the question is whether such restrictions would be able to put a check on road accidents.

Truck Terminal proposal at APMC Yard may not be a reality

Truck  Terminal proposal at APMC Yard  may not be a reality

The proposed truck terminal at the APMC Yard at Baikampady may not be a reality at least in the near future following the opposition expressed to the same.

SI post lies vacant in police station of Minister Abhaya’s home constituency

SI post lies vacant  in police station of Minister Abhaya’s home constituency

It has been over an year since the post of a sub-inspector is vacant in the Moodbidri police station coming under the constituency of the State Youth Empowerment and Fisheries Minister Abhayachandra Jain. A Police Inspector is the only senior officer in this station to oversee the law and order scenario in the station limits.

Jokatte residents hold broom protest against renewal of permits of coke, sulphur units

Jokatte residents hold broom protest against  renewal of permits of coke, sulphur units

Hundreds of residents of Jokatte, Kalavar, Kenjar, Bala and nearby areas, led by the Jokatte Nagarika Samithi took out a protest march from the Baikampady Junction to the office of the Pollution Control Board at Baikampady on November 26, Thursday and staged a demonstration by wielding brooms to oppose the Board’s action of renewing the permits of the coke sulphur units set up as part of the MRPL Third Phase Expansion Project. They also alleged that money power had played a role in renewing the permit.

A murder that shattered a poor family

A murder that shattered a poor family

Harish Poojary who was stabbed to death by unidentified assailants at B.C. Road in the violence that hit the town in t aftermath of the Tipu Jayanthi, was the sole bread winner of his family. Unable to obtain higher education due to poverty at home, Harish who was the eldest of the two children of Srinivas Poojary and Seethamma couple, residents of Halegate in Navoor village, was working as an electrician in a private College in Mangaluru.
He lived in the family house at Navoor along with his parents and his loving younger sister.

Illegal arrest, handcuffing case : HC orders payment of Rs one lakh compensation to Karavali Ale Chief BV Seetaram

Illegal arrest, handcuffing case : HC orders payment of Rs one lakh compensation to Karavali Ale Chief BV Seetaram

The Karnataka High Court has passed an order directing the State Government to pay an interim compensation of Rs One lakh to BV Seetaram, Chief of Karavali Ale Group in connection with his illegal arrest and handcuffing case during the regime of Yeddyurappa led BJP government in 2009.

Explosives stocking case in Karkala: A police intelligence failure?

Explosives stocking case in Karkala: A police intelligence failure?

The recent case wherein the Karkala police have seized huge qauntity of ammonium nitrate stocked in a private property in Naxal hit Karkala taluk and arrested the accused named Biju Thomas has given rise to several questions.

Adyar residents to protest against police dept failure to probe Akshatha death case

Adyar residents to protest against police dept failure to probe Akshatha death case

Residents of Adyar area of the city who are sore over the Police Department for its failure to achieve any breakthrough in the investigation into the two year old case of suspicious death of college student Akshatha, have now decided to picket the Mangaluru North Police Station on October 5.

Vittal cops rescue mentally ill woman; admit her to orphanage

Vittal cops rescue mentally ill woman; admit her to orphanage

A mentally ill woman who was wandering aimlessly in Kanyana town since around five days has been rescued by the Vittal Police who have now got her admitted to the Bharatha Sevashrama at Kanyana.

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