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  • India prepares to pay $400 million under interim deal to Iran: Sources October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Iran has sought payment of $400 million from India under an interim deal with six world powers that allows the OPEC nation to recover part of its overseas frozen oil revenues, industry sources said in Wednesday. Iran and the United States, China, France, Germany, Britain and Russia agreed in...
  • 100-year-old and healthy Michael D Souza drives a car for living in Mangalore October 13, 2014

    Mangalore: Most probably, he is the oldest driver and of course one of the oldest persons in the entire world. Charles Michael D'Souza, who will be competing 100 years on this October 16, still drives a car for a living. D'Souza, who is perfectly healthy gets up at 4 o'clock...
  • Health Minister directs DHO to file case against Ebola rumour August 21, 2014

    Mangalore: Karnataka Health Minister UT Khader has asked the District Health Officer of Dakshina Kannada to lodge a complaint with the cyber cell police in Bangalore against persons spreading rumours on social media claiming Ebola virus had entered the city. Some people had spread a WhatsApp message last month that a...
  • Couple held for cheating over 27 photographers June 20, 2014

    Mangalore: A couple hailing from Mysore has been arrested for allegedly cheating over 27 photographers by promising them American visa to take part in a photography exhibition, police said on Friday. An FIR was registered against the couple on the complaint of a citybased photographer who alleged that the duo...
  • Central library renovated in Mangalore June 19, 2014

    Mangalore: More facilities have been added to the Mangalore Central Library and the capacity has been doubled to 5,000 square feet. A browsing section with six computers having high speed internet has been provided, Mangalore Central Library deputy director K V Raghavendra said in a statement here. The Mangalore City...
  • Teachers to give wakeup calls to parents at 5 am in Mangalore district June 19, 2014

    Mangalore: The parents of the children who are studying in 10th standard will get a wake up call from their teachers at 5 o'clock in the morning from next month. The teachers will ask if their child has woken up or still asleep. If the child is still sleeping, the...
  • Mangalore airport put on alert June 16, 2014

    Mangalore: The Mangalore International Airport at Bajpe has been put on alert as part of stepped up security across airports in the country after the terror attack on Karachi airport in Pakistan. The Central Industrial Security Force at the airport has formed a team to prevent and counter any attack, police...
  • Snapshot: Monsoon arrives in Kanataka, delayed by a week June 12, 2014

    Mangalore: Monsoon has finally entered Karnataka. It has arrived in Mangalore, the gateway of Karnataka bringing joy to the people. The Monsoon arrives in Karnataka via Mangalore on June 5, but this year it is late by almost a week. People are hoping that the Monsoon will be good and...
  • Two young magician sisters make it to the India Book of Records May 27, 2014

    Mangalore: Two young magician sisters from the city have made their way to the India Book of Records. Anjana Malli (8) and Apoorva Malli (6), daughters of magician couple Rajesh Malli and Shubha Raj have entered the India Book of Records as the youngest magicians, renowned magician Kudroli Ganesh said in...
  • Mangalore BJP MP faces 'illicit' affair charge, police register FIR May 13, 2014

    Mangalore: Just two days before the Lok Sabha results, sitting BJP MP from Dakshina Kannada and its candidate Nalin Kumar Kateel has been charged with having an 'illicit' affair with the wife of a Mumbai based businessman. The Mangalore City police have registered an FIR against Kateel at Bandar police...
  • Terror threat: All major airports in South India put on high alert May 6, 2014

    Bangalore: All major airports in South India have been put on high alert following an alert by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS). In an alert, the BCAS has warned that the terror groups may attack an airport in the South. International airports in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Mangalore, Chennai...
  • Rahul Gandhi shown black flags in Mangalore April 4, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was shown black flags on Friday while he was campaigning in Mangalore in Karnataka. In Mangalore, Rahul hit out BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his remarks that public should make him their 'chowkidaar' (guard). He also said that the BJP is dividing the country....
  • Mangalore: Cong woman councillor alleges molestation by Hindutva group April 3, 2014

    Mangalore: A Congress councillor in Mangalore has alleged that she was molested by a group of men from the right-wing group Hindu Jagarana Vedike while she was campaigning for her party on Sunday. The councillor claims that the incident happened while she was holding a door-to-door campaign in Kodigere area....
  • After being thrown out, Muthalik to fight against Karnataka BJP chief March 25, 2014

    Dharwad: After being shown the door by the Bharatiya Janata Party just a few hours after joining the party due to his controversial past, Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has decided to take on the party. Muthalik, who was involved in beating up women in a Mangalore pub, will...
  • Now, Congress removes pub attack accused hours after he joined party March 25, 2014

    Mangalore: A day after the controversial induction and removal of Mangalore pub attack accused Pramod Muthalik from the BJP, the Congress on Monday was caught in a similar spot. The Congress has now distanced itself from controversial Sri Ram Sene activist Dinakar Shetty, who was also an accused in the...
  • BJP does a U-turn, cancels Sri Rama Sene chief Muthalik's membership March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another embarrassment, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday inducted controversial Sri Rama Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik into the party, although hours later cancelled his membership for the party. "In the benefit of the nation and to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India, I have decided...
  • BJP shows Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik the door to avoid controversy March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to avoid any controversy, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cancelled Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party. "Due to various reasons the induction of Pramod Muthalik has been set aside under Central party direction," said party's Karnataka unit. Muthalik, who was involved in...
  • BJP to reconsider Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party: Sources March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Hours after Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, who was involved in Mangalore pub attack, joined BJP, the party is now in damage control mode. The BJP is reconsidering his membership into the party. According to sources, the BJP's central leaders have asked the Karnataka unit to reconsider its...
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, involved in beating up women in Mangalore pub, joins BJP March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: In a more controversial move, the BJP has now inducted Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik into the party in Karnataka. Muthalik was inducted into the party on Sunday in the presence of state party President Prahlad Joshi and former chief minister Jadgish Shettar at Hubli. The BJP has however...
  • Moily cancels events after poll announcement March 5, 2014

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily was on Wednesday forced to cancel three events in his home state of Karnataka after the model code of conduct came into force with the announcement of the Lok Sabha poll schedule. Moily was to inaugurate the nation's first strategic oil storage at Mangalore, which was...
  • Moily's son eyes Mangalore LS seat, veteran Poojary opposes primary February 20, 2014

    Bangalore: The attempt by the Congress to bring in some internal democracy by holding the USmodel primaries to choose suitable candidates has run into quite a bit of controversy. The primaries are likely in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies on a pilot basis two of them in Karnataka. At stake...
  • Mangalore: Man arrested for allegedly molesting woman aboard flight January 29, 2014

    Mangalore: The Mangalore Police has arrested a man for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman copassenger aboard a Jet Airways flight on Wednesday. The victim, a Malaysian woman, was travelling from Bangalore to Mangalore, when the alleged incident happened. On arrival at the Mangalore airport, she complained to the police. A case under...
  • Kuwait Petroleum Corp keen to buy stake in ONGC petchem projects January 14, 2014

    Kuwait Petroleum Corp has shown interest in buying 26 per cent stake in ONGC's Rs 21,396 crore petrochemical plant at Dahej, Gujarat, as well as the stateowned firm's Rs 5,750 crore chemical plant at Mangalore. "Kuwait is keen on taking a stake in the petrochemical plants of ONGC... They have envisaged...
  • German woman alleges molestation in Chennaibound Mangalore Express January 14, 2014

    Chennai: In yet another case of crime against foreign nationals, a German woman has alleged that she was molested in the Chennaibound Mangalore Express. The Railway Police has filed an FIR in the case and sent the woman for medical examination. The accused has been identified and traced down to Mangalore....
  • Watch: Simply Finance Quiz November 17, 2013

    CNNIBN brings to you the new concept about the financial quiz across the eight locations of the country to pick the best teams across the universities of the nation. In this episode, team from IIM Indore, TAPMI, Mangalore and JBIMS Mumbai compete with each other. ...
  • Justice for Soujanya : A oneyearold case and its three investigations November 10, 2013

    Bangalore: A oneyearold murder case returns to haunt the villagers of Ujire in Dharmasthala near Mangalore. Billed as Karnataka's Jessica Lal, the case of 17yearold preuniversity student Soujanya has now turned into one marked by dramatic protests, despite being investigated by the local police as well as the Karnataka...
  • Justice for Soujanya: Police says case solved, family refutes claim November 10, 2013

    Bangalore: A oneyearold murder case has returned to haunt the villagers of Ujire in Dharmasthala near Mangalore. Billed as Karnataka's Jessica Lal, the case of 17yearold preuniversity student Soujanya has now turned into one marked by dramatic protests, despite being investigated by the local police as well as the Karnataka...
  • Infosys Mangalore campus evacuated after bomb scare September 26, 2013

    Mangalore: The Mangalore officer of IT major Infosys was on Thursday evacuated following a phone call that threatened of a bomb in the campus. Police, assisted by bomb disposal squad, are searching Infosys' office premises in Mangalore. "A call was received at the Infosys office this afternoon stating that a bomb...
  • Mangalore gangrape: Two sentenced to life September 21, 2013

    Mangalore: Two youth convicted in the gangrape of a minor girl have been sentenced to life by a sessions court in Mangalore on Saturday. A 15-year-old minor girl from Odisha was raped by the convicts at the Mangalore Central Railway Station on July 14, 2010. Four men were allegedly involved...
  • IB asks Karnataka to tighten security to prevent communal violence September 11, 2013

    Bangalore: The Central Intelligence Bureau (IB) has asked Karnataka government to take precautionary measures to prevent communal clashes in the state. According to a top state government source, the IB has warned about a possibility of communal violence ahead of General elections, early next year. The IB letter has been sent...