Mangaluru origin nurse forced into slavery in Saudi Arabia

Mangaluru origin nurse forced into slavery in Saudi Arabia

Mangaluru, June 25, 2017: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday asked the Indian envoy in Saudi Arabia to help Jacintha Mendonca, a nurse from Mangaluru who has reportedly been pushed into slavery in the Gulf country.


 

CBI remand for Congress MLA in Karnataka mining scam

CBI remand for Congress MLA in Karnataka mining scam

Bengaluru: A special court on Thursday sent Congress lawmaker Anil Lad to CBI custody till July 20 for interrogating him over his alleged involvement in the illegal export of iron ore from the state in 2010. Lad, 42, represents the Ballari assembly segment. 

Farmers call DC during Phone-in programme

Farmers call DC during Phone-in programme

Mysuru: Displaying the plight of farmers, Raghu, a farmer from Kollahatti Village called in the District Commissioner C Shikha during a phone-in programme and narrated his ordeal over ruined crops. 

Alleged golmaal of Rs 50 lakhs in Endosulfan victim’s allowance

Alleged golmaal of Rs 50 lakhs in Endosulfan victim’s allowance

Udupi: Bharathiya Kisaan sangha has alleged that there has been a golmaal of Rs 50 lakhs in the monthly allowance given to endosulfan victims in Udupi district. The association has decided to go to court demanding justice to thousands of victims. 

Domestic help murder case: Prime accused gets capital punishment

Domestic help murder case: Prime accused gets capital punishment

Kasargod: K C Hamza(58), the culprit in the Safiya murder case has been awarded a death sentence by the Kasargod District sessions court.

DK police continues to give hope under Operation Muskaan

DK police continues to give hope under Operation Muskaan

Mangaluru: "A girl who had been missing for over five-years in a case registered in 2010 at Vittal police station, was found happily married with two kids. This was under the Operation Muskaan – a nation-wide initiative to reunite missing children with their parents", informed SP Sharanappa at his office here on July 15. 

World Youth Skills Day celebrated; students run marathon

World Youth Skills Day celebrated; students run marathon

Mysuru: Mysuru celebrated the World Youth Skills Day in a significant manner on Wednesday. Variety of events including a marathon, were organized to mark the day. Nearly, 400 students from various colleges took part in the event organized in Sarada Vilas College. 

Complaint filed with AWB against Snake Shyam for animal cruelty

Complaint filed with AWB against Snake Shyam for animal cruelty

Mysuru: Celebrity snake rescuer and corporator from Mysore, Snake Shyam, has been accused of cruelty towards animals.  A complaint has been made against him to the state forest department and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI). 

27 child labourers rescued in B’luru

27 child labourers rescued in B’luru

Bengaluru: Around 27 child labourers from Thagajaguppe village in Kaggalipura police limits were rescued by CID’s anti-human trafficking unit on July 14. 

Mangaluru Police arrest four wanted criminals

Mangaluru Police arrest four wanted criminals

Mangaluru: "The Mangaluru South and North Police have been successful in arresting four accused wanted in several cases of thefts”, said DCP Shantaraju at the Mangaluru Police Commissioner’s Office on July 14.

Prof CM Gupta: There is need to improve standards of food culture in the country

Prof CM Gupta: There is need to improve standards of food culture in the country

Mysuru: There is need to improve standards of food culture in the country as the medicines cannot respond appropriately due to the poor standards of food", said Professor , Institute of Biotechnology and Applied Biotechnology, Bengaluru, here on Tuesday. 

Government contract workers protest against Sub- Registrar

Government contract workers protest against Sub- Registrar

Udupi: Five contract workers protested against their senior officer at the Sub- Registrar Office in Bannanje on Wednesday, July 15. Contract based data entry operators Vasantha, Sukesh, Poornima, Anuradha and Shakundala are said to have gone into the office and begun a protest, disrupting official work for about an hour in the morning, it has been reported. 

Three arrested for cattle transportation

Three arrested for cattle transportation

Bantwal: Vittal police took three persons into custody for allegedly transporting cattle to Kerala near Kanyana here on Monday. The police have taken into possession four cows and a vehicle used for transportation. 

Kids leave home unable to bear parents torture

Kids leave home unable to bear parents torture

Udupi: Udupi police traced 2 children, a girl aged 13 years and a boy aged 9, who denied to go back home as they were unable to bear further torture from their parents. Later the children were handed over to Child Welfare Committee on Monday 

In a bid to rescue farmers, Siddaramaiah cracks whip on money lenders

In a bid to rescue farmers, Siddaramaiah cracks whip on money lenders

Bengaluru: The state government has directed all the deputy commissioners to take action against the private lenders who charge exorbitant interest rates causing a rise in the death of farmers in the state.