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Black pepper is grown across the district and some neighbouring districts as an inter-crop in arecanut, coconut and coffee plantations. File Photo
The Hindu Black pepper is grown across the district and some neighbouring districts as an inter-crop in arecanut, coconut and coffee plantations. File Photo

Black pepper, now going for Rs. 700 in Mangalore

Spice touches its all-time high in the city »
Before installation of mobile towers, telecom service providers are required to obtain permission from local bodies.

No mobile tower in Mangalore has MCC nod

‘New towers will be regulated, can’t be tough on existing ones’ »

ANF shooting highlights fears of cattle traders

The fatal shooting of Kabir could also possibly be a sequel to protests and allegations of cattle thefts in the district in June. »
A view of Zeenat Bakshi Masjid, at Bunder, in Mangalore. Photo: H. S. Manjunath

Etched in wood, Masjid is an oasis of peace

Traffic piles up on the roads as trucks carrying chilies, condiments and fish negotiate the narrow roads of Bunder. However much the chaos outside, the noisy streets and the banes of modernity are... »
Suresh Bhat Bakrabail, district president of the Karnataka Komu Souharda Vedike, is smeared with cow dung, on Tuesday.

KKSV leader attacked with cow dung

Mangalore North Police have filed a case against "two unknown persons" under sections of assault (IPC 323, IPC 355) and attempt to murder (IPC 307) »
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Cerebral palsy has not stopped Samarth J. Rao from taking part on Tuesday. Photo: M. A. Sriram
MYSORE, April 23, 2014

All-India Chess Championship gets under way in Mysore

The All-India Chess Championship (below 1800 FIDE rating), conducted by the Mysore Professional Chess Academy and other organisations, got under way at the Chamundi Vihar Indoor Stadium here on Tu... »
MANGALORE, April 22, 2014

Police say Kulai whodunit cracked, arrest a former tenant

Three persons, including a former tenant, were arrested in connection with the murder of 68-year-old Sumati Prabhu in Kulai in February.The police gave the names of the accused as Shivaram (... »
Mangalore, April 22, 2014

Mother arrested for torturing five-year-old in Mangalore

A mother has been remanded in 14 days of judicial custody for allegedly torturing her five-year-old daughter — admitted to the hospital with multiple fractures, bruises, cuts and cigarette burns —... »
Liverpool is close to winning the English Premier League this time after 24
years. File Photo: AP
MANGALORE, April 22, 2014

Fans see Liverpool win, plan big party

The fans of Reds in the city are planning for the big party. For their team — Liverpool — is very close to ending their 24-year wait for the English Premier League title. “If Liverpool wins... »
Police protection is being provided to toll collection centre workers at Bramharakutlu, near Mangalore on Sunday. PHOTO: H.S.MANJUNATH
MANGALORE, April 21, 2014

Old toll rates resumed at Brahmarakutlu

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has asked its contractors to collect users’ fee at the Brahmarakutlu toll booth on the Mangalore – Bangalore National Highway as per the old rates t... »
MANGALORE, April 21, 2014

He scoops out tender coconut ice cream to floor youths

Tender coconuts are sold throughout Mangalore, but none of them are quite like the ones sold by M.S. Kamath at his humble shop at Dongerkery near Canara School. He sells the regular tender... »
6.12 lakh women in Dakshina Kannada voted this time. Photo: R. Eswarraj
MANGALORE, April 20, 2014

Dakshina Kannada women more enthusiastic about elections

If national and local issues between two Lok Sabha elections brought women’s issues into sharper focus, the events in the run up to the polls suggested that women here have arrived. Now it... »
Three artistes from Thalassery working with Gemini Circus — which pitched tent here on March 28 — took two days off to vote in the Lok Sabha election held in Kerala on April 10.
MANGALORE, April 20, 2014

They let go of trapeze to vote

Duty-minded Sagar Ashok Kumre, a popular clown with Gemini Circus, is taking a break this weekend from the work, for a valid reason. Like a few of his colleagues, Mr. Kumre is going all the way to... »
Manipal, April 19, 2014

Film festival exposes students to world movies: Kasaravalli

Filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli said that international film festivals went a long way in developing taste for quality films from different parts of the country and other countries. He was spea... »
EVMs used for polling in the Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency are kept in a strong room guarded by Central Industrial Security Force and police personnel at Mahatma Gandhi Centenary Higher primary school, Bondel, in Mangalore on Friday. Photo: R. Eswarraj
Udupi, April 19, 2014

EVMs get three-tier security

Electronic voting machines (EVMs) from all the eight Assembly segments of Udupi-Chikmagalur parliamentary constituency have been brought from the demustering centres and kept in strong rooms at T.A... »

High turnout despite appeal flop

Apple growing takes fruit in the city

Web casting thrills students in DK

Happy tweets, proud tweets and angry tweets

CPI(M) condemns caste bias in Krishna Math

Naxal areas seek better execution of package

Candidates knock doors one last time

Now it’s over to you, voters

At 4 a.m customers wait for their orders at an eatery near Jyothi circle in Mangalore. Photo: Mohammed Hussain
MANGALORE, April 23, 2014

Now experience some midnight masala

Even as most of Kudla’s inhabitants are fast asleep, there are a select some who are still up. These denizens are busy running restaurants and eateries, making sure that night owls do not go hungry... »
District Sports School Athletics Coach Vasanthakumar. File Photo
MANGALORE, April 22, 2014

Mangalore coach to train national hurdles team

City-based athletics coach Vasanthakumar has been chosen to train the hurdle runners who hope to compete in the forthcoming Asian Athletics Championships to be held in June.Athletics Federa... »
Mangalorean band Rhythm of Love will perform on April 24 at St. Agnes
MANGALORE, April 22, 2014

Troupe, young musicians to perform for change

A concert scheduled to be held on April 24 at St. Agnes grounds is set to showcase the talents of a popular local band Rhythm of Love playing a variety of songs in different languages and genres.... »
Mangalore, April 21, 2014

Split wide open among voters

The elation over Dakshina Kannada topping the State in voter turnout for the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday hides the wide divide between urban and rural electoral participation. In the di... »
Mangalore, April 21, 2014

‘It was murder, not a mistake’

Even as a steady stream of leaders from local political outfits, district officials and media persons make their way to the modest house that has become the cynosure at Krishnapura on Sunday, for... »
Blany B. D’Souza showing his terrace garden in Mangalore. Photo: R. Eswarraj
MANGALORE, April 21, 2014

Upon his terrace, a garden blooms

Vines have begun bearing red grapes on the terrace of a resident’s house at Manki Stand.Blany B D’Souza, staying at Ist Cross, Manki Stand, is growing grapes on the terrace for the consecut... »
The SpiceJet authorities arranged another aircraft to fly the stranded passengers to Mumbai. Photo: Kiran Bakale
HUBLI, April 20, 2014

Aircraft grounded after bird hit in Hubli

SpiceJet flight (SG 2441) with 77 passengers onboard suffered a bird hit while landing at the Hubli airport on Saturday afternoon. The pilot, however, landed the flight safely. The aircraf... »
MANGALORE, April 20, 2014

21 stations in Sullia segment record over 90 per cent polling

Sullia Assembly segment of Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency not only takes the credit of recording the highest polling of 84.41 per cent, but also the highest number of polling stations whi... »
MANGALORE, April 19, 2014

High voter turnout due to Modi wave says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed here on Friday that increase in the percentage of voting in Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency this time reflects that voters are fed up with the Unite... »
MANGALORE, April 19, 2014

First-timers vote for development, change in govt.

First-time voters were excited to be part of the democratic process and appeared keen to ensure some development or change of government for the better. Overjoyed to have cast her vote, Poo... »

Elderly participate with gusto in voting in Udupi

AAP protest forces NHAI to collect old toll

Boycott calls evaporate after officials intervene

Security is key word ahead of polling

Hell ride for passengers as train takes wrong route

Officials gear up for poll call

Campaign skirted debate on key issues, say experts