Coastal News SahilOnline, Leading news portal from Coastal Karnataka, bringing you latest updates from the Coast, State, Nation and the World, in Kannada, Urdu and English. Coastal News Udupi: Speeding tanker rams into bike, rider dead A tragic accident occurred here on NH66 near Katopady where a........................... Kumta gets ready to host taluk Kannada literary conference Ratnakar Naik, Zilla Panchayat Member & President of welcome committee of 6th Taluk Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, to be held on February 24 and 25, 2018, Farmers advised to take up sericulture for better returns Taluk Panchayat Member Vivek Subhray Bhat, on Monday, said although silk is very fragile cash crop, it, however, was more beneficial for farmers to take up sericulture farming, as it helps them in their economic development. Mangaluru: Raid conducted by Excise officials, liquor worth lakhs seizes, one arrested The excise department officials conducted a raid at a house here on Bajal road and seized............................ Mangaluru: Man abuses Dalit girl on social media, case filed A case was filed against a man for defaming a Dalit girl on a post in social media. BJP workers left a disappoined lot as Shah skips Gokarna BJP workers who were expectantly waiting to accord a rousing welcome to BJP National President Amit Shah, in Gokarna, on Wednesday, were left a disappointed lot, after Shah’s programme was cancelled. Amit Shah visits Paresh’s parents; Ends Karnataka visit abruptly due to ill health Continuing his visit in costal area of the state on Wednesday, BJP national president Amit Shah landed in Honnavar of Uttara Kannada district to meet parents of Paresh Mesta, Mangaluru: 3 assaulted with knives while returning from a conference Three youth were allegedly assaulted by knives and sharp weapons by an unidentified group of around 30 people, at Thota Bengre on Tuesday night. The victims were returning from a Fishermen's conference organised by BJP at Malpe in Udupi district. Haliyal: Laptops distributed among students during interactive session District In-Charge Minister RV Deshpande has called upon students to be time-conscious and develop a strong character. Uttara Kannada: Country's first Canopy Walk inaugurated near caste rock in Joida District Minister R V Deshpande officially inaugurated India’s first ‘Canopy Walk’ near Castle Rock in Joida taluk. The facility will be open for public soon. Love Failure: College student attempts suicide after stabbing a girl to death in Sullia A tragic incident occurred at a college here where a student attempted committing suicide after stabbing a girl to death on 20th February, Tuesday. Siddapur's mini garden waits to host its young residents A mini garden, developed by the Town Panchayat near Nehru Ground, is waiting for the children to explore it. Scooter rider's head crushed by a truck at NH-66 in Bhatkal The morning hours in the town witnessed a tragic road accident between a scooty and a truck, resulting in an on-the-spot death of the scooty rider. The accident occured on NH-66 near the Shamsuddin circle. Amit Shah launches all-out attack on Siddaramaiah government Unleashing an all-out attack on the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government, BJP President Amit Shah today dubbed it as "goonda governance" and the "most corrupt" in the country and said the countdown for its exit has begun. Kundapur: Man pronounced with death sentence for the rape and murder of a pregnant woman A man convicted for rape and murder of a pregnant woman three years ago was finally .......................... Teacher sentenced for sexually assaulting girl student in Udupi A teacher was convicted and sentenced to seven years imprisonment by the special..................... Mangaluru: Three more arrested in Shivaraj murder case, toll rises to 10 Three more accused have been nabbed by the police on 19th February, Monday in connection to the...................... Mangaluru: Case filed against co-owner of a cricket team for defaming woman on social media A complaint was filed against the co-owner of a Cricket Team in............................ Workshop on HIV-AIDS organized in Karwar "It is the responsibility of all to create awareness among people regarding the dreaded Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)", said District Principal & Sessions Judge Vital Dharwadkar here. Youth’s death: Kin demand investigation, family refuse to take body home in Karwar Family members of Sunil Sadashiva Talekar, aged 27, who was found dead, refused to take his body home from Karwar Institute of Medical Science, till the government announces an investigation into his mysterious death. He was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Mudageri region in the taluk on Saturday night. Uttara Kannada celebrates Shiv Jayanti; Contributions of great leaders recalled "Dalit vachanakaras propagated equality. Life values preached by Sarvagna, social service of Sevalal and administrative skills of Shivaji Maharaj are relevant even today", said Deputy Commissioner S S Nakul here after inaugurating the birth anniversary of Shivaji Maharaj, Saint Sevalal, Sarvagna, vachanakaras Madara Dollaiya, Dohara Kakkaiyya, Samagara Haralaiya, Urlinga Peddi and Madara Chennaiya at District Rangamandir in Karwar on Monday. Beltangadhy: Man from Ujire working in Oman disappears, family seeks government's aid A missing persons report has been filed as a man who was reportedly working in a hotel in Oman has ....................... Bike crashes into Lorry on Honnavar NH-66: 1 killed A bike rider was killed instantly, while the pillion sustained grievous injuries after the bike in which they were moving in had a head-on collision with a speeding lorry on Haldipur NH-66 of Honnavar taluk here in the early hours of Monday Two more arrested in connection with the murder of mother-son in Siddapur Recalling the disgusting incident of murder of mother and son by a group of cousins at their house in Kanagod village in Siddapur taluk that happened on 15th February, two more accused in this connection who were absconding were arrested by the police here on Saturday. Goan liquor seized during a raid in Karwar The excise officials on Saturday night seized Goa-based liquor and the car in which it was being transported here at Baithkol cross in the taluk. Unidentified body of a Man found in Karwar A case has been registered in Chittakul police station after an unidentified body of a man was found near here at Mavinahole region of Majalli in the taluk on Saturday, 17th February. Gym students demand 'No Indira canteen in Gym campus' in Kumta The students of government gym school here in Kumta submitted a memorandum to the Town Municipality officials on Friday, demanding no construction of Indira canteen within the campus of gym school. 3 arrested for looting passengers near Mangaluru, 2 still at large Three people were nabbed by the Panambur police on 16th February, Friday for brandishing lethal weapons .................... Minister Ramanath Rai to inaugurate Kuveshi canopy walk on Feb 18 in Dandeli India's first canopy walk will be thrown open to public on February 18 at 3 pm at Kuveshi, near Dandeli. Kasargod: Man arrested during a raid for carrying unaccounted cash A raid was conducted by the Kumble police here near Gopalakrishna hall in .............. Kundapur: Man convicted for the rape and murder of a woman three years ago A man alleged for rape and murder of a pregnant woman three years ago was............................. Writers need command over language: T M Jagadish Writers need to have a command over language to attain success, said writer T M Jagadish. Mangaluru: Gang assaults group of youngsters in a bus; 2 severely injured An assault case was filed against a gang for assaulting youngsters in a bus on ............................. Kerala student dies while swimming in a pool in Dandeli A student of the Government Polytechnic college of Kerala died while swimming in a pool in Dandeli of Uttar-Kannada district on 16th February 2018, Friday. Kumta: Govt Urdu school Santegulli observes Centenary celebration The centenary celebration of Govt Urdu higher primary school of Santegulli in Kumta taluk was observed on 15th February, Thursday, which was inaugurated by Coastal Development Authority chairperson and Kumta-Honnavar constituency MLA Sharada Shetty. Watch CCTV footage: Ox attacks toddler in Honnavar, courageous sister rescues A 4-Year-Old toddler escaped with minor injuries after an angry roadside Ox went on attacking it during the incident that reported here at Navilgon region of Honnavar taluk. The entire scene of the incident was recorded by the CCTV camera installed out of the house. Property dispute: mother, son hacked to death by cousins in Siddapur The fight over the land dispute with cousins gave an ugly turn after a woman and her son were brutally killed out of anger in the horrible incident that reported here at Kanagon village in Siddapur taluk on the late night of 14th February, Wednesday. Honnavar: Unidentified body of a man found in Sharavati river An unidentified body of a man was found here at a Sharavati river near Bunder in the town in the early hours of 15th February, Wednesday. Man killed after car rams bike in Yellapur A grievously injured bike rider died enroute to hospital after a Bolero Pickup hit the bike he was riding, in the town, on Tuesday. Four elderly destitutes rescued in Karwar Members of Janashakti Vedike rescued four elderly destitutes, who were suffering from hunger, ill health and roaming around the City. Port dept told to stop barrier construction on Tagore beach Janata Dal(S) leader Anand Asnotikar, on Wednesday, called for immediate stopping of construction of the wave barrier behind Anjaneya Swamy statue, on Rabindranath Tagore beach. Cattle theft suspects caught in police trap in Shirur Three persons, who tried to steal cattle from Shirur Math, located in Hariadka in Udupi district, were caught red-handed by math people and handed over to the police. School bus kills 6-Year-Old student in Sullia A 6-year-old student was accidentally crushed to death after coming underneath the wheels of a school bus while returning to the home after finishing school. The incident happened in Sullia of Dakshina Kannada district. Man hangs himself in Karwar A 38-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself at Unity Colony, near Arjun Theatre, in the City, on Monday, February 12. Police raids on Gambling center in Sirsi: 14 arrested The Sirsi Urban Police here, following a raid on a gambling centre, arrested 14 persons and recovered Rs 1.66 lakh from them, on Sunday, February 11. Mangaluru: Mega party convention of BJP to be held in Suratkal Two separate rallies will be conducted by foot condemning the murders of Hindu activists from 3rd March to 6th March. Belthangady: Prime accused of attempt to rape case nabbed in Kerala The prime accused in the attempt to rape case of a Dalit girl at ............................ Mangaluru: Girl suffers burns due to negligence of street vendor An incident was reported here near the central market where a teenage girl suffered serious burn injuries after hot oil was splashed onto her leg due to the negligence of a street vendor on 11th February, Sunday. Udupi: Head-on collision between bus and bike, rider dies In a head on collision between a bus and a bike, a youth lost his life here at........................... Puttur: 18-month-old child chokes to death after beaten rice gets stuck in his throat An 18-month-year old kid choked to death here at a house in Chikkamagaluru on 12th February, Monday after swallowing a beaten rice grain. Mangaluru: Man falls into uncovered drain, dies, MLA Bava pays visit A man accidentally fell into an uncovered drain here at Katipalla in................ Uttara Kannada district lacks generic medicine stores Uttara Kannada district, which has 11 taluks, has no generic medicine store. The people here are still depending on medical stores that sell costly medicine. 2,946 fail to take first division asst exams Examinations for the recruitment of first division assistant, held at 20 centres, across the City, on Sunday, saw a whopping 2,946 candidates absent from taking it. Encroachments cleared by shop owners on their own Shop owners at the Seabird Displaced Colony, in Mudagad, of Karwar taluk, cleared the encroachment on their own here recently. 17-Year-Old boy hangs himself in Karwar A 17-year-old youth committed suicide by hanging himself to a fan at his sister’s house in Devaliwad in the taluk on 10th Febraury, Saturday. Fire erupts at a shop in Sirsi; loss estimated over 5 lakhs Cushion materials valuing over 5 lakhs rupees were reduced to ashes as the fire broke out in a cushion shop located at Kumta road in Nilekani of Sirsi on Sunday, February 11 at around 10 pm in the night. Bhatkal: Pedestrian dies in mishap A 40-Year-Old pedestrian was killed after being hit by a speeding bike here at Shirali market in Bhatkal. Beltangadhy: Man acquires help from one of his sons to kill another A 28-year-old youth was allegedly stabbed to death by his own father and brother at.......................... DRI seizes gold worth Rs. 1 crore in raids conducted at MIA and Mangaluru Junction Railway; 4 arrested Gold valued more than Rs. 1 crore was seized by the DRI(Directorate of Revenue Intelligence) in a major haul involving two separate incidents at MIA and Mangaluru Junction Railway station on 10th February, Saturday. Amit Shah likely to visit Uttar-Kannada district on Feb 20 BJP national President Amit Shah will visit various places in Uttara Kannada District on February 20. Udupi: Unidentified dead body found at Katapady A dead body of a worker was found a heap of sand at Vidyanagara on........................ Karwar: Fishermen involved in light fishing fined, boats seized Fishing with the use of LED lights is banned in the......................... Mangaluru: Two arrested in 'Target Ilyas' murder case The CCB police and Pandeshwar police personnel here have been ................................... Raid conducted on fishermen by IT Department officials in Udupi A series of raids were conducted by the Income tax department officers on........................... Karwar Port expansion seen fetching State addl revenues Karwar Port Director Captain C Swamy has stated that if the second phase of developmental works at Karwar port is completed, then ships could be anchored even in 14 meter deep sea. Bike rams into truck in Kasargod, 2 dead In a collision between a lorry and bike here at Chowki Kallangai, two men lost their,............................. Centre sanctions funds for roads, bridges in Uttar-Kannada district The Centre, under Central Road Funds, has sanctioned Rs 25 crore for development of various roads and bridges in Uttara Kannada district, according to District In-charge Minister R V Deshpande. Bike rams into electric pole in Bhatkal, 2 seriously injured Bike accidents are increasing day by day in the taluk due to reckless and underage driving. One such incident occurred here at ........................... Reckless car driving kills 3-year-old child in Bantawal In an incident reported here at Morji in the taluk, a speeding car lost control and hit a .............................. Udupi District Crime Branch seize 1.5kg Ganja, 1 arrested The district Crime Branch Police here arrested an accused on 9th February, Friday while selling....................... File criminal case against Premalatha, six others: Court Honnavar court on Friday ordered to file criminal case against seven persons, including Premalatha, for blackmailing Sri Raghaveshwara Bharati swami of Ramachandrapur Mutt. Man sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering wife A man was sentenced to life imprisonment by District and Session Judge Vittal S Dharwadkar for murdering his wife in 2014. Karwar: Boy creates fake FB account of teacher; uploads porn Angered by advice given by his teacher about his studies, a student, from one of the high schools, in Karwar, Yellapur road accident: 1 killed, 3 injured At least one person was killed on the spot, and three others sustained serious injuries, after the car, in which they were travelling in was hit by another car from behind near Tenginageri Cross, of Kiruvathi village, of Yellapur taluk here, on Wednesday night. Paresh Mesta's mysterious death: 2 more arrested The Honnavar police on Thursday, February 08, have arrested two more persons in Sirsi on the charges of having the connection to the Paresh Mesta's mysterious death and were produced to the court. Forest officials arrest man for selling venison in Yellapur Yellapur forest department officials on 7th February, Wednesday, confiscated venison of a barking deer (Kadukuri) from a house near Magod and arrested the person engaged in the trade. Uttara Kannada DC holds meet on poll preparedness Deputy Commissioner S S Nakul has instructed police to take appropriate action against those responsible for recent riots in the district to check similar incidents during elections. Mangaluru: One arrested from Kerala in 'Target Ilyas' murder case The CCB (City Crime Branch) police here have arrested an accused behind........................... Road work in Gokarna taken up under police cover after protest The Public Works Department has had to take the help of the police in order to carry out the road development works, in Gokarna, Karwar CMC presents surplus budget amidst protest Karwar City Muncipal Corporation (CMC) President Ganapathi Naik, on Wednesday, presented a surplus budget of Rs 79.61 lakh for the year 2018-19 amidst commotion. Motorist killed in Hit-and-run case near Sirsi A 23-Year-Old motorist was killed instantly after a bike in which he was moving was hit by an unknown vehicle near Ragihosalli village of Sirsi taluk in the early hours of 7th February, Wednesday. AIMPLB president Maulana Rabey Hasani Nadvi inaugurates Abnaye Jamia's new building in Bhatkal The president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and Chairman of All India Message of Humanity Forum, Maulana Sayyed Muhammed Rabey Hasani Nadvi inaugurated the new multi-storeyed building of Abnaye Jamia Islamia here at Madeena colony in Bhatkal on 5th February, Monday. Police make little headway in Mesta case Police investigating the death of Paresh Mesta have made another arrest. Ashif Rafiq from Shirali near Bhatkal was arrested in connection with the murder of the 19-year-old and the subsequent violence in Honnavar town recently. Floodlight fishing goes on despite opposition in Uttara Kannada The ‘floodlight fishing’ continues in coastal areas despite Centre and State governments banning the practice. Young speaker Wali Rahmani to address a gathering in Bhatkal on 9th Feb A prominent young speaker with growing popularity across India, Br. Wali Rahmani will be visiting Bhatkal on 9th February, Friday and will be addressing a grand program themed on "Threats Ahead for Democratic System of India & The Role of Minority Communities" which will be held under the aegis of Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR) Uttar-Kannada district unit at Tanzeem ground in Nawayath colony, Bhatkal. The program would begin after Isha prayers at around 9 pm. 'Souharda Karnataka' form human chain in Dandeli; students, citizens take oath Students and citizens took part in ‘Souharda Karnataka’ human chain programme here recently, and took the oath of harmony. Honnavar Paresh Mesta's death case: third accused arrested The Honnavar local police here, on 4th February, Sunday, have arrested the third accused in the Paresh Mesta murder case. Man arrested in Bhatkal for murderous assault on wife in Karkala The man alleged of brutally attacking his wife was arrested by the Udupi police here at .......................... Two arrested for Mobile store heist in Kasargod The Kumble police here have arrested two thieves who had performed a .................................... Bantawal: Container lorry rams into railway bridge, train services stopped temporarily An incident was reported here at Mittur in the taluk where a container lorry rammed into a .......................... Kundapur: Raid conducted against illegal sand mining: boats, trucks seized A raid was conducted by the Brahmavar police at Handady near Brahmavar in the taluk where.................... 29 students from Kumta selected for 'Inspire Award' A total of 29 students have been selected for the State-level Inspire award for Science exhibition from Kumta. Sports helps to lead a peaceful life: R V Deshpande Sports help one lead a peaceful life. Hence, more importance should be given to sports, Minister R V Deshpande said. Make the most of opportunities: MLA Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri MLA Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri called upon people to make maximum use of various opportunities when they present themselves in one’s life. Development works to get underway soon: MLA Satish Sail MLA Satish Sail said development works, worth Rs 95 lakh, would commence soon in Amdalli village, in Karwar taluk. Mangaluru: Car-bike collision near Nandigudde, one dead In an accident which occurred here near Koragajja Gudi in Attavar, a youth lost his life as ,.............................. Mangaluru: Ullal police arrest notorious chain snatcher, gold chain valuing ₹50,000 confiscated A notorious thief and rowdy sheeter was arrested by the Ullal police here...................... Raid conducted by Bantwal police: 8 arrested for illegal sand extraction, boats and trucks seized A raid was conducted by the sleuths of Bantwal Rural Police station at Mularpatna in the taluk where they seized boats and trucks.... Karwar: Two nabbed by ANSI officials for selling leopard nails Two poachers were nabbed by ANSI forest officials on 2nd February, Friday for allegedly.................... Another instance of robbery in Bhatkal, once again thieves target Bunder Road The number of thefts in Bhatkal is increasing day by day and the thieves are mostly targeting closed bungalows and houses which are unoccupied at the moment.