Mangaluru: Covid-19 claims life of actor, humourist Shekhar Bhandary

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August 10, 2020

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Mangaluru, Aug 10: Coronavirus has claimed the life of a senior artist in coastal Karnataka.

 Shekhar Bhandary, aka Karkala Shekhar Bhandary, a local film actor, limericks writer, humourist was under treatment at a private hospital in Mangaluru. He lost his battle for life on Monday, August 10. 

Born to Babu Bhandary and Abhaya Bhandary couple from Bettada Mane in Karkala, he had started his acting career from theatre during his college days. 

After completing his education he had joined Vijaya Bank. He had retired after working in Vijaya Bank’s Yeshwantpura branch in Bengaluru.

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September 24,2020

Shivamogga, Sept 24: Three members of a family were killed on the spot after a car, in which they were travelling, dashed against an electric pole and came in contact with live wire on Thursday.

Police said the deceased were identified as Lohit (34), Kalavathi (60), and Shankar (8).

The victims were returning after a pilgrimage to Dharmasthala, when the mishap took place.

Police have registered a case and are investigating.

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September 28,2020

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Bengaluru, Sept 28: Former minister and senior Congress leader H K Patil on Monday tested positive for COVID-19.

In a Twitter message, Mr Patil stated that he will undergo ten-days of isolation after testing positive for the coronavirus, while also advising those who had come close contact with him to do the same and remain alert against the transmission of the virus.

He said that he is Asymptomatic and does not have any related problems, he said.

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September 26,2020

Mysuru, Sept 26: Police have arrested three people for distributing of fake Doctorate Certificates to people by taking money ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs five lakh from a hotel in the city on Saturday.

Police said that after receiving information about this racket, Deputy Commissioner of Police A N Prakash Gowda, led a team and raided the hotel where in a function fake Doctorates were being distributed to more than a 100 aspirants. Shocked over the raid many of the organizers took to their heels and the police team was able to arrest three people who allegedly belonged to International Global Peace University.

The fake university, police said has spread its tentacles all over the country, adding that it keeps holding functions in different cities in the garb of distributing fake Doctorates in exchange for lakhs of rupees. The police seized fake certificates and mementos at the venue.

A case has been registered at the Vidyaranyapura police station.

The police had prior information that more than 120 people from different parts of the country were going to be bestowed with fake Doctorates at the hotel.

Many aspirants from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu who had allegedly paid Rs 50,000 to Rs one lakh had to return disappointed.

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