Udupi, August 24: A gang of burglars attacked a night watchman and made a futile attempt to burglar a jewellery shop near the City Bus Stand here in the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. According to a complaint lodged with jurisdictional Udupi town police, the burglars barged into the Mangala Jewellery shop and beat up watchman Malappa Chinchagi. The group then dragged him to a nearby

Subramanya, August 23: United Breweries?Group chief Vijay Mallya will offer a pair of gold-plated doors to the deity at the Subramanya temple here at 4 pm on Thursday. During his visit to the temple in April this year, Mallya had taken a vow to present the doors to the deity, and the Rs-80 lakh gift made from 2.5 kg gold has now become a reality. A group of artisans from Mala in Karkala taluk in

Mangalore, August 23: One of the long pending dreams of citizens of Mangalore was finally met on Thursday with Karnataka State Road Corporation formally launching seven city services. While three schedules will be from KSRTC central bus station at Bejai to Mudipu, two are from Mangalore central railway station to Mangalore airport, Kenjar, and two others from KSRTC central bus station to Surathkal

Udupi, August 23: Minister for Health and Family Welfare Aravind Limbavali has urged the government doctors to upgrade their expertise by undergoing post-graduation courses. Speaking after laying foundation stone for the upgradation of Government Hospital Ajjarkad, here, on Thursday he admitted that Karnataka is running short of as many as 899 experts with Post Graduate qualification. Government

New Delhi, August 23: The clamour over Pakistan fanning communal passions in India through social networking sites has missed a crucial detail. Around 20% of the web pages - blocked by government agencies - were uploaded by right-wing Hindu fundamentalists seeking to polarize the country on communal lines. In these posts doctored images or videos showing alleged atrocities against tribal Bodos by

Udupi, August 23: Following an assault on the driver of a private bus, all the service bus operators of private sector in Udupi resorted to a lightning strike for over two hours on Thursday morning. The incident happened when the driver of an RTO vehicle in an attempt to protest the rash and negligent driving assaulted a driver identified as Ashok. In fact, Ashok had driven his bus on the wrong

Mangalore, August 23: Amidst the fear of outbreak of leptospirosis in the region a teenager has reportedly succumbed to rat fever in a remote village in Belthangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada district. The deceased has been identified as Vishwanath, son of Soma Mugera, a resident of Hathyadka in Arasinamakki village. Vishwanath had been undergoing treatment for fever at a hospital in Puttur. As his

Mangalore, August 23: In the wake of rat fever outbreak, Health Minister Aravinda Limbavali visited private hospitals in the city on Wednesday evening and took stock of measures taken to prevent the spread of leptospirosis. Two brothers from Bantwal taluk had died recently due the rat fever. In another case family sources of an Ayourveda doctor who breathed his last on Tuesday said that he died of

Mangalore, August 23: A Mangalore-bound Air India Express from Dubai was diverted to Kochi airport duo to fog and low visibility on Thursday morning. Mangalore Airport Director M R Vasudeva confirmed that the flight which was scheduled land in the morning was diverted due to unsafe weather. As the visibility was only 100 metres, it was decided to divert the flight to Kochi, he said. There were

Kochi, August 23: Popular Front of India chairman E M Abdul Rahiman has categorically denied the reports that linked his organisation to the recent rumours against Assamese people, and termed it as yet another round of malicious propaganda by the vested interest groups and communal sections against PFI. Addressing a media conference here on Thursday, Mr Rahiman stated that PFI stood for the right