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Youth 'caught with missing minor girl’, thrashed by Bajrang Dal activists

Mangalore, January 2: A 24-year-old youth, who had allegedly eloped with a minor girl belonging to a different community last week, was brutally attacked by a group of Bajrang Dal activists in the city on Monday.

A critically injured Mushtaq, a resident of Puttur, has been admitted...

Hill catches fire near Bhatkal

Bhatkal, January 2: The Muglihonda hill near Bhatkal caught fire on Sunday destroying vegetation.

Local youth swung into action and stopped the fire from spreading to other areas.

Forest officials are assessing the...

Two killed in separate road mishaps

Mangalore, January 1: A teenager and a youth were killed in two separate road accidents under the limits of Mangalore city police commissionerate on Sunday.

Sahil, 13, who was riding pillion with his father Bharat Suvarna, was killed when their motorbike...

One more arrested for Hunsur students’ murder

Bangalore, January 1: The Central Crime Branch officers have arrested another person in connection with the sensational case of abduction and murder of two Hunsur students in Mysore in June this year. The suspect is Mirza Tanveer Baig, 28, a resident of Post Office Road, Club Road, Hunsur.


Suspicions surround over high school girl’s "suicide"

Mangalore, December 31: Several unanswered questions have arisen over the suspicious suicide of a 15-year old girl belonging to Adivasi Koraga community in Puttur taluk of Dakshina Kannada district.

Geeta, daughter of physically challenged couple Chaniya Koraga and Angare residing at Keyyur Devinagar...

Pillion rider crushed to death under speeding truck

Mangalore, December 30: In a ghastly road mishap, a woman was crushed to death under the wheels of a speeding truck after she was thrown from her motorbike on the outskirts of the city on Friday.

The victim has been identified as Agnes D’Costa, a resident of Merlapadav....

Man killed after car falls into ditch

Mangalore, December 30: A youth was killed on spot after the car he was driving fell into a ditch near Kurkodi Cross in the city on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Dheeraj (26), a local resident.


Reformed rowdy hacked to death

Bangalore, December 30: Five men chased a former rowdy and hacked him to death near his JP Nagar residence early on Thursday morning.

C Ravi, 35, who worked as a supervisor at a private firm, was parking his car near his house after his night...

Mother of 3 ends life in lover’s room

Bangalore, December 29: Allegedly depressed over her paramour's refusal to elope with her, a 26-year-old mother of three committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her lover's room in Madiwala, late on Tuesday night.

D Kasu was married to a hotel owner in...

Teacher commits suicide

Bangalore, December 28: Depressed over his prolonged illness, M Lakshmaiah, 47, a government high school teacher from Nelamangala, allegedly jumped to death from the fourth floor of a hospital at 6am Tuesday.

The incident took place at Chord Road Hospital on...