Udupi: A fire broke out on Tuesday June 30, at Adi Udupi at shanties of migrant workers, flaming the entire place into ashes.

Udupi: A fire broke out on Tuesday June 30, at Adi Udupi at shanties of migrant workers, flaming the entire place into ashes.

Udupi: A fire broke out on Tuesday June 30, at Adi Udupi at shanties of migrant workers, flaming the entire place into ashes. 

Supreme Court issues notice to MLA Kheny in election petition

Supreme Court issues notice to MLA Kheny in election petition

Bengaluru: The  Supreme Court of India today issued Notice to Sri.Ashok Kheny MLA of Bidar South Assembly constituency in a Special Leave Petition No.1471 of 2015 filed by Abraham T.J against the dismissal of the Election Petition No.12 of 2013 by the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka on 05-09-2014.   The Election Petition 12 of 2013 was filed before the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka for disqualifying Ashok Kheny, MLA of Bidar South, for not being a citizen of India as he had obtained a citizenship of the US and also that he was not a Voter in the Electoral Roll of Bidar South.

Smriti Irani faces ire for no action on KSOU mess, fake degree issue

Smriti Irani faces ire for no action on KSOU mess, fake degree issue

Mysuru: Congress students’ wing NSUI on Friday staged a protest in the city, demanding immediate resignation of HRD Minister Smriti Irani after a Delhi court took cognizance of a complaint filed against her for allegedly giving false information about her educational qualification.

Maggi will not be banned in Karnataka

Maggi will not be banned in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Maggi will not be banned in Karnataka for now, declared minister for health and family welfare U T Khader during a press meet on June 26.

SC Justice V. Gopala Gowda visits Wenlock Hospital and District Prison

SC Justice V. Gopala Gowda visits Wenlock Hospital and District Prison

Mangaluru: Supreme Court Judge V. Gopala Gowda on Sunday inspected the Government Wenlock Hospital and Mangaluru District Prison.He was taken around by the Hospital’s superintendent Rajeshwaridevi H.R.Mr. Gowda went to different wards and looked at the facilities provided by the departments including medical, surgical, orthopedics and neurology.

District Govt offices, hostels to get CCTV cameras

District Govt offices, hostels to get CCTV cameras

Mysuru: Karnataka Development Programme (KDP) meeting organised by Zilla Panchayath under the Presidentship of Dr B Pushpa Amaranath was held here at ZP meeting hall on Saturday.

Fake Ayurveda medicines sold; two arrested for cheating senior citizens

Fake Ayurveda medicines sold; two arrested for cheating senior citizens

Bengaluru: Two people were arrested by the Central Crime Branch police for conning elderly persons into buying fake medicines. Police raided the Ayurvedic clinic run by the accused in the city and recovered fake medicines worth several crores.

Akshatha murder case: Protest intensifies in Kundapur

Akshatha murder case: Protest intensifies in Kundapur

Udupi: Students from Bhandarkars college and BB Hegde College, along with the ABVP staged a protest against the murder of the 17 year old girl Akshatha Devadiga, and submitted a memorandum to Tahshildar Gayathri Nayak, demanding the arrest of the culprits immediately. A bandh was observed in Byndoor town for about an hour.

20,000 youths to benefit from plastic and polymer park in Mangaluru

20,000 youths to benefit from plastic and polymer park in Mangaluru

Mangaluru: Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar said that a plastic and polymer park beside the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited will be set up by the Central government with an investment of Rs 1,000 crore within a year.

UGC derecognizes KSOU: Ramdas seeks Governor Vala’s intervention

UGC derecognizes KSOU: Ramdas seeks Governor Vala’s intervention

Mysuru: To save the future of nearly 4 lakh students enrolled with the KSO, Former Minister S.A. Ramdas sought the intervention of the Governor, who is also the Chancellor of the Universities in the State, with regards to the the UGC de-recognising KSOU courses. 

Another shocker in B’luru;14-year-old girl raped by neighbours

Another shocker in B’luru;14-year-old girl raped by neighbours

Bengaluru: A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped by three of her neighbours at an under-construction building near Ragigudda slum in J.P. Nagar police limits on Wednesday night.

Santosh lobbying to make M P Nalin state BJP President; workers bat for Yeddyurappa

Santosh lobbying to make M P Nalin state BJP President; workers bat for Yeddyurappa

Mangaluru: It is reliably learnt that intense lobbying to elevate Dakshina Kannada (DK) M P Nalin Kumar Kateel to the helm of the state BJP, is underway in full swing by some sections of the Sangh Parivar and the BJP. The tenure of the incumbent BJP President Pralhad Joshi would formally end in March 2016. 

Robbers involved in serial thefts, arrested

Robbers involved in serial thefts, arrested

Mysuru: The 4 robbers who had allegedly robbed 10 shops on 31 May have been arrested by the Bilikere Police. The incident had created panic in the town.

UGC derecognises Karnataka state open varsity

UGC derecognises Karnataka state open varsity

Bengaluru: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday derecognised Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) at Mysuru for flouting its norms, directives and guidelines on distance learning programmes.

17-year-old girl found dead under mysterious circumstances

17-year-old girl found dead under mysterious circumstances

Kundapur: A 17-year-old girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances at Ottinene near Byndoor on the evening of Wednesday June 17.