Mangalore, May, 22 : At least 158 people were killed Saturday morning when an Air India Express Boeing 737 with 166 passengers and crew flying from Dubai overshot the runway while landing at the Mangalore airport and turned into a ball of fire as it crashed into a forested ravine, authorities and witnesses said. Most passengers were Indians, many returning home from Dubai where they worked

Mangalore, May 22: Following are the lucky few who have survived the tragic plane crash: Mueen Kutty (Kannur), Krishnan (Kasaragod), Pradeep (Mangalore), Ummer Farooq (Ullal), Abdul Ismail, Dr Sabrina and Joel Santhosh (Vamanjoor). “The plane landed in some forest kind of area and there was a blast. Soon there was fire and smoke everywhere. I found a little empty space in the plane from where I

Mangalore May 19: Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), a new political party, has bagged 67 seats in the State in the recently concluded Gram Panchayat elections, informed Abdul Majeed Kodlipet, State President, SDPI. Addressing mediapersons in a press conference held at the Press Club in the city, he said that SDPI had contested for 368 seats in the State and has won 67 seats. In Daksina

Bangalore, May 16: Prof. U R Ananthamurthy, a well known literateur and thinker has opined that the number of criminals may increase in the state if the Government of Karnataka imposed the anti-cow-slaughter law. He was expressing his views at an interaction meeting of members of legislative assembly, writers, leaders of noted organisations and senior citizens of the stated organised at the

Mangalore, May 15: While a host of political leaders including BS Yeddyurappa, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, proudly patted their own backs for their achievements during the inaugural function of New Integrated Terminal Building of Mangalore Airport at Kenjar on the outskirts of the city, a group of frustrated Dalits, who had been forcefully evicted by the Government a few years ago in order to

Mangalore, May 15: A long-pending dream of the people of coastal region was finally realised, when the New Integrated Terminal Building of Mangalore Airport was inaugurated by Praful Patel, the Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation in a historical event on Saturday, May 15. Speaking on the occasion, Praful Patel assured Mangaloreans that the NITB will be declared a full-fledged international

Jeddah, May, 12 : Mohammed Mateen's journey toward his tragic end started when his father sold their only home to marry off one of his four sisters in India. However, after suffering abuse at the hands of her in-laws, the girl returned and later divorced her husband. It should be noted that in Islam it is not permitted for men to take dowry from women, yet there are Muslims who still practice this

Mangalore, May 9: Three girls who were involved in the Burkha issue at the Ganapathy High School in the city, have failed to get through in the SSLC examinations. The girls were reportedly asked to remove their burkhas while writing the SSLC exams. The parents of the girls have stated that they were emotionally and mentally disturbed during the days of the examinations following the happenings at

Thiruvananthapuram, May 8: The principal of the Believer's Church English Medium School at Gurupuram in Alappuzha district has been suspended pending an inquiry into the incident of a Muslim girl student being issued transfer certificate for wearing a headscarf. The management of the school placed the principal, Mary Jecinta, on suspension following an agreement reached at a conciliatory meeting

Mangalore, Apr 20: Brahma Kumari Shivani, the internationally acclaimed Rajayoga Meditation Teacher inaugurated the world welfare festival at Town Hall on Tuesday, April 20. Presenting an introductory discourse on happiness and peace of mind on the inaugural day of the 6 day spiritual festival, she said that in order to lead a peaceful life, one should control his own mind and have an economy of