Don't Miss SahilOnline, Leading news portal from Coastal Karnataka, bringing you latest updates from the Coast, State, Nation and the World, in Kannada, Urdu and English. Don't Miss Kumta: Industrialist Yashodar Naik joins BJP An Industrialist, Yashodar Naik along with his supporters joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during a party program held at Manki ground here at Kumta on 20th August, Sunday. The former chief minister of Karnataka Jagdish Shettar and other party leaders were present on the occasion. Mangaluru: Full-grown Sandalwood tree stolen from IGP's compound amidst high security In a shocking incident reported here at Maryhill in the city, a fully grown sandalwood tree was........................... Congress demands Suresh Prabhu's resignation over Utkal train derailment The Congress on Monday demanded Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's resignation after the derailment of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express, which claimed the lives of 23 people and left more than 100 injured, at Muzaffarnagar. In a press conference held here, the Congress cited previous examples of ministers, who resigned after such tragedies and asked Prabhu to do the same. "When a similar incident happened four decades ago, the then Railway Minister stepped down. When a flight crash landed in Delhi, the former civil aviation minister Late Madhavrao Scindia resigned. The government should take moral responsibility for the accident," Congress leader Manish Tiwari said. Naazim Khan from Kumta to represent India in China A young sportsman from the Karnataka's coastal city Kumta, Naazim Javed Khan to represent India in 'Para Asian regional table tennis championship' which will be held at Beijing in China from 23rd August till 31st August, 2017. Two Chinese cricketers to play in Pakistan Super league Two Chinese cricketers have been drafted to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) next year, giving a boost to the fledgling sport in China. The two players of China national cricket team will represent Peshawar Zalmi in the next edition PSL, Pakistan's official news agency APP reported on Sunday. Bhatkal: Anjuman Alumni with teachers and parents form a meeting to discuss development of the institution. The management of Anjuman arts, science & commerce college arranged a meeting for Anjuman alumni, parents and teachers, where many shared their suggestions and opinions on the developmental activities to be done in the institution. Kundapur: 63-year-old woman from Maharastra hit by car while crossing the road, dies In an accident that occurred at Hangluru here, a qoman met with a tragic death as a ............................... Truck rams into Bolero pick-up on Kumta NH-66 The gruesome road accident reported in the early evening hours of 20th August, Sunday here on Alvekodi NH-66 in Kumta, where a truck rammed into Bolero pickup (mini truck), as a result the driver of Bolero pickup was injured seriously. Madeena welfare society Bhatkal honors meritorious students Around 50 meritorious students were honored with the awards in an 'Annual day and Madeena educational award' event organized by Madeena welfare society here at Bhatkal. The administration committee was also formed on the occasion. Acclaimed Urdu book on the Prophet’s life translated into English Khutbat-e Madras (Madras Lectures) is an acclaimed Urdu book on the Prophet Muhammad’s (peace be upon him) life and teachings by the celebrated Islamic scholar of the Subcontinent, Syed Sulaiman Nadwi, who authored Siratun Nabi, the most outstanding 7-volume Urdu work on the Prophet’s life which can be compared with the best works on the subject even in Arabic. 'Pressured' to depose against Yeddyurappa, claims sr officer A senior Karnataka Administrative Service Officer has alleged that he was "pressured" by Anti- Corruption Bureau officers to give a statement against BJP Karnataka unit chief B S Yeddyurappa in connection with a case regarding alleged illegal land denotification. The officer in a letter to Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala and Chief Secretary Shubash Chandra Khuntia also claimed that since he refused to heed to the "illegal" demands by the officers, he was arrayed as an accused in the case. Real life Dangal: Haliyal's Mamata Kelogi selected for under 17 international wrestling Mamata Kelogi, a resident of Dusagi village in Haliyal taluk and also the student of Alva's boarding school in Moodbidri, has been selected for the international wrestling games. Govt extends GST return filing date to August 25 The government today extended by 5 days till August 25 the last date for filing returns and payment of taxes under the GST regime after the GSTN portal faced technical issues because of a huge rush. Earlier, the cut-off for filing maiden GST returns for July was scheduled to end tomorrow, which explained the heavy traffic at ''. Gas cylinder bursts at a house in Kumta; major tragedy averted A gas cylinder burst out at a house in Devarhakkal region of Kumta on the afternoon of 18th August, Friday, as result the major tragedy was averted with the help of fire brigade personnel. Cattles being taken to Bhatkal seized in Yellapur Around 63 cattle being taken to Bhatkal in a container lorry allegedly without proper care were seized by the police and have arrested six people in this connection. Police constable die after motorbike crashes with car on Murdeshwar NH-66 The bike rider, who was a police constable in Honnavar police station, killed instantly on the spot after meeting a horrible road accident between a bike and the car, that happened on the late night of 17th August, Thursday, here on Murdeshwar NH-66 of Bhatkal taluk. CM seeks early environment clearance for Hubballi-Ankola railway line Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called on Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday in New Delhi, urging him to expedite pending railway projects in Karnataka. He also sought the early environment clearance from the centre for the long pending Hubballi-Ankola railway line. Bhatkal: Thieves break into a house; unable to find valuables, run away with clothes The incidents of thefts are increasing day by day in the taluk. Yet another robbery took place at a house in ............................... Pakistani cricketer Zubair Ahmed dies after being hit by a bouncer In a tragic incident, Pakistani batsman Zubair Ahmed has died after being hit by a bouncer during a domestic match at Mardan. Ahmed, who had played four List A matches and represented the T20 team Quetta Bears, was hit on the head on August 14. Pregnant woman asked to leave hospital in UP, delivers child in e-rickshaw A pregnant woman in Saharanpur was allegedly asked to leave from a hospital here in the middle of the night by the staff, following which she gave birth to a boy in an e-rickshaw, the police said today.      Munawar, who was in labour, was admitted the district woman's hospital on the night of August 14 but was later asked to leave without being examined, SP Saharanpur (Rural) Vidya Sagar Mishra said.      Bhatkal: Protest rally held against the acquisition of more than 100 mtrs land for NH-66 widening A rally was held by Merchant Association and other social organizations led by Majlis-e-Islahwa Tanzeem regarding the .................... Bhatkal celebrates 71st Independence day with great zeal The city celebrated 71st Independence day was with full national fervor and patriotic zeal, at various schools, colleges, NGO’s, Government offices and other institutions in Bhatkal taluk No-detention policy ruined education system: Kejriwal Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that the no-detention policy ruined the education system and assured that 60,000 students who failed in class 10 this year will be readmitted. "Previous governments introduced no-detention policy till class 8. It ruined the education system. When students took their first exam in class 9 they failed enmass. Mangaluru: Two arrested including PFI leader from Chamarajnagar in RSS worker Sharath's Murder case Two persons including a PFI leader have been arrested in connection to RSS worker Sharath Madivala’s murder case ................................... Within a week of the social worker's unique protest, roads near Manipal bus stand fixed The unique protest held by a social worker who swam in potholes has borne results in less than a week, bringing much relief, though temporary, to the citizens as the roads are now fixed. Mangaluru: Special drive against drunken driving - 91 cases registered, 21 vehicles seized A drive was launched by the Police personnel belonging to the city police commissionerate during........................ BJP MPs to meet Goa CM on Mahadayi river water row  BJP MP from Karnataka would meet Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar to convince him on the need to attend talks to explore an out of court settlement to the inter-state Mahadayi river water dispute, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said. Speaking to reporters here after a meeting of legislative floor leaders of parties, central ministers, MLAs, MPs and farmers organisations on the Mahadayi issue, Siddaramaiah said he would also speak to the opposition Congress in Goa on the issue out of courtesy. Majlise Islah wa Tanzeem host speech competition in Bhatkal A speech competition was organized by Majlis-e-Islah wa Tanzeem, Bhatkal on topics relating to the Independence of our country at Usman Hassan Hall in IAUHS premises, Bhatkal on 13th August, Sunday. Excelling students awarded medals by Rabita; new super speciality hospital in Bhatkal also announced Like previous years, even this year the Annual Rabita Education Award ceremony was organized by Rabita Society Bhatkalto felicitate meritorious students from various schools at Anjuman High School Grounds on 11th August, Friday. Bhatkal's Tanzeem meets UT Khader, requests implementation of zoning regulation in Uttar Kannada A memorandum was submitted to minister of food and civil supplies U T Khader by the Bhatkal Majilis-e-islahwa Tanzeem delegates and officials on.................... “Congress will not be affected even if 10 Amit Shah come to Karnataka” - Minister U T Khader “The rumors about disturbance and confusion within the Congress after BJP National President Amit Shah’s arrival to the state are just lies”, said minister of food and civil supplies U T Khader. SC to hold final hearing in Ayodhya title dispute from Dec 5 The Supreme Court today decided to hold the final hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute from December 5 and made it clear that no adjournment shall be given in any circumstance. Shams teacher Mr. MR Manvi awarded 'Best Teacher 2017' by Rabita in Bhatkal The senior faculty of Shams English medium high school, Sir M R Manvi was honored with the title of 'Rabita best teachers award' at an event of 'Rabita educational award 2017' held at Anjuman ground here at Bhatkal on 11th August, Friday. The award was received from Karnataka food and civil supplies minister UT Khader. Bhatkal: Mentally unstable man attacks Anjuman watchman, arrested The early morning hours of 12th August, Saturday turned ugly after a mentally unstable man got entered into the town's popular educational organization Anjuman Hami e Muslimeen's administrative block and started assaulting the watchmen who were resting and then began to destroy the office premises, as a result, he was then arrested by the Bhatkal police. Thousands raise voice demanding justice for Kavya in Mangaluru Thousands of people witnessed the massive protest staged by 'Justice for Kavya' Horata Samithi Dakshina Kannada district unit here in front of deputy commissioner's office on 9th August, Wednesday demanding strict investigations into the Kavya's death case. Mangaluru: Two peddlers arrested for selling Ganja to students Two person were nabbed by the Mangaluru CCB (City Crime Branch) police near Mangaladevi Bar in Mudipu in the city for dealing with ganja on 10th August, Thursday. Udupi: K T Balakrishna transferred, Dr. Sanjeev Patil is the new SP of the district IPS officer Dr. Sanjeev Patil took the charge as the new SP of the Udupi district on 10th August, Thursday. Indian-origin man convicted of child sex offences in UK An Indian-origin man is among 18 people convicted of child sex offences by a UK court on Wednesday. Haryana BJP chief's son Vikas arrested in stalking case The police decided today to press attempt to kidnap charge against Vikas Barala and another person, who had allegedly stalked and tried to abduct the daughter of an IAS officer, officials said. Five killed, four injured after car collides with parked truck in Ankola Five people were killed and four others were seriously injured after the car in which they were travelling collided with a parked truck near Honnalli NH-63 in Ankola taluk, Uttara Kannada district  on the late night of 9th August, Wednesday. Social worker swims in dirty pothole water marking protest against bad road condition in Udupi A shocking protest was witnessed by the locals near the bus stop of Manipal town where a man protested to express anger....................... Bantawal: Saree gets entangled into grinder; woman dies An incident has been taken place in Vittalkasba village of Bantwal taluk, where a woman died while grinding Masala in grinder after her Saree veil got struck into the working grinder. Udupi: 'Plastic Rice' found at fair price shop, memorandum submitted to DC A memorandum has been submitted to the Deputy Commissioner of Udupi by Citizens Action Committee of Hejmady seeking strict action against the shops providing Synthetic rice. Rabita educational award to be held on 11th August in Bhatkal Bhatkal: Rabita Society Bhatkal will organize their annual educational award function at Anjuman High School Ground at Bhatkal on 11th August at 4:30 pm. Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolts Manipur An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale jolted Manipur on Tuesday morning at around 6 a.m. The epicentre of the earthquake was Manipur's Churachandpur district and was located 35 km below the surface of earth. Kerala High Court lifts BCCI's lifetime-ban on Sreesanth In a big relief for S Sreesanth, the Kerala High Court on Monday lifted the lifetime-ban imposed on the tainted pacer by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in connection with the spot fixing case. People will stand up against Article 35 (A): Farooq Abdullah  Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on chaired a meeting of the opposition on Monday to deliberate the relevance of Article 35 (A), and said that the state is ready to stand up against it. After the meeting at his residence, Abdullah said in a press conference that Article 35 (A), which provides special rights to the state, might harm the region of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. Pakistan to play day-night Test in upcoming Sri Lanka series in UAE Pakistan and Sri Lankan have agreed to play a day and night Test match with pink ball in Dubai in the upcoming series between the two countries.  This will be Pakistan's second day and night Test in Dubai as last year also they had played against the West Indies and won the encounter.  ICC suspends Jadeja from 3rd SL Test after breach of conduct India spinner Ravindra Jadeja was on Sunday suspended for the third Test against Sri Lanka as his accumulated demerit points reached six within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct. Jadeja threw ball at opener Dimuth Karunaratne off his own bowling when the batsman was inside the crease and the unpired ruled it "dangerous". Mangaluru cops arrest accused on the run in Mumbai An accused in a 2003 double murder case, who had jumped bail, was arrested by the Mangaluru police in Mumbai. The man, Vinesh Shetti (46), a native of Shirva in Udupi, was among those arrested by Konaje police here in connection with the murder of one Venugopal Nayak and his driver Santosh near Mudipu in Dakshina Kannada district. 44 Congress Gujarat MLAs staying in Bengaluru to fly back on Monday At least 44 Congress Gujarat MLAs, who were staying in Bengaluru's Eagleton Resort to ensure they don't succumb to police and political pressure to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will return back to Gujarat on Monday. In the backdrop of Gujarat Congress MLAs quitting and joining the BJP, as many as 44 of the grand old party MLAs left for Bengaluru. Shivakumar apologizes for his mother's statement accusing Siddaramaiah over I-T raids Karnataka Energy Minister D.K Shivakumar on Saturday apologized for his mother's statement, in which she accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of being responsible for the Income-Tax raids on her son. In a statement, Shivakumar clarified that it was a mistake by her side, adding that she's not literate and not even aware of in which Department IT comes. He reiterated his loyalty to the Chief Minister and thanked him for supporting him during the raids. "Siddaramaiah has always been sharpening the knife against my son. He could be behind the I-T raids. The Appeal for financial aid for treatment of newborn baby admitted at Manipal hospital Due to natural deficiency in the structure of a newborn child, he has been admitted to Manipal Kasturba hospital and.......................... IT raids a big setback to democracy: Kharge The Congress party on Thursday said that the raids by the Income Tax department against Karnataka Power Minister DK Shivakumar are a big setback to democracy. The IT department has conducted several raids at residences and other properties of Karnataka Power Minister DK Shivakumar. Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said that it is not correct to fool the people of the nation, while adding that the BJP might use any tactic but will not be able to defeat Ahmed Patel. IT now raids Delhi house of Karnataka Minister Income Tax (IT) Department on Thursday morning started raiding the house of Karnataka Power Minister DK Shivakumar's house in the Safdarjung area in Delhi. Earlier on Thursday morning, the IT department raided the house of the minister's father-in-law in Bengaluru. The IT department on Wednesday had raided Shivakumar's residence and at a private resort in Bengaluru where 44 Congress lawmakers from Gujarat are staying. Congress protests in Bengaluru against IT raid The Congress party on Thursday staged a protest in Bengaluru against the income tax department on Karnataka Power Minister D. K. Shivakumar. The income tax department on Wednesday conducted a raid at the residence of Karnataka Power Minister Shivakumar and a private resort in Bengaluru where 44 Congress lawmakers from Gujarat are staying. Bomb scare at Delhi airport Bomb squads and canine teams were today rushed in to check a suspected object that was recovered at the cargo hold area of the Delhi airport, later declared safe. CISF Director General O P Singh said the "suspect item has been declared safe and there is nothing to worry about."  'Frustrated' BJP using every "dirty trick" to win RS seat in Guj: Congress Congress has condemned the Income Tax (IT) department raids at Karnataka's Minister for Energy D.K. Shivakumar's residence and at resort where 44 Congress Gujarat MLAs and alleged that it is "dirty and ugly" trick of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win the Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat. Meanwhile, the grand old party is raising the issue in both the houses of Parliament. Gujarat Congress MLAs` `Bengaluru abode` raided by IT department The Income Tax department on Wednesday morning conducted raids at Karnataka's Minister for Energy DK Shivakumar's residence and at Eagleton Golf resort where 44 Congress Gujarat MLAs are staying. The raids took place at minister's residence in Kanakapura, Sadashivanagar and at rooms of Congress Party MLAs in the resort. The raids started at 7 a.m. this morning and are still underway. What was RSS's contribution in India's freedom struggle: Congress asks Modi After Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about 'Quit India' movement in 'Mann Ki Baat', the Congress Party on Sunday questioned the former that where were the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) or other connected organisations in that struggle for India's freedom. "Prime Minister Modi talks about 'Quit India', India's struggle for independence, where was RSS or other connected organizations in that struggle for India's freedom? What was the contribution of India's right wing in India's independence struggle?" Congress party leader Manish Tewari told ANI. Karnataka: Kannada Development Authority to protest against imposition of Hindi in schools The Kannada  development authority (KDA) after having  been a part of the campaign that demanded that Hindi signages be removed from the Namma metro, have now decided that they will write to the state government saying that there is no need for the imposition of Hindi in schools and they need to follow just the two langauge policy which includes Kannada and English. RSS man hacked to death in Kerala An RSS worker was hacked to death tonight allegedly by a gang led by a history-sheeter near here, police said. They said 34-year-old Rajesh's left hand was chopped off in the attack around at 9 pm. Police said an investigation has been launched and search is on for assailants. Aster MIMS declared as Centre for Quality Promotion Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations (CAHO), a pan India organization of all NABH accredited hospitals has identifiedAster Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Kozhikodeas a centre for Quality Promotion (CQP). Aster MIMS Kozhikode will now be a CQP to provide support for other hospitals to get accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). Elderly man goes missing in Bhatkal; case filed A man was reported missing from 23rd July, after which a missing case was filed at the Murdeshwar police station. It's said that he had informed in a home about he will be going to temple in Venktapur, but didn't return home yet. No plans to make Aadhaar mandatory for booking air tickets:Govt to MPs The government has no plans to make Aadhaar number mandatory for booking air tickets, Parliament's Standing Committee on Home Affairs has been told. This was conveyed to a group of MPs by officials led by Union home secretary-designate Rajiv Gauba on Thursday. Bihar episode brought to fore Nitish's 'dubious' character: CPM With the latest political ruckus in Bihar, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) on Thursday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar stating that the recent episode in the state politics has brought his dubious character to fore. Speaking to ANI, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said, "Whatever happened in Bihar is was very unfortunate. The Bihar CM joined hands with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) which helped him defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He (Nitish) has got a record. He is taking oath as Chief Minister sixth time in 12 years. So every two years, he takes the oath which proves his dubious character." Sri Lanka all out for 291 Sri Lanka wereallout for 291 in reply to India's first innings score of 600 on day 3 of the opening cricket Test here today. In the post-lunch session, Lahiru Kumara (2) was cleaned up by Ravindra Jadeja as Sri Lanka's innings came to an end as they are one man short, following the thumb injury of Das Gunaratne, who was ruled out of the series on day 1. India reach 503-7 at lunch on day two India maintained their hold over the proceedings despite losing four wickets on the second day of the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka here today. Nuwan Pradeep (5-88) took his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket as India reached 503 for seven in 117 overs at lunch. At the Galle International Stadium, the visitors lost four wickets for 104 runs in the morning session but still managed to extend their advantage. Starting from overnight 399 for three, India crossed the 400-mark on the first ball of day two. Cheteshwar Pujara (153 runs, 265 balls, 13 fours) and Ajinkya Rahane (57 runs, 130 balls, 3 fours) looked to continue their overnight partnership, and were batting fluently. Pujara had a DRS decision for caught behind turned down off Rangana Herath in the third over of the day. Tejashwi ek bahana tha, Nitish ko BJP ki godd mein jana tha: RJD Annoyed with the ongoing political storm post Nitish Kumar's resignation as the Bihar Chief Minister, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Thursday said that the former had to go back to the saffron party, for which, Tejashwi Yadav was only a medium. "Tejashwi ek bahana tha, unhe (Nitish) BJP ki godd mein jana tha," RJD spokesperson Manoj Jha told ANI. SL vs Ind 1st Test: Dhawan, Pujara power India to 399/3 pener Shikhar Dhawan made the most of his lucky Test comeback to slam a career-best 190-run knock, while Cheteshwar Pujara continued his golden run as India posted a formidable 399/3 on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka here. Brought into the squad only after first-choice opener Murali Vijay was ruled out due to injury, Dhawan made full use of the opportunity and played an entertaining 168-ball  innings that was studded with 31 fours. This was his fifth Test hundred. Nitish drops resignation bombshell, gets Modis praise Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar resigned today, citing irreconcilable differences with ally RJD over corruption charges against his deputy Tejashwi Yadav, snapping an uneasy coalition cobbled together in the aftermath of the 2014 Lok Sabha poll debacle. Kumars resignation capped days of stand-off between his party JD(U), which was insisting on Tejashwi defending himself against the allegations, and the RJD, whose chief Lalu Prasad rejected the demand outright. "In the circumstances that prevail in Bihar, it became difficult to run the grand alliance government," Kumar told reporters outside Raj Bhavan after submitting his resignation to Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi. Minister Ramanath Rai inaugurates Thimmakka Tree Park in Bhatkal Two new tourist places have been opened by the forest department in order to increase tourist footfalls in the coastal region of Karnataka. Body of missing fisherman found in Manki after Boat capsized in Arabian sea Dead body of a fisherman who was drowned in Arabian Sea on Monday was found today, Tuesday near Manki beach under Honnavar taluk, 30kms from here. He has been identified as Krishna Anappa Kharvi (28) President Kovind has same anti-Ambedkar thinking as BJP: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday said that by not paying tribute to Baba Bhimrao Ambedkar in his address, President Ram Nath Kovind has shown that he has the same anti-Ambedkar thinking like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "President Ram Nath Kovind should have laid the flowers of reverence on the statue of Baba Bhimrao Ambedkar because of whom he is now able to become the President of India. Not paying tribute to Bhim Rao Ambedkar's statue in the Parliamentary premises shows that he has the anti-Ambedkar thinking of the BJP," Mayawati said while addressing the media. AHINDA ideology can combat Hindutva: CM Siddaramaiah AHINDA (Kannada acronym for minorities, backward classes and Dalits) as a socio-political philosophy can be used as a tool to prevent youths from backward classes and Dalit communities from joining the Hindutva brigade, said Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday. He was in conversation with a panel of activists and writers on the third and final day of the international convention on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar here. Referring to the com Mumbai biker dies as truck mows her down after motorcycle hits pothole A 36-year-old biker was killed when she was thrown off her two-wheeler after hitting a pothole on a road near Mumbai and was crushed by a passing truck. Bandra-resident Jagruti Hogale, a member of the all-women 'Bikerni' motorcycle club, was on a trip with two other bikers to Jawhar in Palghar district on Sunday when the incident occurred, a police official said. The advertising professional tried to overtake a truck on the Jawhar-Dahanu road around 9 am but her bike landed in a pothole, throwing her off. Murdeshwar: Minor girl files complaint for harrassment and death threat A complaint was filed by a minor girl at Murdeshwar police station in the taluk, against a man for harrassing her and giving death threats. Jewels, cash burgled from locked house in Bhatkal A locked house came under the net of burglars, from where they looted away jewels, cash, and other valuables on 22nd July, Saturday here at Ali Miya colony in Azad Nagar, Bhatkal. Mumbai: Ex-DD anchor Kanchan Nath dies after coconut tree falls on her In a freak mishap, a former Doordarshan anchor, who was taking a morning walk near a road close to her housing society, died after a coconut tree fell on her. The incident which took place on Thursday was captured on a CCTV camera installed at a nearby shop and the video went viral. Kanchan Nath, 58, who had sustained severe injuries after the tree fell on her, died on Saturday morning, confirmed her husband Rajat. Another suicide case in Bhatkal: Married woman jumps in the well, ends life Following the suicide at Sagar road at 5:30 pm on Friday, another suide was reported on same day at 10:00 pm in Belke village, Bhatkal. Cow vigilantes attack illegal bufallo supplier in Karkala A man was arrested by the Karkala rural police at Jarigekatte Junction in Mundkur village near here for illegal transport of two buffaloes on 21st July, Friday. Indian cricket team to get new manager soon: BCCI Board of Cricket Control for India (BCCI) acting president C.K. Khanna said that a new manager for the Indian Men's cricket team will be announced very soon. After the appointment of Ravi Shastri as the coach of the Men's cricket team, the Indian team has been looking for a new manager as well. Speaking to ANI, Khanna said, "We have shortlisted thirteen names for now. We'll interview them on Tuesday afternoon." Nearly 80 injured in Turkey by quake: report Almost 80 people were injured in the Turkish resort of Bodrum after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and the Aegean coast of Turkey, local media reported today. Modi's policies burning Kashmir: Rahul Gandhi Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday charged that the Narendra Modi government's policies are "burning" Jammu and Kashmir and flayed any attempt for third party intervention to resolve the issue, saying "Kashmir is India" Kumta: Fire breaks out at Karnataka Bank; loss estimated over lakhs The Karnataka Bank located in town's Bastipet was completely burnt after the fire accidentally caught which has been suspected as due to short circuit. The incident happened on the evening of 20th July, Thursday. Emotional moment for me, I represent many Kovinds: President-elect The rains in Delhi on Thursday reminded him of his 'kachcha' home in his paternal village, President-elect Ram Nath Kovind said and sent out the emotional message that he represented all those getting drenched or sweating it out so they could get a meal. In his first comments after his election, Kovind, 71, who will be only the second Dalit to occupy the highest constitutional position, asserted that protecting the Constitution and maintaining its dignity would be his duty. Meira Kumar congratulates Ram Nath Kovind for winning presidential polls Opposition presidential nominee Meira Kumar on Thursday extended her good wishes to Ram Nath Kovind on his election as the 14th President of India and said that her fight for ideology doesn't end here. "I want to congratulate Ram Nath Kovind on his election as the President of India. I extend my good wishes to him as it has fallen upon him to uphold the Constitution of India in letter and spirit in this most challenging time," Kumar told media. She further thanked Congress president Sonia Gandhi and all the leaders of opposition political parties who unanimously made her their presidential candidate. Kumar also expressed her gratitude towards the people of the country for extending their good wishes and support to her. Mayawati no longer Rajya Sabha MP, Vice President accepts resignation Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati's resignation from the Rajya Sabha was accepted on Thursday by chairman Hamid Ansari, a senior official of the Upper House said. The 61-year-old had submitted a fresh resignation letter as per the prescribed format, tendering a hand-written one-line letter, he said, wishing not to be named as he was not authorised to comment. Karnataka CM writes to PM Modi over disparity in allocation of SDRF Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raising issues of disparity in allocation of State Disaster Relief Funds (SDRF) allocated to each state, for the five years from 2015-16 to 2019-20 under the 14th Finance Commission. Siddaramaiah in his letter said, "I would also like to insist that the Union government is duty-bound to ensure that disparity in SDRF allocation is removed even if it amounts to revisiting the recommendations of the 14th finance commission for the re-allocation of SDRF". Admission date for Anjuman PU college for women extended upto 25th July The principal of Anjuman PU college for women, Bhatkal announced that..... Rs 20 notes in Mahatma Gandhi 2005 series to be out soon The Reserve Bank will shortly issue bank notes of denomination Rs 20 in Mahatma Gandhi series 2005 that will be similar in design to those currently in circulation. First Hajj convoy to leave from Mangaluru International airport on 24th July n a recent press release, the Hajj Committee, Karnataka stated that the first batch of travelers will..... “Investiture Ceremony” – held at Touheed Women’s College, Ganguli. Elections to the Students’ Council – “Investiture Ceremony” of the Touheed Girls’ PU College and Touheed Women’s College of Commerce, Ganguli were conducted on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 at the auditorium.  MP Shobha Karandlaje lists living person as 'killed’ in letter to Union Home Minister In a tearing hurry to malign the Congress government headed by CM Siddaramaiah, Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje committed a major faux pas while sending a list of 23 Hindu activists, who were "killed" in last four years, to home minister Rajnath Singh. The list contains the name of an activist Ashok Poojary, who is alive and kicking and also another name, which is not part of any political murder. Zeliang sworn-in as new Nagaland CM T.R. Zeliang on Wednesday was sworn-in as the 18th Chief Minister of Nagaland. Governor PB Acharya administered oath of office to Zeliang at Darbar Hall, Raj Bhavan. The new chief minister is required to prove his majority on the floor of the House on or before July 22, 2017. Earlier in the day, the ongoing political crisis over leadership within the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) culminated when Zeliang staked claim to form the government after Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu did not turn up to face a floor test at a special session of the state assembly. Following this, the House was adjourned sine die. Counting for presidential poll to be held tomorrow The counting for the presidential election held on Monday would be done tomorrow and the name of the next occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhawan would be known by 5.00 PM. According to Lok Sabha secretary general Anoop Mishra, who is also the returning officer of the election, the counting would begin at 11 AM. First, the ballot box of Parliament House would be opened, and then, the ballot boxes received from states would be counted on alphabetical basis. K'taka flag row: Congress says issue depends on 'law' In the wake of the Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka Government, demanding a separate flag for the state, senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes on Wednesday said the issue depends on 'law.' "The people are raising the issue, without even knowing if it's legal or not. If it is legal, then it should be done. If not, then it shouldn't be," Oscar Fernandes told ANI. Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) were quoting non-existent clauses of the Constitution adding, the demand for a seprate state flag was in no way an insult to the national symbols of India. Mangalore: Truck rams into a parked container at Puttur causing a man to die One person was killed instantly on the spot when a truck loaded with vegetables went on hitting another truck which was at rest across the national highway. The incident happened on 19th July, Wednesday morning. Udupi: 70 year old man commits suicide; body found in his own water well. An 70-Year old elderly man's body was found floating in a water well, which is suspected as he might have committed suicide. The incident happened in Kadengadi village of Udyawar in Udupi district. Sharath murder case will be entrusted to NIA: Yeddyurappa A commission led by the state BJP president B S Yeddyurappa on 17th July, met the Union home minister Rajnath Singh at New Delhi urging him to order a probe by National Investigation Agency (NIA) into 24 unresolved politically motivated murders in Karnataka including the recent murder of RSS activist Sharath Madiwala.