‘His works reflect the essence of coastal life’

Unlike some white collared writers, Kota Shivaram Karanth moved freely with people and his works touched readers as they relate to events happening around, poet and Padma Shri awardee K.S. Nisar Ahmed said here on Tuesday.

Autorickshaw drivers protest against the online taxi operators

Mangaluru: Autorickshaw Owners and Drivers’ Union members staged a protest against the online taxi operators here today.

 Mayor raids residential apartment, disconnects illegal water supply

Mangaluru: Mayor Kavitha Sanil on Monday conducted a raid on an independent apartment located in Maryhill and disconnected the illegal water supply here.

 Mangaluru School Student Jumps off Building in Suspected Blue Whale Game Case

Mangaluru: In a suspected blue whale game tragedy, a high school student jumped off the third floor of his neighbor’s building in an incident reported at Adu Maroli in Mangaluru city on Saturday evening.

Two Anti Rowdy Squads to Counter Criminal Activities of Rowdy-sheeters in Mangaluru.

Mangaluru: Police department has formed two separate Anti Rowdy Squads in Mangaluru commissionerate limits to counter growing number of criminal cases and activities of rowdy-sheeters in the city and surrounding areas.

Learn surfing from experts at Tannirbavi from April 2

March 18: Learn surfing from Australia-trained instructors of Stoked Mangalore Surf Club in the coast of Kudla this summer.

Hundreds of students of Canara Pre-University College on Jail Road protested on Friday against the college management for forcing them to drink contaminated well water.

 1,576 students to get degrees today

MANGALURU: The 14th annual convocation of National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, will be held at its Srinivasnagar campus near here on Saturday. PepsiCo India chairman and CEO D Shivakumar will deliver convocation address.

Western Institute of Technology Finest Dancing Feet -2

October 3: Western Institute Of Technology along with Sizzling Guys Dance Studio presented the grand finale of the Finest Dancing Feet-2 at the City Center Mall Mangalore on October 2nd,2016 from 2.p.m to 10.00 p.m.

Indian Coast Guard inaugurates Coast Guard Air Enclave in Mangaluru

Mangaluru: Director General Rajendra Singh, PTM, TM, Director General, Indian Coast Guard (DGICG)...

Indian Coast Guard Ship Shoor rescues 5 fishermen

Mangalore: The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Shoor and fishing boat Matsya Dweepa

 Fishermen demand new harbour

Mangaluru: Traditional fishermen in the region have decided to stage a protest....

Five Bengaluru youths trek into trouble

The police official said they had recorded the statements, and the youths were being treated in a hospital.

An open letter to the rest of the world

Rafia Afsar, an alumna of the American International School of Dhaka (AISD) writes to express the collective thoughts and emotions of the entire school’s community in the aftermath of her schoolmate Tarishi Jain’s death:

 Eye on poll-bound States, Modi to expand Cabinet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be undertaking an expansion of his Counci

Airasia India Delhi flight delayed after tyre damage

Bengaluru: An AirAsia India aircraft’s tyre was damaged at the parking bay after arrival at the airport here from New Delhi yesterday, causing delay in the return flight.......

Cong forms 28-member committee for Karnataka

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has formed a 28-member Coordination Committee for Karnataka to help improve the synergy between the party and the government in the state.

Kejriwal’s principal secretary arrested: Livid AAP accuses PM Modi of taking revenge for Delhi loss

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Principal Secretary Rajender Kumar was

 New faces to be inducted in Union Cabinet today

New Delhi: Several new faces, including some from dalit community, are likely......

Wimbledon sensation as Djokovic crashes out to Querrey

London: Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic was sent crashing out of Wimbledon by

ICC okays rule change in LBW calls, defers Test shake up

Edinburgh: The ICC has approved change in rules in the LBW decisions of the umpires concerning

Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai Might Be Returning On TV And We Are Super Excited

It’s been 10 years since the last episode of Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai’ got aired on TV. And, we haven’t quite been able to recover from that sorrow.

Release Date For Rajinikanth’s ’Kabali’ Pushed To 22 July: Reports

Special flights for Rajinikanth fans who want to watch his upcoming film Kabali’s first day, first show in Chennai have been announced but the release date for the film is still uncertain.

 Britain’s pro-Brexit voice quits as far right party head

London: Britain’s main pro-Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage today resigned as head of the far-right,......

US declassified report listing individuals in 9/11 probe

Washington: Amid the clamor a year ago to release 28 still-secret pages of a congressional inquiry

 More than 200 dead in IS-claimed Baghdad blast: officials

Baghdad: At least 213 people were killed in Baghdad suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group, officials said, making it one of the deadliest ever militant attacks in Iraq.

Nepal probing ’fake Everest claims’ of Pune couple

Kathmandu: Nepal has launched a probe to verify the claims made by an Indian polic.....

AAP MLA should join probe to prove innocence: Cong

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress Legislature Party leader Charanjit Singh Channi today called.....

UCC implementation is ’national work’: Sena

Mumbai: Having a separate law for Muslims is like encouraging formation of another.....

Kejriwal’s principal secretary arrested: Livid AAP accuses PM Modi of taking revenge for Delhi loss

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Principal Secretary Rajender Kumar was among five persons arrested......

 Miscreants rob gold, car from doctors house in Thottam

dupi: Some miscreants reportedly stole gold jewelry and a car from a doctor’s house in Thottam during the wee hours of Monday.

Businessman pens down letter to UNESCO regarding UPCL expansion

Udupi: Dubai-based businessman Balakrishna Shetty from Yellur has expressed his concerns over the likely damage to be caused to the Western Ghats .....

Shorgul not to be released in Muzaffarnagar

Lucknow: The Jimmy Sheirgill-Ashutosh Rana starrer Shorgul, a movie based on the communal riots in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district, will not be screened in cinema theaters across the town owing to security reasons.

Don’t think I have to do a Hindi film just to be seen: Priyanka

Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra is busy pursuing her career in Hollywood but doesn’t feel that the audience back home in India will forget her.

Abhijeet faces trouble for his abusive rant against journalist

Mumbai: Singer Abhijeet is at the centre of a controversy for hurling abuses on a female journalist after he got involved in a Twitter fight with her and other media persons.

Sunidhi Chauhan set for acting debut

Mumbai: Singer Sunidhi Chauhan is making her acting debut with a short film, "Playing Priya", which has been helmed by "Lekar Hum Deewana Dil" director Arif Ali.

Class 9 student jumps to death after bullied in school van

Bengaluru: In a shocking incident, a teenage boy jumped to his death from the 10th floor of his apartment building on Kanakapura Road in the state capital.

HAL inaugurates 6.3 mw wind energy plant near Bengaluru

Bengaluru: State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Saturday said it has inaugurated a 6.3 mw wind power plant at Harapanahalli in Davangere......

MLC Ivan D’souza appointed Chief Whip of state Legislative Council

Mangaluru/Bengaluru: MLC Ivan D’souza has been appointed the Congress party’s Chief Whip in the legislative council and is said to take charge on July 4.

 Man arrested for selling ganja

Mangaluru: The CCB police arrested a man who allegedly transported ganja from Kerala and sold it in Mangaluru; they seized ganja worth Rs 31,000 from his possession.

Investigating officer in Baliga’s murder case ACP Tilak Chandra transferred

Mangaluru: ACP Tilak Chandra who was investigating RTI activist Vinayaka Baliga’s murder has reportedly been transferred to the traffic sub-division while his place would be taken by ACP Udaya Nayak.

Pedestrian killed after hit by speeding bus

Surathkal: A pedestrian was killed after he was hit by a bus at Church Cross in Surathkal on Friday morning.

 Clinton quizzed by FBI over personal email use

Washington: The FBI quizzed Hillary Clinton for three and a half hours as part of a probe into her use of personal email while serving as secretary of state, an issue that has.....

Suicide bombing near US consulate in Saudi: report

Riyadh: A suicide bomber blew himself up near the United States consulate in Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea city of Jeddah today, reported the Sabq online newspaper, which is close to authorities.

Will find out who supplied weapons to terrorists: Hasina

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today vowed to trace the "roots" of the culprits who supplied weapons and explosives to the terrorists who killed 20 people,....

 Ajay Devgn introduces Erika Kaar in 3rd poster of ’Shivaay’

Mumbai: The third poster of Ajay Devgn’s directorial venture "Shivaay" is out and for the first time it introduced one of the female leads Erika Kaar.

Four houses washed away in Ullal

Four houses were washed away due to sea erosion and 10 other houses were facing threat in the heavy rains in the Ullal Someshwar area in Dakshina Kannada district, official sources here said.

Pul sworn in as Arunachal Chief Minister

New Delhi: Dissident Congress leader Kalikho Pul was tonight sworn in as Chief Minister of Arunachal

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mangalore girl Manvitha Harish talks about her first movie

With her first movie to be released on September 11, RJ-turned-actress Manvitha Harish talks about life, travel, movies and the one addiction she is never going to overcome — acting.

Mangaluru International Airport is a Profit Making Airport - AAI

As per details given by the Airports Authority of India, Mangaluru International Airport is a ‘Profit Making Airport.’ Mangaluru International Airport has successfully achieved a net profit of Rs 546.86 lakh for 2015-2016.

Bomb hoax at ’Nabanna’, one arrested

An anonymous call claiming that a bomb has been planted at the state secretariat sent the police into a tizzy but it turned out to be hoax and one person has been arrested in this connection.

PM meets Rio Olympics-bound athletes, wishes them luck

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today meet the Indian athletes who will represent the country at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and wished them luck.

Former DySP Anupama Shenoy pays surprise visit to Bantwal

Bantwal: Anupama Shenoy, former Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kudligi visited Sri Rama Vidya Kendra, Kalladka on Wednesday and interacted with the students.

Youth kills 18-year-old girl after she rejects marriage proposal

A youth allegedly killed an 18-year-old girl after she rejected his marriage proposal in Bhainsa town of Adilabad district in Telangana today, police said.

 Man loses cash after ATM delays dispensing cash

In an incident reported, a man lost about Rs 10,000 after withdrawing money from an ATM in Malpe.

Woman spends savings to dig up well in parched village

In a noble gesture, a 60-year-old woman spent her savings to help dig a well so that her village would have water to drink.

Indian girl among 20 dead in Bangladesh terror attack

An Indian girl was among 20 foreigners who were hacked to death by ISIS militants in a terror attack at a restaurant in Bangladesh capital’s high-security diplomatic zone.

Rain, gusty winds damage houses, uproot trees, electric poles

Several houses and shops were damaged on Saturday as to rain accompanied by gusty winds lashed Padigar, in Perdoor village.

Interlocking pathway destroyed at Malpe beach; locals await breakwall

With the onset of the monsoon, the waves at Malpe beach have turned violent and have destroyed a path by the side of the beach constructed for people

 Reaching the unreached beyond usual interactions

About 60 students from the School of Communication (SOC), Manipal University, converge under one roof every Sunday in batch of 15 each for a cause —Reaching the Unreached

 Save the Environment!

World Environment Day is celebrated annually (every year) on June 5 and was created to inspire people around the globe to become active about the environment and learn more about.....

Neymar agrees new five-year Barcelona deal

Sao Paulo: Brazilian striker Neymar will sign a new five-year contract with Barcelona this week, his agents said Thursday, ending speculation over his future at the Spanish champions.

Van Morrison announces new album

London: Legendary musician Van Morrison has announced his 36th studio album, "Keep Me Singing"

 Renowned Yakshagana artiste Vishwanath Shetty passes away

Bantwal: Renowned Yakshagana artiste Siddakatte Vishwanath Shetty passed away on Friday morning at the age of 71.

Woman succumbs after clothing accidentally catches fire

Puttur: In a tragic incident, a woman was killed after her saree accidentally caught fire at Kodimbala near Kadaba on Thursday night.

Man from Kasargod dies in van-tanker collision in Sharjah

Kasargod: In a tragedy reported, a man from Cherukere in Kasargod lost his life while two others suffered injuries in an accident in Sharjah.

Sharmila Tagore, Deepa Mehta in Academy’s new class of members

New York: Legendary Indian actress Sharmila Tagore, "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto and director Deepa Mehta are among the Indian-origin film personalities

Clerics don’t scare me: Irrfan on animal killing controversy

Jaipur/Mumbai: Irrfan’s remark questioning sacrifice of animals during Eid-uz-Zoha has invited sharp reaction from Muslim clerics, who have asked the actor to focus on his work,

I was genuinely scared of Ralph Fiennes: Daniel Radcliffe

London: Daniel Radcliffe said he was genuinely scared of Ralph Fiennes, who plays Lord Voldemort in "Harry Potter".

 Countries harbouring terrorists should pay the price: Swaraj

New Delhi: Countries sponsoring and harbouring terrorists should be made to pay the price, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today, calling for a united global fight against terrorism.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the ’poster boy for broken promises’: Congress

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the "poster boy for broken promises", Congress alleged today as it tore into the performance of his government, which it dubbed as a "regime of lies".

 Delhi-Centre tussle: SC to hear AAP govt’s plea to restrain HC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday the plea of AAP government in Delhi seeking a direction that the High Court be restrained

Govt asks Law Commission to examine uniform civil code issue

New Delhi: Government has asked the Law Commission to examine the issue of Uniform Civil Code, an issue that is dear to BJP and the sangh parivar.

 Bangladesh assures India it is committed to safeguarding rights of Hindus

New Delhi: Bangladesh, which is witnessing violence against Hindu minority members, has assured India that it is fully committed to safeguarding their rights, maintaining that many of these incidents were not communal in nature.

Tesla driver killed while using ‘autopilot’ mode, first such death

Washington: Tesla has said a driver was killed while using its "autopilot" self-driving mechanism on its Model S electric car, leading to a federal safety investigation.

 BMW allegedly driven by MLA’s son kills three, injures five

Jaipur: A BMW car allegedly driven by an MLA’s son, who was suspected to be in an inebriated state, today hit an autorickshaw here killing three persons and then rammed into a PCR van in which four policemen were injured.

Law Minister Sadananda Gowda helps accident victim

Bengaluru: In a noble gesture, Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda helped an accident victim while he was on his way for a meeting on Saturday.

Naresh Shenoy remanded to judicial custody till July 11

Mangaluru: The 3rd JMFC Court has remanded Naresh Shenoy to judicial custody till July 11.

SL navy arrests 5 TN fishermen, Jaya seeks their release

Chennai: Five fishermen from Rameswaram were today arrested by Sri Lanka naval personnel on charges of fishing in their territorial waters,

 High alert on Indo-Bangla border in 5 states after Dhaka carnage

Kolkata/Agartala: A high alert has been sounded on the Indo-Bangla border in the five states of West Bengal, Tripura, Meghalaya, Assama and Mizoram in the wake of the terror attack in Dhaka with the Border Security Force(BSF) stepping up its vigil.

Selfie with rape victim: Gurjar resigns, NCW issues summon

Jaipur/New Delhi: A member of Rajasthan State Commission for Women, whose selfie with a rape victim sparked an outrage, resigned on Thursday even as the National Commission for Women summoned

 Mangaluru International Airport is a Profit Making Airport - AAI

Mangaluru: As per details given by the Airports Authority of India, Mangaluru International Airport is a ‘Profit Making Airport.’ Mangaluru International Airport has successfully achieved a net profit of Rs 546.86 lakh for 2015-2016.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mangalore girl Manvitha Harish talks about her first movie

With her first movie to be released on September 11, RJ-turned-actress Manvitha Harish talks about life, travel, movies and the one addiction she is never going to overcome — acting.

Dr Sripathi Bhat: A Post Graduate in Ayurveda, Allopathy

Udupi: Here is rare case of a doctor who holds a Post Graduate degree both in Ayurveda as well as in Allopathy. The doctor in question is R Sripathi from Udupi.

Rains recede in several areas; level in River Tunga drops

Karwar/Mangaluru/Shivamogga: Several parts of the state witnessed a decrease in rainfall on Thursday.

 First squadron of LCA Tejas inducted into Indian Air Force

State-run HAL handed over the first two Tejas aircraft to IAF which will make up the ’Flying Daggers’ 45, the name of the first squadron of the LCA.

US lifts ban on transgenders to serve in the military

Washington: In a historic decision, the Pentagon has lifted the ban on transgender Americans to serve in the United States military, a move which is being hailed across the country.

Uday Kumar Shetty intends to balance between profession and passion

The problem of drug abuse is not only serious in Punjab but also in the southern States and also other States, Additional Director-General, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (Karnataka and Kerala), Anjani Kumar, has said.

Union Minister for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday assured a delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Karnataka of the Ministry working out measures to control import of arecanut so as to alleviate

Karnataka Pradesh Kisan Congress president Sachin Meega on Monday said that the Kisan Congress will organise a protest of arecanut growers from the State in Kolkata, through which arecanut is being imported illegally without any restrictions, shortly

Safe transport of children: drivers condemn police action

With hardly any space left to berth mechanised boats at the third stage of the Malpe fisheries harbour, fishermen have been demanding that a fisheries jetty be set up at Padukere village to berth additional boats.

The Mangaluru City Corporation council on Wednesday resolved to entrust its works to the Nirmithi Kendra for speedier execution amid protests by the former Mayor Mahabala Marla, during whose tenure a decision was taken to keep out the kendra,

The district administration’s ‘immediate’ measures are proving ineffective against the raging sea

Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat members during a discussion before the elections to the Standing Committees in Mangaluru on Thursday.— Photo: H.S. Manjunath

Mangalore: Karnataka Bank Limited, a private sector banking institution based in Mangalore opened its 612th branch at Bangarpet on Tuesday, July 22.

Mangaluru: As per details given by the Airports Authority of India, Mangaluru International Airport is a ‘Profit Making Airport.’ Mangaluru International Airport has successfully achieved a net profit of Rs 546.86 lakh for 2015-2016.

Four houses washed away in Ullal

Mangaluru: Four houses were washed away due to sea erosion and 10 other houses were facing threat in the heavy rains in the Ullal Someshwar area in Dakshina Kannada district, official sources here said.

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