Latest News Feeds SahilOnline, Leading news portal from Coastal Karnataka, bringing you latest updates from the Coast, State, Nation and the World, in Kannada, Urdu and English. Recent Posts Cong MLA’s son, friends assault man at hotel; expelled for 6 yrs A Congress MLA's son, himself a Congressman, and his friends allegedly assaulted a man at a restaurant here, following which he was expelled from the party for six years. Rajasthan: Mobile internet suspended for 24 hrs after two communities clash Mobile internet services were suspended for 24 hours in Rajasthan’s Tonk district following clashes between two communities, an official said. NDA govt should resign over PNB scam: Sharad Yadav Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday demanded the Narendra Modi government’s resignation over the alleged multi-crore-rupee Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam and accused the Centre of failing to protect the money of ordinary depositors. 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. 76 pc polling in Tripura assembly elections The total voter turnout stood at 76 per cent in the single-phase Tripura Assembly polls on Sunday, against the last Assembly elections when the polling percentage was recorded at 91.82. Three held as $1.8 billion fraud ripples through Punjab National Bank The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) detained two employees of Punjab National Bank, the state-run lender that says it has been the victim of a $1.77 billion fraud, in the first arrests in a fast-widening probe into the country’s biggest-ever bank scam. Plane crashes in Iran killing all 66 aboard An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday killing all 66 people on board, officials said. PNB fraud: Bank officials took commission to sign LoUs Punjab National Bank officials used to take percentage commissions in lieu of issuing letters of undertaking and foreign letters of credit to diamond czar Nirav Modi and his partner Mehul Choksi and their firms, according to the probe into the Rs 11,300 crore banking scam. Will consult legal experts on appealing against Cauvery verdict: TN CM Tamil Nadu government would go through the Supreme Court verdict, reducing the quantum of Cauvery water for the state, and consult legal experts as regards going for an appeal, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said here... India, Iran ink 9 pacts after 'substantive' talks between Modi, Rouhani Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held "substantive" talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to boost cooperation in key areas of security, trade and energy, after which the two sides inked nine pacts, including one on double taxation avoidance. Virat is best batsman in world cricket: Shastri India’s head coach Ravi Shastri feels that the sheer impact of Virat Kohli’s brilliance makes him “world’s best batsman” at the moment. Indian-origin teacher jailed for filming in UK school toilets An Indian-origin science teacher has been jailed for over four years after he pleaded guilty to placing cameras in toilets of three schools where he worked in southwest England. Tripura votes today amid tight security Polling in the Tripura Assembly election began on a peaceful note at 7 am on Sunday amid massive security arrangements. 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. SC verdict reducing water to TN very disapointing: Rajinikanth 'Superstar' Rajinikanth today said the Supreme Court verdict reducing the quantum of water to Tamil Nadu from Cauvery river was "very disappointing" and urged the state government to file a review petition. Congress doesn't make false promises like BJP: Rahul Gandhi Rahul Gandhi today appealed to the people of Tripura to vote for the Congress to bring good governance, saying unlike the BJP, his party does not make false promises. Alleging that neither the CPI(M) nor the BJP pay attention to development, he said the Congress is the only party which can deliver on its poll promises and will form government at the centre in 2019. CBI approaches Interpol to locate jewellery designer Nirav Modi The CBI has approached the Interpol to locate billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi and his family who had left the country in the first week of January, weeks before the scam was reported to the agency, officials said. Kerala priest, accused of raping Bangladeshi woman, surrenders A Syro-Malabar catholic church, who has been accused of rape by a Bangladeshi woman surrendered in a local court near here on Friday. Court sends suspected IM terrorist to police custody A Delhi court has sent an alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist, who had escaped during the 2008 Batla House encounter and was wanted in connection with several blasts, to 25 days police custody. India believes in growth but committed to environment: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India believes in growth but was committed to protecting the environment. High decibel campaign ends in Tripura; voting on Feb 18 The high-decibel campaign today ended in Tripura where the BJP, an 'also-ran' till now in the north-eastern state, is making a determined bid to demolish the red bastion of 25 years, with stalwarts like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah leading the charge. Bus services between TN, Karnataka resumes: Official Inter-State bus services between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, suspended in the wake of the judgement on the Cauvery issue, has resumed, a senior district official said here today. Arrows rally to hold Vasco 2-2 in I-League Young guns from Indian Arrows showed a lot of heart as they rallied twice holding defending defending champions Aizawl FC to a creditable 2-2 draw in an I-League encounter, here today. Jagannath Mishra granted 4-week bail for treatment The Jharkhand High Court today granted four-week provisional bail for treatment to former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra, who is in jail after being convicted in a fodder scam case last month. Karnataka to get enhanced share of Cauvery water The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Karnataka government to release 177.25 thousand million cubic feet (tmcft) of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from its inter-state Biligundlu dam. Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over Nirav Modi case Congress President Rahul Gandhi today fired yet another salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over tainted businessmen Nirav Modi fleeing the country. Karnataka budget: Siddaramaiah announces free LPG gas, universal health scheme In his pre-assembly election budget for 2018-19, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Feb. 16 announced schemes for universal health coverage, providing free LPG gas connections and mitigating the miseries of dry land farmers. Yeddyurappa's 'chicken' barb shows 'sick mentality' of the 'nervous' BJP: Shiv Sena Slamming Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa over his remarks that Congress president Rahul Gandhi had consumed meat before visiting a temple Shiv Sena today said that discussing such issues during poll campaign shows the "sick mentality" of the "nervous" BJP. Afghan civilians increasingly targeted in 2017: UN More and more Afghan civilians are being deliberately targeted by militant attacks and suicide blasts, new UN figures published Thursday show, as the Taliban and the Islamic State group ramp up their assaults on urban areas. 17 killed in US school shooting by former student: sheriff Authorities in Florida could offer no explanation Wednesday night as to why a former student armed with an AR-15 rifle opened fire at a high school earlier that day, killing at least 17 people. 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. You value a rape at Rs 6,500, 'shocked' SC asks Madhya Pradesh govt Is rape worth Rs 6,500? That's how a shocked Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Madhya Pradesh government while questioning the state whether it was doing a "charity" by giving this meagre amount to the victims of sexual assaults. 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. Kalaburagi: 'Functioning of Union Govt Departments monitored by RSS'- Rahul Gandhi The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is functioning as the policy monitor of the Union government said AICC President Rahul Gandhi. Each department of the Union government has 'RSS directors' he remarked. ‘BJP broke world record in graft in Karnataka’ Stepping up his attack on the BJP over the issue of corruption, Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said while the Congress’s Siddaramaiah government had a scam-free rule, the BJP had broken “world records” in graft in Karnataka. Manipur fake encounters: SC not satisfied with CBI SIT’s probe The Supreme Court on Monday said that it was “not satisfied” with the progress made by the CBI’s SIT in the investigation into alleged extra-judicial killings and fake encounters by the Army, Assam Rifles and police in Manipur. Modi government ‘crushing’ the voice of democracy: AAP MP AAP leader and MP Sanjay Singh has accused the Narendra Modi government of “crushing” the voice of democracy and not letting opposition parties protest against its “anti-people” policies. 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................ Govt being remote-controlled by RSS: Trinamool Congress Attacking Union Minister Kiren Rijiju for his tweet defending RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) today alleged that it has become “even more evident” that the government is being “remote- controlled” by the Sangh. 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. Who is Mohan Bhagwat to say Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya: Owaisi All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi questioned Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's assertion on the issue of building a temple in Ayodhya. No change in stand on Babri masjid issue: AIMPLB The All India Muslim Personal Law Board today said there is no change in its stand on the Ayodhya issue as “once a masjid is built, till eternity that will be a Masjid”. 5 killed in blast on ship under repair at Cochin Shipyard Five people were killed in a fire following an explosion on an ONGC vessel under repair at the Cochin Shipyard Limited premises on Tuesday, a CSL official said. Imran Tahir claims racial abuse by Indian fan South African spinner Imran Tahir has alleged that he was racially abused by an Indian fan during the fourth ODI against India in Johannesburg on Saturday, prompting the country’s board to launch an investigation. South Africa team manager Mohammed Moosajee said the tweaker was abused while he was carrying out his duties as the 12th man in the match that India lost by five wickets. Avoid liquor and violence in lyrics: Punjab cops to singers The groovy, foot tapping Punjabi numbers that keep emerging as chart-busters have caught the attention of the Punjab Police as liquor, drugs and violence often feature in the lyrics. Man commits suicide at Metro station in Delhi A 50-year-old man today allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a speeding train at a Metro station here, said a police official. Sharif says his opponents would fail to punish him Ousted Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif on Tueasday warned his opponents that they would fail to "punish" him as he appeared before an anti-graft court for the 17th time to face trial in the Panama Papers scandal. Youth Congress leader ‘hacked to death’ by CPI (M) workers in Kerala A 29-year-old Youth Congress leader was hacked to death allegedly by CPI (M) workers at Mattanur in Kannur district, police said on Tuesday. RSS chief's speech an insult to every Indian: Rahul Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat of "disrespecting" the Army and those who have laid down their lives for the country. 8 killed, 2 injured as MUV plunges into river Eight persons were today killed and two others injured when an MUV hit the railing of a bridge and fell into a river in Dumka district, an official said. One terrorist killed in ongoing Srinagar encounter: police Security forces launched a final assault on terrorists hiding in a building in Karan Nagar area for the last 24 hours, killing an unidentified militant, police said. Mayawati attacks BJP over killing of youth in Allahabad Attacking the BJP, BSP chief Mayawati alleged today that the killing of a Dalit student in Allahabad was the result of narrow and casteist politics of hatred being pursued by the state's ruling party. 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. Shivamogga: Two dead after consumption of contaminated water, 45 ill A man and his son died while 45 others fell ill after drinking contaminated water at Maidolalu village in Bhadravati taluk on Sunday. Muzaffarnagar: Man booked for Attempting suicide over land grab case A Dalit man has been booked here for allegedly attempting suicide by jumping before a train when he was being taken to jail from court here, police said today. Man sentenced by court for killing wife in Uttar Pradesh A local court here here on 12th February, Sunday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for beating his wife to death five years ago. 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......................... Mysuru: Anila Bhagya will end end discrimination of PMUY- U T Khader The state government, through its Anila Bhagya scheme, will end discrimination by the Union government’s Pradana Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader has said. “The Union government under PMUY gave free gas cylinders to 100 deserving beneficiaries in a village. Mandya: Two dead due to vaccination, seven hospitalised Panic gripped Channagiri village on Saturday following the death of two infants, who............................ Nagarahole: Tiger cub found dead in Mysuru A carcass of a tiger cub was found at Machuru in D.B. Kuppe range of the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve on Saturday. 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.