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Thursday, August 18
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Yakshagana artiste commits suicide
Yakshagana artiste commits suicide

A 48 year old Yakshagana artiste has committed suicide at Ullanje near Kateel on August 18, Thursday. The deceased is  Shambhukumar. The reason behind his extreme step is not known.

BJP leader Yashpal Suvarna seeks CMC nod to install Savarkar Statue at Brahmagiri Circle
BJP leader Yashpal Suvarna seeks CMC nod to install Savarkar Statue at Brahmagiri Circle

BJP Minority Morcha ’s National Chief Secretary Yashpal Suvarna has sought permission from the Udupi CMC to install a statue of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar at Brahmagiri Circle. He has written a letter to the CMC in this regard.

16 fish meal plants shut down for violating norms
16 fish meal plants shut down for violating norms

As many as 16 fish meal factories in Ullal and Mukka areas have suspended operations for violating  water and air pollution control norms.

DC asks officials to expedite EPIC-Aadhar linking
DC asks officials to expedite EPIC-Aadhar linking

Deputy Commissioner Dr Rajendra K V has directed officials to expedite the process of linking EPIC (Elector’s Photo Identity Card) with Aadhar card as per the orders of the Union Government and the Election Commission.

Belthangady: Three arrested for cattle smuggling
Belthangady: Three arrested for cattle smuggling

Belthangady police have arrested three persons on the charges of illegal cattle trafficking in a Qualis vehicle at a place called Antrayapalke here on August 18, Thursday morning.

2 Naxals arrested in Kerala produced before Kundapur court
2 Naxals arrested in Kerala produced before Kundapur court

Naxals B G Krishnamurthi of Bhuvanahadlu village of Shringeri Taluk and Savitri alias Rajitha who were arrested in Kerala were on Wednesday produced before a court in Kundapur.

Karnataka Govt makes National Anthem mandatory in all schools
Karnataka Govt makes National Anthem mandatory in all schools

The Karnataka government has made the national anthem mandatory at all schools and PU colleges in the state. The government on Wednesday passed an order asking all government,..

Karnataka Bank introduces new term deposit scheme
Karnataka Bank introduces new term deposit scheme

Karnataka Bank has introduced a new term deposit scheme, KBL Amrit Samriddhi, under ACC and fixed deposit for a tenure of 75 weeks (525 days). The interest rate for this deposit scheme is 6.10% per annum.

Sexual harassment case : Chargesheet filed against advocate Rajesh Bhat
Sexual harassment case : Chargesheet filed against advocate Rajesh Bhat

Police have filed a chargesheet in the 3rd JMFC Court of Mangaluru against advocate K S N Rajesh Bhat who is an accused in a case of alleged attempt to sexually assault a law student who was interning under him.

One more arrested in Fazil murder case
One more arrested in Fazil murder case

The Surathkal police on Wednesday arrested one more person in connection with the July 28 murder of Mohammed Fazil. The police gave the name of the accused as Harshith, 28, a resident of Bantwal.

Mother angry with four-year-old burns her hand with boiling pot
Mother angry with four-year-old burns her hand with boiling pot

A four-year-old child suffered severe burn injuries, when her mother, as a punishment, placed on the child a hot pot full of boiling milk. The incident was reported from Navoor in Sullia taluk.

Udupi: New SP Hakay Akshay Machindra takes charge
Udupi: New SP Hakay Akshay Machindra takes charge

Hakay Akshay Machindra took charge as the new District Superintendent of Police of Udupi district on August 17, Wednesday.

Pejawar Seer seeks protection to Kashmiri Hindus
Pejawar Seer seeks protection to Kashmiri Hindus

Sri Vishwa Prasanna Theertha Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt has expressed his deep concern over the targeted killings of Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir and has urged the Centre to put an end to such barbaric acts and provide protection to Kashmiri Pandits.

Udupi: BJP workers detained for trying to picket Congress office
Udupi: BJP workers detained for trying to picket Congress office

Police detained several BJP workers who tried to picket the District Congress Office on August 17, Wednesday. The  BJP workers were infuriated with the Congress for opposing the Veer Savarkar banner put up at Brahmagiri.

Customs officials seize Rs 20 lakhs worth foreign currency notes at MIA
Customs officials seize Rs 20 lakhs worth foreign currency notes at MIA

Foreign currency notes valued at Rs 20,71,158 were seized from two persons  of Kasargod origin at the Mangaluru International Airport on August 15, Monday.