Coastal News

Mangaluru: CREDAI awards scholarships to children of construction workers

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (ANK) Mangaluru, Dec 2: In a noble initiative, the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI), Mangaluru on Saturday December 2 disbursed scholarships to 25 children of construction workers in a function held at Hotel Ocean Pearl here. MLA J R Lobo distributed scholarships worth Rs 1.5 lac to students. Addressing the gathering, MLA ...

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Chief Secretary Ratna Prabha has roots in Karkala, speaks Konkani

Karkala, Dec 2: Most of the people do not know that Ratna Prabha, who was made Chief Secretary of the Karnataka government, has her roots in Karkala. Vimala Bai, mother of Ratna Prabha, is the sister of late Sadananda Kamath, popular entrepreneur, politician and owner of old Dwaraka Hotel of Karkala. Late Vimala Bai, who served as a doctor in Karkala, ...

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Udupi: Supermoon to brighten up night sky on December 2

With Inputs from Dr A P Bhat, Poornaprajna College Udupi, Dec 2: Brace for the celestial wonder of the year. The night sky on Saturday December 2 will appear brighter as the full moon would be a supermoon. Supermoons happen when a full moon approximately coincides with the moon’s perigee or a point in its elliptical orbit at which it is ...

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Bhatkal’s Yusuf Motiya to represent K’taka in National Athletics meet in Jharkhand

A 26-Year-Old sportsman of the town, Muhammad Yusuf Motiya s/o late Usman Motiya, will be representing Karnataka in the 22nd National Athletic sports meet organized for deaf sportsmen at Ranchi in Jharkhand state. As per the information, Yusuf Motiya is the first player from Bhatkal who has selected for Karnataka team in National level and is the only sportsman from ...

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Seven year old Bhatkali boy comes under wheel in Dubai, dies

Dubai: A seven-year-old boy was crushed to death by the wheels of a car when he was crossing the road at Murshid Bazar in Deira Dubai on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Yalah S/o Maulavi Yusha Mohtisham. According to sources the boy Yalah was returning back to home on his cycle after attending a class from Irani bazar, ...

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Man wanted in acid attack case arrested after 22 years

Mangaluru, Dec 24: Dakshina Kannada district police have nabbed an accused who was on the run for the past 22-years. The accused Shankar Gowda, 63, was wanted in a case registered against him in Belthangady police station limits and had evaded the law for this long. A team of police officials led by PSI, Belthangady PS based on a tip ...

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Couple set themselves on fire over grief of childlessness

Udupi: In a tragic incident, a childless couple allegedly committed suicide by setting themselves ablaze at Hirgana village near Karkala in Udupi district.   Sitaram Acharya (55) and his wife Sunanda Acharya (45) were living in a house in a slightly isolated area at Hirgana village. The couple were childless but religious-minded. According to the Karkala Town Police, inability to ...

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