Illegal sand extraction: 3 sand-filled boats seized
Mangaluru: The Bajpe police in association with the officials of Revenue, Mines and Geology department seized three boats which were engaged in illegal extraction of sand from Phalguni river in Addur village on Sunday. The worth of the seized property is estimated at around Rs 5 Lakh.
Gambling in commercial complex, 9 nabbed
Mangaluru: The Urwa police arrested nine persons for allegedly engaging in gambling and seized vehicles and cash worth of Rs 10,93,190 from their possession on Sunday, February 10.
Shakthi Coaching Academy opens in Mangaluru
Mangaluru: "Though Dakshina Kannada district is considered as an educational hub, it is very rare that the candidates of this region take up and succeed in competitive exams like IAS, IPS, KPS among others. The newly started Shakthi Coaching Academy should help the students to get success in such competitive exams," said Shree Sharada Group of Educational Institutions President Prof M B Puranik, on Monday, February 11.
Nanthoor bus stand demolished, commuters feel the 'heat'
Mangaluru: As an old bus stand located near Nanthoor circle has been demolished a month ago, passengers are now forced to wait for the buses on the road. What is irking the commuters is the fact that the old bus bay has been demolished and the authorities are taking long time to construct a new one.
Dream Kit by DTi Labz makes it to Nationals of Boeing India Startup Challenge
Mangaluru: Aashish U S of Sahyadri College, final year Electronics and Communication Engineering and Prajwal Shetty of second-year Mechanical Engineering students, also interns of DTlabz and DTi Labz Private Limited participated in a Startup Hyper-Accelerator programme at Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre in IIT Gandhinagar at Bangalore.
'Keregala Kayakalpa' scheme should make Karnataka lush green: HDK
Mangaluru: "The new scheme 'Keregala Kaayakalpa' (revamp of water bodies) of Dharmastala Dharmadhikari Dr. D Veerendra Heggade should be successful like 'Gramabhivruddhi Yojane' which was taken up during the first Mahamastakabhisheka to the statue of Bahubali", said Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday, February 9.
Mangaluru Bishop spells miracle: Water found in barren land!
Mangaluru: Just two days ago, Mangaluru Bishop Rev. Dr. Peter Paul Saldanha had been to Anthony Katte near Bajpe, where the construction of St. Anthony Church is going on. While giving some suggestions after inspecting the work, the bishop had said that the place where the church is being built is holy one and a miracle is likely to happen shortly.
East and West fusion musical extravaganza rocks Mangaluru
Mangaluru: East met west yesterday at the Ashirwad Joyland Silver Jubilee hall in Bolar Mangaluru at a musical extravaganza hosted by David and Frances Pinto and their school Infant Jesus Joyland School and coordinated by Sachitha Nandagopal, Director, Centre for Integrated Learning and vivaciously compered by Distinguished Toastmaster, Dr. Malini Hebbar.
Condemnation meeting against Vijaya Bank merger on Feb 20
Mangaluru: The Vijaya Bank Ulisi Horata Samiti on Friday, February 8 announced that a condemnation meeting would be held by inviting all the elected representatives, on the proposed merger of the Vijaya Bank with the Bank of Baroda, on February 20.