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Kasaragod, Aug 18: The police here seized nearly 22 kg of ganja valued at Rs. 5 lakh and arrested its 30-year-old carrier, Abubacker Siddique, from Kunjathur, near Manjeswar, on Thursday.

Initially, the police team led by Kumbla Circle Inspector V.V. Manoj had seized 250 grams of ganja from Abubacker, who resides near Hosabettu beach.

Detailed interrogation of the...

Mangaluru: S.M. Geleyara Balaga, Bondel, Mangaluru, celebrated the 71st Independence Day in a unique way in the presence of a Border Security Force (BSF) official.

M. Sanjeeva Kulal, a resident of Maryhill in the city, who has been serving as an Inspector with the BSF, was the chief guest on the occasion. He unfurled the tricolour....

Udupi, Aug 13: A 22-year-old man committed suicide by throwing himself in front of a train at Indrali here.

According to the Manipal police, the victim has been identified as Prateek Kumar, who worked in a hotel.

Prateek Kumar had left the hotel at 6.30 p.m. on Friday, but had not reached his house. As a result, his...

Mangaluru, Aug 11: The Mangaluru North police arrested three persons from Channapatna allegedly involved in theft of mobile phones in the city.

The police have recovered 13 mobile phones. The police gave the names of the arrested persons as Mohammed Irfan Pasha (26), Syed Jubair (22) and Zamir (42).

The police said that they were caught while they...

Kasaragod, Aug 6: A 65-year-old man died of fever here on Thursday night.

Moideenkunhi, a fisherman from Arikkadi near Kumbala, was under treatment for fever at the District Cooperative Hospital at Kumbla, hospital sources said here on Friday.

Moideenkunhi was referred to a hospital here late Thursday, but he died on the way.

Mumbai/New Delhi, Aug 5: Air India failed to pay salaries for July to its employees within the usual timeframe due to “cash deficit”, officials and union members said even as the airline maintained there was nothing abnormal and the payments were made on Friday.

Usually, the salary is disbursed at Air India on the last day of...

Bengaluru, Aug 4: Commuters in Bengaluru will soon have another app to hail taxis as an association of drivers on Wednesday announced launching of their own app-based cab services called bTag in the coming days.

The taxis will operate in Bengaluru and Mysuru and offer services similar to Uber, Ola and new entrants like UTOO and Hi...

T Narasipur, Aug 3: D Prahaladhacharya, former vice chancellor of Sanskrit University, Tirupati, took charge as the 41st head of Sosale Mutt, on Sunday.

In a ceremony organised at Seshachandrika Brindavan, Prahaladhacharya was renamed as Vidyasreesha Theertha.

Earlier in the day, Prahaladhacharya took a holy dip at the confluence of River Cauvery, Kabini and Spatika Sarovara and entered...

Udupi, Aug 2: A fisherman drowned when he slipped and fell into the sea at Korwady in Kumbhashi village near Kundapur on Tuesday.

According to the Kundapur police, Jaya Kundar, 44, had gone fishing with two others, Narayan Kundar and Luv Kanchan. They began early in the day from Malpe.

At 10.30 a.m., when they...

Gadag, Aug 2: In a bizarre incident, a 29-year-old farmer has written to the Gram Panchayat president and the panchayat development officer, urging them to find a bride for him.

In the letter, Manjunath Ramappa Poojar of Ramagiri village says no parent is coming forward to give his or her daughter in marriage to him since...