Coastal Districts

Mangaluru, Mar 24: Dakshina Kannada District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Ramachandra Bairy on Wednesday said that the Health Department is putting emphasis on vaccinating the elderly population and those with co-morbidities in the new Covid-19 clusters across the district.

Mangaluru, Mar 23: As many as 338 students from Kerala tested positive for Covid-19 in Dakshina Kannada (DK) since January so far. Students from Kerala have been attending colleges in the district since December.

Mangaluru, Mar 23: Prof M Abubaker Thumbay, the principal of the Scholars Indian High School, Ras al Khaima, United Arab Emirates, passed away today morning at his residence in UAE following a massive cardiac arrest. He was 59.

Mangaluru, Mar 23: Tulu movie 'Pingara' directed by Preetham Shetty has won the Best Tulu movie Award at the 67th National Film Awards. 'Pingara', produced by Manjunath Reddy and Avinash Shetty, revolves around the story of three generations and is set in the backdrop of Bhootaradhane culture of Tulunadu. The star cast includes Neema Ray, Usha Bhandari, Sharan Shetty, Guru Hegde, Sunil Nelligudde

Mangaluru, Mar 22: In a heart-wrenching tragedy, a young engineer, who was heading for his office warming ceremony, lost his life in a hit-and-run accident in Belthangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada district.

Mangaluru, Mar 22: Mohammed Tabish from coastal Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district has bagged the 10th rank in the final chartered accountancy (CA) examination held in January 2021.

Mangaluru, Mar 22: If the government includes more communities under the 2A category of backward classes, the actual backward classes will be deprived of reservation, according to Mangaluru MLA U T Khader.

Udupi, Mar 21: The coastal district of Udupi today reported 170 new COVID-19 cases and 146 of them was from MIT, Manipal which has been declared as a containment zone by the district administration on March 17.

Udupi, Mar 21: A leopard that entered a house in Udupi district in search of prey during the wee hours of Sunday was trapped inside the room of a house, forest department sources said.

Mangaluru, Mar 21: Karnataka Minister for Medium and Heavy Industries Jagadish Shettar has said that there were plans to open airports in Byndoor and Karwar UDAN Scheme of the Central Government and that the land acquisition process for the same would begin soon.