Coastal Districts

Bengaluru, Aug 27: Karnataka on Friday added 1,301 cases to its Covid-19 tally, which rose to 29.45 lakh. The toll mounted to 37,248 with 17 additional fatalities.

Mangaluru, Aug 26: Four people from Kerala were arrested at the Talapady borders for producing fake RT-PCR negative report to enter Karnataka's Mangaluru on Thursday.

Mangaluru, Aug 26: The rising Covid cases among College students in the Dakshina Kannada district in the past few days has been a cause of great concern.

Mangaluru, Aug 25: In an important milestone, Mangaluru based APD Foundation marked the completion of 50 Instagram Live Sessions with an exclusive interview with Abdullah A. Rehman, Founder and CEO of APD Foundation. The discussion focused on the developmental priorities of Mangaluru and the way forward.

The MIT’s association with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) not only resulted in the introduction of the course but also ensured internship programme for final-year postgraduate students at the organisation.

Udupi, Aug 25: Lombard Memorial (Mission) Hospital, Udupi has been selected as a provider of training for frontline Covid warriors to deal with a potential third wave of Covid infections, said Dr Sushil Jathanna, director of the hospital. Lombard Memorial (Mission) Hospital is the only hospital to be selected to provide this training for people in Udupi.

Kundapur, Aug 24: Two cousins met a watery grave in a pond in Ardi Konjadi of Kundapur taluk of Udupi district, police said on Tuesday.

Udupi, Aug 24: Karnataka Kannada and Culture minister, V. Sunil Kumar on Monday said that the state government will take a call on reducing the duration of the 'Nada Geethe' (State Anthem) during the 10-day legislature session starting from September 13.

Ten-year-old Madhav Gopal Kamath, a Mangaluru origin boy, has made India proud by securing the second place in the 2021 Scrabble World Youth Cup on Sunday, August 22, 2021. The event, which is normally held in different parts of the world, was this time held online due to the pandemic. Madhav’s second-place finish in the main Under-18 event is the best performance by an Indian scrabble player in the history of the World Youth Cup. The prize comprises a trophy and cash award.

Mangaluru, Aug 21: A passenger, who arrived from Gulf, was intercepted at Mangalore International Airport, and smuggled gold weighing 115 grams net valued at Rs 5,58,900 was seized from him today.